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Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 15:17:11 -0700 (MST) From: Faculty and Research E-Memo <email@example.com> Subject: The First Annual Center for Asian Studies Symposium: ASIA ON EDGE
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs, System Administration
FROM: The Center for Asian Studies
SENDER: Julie Kang
DATE: February 27, 2012
SUBJECT: The First Annual Center for Asian Studies Symposium: ASIA ON EDGE
The First Annual Center for Asian Studies Symposium: ASIA ON EDGE
Saturday, March 3, 10:30am-5pm
5th Floor of Norlin Library
The challenges confronting countries throughout the entire region of Asia
today are numerous, ranging from immediate crises of terrorism, natural
disasters and autocratic government crackdowns to long-term economic,
social and cultural changes in the lifestyles and identities of Asian
people. ASIA ON THE EDGE, the first annual symposium of The Center For
Asian Studies will address such issues in a day-long event on Saturday,
March 3rd on the campus of the University of Colorado Boulder. The
symposium will feature faculty and graduate students from several academic
departments at CU Boulder presenting on various Asian-related topics.
Schedule of events:
10:30am - Keynote: "Pakistan After Bin Laden: The Crisis of Governance",
author and University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole
11:30am - Panel of CU faculty respondents (John Willis - History, Najeeb
Jan - Geography, Amy Liu - Political Science)
12:30pm -Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm - "Sri Lanka after the Tigers", Dennis McGilvray (Anthropology)
1:55pm - "Islamic Piety and Public Culture in Indonesia", Carla Jones
2:20pm - "Japan on Edge", Faye Kleeman (Asian Languages and Civilizations)
3:00pm - "Social Conflicts in Xinjiang: Historical Perspective", Kwangmin
3:25pm - "Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones: Researching in China
and Researching on Chinese National Emergency Management", Wee Kiat Lim
(PhD student in Sociology)
3:50pm - "Between Cultures: Korean Chinese Marriage Migrants in
'Multicultural' South Korea", Amy Schubert (PhD student in Geography)
4:15pm - Reception
Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to Norlin for $3 a day.
Pay at the automated pay station at the gate. The lot is accessible from
the corner at University and 17th Street.
Parking is also available at the Euclid AutoPark for $3 a day.
This event and free and open to the public.
For more information about this and other Asia-related events, please visit our
website at: http://cas.colorado.edu.
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