Category: Events

The Cultural Revolution and Cinema: An International Symposium

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 9:30am to 5:30pmLocation: Room S020, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MAMore information: was cultural about the Cultural Revolution, or was the decade only a cultural desert? Upon the fiftieth anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, this symposium considers the cinematic production and reception, practices and legacies of that tumultuous […]

Asian Women Leaders Forum

      Urvashi Butalia (India) Urvashi Butalia co-founded Kali for Women in 1984 and in 2003, Zubaan. With over 35 years of experience in feminist and independent publishing, she has a formidable reputation in the industry in India and abroad. She also has a long involvement in the women’s movement in India, and is a well-known writer, […]

POSTPONED: Lecture by Dr. Lung Yingtai, Former Minister of Culture of Taiwan, Celebrated Writer & Public Intellectual

Suspicion, Distrust, and Cultural Exchanges: China-Taiwan relation viewed from the creative industry perspective POSTPONED to Fall 2016 due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Boston University Lung Yingtai will join three other distinguished guests as the panelists for the Asian Women Leaders Forum at Boston University, April 8 – 9. Learn more and RSVP at the […]

NEWS: Professor Stephen Turnbull lectures on “The Real Samurai”

Scholar of samurai history Dr. Stephen Turnbull presented a talk on “The Real Samurai: The True Story Behind the Masks” to a packed audience of students and faculty at the Pardee School on January 26, 2016.    Dr. Turnbull wove a fascinating tale of the place of samurai in Japanese traditional society, accompanied by a […]

Theater Nohgaku

Friday, March 25th   Noh Music Performance/Discussion Hosted by Marié Abe 12:00-1:00 p.m. CFA, Studio 167 Open to the Public   Reading in Japanese Civilizations (M. Henstock) 3:00-4:00 p.m. CAS 530   Noh Movement Workshop Hosted by Tamala Bakkensen 4:00-6:00 p.m. CFA, Studio 109 Open to the Public   Saturday, March 26th   Lecture/Demo of […]

1/26: Real Samurai

Real Samurai: The True Story Behind the Masks Tuesday, January 26th  4 to 6 pm 121 Bay State Road Samurai armour and Japanese swords are among the best known and most spectacular items of military equipment in world history. Their uses appear on numerous painted scrolls, screens and prints, but what was the reality that […]