Asia Film Week: “Young Asia: Conversation between Generations” October 22-26, 2012

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October 18th, 2012

“Young Asia: Conversation between Generations” October 22-26, 2012

Oct. 22    Monday Opening Event

4 – 6 pm: Student Symposium: “Young Asia: The Past and the Future” 6 – 7:30 pm: Reception Location: Pardee House | 67 Bay State Road

 

Oct. 23    Tuesday

12:30 – 2 pm Sushi lunch Talk “From MOGA to Gyaru: Rebellious Girls in Japan”  Speaker: Sarah Frederick (Boston University)

Location: Japanese Language House, Boston University | 206 Bay State Road

 

3 – 5:00 pm Japanese film viewing: “Hula Girls” (2006), Director: Sang-il Lee Introduction: Mariko Itoh Henstock (Boston University)

Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

 

6:30 – 9:30 pm Japanese film viewing: “Akira” (1988), Director: Katsuhiro Otomo Guest Speaker: Susan Napier (Tufts University)

Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Oct. 24    Wednesday

12:30 – 2 pm Live Korean Music Performance and Korean Lunch Introduction: Yoon Sun Yang (Boston University)

Location: BU Central | 775 Commonwealth Avenue (George Sherman Union, Lower Level)

 

3 – 5 pm Korean Film viewing: “Bandhobi” (2009), Director: Shin Dong-Il Introduction: Jaemin Roh (Boston University)

Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

 

6:30 – 9:30 pm Korean Film viewing: “Bleak Night” (2011), Director: Yoon Sung-Hyun Guest Speaker: Michelle Cho (Brown University)

Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

Oct 25    Thursday

12:30 – 2 pm Dim Sum Lunch Talk “The young thinkers and social change in late Qing China” Speaker: Hsiao-Chih Chang (Boston University)

Location: Chinese Language House | 172 Bay State Road

 

3 – 5 pm Chinese Film viewing:Platform” (2000) Director: Jia Zhangke Introduction: J. Keith Vincent (Boston University)

Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

 

6:30 – 9:30 pm Taiwan Film viewing: “A Brighter Summer Day” (1991) Director:  Edward Yang. Guest Speaker: Eileen Chaw (Duke University)

Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

 

Oct. 26 Friday

3 – 5 pm Bangladesh Film Viewing: Ontorjatra (“Inner Journey”) (2006), Directors: Tareque & Catherine Masud

Introduction: Nazli Kibria (Boston University) Location: Geddes Language Center | 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 533B

 

5:30 – 7 pm South Asian Dance and Reception  Introduction: Sunil Sharma (Boston University)

Location: The Alley | 775 Commonwealth Avenue (George Sherman Union, Lower Level)

 

7:30 – 10:30 pm Hindi Film Viewing: Iqbal (2005), Director: Nagesh Kuknoor  Guest Speaker: Lakshmi Srinivas (UMass Boston)

Location: College of Communication | 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 101

 

Sponsored by: Boston University Center for the Humanities, BU Center for the Study of Asia, Department of Modern Languages & Comparative Literature, Geddes Language Center, and Asian student organizations at Boston University. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bu.edu/asian