Center for Asian Studies

Archived Events-2020

Perception of Images in India-China Relations”
Thursday, November 24, 10:00 a.m. Virtual. Click here to register

In this featured lecture, Professor Deepak will talk about the perceptions of images in Indian-China relations. Prof. B. R. Deepak is Professor of Chinese and China Studies at the Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He is a globally recognized expert in Sino-Indian relations and an award-winning translator of Chinese Classics into Hindi. 

“Japanese Culture and Society in Hayao Miyazaki’s Animations and Movies

Saturday, November 7, 4:00p.m.  Virtual. Register Here.

In this monthly Asian Culture Forum, Prof. Nami Kroska, will introduce Hayao Miyazaki’s animations and movies; explore what Japanese culture and society are revealed in his works. Nami Kroska is Visiting Assistant Professor in Japanese of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas.

“Asia and the West Discuss Friendship: Odysseus Meets the Monkey King”

Saturday, September 26, 4:00p.m. Virtual. Click to register.

What if we could eavesdrop on a conversation between Odysseus and the Monkey King? What might we learn about resolving the tension between individual excellence and social obligations? In this Asian Culture Forum, Dr. Dennis Kratz will discuss what we can learn from Odysseus and the Monkey King. Dr. Dennis Kratz is professor and founding director of the Center for Asian Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas. 

“Learn to Pronounce Chinese Names and Connect with Chinese Students”

Thursday, September 17, 2-3:30p.m. Virtual. A workshop presented by Bei Chen, Associate Professor of Chinese at the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas. Register online: Pronouncing Chinese Names Workshop (PDF)