Category: Fall 2013

NEWS: LEISURE PROJECT’s BU-Heidelberg Final Conference, January 2014

A contingent of six Boston University faculty travelled on January 10-11, 2014 to Heidelberg (Germany) to participate in the third and final conference of the Leisure Project , a multi-year research collaborative between Asian Studies faculty at BU and the University of Heidelberg.  Professors Sarah Frederick and Catherine Yeh (BU Modern Languages and Comparative Literatures), […]

The Japanese Story at Boston University

If you walk through the back court of the George Sherman Union on any given Friday, you are likely to encounter a sizable group of Japanese and American students laughing and talking in Japanese and English. The weekly language exchanges between CAS (College of Arts and Sciences) and CELOP (Center for English Language and Orientations […]

EVENT IN REVIEW: China and the City (11/23/2013)

 “China and the City”: Chinese Students and Scholars discussion at Boston University  As part of its yearly theme “Asia and the City”, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia co-hosted with the BU Chinese Students and Scholars Association a public event on “China and the City” on November 23, 2013. This workshop discussed the […]

EVENT: Yong Zhao: The China Paradox–with Charlotte Mason from BUCSA (11/17/2013)

Professor Yong Zhao, Presidential Chair in the College of Education at the University of Oregon, will speak on “The China Paradox: Why China Has the World’s Best and Worst Education” in Boston on November 17, 2013, at a special educational gala organized by Primary Source, an organization that provides high-quality professional development for teachers, and […]

EVENT: Beyond the Silk Road: Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Cities and Courts (11/07/2013)

Join us for a joint presentation by Professors Roberta Micallef and Sunil Sharma who will introduce the cultures of the Silk Road and its legacy on the three early modern Eurasian empires: Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal. The complex literary and political connections between the three courts and capital cities, Istanbul, Isfahan, and Delhi, of these […]

EVENT SERIES: Taiwan Forum (10/7 & 10/21/13)

As part of its yearly theme “Asia and the City,” Boston University Center for the Study of Asia brings to you two Taiwan Forum Lectures  about Asian urbanism and architecture, sponsored by the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO, Boston)! On Monday October 7, join us for our first lecture: Urban Regeneration of Taipei City for […]

EVENT: Shaolin Temple Monks Performance (10/07/2013)

The Shaolin Temple Monks of China present: A Kung Fu/Martial Arts Performance Monday, October 7, 2013, 7:15 p.m. Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA Theater entrance may be accessed from Cambridge Street Free and Open to the Public

EVENT IN REVIEW: Asian Studies Annual Reception (9/25/13)

On September 25, Boston University’s Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA) and the Asian Studies Initiative at Boston University (ASIABU) held the annual Asia Studies reception. The reception was a great success, with faculty and students from BU Asian Studies, BU administrators from Global Programs, Study Abroad and Alumni Relations, Boston’s Asian consular personnel, and […]