The 2014 annual CU Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Graduate Student Conference will be held next weekend. This conference features panels of graduate students across the CU campus as well as students from other universities whose research focuses on Asia. This conference, which seeks to foster cross-cultural understanding of Asia, includes topics that range from contemporary and ancient literature to politics, history, and art.
This year's keynote speakers will be Professor William Boltz of the University of Washington and Professor Atsuko Ueda of Princeton University. Professor Boltz will give a lecture entitled "'Why no A-B-C?' What ever happened to the alphabet in East Asia?" on Friday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Atlas 102. Professor Ueda will give a lecture entitled "Cultural Resentment and Valorization in Postwar Japanese Literary Criticism: Nakamura Mitsuo's 'Spirit of Criticism'" on Saturday, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. in Humanities 250.
On Friday, March 7, the conference will be held from 1:00 to 6:40 p.m. in Atlas 102. It will continue on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. in Humanities 250.
This event is free and open to the public. Please click here for more details.