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Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

multi-day

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

multi-day

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

multi-day

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

multi-day

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

multi-day

Japanese Language Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

multi-day

Japanese Language Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

multi-day

Japanese Language Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

multi-day

Japanese Language Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

multi-day

Japanese Language Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week. This Coffee Hour will be a great...

Sep
24
2018

Chinese Language placement test

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Placement for Fall 2018, during Wildcat Welcome: Monday, September 24, 2018 Time: 9:30am-11:30am Location: Harris Hall 107 If possible, arrive 15 minutes early No appointment...

Sep
24
2018

Hindi-Urdu Language placement test

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Placement for Fall 2018, during Wildcat Welcome: Monday, September Sept 24, 2018 Time: 9:30am - 11:30am Location: Kresge Hall 2325   For questions regarding the Hindi...

Sep
24
2018

Korean Language placement test

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Placement for Fall 2018, during Wildcat Welcome: Monday, September 24, 2018 Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am Location: University Hall 101 If possible, please come...

Sep
24
2018

Japanese Language placement test

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Placement for Fall 2018, during Wildcat Welcome: Monday, September 24th 2018, Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Kresge 2-524 Questions? Please contact Junko Sato(さとう先生) jsato@northwestern.edu.

May
31
2018

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

May
25
2018

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

May
24
2018

Bollywood Movies

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

KAHAANI "A Story," dir. Sujoy Ghosh, 2012 (122 mins.) Twists and Intrigue in Kolkata's crowds This film screening is meant to introduce students...

May
18
2018

OPEN MIC

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Korean Music Open Mic Sing and Dance Together Participate in Solo or Group Korean food will be provided All are welcome!

May
18
2018

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

May
16
2018

Bollywood Movies

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

SATYA "Truth,"dir. Ram Gopal Varma, 1998 (175 mins.) Ruthless gangsters need love, too This film screening is meant to introduce students and other...

May
10
2018

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japanese instructors will host the Japanese Language Coffee Hour once a week for the students of Japanese. This Coffee Hour...

May
9
2018

Bollywood Movies

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

DEEWAAR "The Wall," dir. Yash Chopra, 1975 (160mins.) Brothers at war over Mom and the Law This film screening is meant to introduce...

May
4
2018

Translation Salon with Indra Levy

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Indra Levy is Associate Professor of Japanese Literature at Stanford University. She is the author of Sirens of the Western...

Apr
25
2018

Bollywood Movies

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

AAR PAAR "To and Fro," dir Guru Dutt, 1954 (137 mins.) Noir adventures in the nightclubs of Bombay This film screening is meant...

Feb
23
2018

Approaching Kurosawa’s Rashomon

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Paul AndererMack Professor of Humanities and Professor of Japanese Literature, Columbia University In his recent study of Kurosawa Akira’s most famous...

Jan
8
2018

Hindi-Urdu Placement Testing

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This Hindi-Urdu Placement Testing is for students who were not on campus to take the placement test during the Wildcat...

Nov
16
2017

In Search of an Indian Contemporary

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A LECTURE BY ULKA ANJARIAAssociate Professor of English, Brandeis University Internationally-celebrated Indian English novels of the 1980s and 1990s, from Midnight’s...

Nov
15
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All.  

Nov
14
2017

Japanese Language Students Career Panel

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Learn how to utilize language skills in your academic and professional careers! Our Panelists are:Undergraduate Research Grant: Alexander Johnson – research...

Nov
10
2017

Disability's Forms: Law and Aesthetics Across the Pacific

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A Graduate Workshopwith Hentyle YappAssistant Professor of Art and Public PolicyNew York University Open to NU students, faculty, and staff. Please contact...

Nov
8
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All. Other date: Nov 15, 2017

Nov
7
2017

Study Abroad in China

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Chinese language program, together with Office of Undergraduate Learning Abroad, is going to host Study Abroad in China information Session....

Nov
1
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All. Other dates: Nov 8, 15, 2017

Oct
25
2017

Study Abroad in Japan Information Session 2017-2018

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Learn about various study abroad options in Japan from program returnees, faculty, and staff from the Office of Undergraduate Learning...

Oct
25
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All. Other dates: Nov 1, 8, 15, 2017

Oct
18
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All. Other dates: Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 2017

Oct
11
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All. Other dates: Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 2017

Oct
4
2017

Hindi-Urdu Language Table

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

University Library, Student Lounge. Open to All.  Other dates: Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 2017

May
26
2017

“Ideologies of Popular Fiction”

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Workshop By examining a range of popular works from The West Wing and House of Cards to Marvel comics, this workshop...

May
4
2017

Humanism in the Japanese Empire

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Humanism in the Japanese Empire Talk by Travis Workman Abstract: Why has little attention been given to the role of the modern...

Apr
21
2017

A Phyllis Lyons Lecture in Japanese Studies

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A Phyllis Lyons Lecture in Japanese Studies Stage Body, Stage Gender Early Modern Kabuki Actors and Print Identity by Satoko Shimazaki, Associate Professor...

Apr
20
2017

A Phyllis Lyons Lecture in Japanese Studies

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A Phyllis Lyons Lecture in Japanese Studies Singular and Fortunate Discoveries in Japanese Literature: Notes on the Early History of Translation by...

Apr
14
2017

Sounds of South Asia

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

“Om Dar B Dar” (directed by Kamal Swaroop, 1988) Join us for a screening of this digitally remastered cult film from...

Apr
14
2017

Sounds of South Asia

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Aswin Punathambekar“Sound Clouds: Listening and Citizenship in Indian Public Culture” This talk focuses on the centrality of sound and listening...

Apr
14
2017

“Effective Communication in the Japanese Workplace”

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Two-lecture series on intercultural communication “What is it like to work with Japanese supervisors and colleagues?” “How much Japanese language proficiency...

Dec
2
2016

Study Abroad in China and Taiwan

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Learn about exciting opportunities to study abroad in China and Taiwan. Pizza will be provided.

Nov
8
2016

Study-in-Korea Info Session

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This is the annual Study Abroad in Korea Information Session hosted by the Korean Language Program, Department of Asian Languages...

Oct
25
2016

Study-in-Japan Info Session

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

This is the annual Study Abroad in Japan Information Session hosted by the Japanese Language Program, Department of Asian Languages...

Oct
24
2016

Michael Cherney/Qiu Mai - The Sun Is Not So Central

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

The Environmental Humanities Research Workshop of the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities presents: Michael Cherney/Qiu Mai One would be hard-pressed to...

Sep
30
2016

Workshop with Professor Oguma Eiji

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

In conjunction with the screening of Tell the Prime Minister, the East Asian Research Society will hold an informal lunch...

Sep
29
2016

Tell the Prime Minister: A Film by Eiji Oguma

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

After "Occupy Wall Street"in New York, and before the "Umbrella Revolution" in Hong Kong, 200 thousand people surrounded the Prime...

Jun
2
2016

"LISTEN, my heart, to the whispers of the world..."

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A collection of audio compositions reflecting on the soundscape of the Indian subcontinent Artists/Work list: Michael Northam "Mnemonic Debris: Aggregates" Hildegard Westerkamp...

May
14
2016

Typhoon Enchanted: Spring Dance Show

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Typhoon Dance Troupe

Come join us in this spectacular journey, experiencing everything from traditional Chinese dances to modern-interperative and hip-hop Chinese choreography!  Come be...

Apr
25
2016

Book Launch

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

About the book This dictionary is mainly for English-speaking learners of Urdu: it aims to give concise definitions of the vocabulary...

Apr
19
2016

Ali Aftab Saeed and Saad Sultan in Concert

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Global Humanities Initiative (Buffett Institute)

Star musicians from Lahore, Pakistan, will present an evening of music. Ali Aftab Saeed and Saad Sultan are the 2016 Jean...

Feb
12
2016

Korean Culture Night: Sing in Korean!

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Come join us for a chance to sing your favorite K-Pop tunes, win prizes, and enjoy Korean snacks

Feb
12
2016

Sounds of South Asia

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

“Raging Soundbytes: Listening for the Political in Digital India” Aswin Punathambekar is an Associate Professor in the department of Communication studies...

Jan
29
2016

Sounds of South Asia

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

“Auto-Tuning the Gods: Chhath Puja and Regional ‘Noise Pollution’ on Juhu Beach” Kathryn Hardy is an anthropologist whose work focuses on...

Jan
15
2016

Japanese Coffee Hour

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Come speak Japanese with us!

Nov
12
2015

Sounds of South Asia

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Jayson Beaster-Jones, University of California, Merced" Background Scores in Contemporary Hindi Films" Jayson Beaster-Jones is an ethnomusicologist whose work focuses upon...

Oct
23
2015

Sounds of South Asia

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Amanda Weidman, Bryn Mawr College“Iconic Voices in Post-Liberalization Tamil Cinema” Amanda Weidman is a cultural anthropologist with anarea specialization in South...

Mar
12
2015

Chinese Cinema with Hollywood Characteristics

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A talk by Michael Berry Michael Berry is Professor of Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies and Director of the East Asia Institute...

Mar
9
2015

Becoming Global Citizens

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster announce a lecture by WU QINGon Becoming...

Jan
15
2015

Study Mandarin Abroad!

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Information SessionLearn about options to gain or enhance Mandarin language skillson Affiliated programs (during the academic year) and Non-NUSummer programs...

Oct
8
2014

Gulabi Gang

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

A film by Nishtha Jain.    

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