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YAN Lianke Author Talk & Workshop, September 25 & 26

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AMES is excited to be hosting Chinese author YAN Lianke, as well as a number of scholars from China for a weekend event. Please see the attached flyer for details and email Professor Carlos Rojas (c.rojas@duke.edu) to RSVP or if you have any questions. September 25 12:00-2:00PM Franklin Center…
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Seventy-Year-Old Shadows of Hiroshima Art Exhibition & Panel Discussion, September 22, 6:00PM

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 SEVENTY-YEAR-OLD SHADOWS OF HIROSHIMA 6pm Art Exhibition Opening Reception 7-9pm Panel Discussion Location: Jameson Gallery, Friedl Building, East Campus, Duke University *Refreshments provided In August 1945, two atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 129,000 people. It…
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35 Years After the Kwangju Massacre: The Politics and Poetics of Witnessing, April 20, 5PM

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Join AMES, APSI, and the Korea Forum in welcoming Korean writers Han Kang and Lim Chul-Woo for a discussion on the Kwangju Massacre and its aftermath.
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Professor Vladminir Tikhonov, Namminjon, April 15, 4:30PM

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:30-6:00PM @ Friedl 225 Namminjŏn (The Front for National Liberation of South Korea, 1976-1979) represented both the continuation and further development of socialist radicalism in South Korea. Namminjŏn believed in the efficacy of street struggles and, eventually, armed uprising rather than parliamentary politics; it also…
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Dhrupad Aesthetics with Uday Bhawalker, April 8, 7PM

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Join us in enjoying intimate spiritual music from India featuring renowned vocalist Uday Bhawalkar and accompanying percussionist Pratap Awad in a concert of Dhrupad Ragas.
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Film Screening of "26 Years," April 7, 7PM

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26 years ago, during the Gwangju Democratization Movement, state troops were ordered to open fire on civilians in the city of Gwangju who were demonstrating as part of a democratic movement. Thousands of civilians were killed and the massace is considered one of the most tragic events in South…
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Arabic Majors Distinguished Lecture, April 6, 5PM

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Join the Arabic Program in celebrating our Arabic Majors with a reception and lecture to follow by Nasser Rabbat of MIT. His talk is titled, "Arab Cities and the Limits of Supra-Urbanization."
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Duke Japanese Speech Contest, April 4, 1:00PM

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Join us in enjoying short speeches given by Japanese language students from Duke and other regional universities.
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The Inaugural Critical Asian Humanities Workshop, April 3-4

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Duke University will host a select graduate student conference on April 3rd, 2015, in conjunction with its first annual Critical Asian Humanities workshop, which will run from April 3rd to April 4th. Integrating approaches and methodologies from cultural studies, critical theory, and area studies, Critical Asian Humanities is an…
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Eitan Bar-Yosef, "Africa in Israeli Culture: Fantasies and Encounters," March 30, 5:30PM

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Eitan Bar-Yosef (Ben Gurion University) discusses his work on "Africa in Israeli Culture: Fantasies and Encounters."Eitan Bar-Yosef is a literary scholar and cultural historian specializing in Victorian studies and postcolonialism. His work has focused on British Imperial culture with an emphasis on Britain's colonial interests in Palestine, the role…
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October 2015

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