Category: Announcements

EVENT: Asian Cultural Fair (04/25/14)

Asian Studies Initiative at Boston University invites BU Terriers to the second annual Asian Cultural Fair! This year, partnering with BU’s Chinese Students Association, BUIC, Boston University Kazakh Student Union, BU Vietnamese Student Association and Boston University Persian Club, we offer you a virtual day trip to Asia, experiencing the diverse cultures and cuisines. The free, fun-filled, festive event features music, cultural games […]

Event: China Invests Overseas: Regulation and Representation

China has become an influential source of foreign direct investment in the last decade. The growth coincides with a series of regulatory reforms governing China’s outbound direct investment (CODI). The paper studies the new regulation of CODI and explains distortion and disjuncture in CODI, particularly the under-representation of private companies, the market-defying geographic and sector […]

EVENTS: Spring 2014 Geddes Japanese Movie Series

Every other Wednesdays CAS 537C, 725 Commonwealth Ave.   The Dept. of MLCL, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia, the Boston University’s Geddes Language Center, and the Japanese Student Association are pleased to present the Spring 2014 Japanese Film Series. Films will be screened at the Geddes Center on the fifth floor of CAS […]

EVENT: Eating an Elephant, Imagining a Community: Culinary Nationalism and the Memory of the Senses – A lecture by Mary Steedly

  Mary Steedly is a Professor of Social Anthropology at Harvard University.  Her research is focused on topics of narrative and history, cultural theory, the politics of religion, comparative colonial studies, Christian missions, and nationalism and violence in Indonesia and in the southern U.S. Co-sponsored by CURA Institute and BUCSA. Light refreshments will be served. […]

EVENT: “Asia and the City” Forum: The Changing Meanings of Beijing (02/27/2014)

Co-sponsored by the BU Department of History of Art and Architecture & City Planning and Urban Affairs Program, BU Metropolitan College In this forum, part of the “Asia and the City” BUCSA yearly series, two short presentations will highlight the changing nature of the Chinese capital between the late imperial and contemporary periods, followed by […]

EVENT: 2014 Ray Smith Symposium (02/27/2014-03/01/2014)

From Feb. 27 to March 1, 2014, Syracuse University will present the Ray Smith Symposium “Transformations in South Asian Folk Arts, Aesthetics, and Commodities.” Nearly a dozen scholars and artists from around the world will headline lectures, academic panels, workshops, and exhibitions devoted to South Asian folk art traditions in the modern world. Special focus […]