Category: Announcements

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 […]

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 […]

9/14: The China Challenge: Shaping the Choice of a Rising Power

Date: Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road China is primarily seen as a threatening rival superpower to the United States, especially in the context of U.S. relations and alliances in the Asia-Pacific.  In his new book The China Challenge:  Shaping the Choice of a Rising […]

EVENTS: Producing the Political: Religious Authority and Local Governance

Join us for this  co-sponsored BUCSA-Fairbank Center one-day conference on April 22, organized by Professors Robert Weller (Anthropology and CURA Institute, BU) and Michael Puett (East Asian languages and Civilizations, Harvard).    What are the interactions between ritual practices, religious authorities and political contestations in the production of political authority and the practices of local governance? […]