Events

The Asian Studies Center sponsors, announces, or otherwise supports a number of Asia-related events throughout the year. Keep an eye on this space for more information! If there's an event you would like advertised, please contact Rachel Jacobson at rej16@pitt.edu.

Faculty members or student organizations who wish to request ASC sponsorship or support for their events should fill out the Event Request Form and submit it to Rachel at rej16@pitt.edu.

DATE:
Monday, June 1
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

12:00-12:10 - Welcome, Joseph S. Alter, University of Pittsburgh
12:15-12:35 - Making Ecology Developmental: A Global Geneology of China's Green Modernization, Jesse Rodenbiker, Cornell University and Rutgers University-New Brunswick
12:35-12:55 - Rubber's...

DATE:
Monday, June 1
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

2:00-2:30 - Geopiety and the Rights of Nature--Unmaking the ChinAmeriComplex, Christopher Coggins, Bard College at Simon's Rock.
2:30-3:00 - Discussion, Jeffrey Nicolaisen, Duke University and Shiming Yang, University of Southern California. Open forum Q/A.
...

DATE:
Tuesday, June 2
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:10 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

12:00-12:10 - Recap and overview, Ruth Mostern, University of Pittsburgh
12:10-12:30 - Equality of Life: A Buddhist Teaching for an Ecological Civilization, Jeffrey Nicolaisen, Duke University
12:30-12:50 - Rethinking the Nature-Culture Nexus in the Ethnic...

DATE:
Tuesday, June 2
TIME:
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

2:00-2:30 - Cemented River, Forced Migrants, and Rainbow Trout: A Multispecies Tale of the Xin'anjiang Hydropower Plant, Ling Zhang, Boston College.
2:30-2:50 - Discussion, Jesse Rodenbiker, Cornell University, and Weila Gong, Technical University of Munich. Open...

DATE:
Wednesday, June 3
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:10 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

12:00 - Recap and overview, James Cook, University of Pittsburgh
12:10-12:30 - Segmenting the South: China and India in the HFC Negotiations, Shiming Yang, University of Southern California
12:30-12:50 - "Elegant-Yet-Wild": An Interaction Between Nature and...

DATE:
Wednesday, June 3
TIME:
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

2:00-2:30 - Imagined Islands and Coral Infrastructures, Corey Byrnes, Northwestern University.
2:30-2:50 - Discussion, Shiming Yang, University of Southern California, and Meng Zhang, Loyola Marymount University. Open forum Q/A.
Register...

DATE:
Thursday, June 4
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:10 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

12:00-12:10 - Recap and overview, Joseph S. Alter, University of Pittsburgh
12:10-12:30 - Sustaining the Market: Forestry and Timber Trade in China, 1700-1930, Meng Zhang, Loyola Marymount University
12:30-12:50 - Local Leadership in An Authoritarian State:...

DATE:
Thursday, June 4
TIME:
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

2:00-2:30 - Natural infrastructure in China's era of ecological civilization, Emily Yeh, University of Colorado, Boulder.
2:30-2:50 - Discussion, Juliet Lu, University of California, Berkeley, and Yu Luo, City University of Hong Kong. Open forum Q/A.
Register...

DATE:
Wednesday, June 24
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

"The Missing Picture," the first film of our three-part series, is an autobiographical documentary by Rithy Panh. The film recounts Panh's childhood in Cambodia during the brutal takeover by the Khmer Rouge.
The film will be screened at 4:00 pm followed by a...

DATE:
Friday, June 26
TIME:
10:45 am
LOCATION:
Zoom (online)

Reduce your stress, find more balance, join us for an online tai chi session with Dr. Margarita Delgado Creamer, Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh. To register, click here...

DATE:
Monday, June 29
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual

Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module?
Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (...

DATE:
Wednesday, July 1
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual

Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module?
Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (...

DATE:
Friday, July 3
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual

Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module?
Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (...