The Asian Studies Center is Western Pennsylvania’s regional resource for research, teaching, learning and building connections about Asia.  Through 106 affiliated faculty with expertise spanning the academic disciplines, we foster multidisciplinary academic programming and community engagement.  Founded in 1969, the Center is widely recognized as one of the best and most comprehensive in the country for programs in Chinese and Japanese language and culture studies, with growing strengths in Indian and Korean studies.

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Friday, January 27

Erotic Encounters of an Extra Judicial Kind: The Liminal Worlds of Law and Crime in India Cinema
Imagining the Future in India at 70 Speaker Series
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Lawrence Liang
Location:
501 Cathedral of Learning

Saturday, January 28

2017 Lunar New Year Celebration
Time:
5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
William Pitt Union Assembly Room

Friday, February 3

Striving in Excess: Remaking Persons and Objects in India's New Athletic Cultures
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Location:
4130 Posvar

Friday, February 10

How to Misunderstand Central Asian Islam (and How to Do Better)
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Morgan Liu, Ohio State University professor
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Friday, February 17

Unruly Futurities: Temporality, Scale, and Speculation in Modi's Statue of Unity
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Kajri Jain
Location:
4130 Posvar

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