Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, March 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center Main Gallery
Looking North (2018) is a collaborative multimedia exhibition by Danny Kim (MFAEDA '18) and Peter Lisignoli (MFAEDA '13) examining the landscapes of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) at the border between North and South Korea. As an outsider, this was Lisignoli's second visit to the DMZ area, the... Read More »
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Perkins Library 217
Unlike the Gospels of the New Testament - which relate narratives of Jesus' ministry on earth - the Holy Qur'an is believed to be the verbatim words of God as communicated through the angel Gabriel to Muhammad in the 7th Century CE. Collected together and grouped generally according to length (... Read More »
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Please join us for the third night of the African Film Festival! "Red Leaves" examines the life of a man Meseganio Tadela (Debebe Eshetu), a 74-year-old recent widower and Ethiopian immigrant. Following the death of his wife, Meseganio sells his apartment and plans on living the rest of his days... Read More »
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:20pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Dream Empire" (David Borenstein, 2016, 75 min, China/Denmark, in Chinese w/ subtitles & English, Color, Digital). "Dream Empire" follows Yana, an ambitious young woman who leaves her rural home to pursue the fabled Chinese Dream in Chongqing's thriving real estate market. Yana... Read More »
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Carr 229
How might, or should, we remember and live with the aftermath of genocide? Foregrounding the role of space and place, Anika Walke examines how people have remembered and lived with the effects and repercussions of systematic violence and genocide in Belarus. Building on a variety of sources... Read More »
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240
This presentation will outline Birk's project of hand-transcribing the entire Qur'an according to historic Islamic traditions and illuminating the text with relevant scenes from American life. Nine years in the making, the project was inspired by a decade of extended travel in Islamic regions of... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Come to the monthly half-hour Hindi Conversation Club to practice with your fellow students. This provides you with an opportunity to engage with and learn from others in a different environment. All abilities and levels of Hindi speakers are welcome. Enjoy chai and make new friends while... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Perkins Library 217
This talk seeks to deconstruct present-day images and stereotypes embedded in the works of "media pundits" and "terrorist experts" that Muslims in Southeast Asia are prone to conflict and violence. Based on my recent book Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective (... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Perkins Library 218
Dr. James Dobbins is the Fairchild Professor of Religion and East Asian Studies at Oberlin College. His research interests span Pure Land Buddhism in Japan, Buddhism's modern development, and Japanese Buddhist art. His most recent book, Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II: Pure Land, was... Read More »
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Do you love Indian culture and Bollywood movies? Come and join us for a free screening of Hindi Medium. In Hindi with subtitles. Hindi Medium is a situational comedy based on social issues. It's a family-oriented story of a couple who is determined that their three-year-old daughter should... Read More »