Save the Dates! Asian Studies Spring Events

The Asian Studies program will be hosting several events this spring.  Mark your calendars!  Details will follow.

1. Asian New Year Celebration Workshop—Create Your Own New Year Artwork

  • Wednesday, February 21
  • 7 PM-9 PM
  • Brennan Hall 509

Free and open to the public! All materials for the workshop will be provided. Refreshments and Asian snacks will be served!  RSVP Required: (570) 941-7643

2. Chinese Lantern Festival--Decorate Your Own Lantern

  • Thursday, March 1
  • 7 PM-9 PM
  • Second Floor, DeNaples Center

3. Asian Studies Spring Lecture Series (double feature!):

  • Thursday, April 12
  • 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM
  • Brennan Hall 228

Featuring:

Kathryn Hemmann, Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, George Mason University
Title: "Strong Female Characters: Gender, Gaming, and Digital Cultures in Japan"

Ori Tavor, Lecturer in Chinese Studies and MA Program Director, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Designer Babies and the Ethics of Human Enhancement: A Confucian Perspective"

4. Holi (Indian Festival of Colors):

  • Saturday, April 21
  • Early Afternoon
  • Dionne Green

Co-sponsored with Multicultural Center and Asia Club