[Non-CAS Event] Part of the DocuWest International Film Festival. Meet the Patels is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams ... and his parents. Filmed by Ravi's sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how love is a family affair. The screening will begin at 2:15.
There will also be an opportunity to speak with Directors Geeta and Ravi Patel after the screening.
[Non-CAS Event] This is a daylong conference at the University of Denver. From 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., there will be panel discussions in Special Events Room in Anderson Academic Commons on the following topics: "The Role of the Muslim Brotherhood," "Islamism, Liberalism & Democratic Theory," and "Ideology, Mass Media, Popular Culture & the Public Sphere." Then from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., there will be a screening of the film The Square and a discussion in the Reiman Theater in the Margery Reed Building.
[CAS Speaker Series] Talk featuring Consul General Dong Man Han, of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco. Consul General Han will discuss the current state of the Korean peninsula, including South Korean economic development, its relationship with North Korea and the United States, and finally, the popularity of Korean culture worldwide.
[CAS Event] Join the Center for Asian Studies for an informal Meet & Greet. Enjoy coffee and scones while meeting other students and CU affiliates from across campus who are interested in Asia. Also find out more about the Asian Studies major and minor as well as the many Asia-related activities we have going on this year!
Drip coffee and scones will be provided by the Center for Asian Studies. Participants can purchase additional food or drinks.
[CAS Speaker Series] Professor Yoshikazu Kawaguchi will address fundamental issues in effective Japanese language teaching, including such aspects as teaching Japanese phonetics, teaching kanji, and engaging students in communication. Professor Kawaguchi is widely published and has offered lectures and workshops world-wide. He is acclaimed for his research on aspects of politeness in Japanese and his contributions to communicative pedagogy, to making students autonomous learners, and to incorporating dramatic activities into language education.
[Non-CAS Event] JET Alums in the Rocky Mountain Region and the Japan-America Society of Colorado present "Live Your Dream: The Taylot Anderson Story." As you may know, Taylor Anderson was on the JET program teaching children English when she lost her life in the great tsunami / earthquake of Japan on March 11, 2011. The film Live Your Dream is a story about Taylor Anderson and all the young people who travel the world trying to make a difference.
[CAS Speaker Series] Open to all majors, Career Tracks in Asian Studies will introduce you to professionals with Asian expertise who work in international business and in organizations that build local connections with Asia. Come learn how you can apply your Asian interests in a global career!