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SEP
23
Date:
Monday, 23 Sep 2019
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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This workshop explores new directions of ethnic studies in Latin America by bringing together two new studies in Asian migration and stttlement in Brazil. Each of the studies presents a different and innovative approach, and they jointly challenge the traditionally ethnicity-specific and nation-bound approaches in ethnic studies in Latin America.

Speakers: Jeffrey Lesser (Emory University); Sidney Lu (MSU/History). Moderated by Andrea Louie (Anthropology)

SEP
24
Date:
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Dr. Mohammed Ayoob is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of International Relations from Michigan State University; a Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Center for Global Policy, Washington DC; columnist for the National Interest (Washington DC), the Hindu (India), and The Strategist (Australia). He has authored or edited fifteen books and over one hundred research articles analyzing the security of post-colonial states, political Islam, the Middle East, and South Asia. The second edition of his book The Many Faces of Political Islam: Religion and Politics in Muslim Societies will be published in January 2020 by the University of Michigan Press. Join him in a thoughtful presentation and discussion on the changing India landscape.

Sponsored by the Muslim Studies Program and Asian Studies Center

Co-Sponsored by James Madison College

Date:
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
B-122 Wells
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Joint Taiwanese-Japanese production about a high school baseball team composed of Japanese, Taiwanese Chinese, and Taiwanese native kids beating the odds and overcoming discrimination to reach the national tournament. 

SEP
26
Date:
Thursday, 26 Sep 2019
Time:
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
305 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Arabic Diwan is a gathering of Arabic students who are in the Arabic program, where they speak the language and learn about the culture in a relaxed environment with our Fulbright teaching assistant. Students from all Arabic language levels are encouraged to attend. Also, we extend the invitation to the Arabic speaking students at the English Center.

For more information please contact Sarah Kasem at sarah_kasem(at)yahoo.com.

 

Sponsored by the MSU Arabic Program and MSU Asian Studies Center

SEP
30
Date:
Monday, 30 Sep 2019
Time:
11:59 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Michigan State University, located in East Lansing, Michigan, is pleased to host the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) during October 4-6, 2019. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian Studies at the university, secondary, and primary levels, and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists in the Midwest as well as with those from other parts of the country and the world. Scholars and students from all regions are invited to participate.

 

To register, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/68th-midwest-conference-on-asian-affairs-annual-meeting-registration-60632054106

OCT
1
Date:
Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
B-122 Wells
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Animated film of two orphaned children struggling to survive in the last days of World War II. Very sad, but a classic. 

OCT
3
Date:
Thursday, 03 Oct 2019
Time:
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
305 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Arabic Diwan is a gathering of Arabic students who are in the Arabic program, where they speak the language and learn about the culture in a relaxed environment with our Fulbright teaching assistant. Students from all Arabic language levels are encouraged to attend. Also, we extend the invitation to the Arabic speaking students at the English Center.

For more information please contact Sarah Kasem at sarah_kasem(at)yahoo.com.

 

Sponsored by the MSU Arabic Program and MSU Asian Studies Center

OCT
4
Date:
Friday, 04 Oct 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Michigan State University is pleased to host the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October  4-6, 2019. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian Studies both at the university and the secondary and primary levels and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists in the Midwest as well as with those from other parts of the country and the world. Scholars and students from all regions are invited to participate.

OCT
5
Date:
Saturday, 05 Oct 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Michigan State University is pleased to host the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October  4-6, 2019. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian Studies both at the university and the secondary and primary levels and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists in the Midwest as well as with those from other parts of the country and the world. Scholars and students from all regions are invited to participate.

OCT
6
Date:
Sunday, 06 Oct 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Michigan State University is pleased to host the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, October  4-6, 2019. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian Studies both at the university and the secondary and primary levels and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists in the Midwest as well as with those from other parts of the country and the world. Scholars and students from all regions are invited to participate.