Calendar

The following is the line-up of upcoming public events. More information on specific events will be available later, and more events may be added. In the meantime, please put these dates on your calendar, stay tuned, and plan to attend!

 

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Wednesday, Oct 9, 4:00 pm, Keoni Auditorium, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, East-West Center
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series presents
Charles W. Freeman, Jr, Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
“Interesting Times: China, America, and the Shifting Balance of Prestige”
Co-sponsored with East-West Center
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Monday, Oct 14, 4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
Asian Studies Program, SPAS, presents
James A. Cook, SPAS Andrews Chair 2013-14
“Constructing Chinese Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian, Overseas Chinese, and Xiamen, 1842–1937″
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Wednesday, Oct 16, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series
C. Y. Hu, Dept. of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, CTAHR, UHM
“Tea: A Chinese Culture”
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Friday, Oct 18, 2:30–5:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM, and the Dept. of East Asian Languages and Literatures present
A free screening of the Chinese film City of LIfe and Death (南京!南京!) followed by an extended Q & A with director LU Chuan (陆川); host: Mingbao Yue (EALL)
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Monday, Oct 21, 12:30–4:00 pm, History Dept. Library, Sakamaki A-201
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM and Departments of History and Philosophy, UHM, present
“Comparative Studies of Humanities and Social Sciences: The View from China”—A Colloquium of faculty from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Monday, Oct 21, 2:30–4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM, Center for Japanese Studies, Depts. of History and East Asian Languages & LIteratures, and Richardson School of Law, UHM, present
“Critical Perspectives on the Nanjing Massacre—A Roundtable Discussion” with Poet Wing-Tek Lum; Yuma Totani, UHM–History; and David Cohen, UHM–Law. Moderator: Mingbao Yue, UHM-EALL
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Tuesday, Oct 22, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series presents
Li Qikeng, China Director, Confucius Institute at UHM and Professor of American Studies, BFSU
“The Confucius Institutes’ Role in Public Diplomacy”

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Wednesday, Oct 23, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series
Akram Helil, Mekit Dolan Cultural Center, North China University of Technology
“A Connection to Our Past: The Development and Contemporary Engagement with Uyghur Central Asian Dance”

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Thursday, Oct 24, 4:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series
Andrew F. Jones, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California at Berkeley
“Quotations Songs: Portable Media and Pop Song Form in the Chinese 1960s”
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Friday, Oct 25, 2:30 pm, Music Department Classroom 9, UHM
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series
Andrew F. Jones, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California at Berkeley
“Circuit Listening: Mambo and Musicals in the Chinese 1960s”
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Wednesday, Oct 30, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series
Alison Conner, William S. Richardson School of Law, UHM
“Trials and Justice in Awaara: An Indian Movie on Chinese Screens”

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Friday, Nov 1, 6:30 pm, Art Auditorium (Art 132)
CCS presents the 2013 Taiwan Film Series, cosponsored with Ministry of Culture, Taiwan; Taiwan Academy; and the Academy for Creative Media, UHM. All screenings are free and open to the public. Following screenings on Nov 4, 18, and 25.
“At the Rooftop (天台)”
An action-musical about a group of slackers and their brawling, skirt-chasing escapades features extravagant dance numbers. Directed by Mandopop superstar Jay Chou (周傑倫). 122 min. The screening will be preceded by a reception at 6:00 pm.
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Monday, Nov 4, 1:00 pm, Moore Hall 258
CCS presents the 2013 Taiwan Film Series, cosponsored with Ministry of Culture, Taiwan; Taiwan Academy; and the Academy for Creative Media, UHM. All screenings are free and open to the public. Following screenings on Nov 18, and 25.
“Hi, Baby! (嗨!寶貝!)”
Heat-warming journeys of four families overcoming barriers of language and culture to adopt children in Taiwan. 90 min.

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Wednesday, Nov 13, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series
Pu Miao, Dept. of Architecture, UHM
“Public Space in Chinese High-Density Cities: Incubating a Future Civil Society”

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Monday, Nov 18, 1:30 pm, Moore Hall 258
CCS presents the 2013 Taiwan Film Series, cosponsored with Ministry of Culture, Taiwan; Taiwan Academy; and the Academy for Creative Media, UHM. All screenings are free and open to the public. Final screening on Nov 25.
“Zombie 108 (Z-108 棄城)”
Taipei falls into a bloody post-apocalypse dead zone as a virus sweeps the city overnight. Directed by Joe Chien. 85 min.

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Monday, Nov 25, 1:00 pm, Moore Hall 258
CCS presents the 2013 Taiwan Film Series, cosponsored with Ministry of Culture, Taiwan; Taiwan Academy; and the Academy for Creative Media, UHM. All screenings are free and open to the public.
“Sing It (唱歌吧!)”
A spirited journey of a group of indigenous children finding their confidence and voices through signing. 64 min.
“Crustacean Rhapsody (螃蟹狂想曲)”
A magical exploration through the life cycles of three species of crabs, featuring environmental musician Matthew Lien. 48 min.

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Thursday, Dec 5, 12:00 noon, Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319)
CCS & Confucius Institute at UHM Chinese Studies Seminars Series
Julie Jiang, East Asian Languages & Literatures, UHM
“Language Universals and Variation: What Makes the Chinese Languages So Different from Other Languages?”