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Event in Review: Art of Light in Asia (11/16/17)

On November 16, 2017, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA), along with ASIABU and Hindi-Urdu Program organized a successful event, celebrating Diwali and the Art of Light in Asia. The celebrations took place at Pardee School of Global Studies (121 Bay State Road), lasting for over three hours as we enjoyed a selection of Chinese […]

BU Fall Career Fair: 2018 JET Program Recruiting

2018 JET Program Recruiting- Opportunities for students in Japan As you may know, this year marks the beginning of the 30th year of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.  Currently, more than 5,100 young people from 44 countries are participating in JET, sharing their own culture, helping to encourage English language learning and broadening their own […]

Comparative Persianate Aesthetics Symposium

Comparative Persianate Aesthetics Symposium Boston University September 28-29, 2017 154 Bay State Road, The Eilts Room Free and open to the public Middle Eastern and South Asian studies in the last decade have been energized by the idea of the “Persianate” cultural realm in which the Persian language and courtly conduct (adab) played a central role in societies […]

“Bhakti and Accidental Grace: Hate as Love in the Hindu Tradition”

2017-2018 Lecture Series: LOVE AND HATE “Bhakti and Accidental Grace: Hate as Love in the Hindu Tradition” A Lecture by Wendy Doniger Wednesday, October 4, 2017 5:00PM The Lecture will take place at: Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325 This lecture is free and open to the public. Supported by the […]

“Freedom’s Open Wound” Conference at Tufts University

The Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies Presents: “Freedom’s Open Wound: Kashmir and the Future of South Asia” A conference on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of South Asia’s independence from British colonial rule, to be held on October 6th and 7th, 2017 The conference will take place at: Cabot 7th Floor […]

Haiku as World Literature

BUCSA Asian Cultural Heritage Series Part I: The Art of Letters Haiku as World Literature: A Celebration of the 150th Birthday of Haiku Poet Masaoka Shiki October 12 & 13, 2017  Haiku is perhaps the best travelled of all world literary genres. Since the seventeenth century, when Matsuo Bashō wrote his masterpiece, The Narrow Road to […]

Film Screening and Discussion with the Director: We (Wo Men 我们)

Boston University Center for the Study of Asia presents: Film Screening and Discussion with the Director: We (Wo Men 我们), Directed by Huang Wenhai 黄文海 Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The film screening and discussion will be held at: CAS 211, Boston University 685 Commonwealth Avenue ABOUT THE FILM WE (Chinese title: Wo Men 我们) 2008. […]

Film Screening: “Paper Lanterns” with Director Barry Frechette and Producer Peter Grilli

Take in this history-making film and meet with producer Peter Grilli and director Barry Frechette Film Screening: Paper Lanterns with Director Barry Frechette & Producer Peter Grilli Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 pm The film screening will take place at: 725 Commonwealth Avenue, CAS 211 (second floor) Boston University, Boston MA 02215 A sushi reception […]