CUBASGA Graduate Student Conference

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 13:00
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 09:00
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March 7 - Atlas 102; March 8 - Humanities 250, CU-Boulder
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[CAS Speaker Series] The CU Asian Studies Graduate Student Association Conference is an annual event hosted by CU faculty and graduate students of the ALC department. The goal of the conference is to foster cross-cultural understanding of Asia through the presentation of graduate level research on a wide variety of Asia-related topics. These topics 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.

For a schedule of panels, please click here.

This event is free and open to the public.

CUBASGSA Conference 2014 Professor Boltz's Talk

CUBASGSA Conference 2014 Professor Ueda's Lecture