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U of A's Asian Studies Program Hosts Webcast of the 2019 China Town Hall, Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Asian Studies Program will broadcast the webcast of the 13th annual China Town Hall and host a discussion to follow from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 in Old Main 201, Giffels Auditorium.  

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies History Political Science World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Research Participants of Color Needed for Arkansas Accent and Dialect Project

Monday, October 28, 2019

Native Arkansans of color of all ages and genders are needed to participate in a research project to study and archive the various accents and dialects of Arkansas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Studies African and African American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies Communication Latin American and Latino Studies Theatre World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Symposium on the U.S. and China Trade War

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The symposium brings together scholars to examine questions about the trade war between the United States and China. The symposium will be on Thursday, Sept. 19, in Gearhart Hall 258.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Business International Lectures Asian Studies

Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Asian Studies Middle East Studies

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies Middle East Studies Political Science

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The  symposium offers historical and contemporary ruminations on China's westward pivot and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Gearhart Hall, room 258.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies Middle East Studies Political Science

Professor Co-Hosts Conversation on the Rise of China and Challenges to the Global Order

Monday, February 26, 2018

Ka Zeng, professor of political science, will lead a discussion on the implications of the rise of China for the global order from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Fayetteville Public Library.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies

Historian Presents Research on Japanese Tea Exports, Muslim China and Expanding Markets

Monday, November 06, 2017

Kelly A. Hammond will present "Hot Commodity: Japanese Tea Exports During World War II, Expanding Markets in the Muslim World, and Muslim interlocutors" at the next Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series Friday, Nov. 10.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Asian Studies History

Farai Gonzo to Host Lecture Titled 'The Power of Positivism'

Friday, November 03, 2017

The UA Scholars at Risk committee will host journalist Farai Gonzo for a lecture titled "The Power of Positivism (Turning Bad Situations for the Best)" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in SCEN 408.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events International Lectures African and African American Studies Asian Studies Journalism Latin American and Latino Studies Middle East Studies
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