Calendar of Events

November 7
(Thursday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"The Development of Fashion Designers and Labels in Contemporary China"
Christine Tsui, Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Researcher at Parsons the New School for Design
Moderated by Dorothy Ko, Professor of History, Barnard College
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by Hoot Magazine



November 7
(Thursday)

Panel Discussion

"China, One Year Later"
Evan Osnos, China Correspondent, The New Yorker Magazine
Susan Shirk, Ho Miu Lam Professor of China and Pacific Relations, University of California, San Diego
J. Stapleton Roy, Distinguished Scholar and Founding Director Emeritus, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Moderated by Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue

Registration required.
Students: $12
Co-sponsored by the Asia Society


November 8
(Friday)

Center for Korean Research
Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Modern Times in North Korea: Scenes from the Founding Years"
Suzy Kim, Assistant Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.


November 13
(Wednesday)

Center for Korean Research
Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Colonial Korean Cinema: Love, Identity, and Propaganda"
Kelly Jeong, Associate Professor, University of California at Riverside
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by Institute for Research on Women and Gender and Columbia University School of the Arts Film


November 13
(Wednesday)

CKR/KEI Policy Forum

"The Seoul-Beijing-Pyongyang Triangle"
Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University; Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, Director, Asia-Pacific Program, United States Institute of Peace; Troy Stangarone, Senior Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade, Korea Economic Institute of America
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by APEC Study Center


November 14
(Thursday)

Lecture

"The Function and Strategy of Japanese Regional Banks "
Hisaji Sakanaka, Chief Representative, New York Representative Office, Iyo Bank, Ltd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Japan Study Student Association at SIPA and the Asia Pacific Affairs Council


November 14
(Thursday)

Center for Korean Research

"Meet the Authors: An Evening of Korean Literature"
with authors Lee Kiho, Haïlji and Seo Hajin
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by LTI Korea


November 15, 16
(Friday, Saturday)

Center for Korean Research

"The Sixth North American Workshop on Korean Literature: NAOKOL 2013"
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Kent Hall, Room 403

By RSVP only – open only to graduate students and faculty for observation. Must RSVP at sfp.ckr@gmail.com to attend as an observer.
Click for the full agenda and bios.
Co-sponsored by LTI Korea and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University and the School of the Arts Film, Columbia University


November 19
(Tuesday)

Presentation

"Muslim Youth Activism and the Sharia in Southeast Asia - The case of ABIM in Malaysia"
Dr. Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, National University of Singapore
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Sponsored by the Asia Pacific Affairs Council

November 21
(Thursday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"The Everyday Politics of the Second Economy in North Korea: A Force for Regime Stability or Corrosion?"
Alexander Dukalskis, Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University; Ph.D. Political Science & Peace Studies Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Moderated by Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research, APEC Study Center, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights


November 21
(Thursday)

Center for Korean Research Event

"Chosŏn ŏnhae and Some Reflections on the ‘Premodern Korean Literary Universe’"
Si Nae Park, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Asian Studies, University of British Columbia
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Kent Hall Room 403

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by East Asian Languages and Culture


November 21
(Thursday)

Culture Event

"Taste of Asia!"
Enjoy cuisine from across many Asian communities and live cultural and music performances.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
International Affairs Building, 6th Floor Café

Admission is $10 pre-sale or $12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased on the 4th floor of the International Affairs Building in the week leading up to the event.
Co-sponsored by Asia Pacific Affairs Council, Greater China Initiative, Japan Study Student Association, Korea Focus, Southeast Asia Student Initiative, Taiwan Focus


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