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2014-2015

2/10/15 – Asian Studies Program Lecture/Film Discussion – Mardistan (Macholand): Reflections on Indian Manhood – Dr. Harjant Gill, Towson University

3/3/15 – Asian Studies Program Lecture and Book Signing – “Without You, There is No Us” - Suki Kim, journalist

3/10/15 – Asian Studies Program Lecture – “Durations and Interruptions: People, Process, and Art at the 1985-86 Festival of India” – Dr. Rebecca Brown, Johns Hopkins University

2013-2014

9/6/13 Asian Studies Program – Yakshagana Dance Performance

10/9/13 Asian Studies Program Lecture – Social Sciences Forum  “The Pivot to Asia in Obama’s Second Term”, Dr. Victor Cha , Georgetown professor and one of the country’s foremost experts on the Korean peninsula.  He is a former Director for Asian Affairs in President George W. Bush’s National Security Council.

2012-2013

10/3/12  Asian Studies Program Lecture – Social Sciences Forum
 “Japanese Science and International Politics in the Interwar Period: The Nobel Candidacies of Hideky Yukawa (Physics) and Katsusaburo Yamagiwa (Physiology)”
 James R. Bartholomew, Professor of History, Ohio State University

2/6/13 Asian Studies Program Lecture – Humanities Forum
 A Book Presentation: The City of Devi
Manil Suri, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC

3/13/13 Asian Studies Program Lecture – Humanities Forum 
“Past Obsessions: World War II in History and Memory”
Carol Gluck, Distinguished Lecturer, Association for Asian Studies and Department of History, Columbia University

2011- 2012

9/27/11 Asian Studies Program Lecture – Social Sciences Forum
 “U.S. Trade Policy In The Asia-Pacific: The Path Forward?
Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, Deputy US Trade Representative

11/3/11 – Asian Studies Program Lecture – Social Sciences Forum
 “China Goes Global”,  Dr. David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, China Policy Program, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

2/8/12 Asian Studies Program Lecture – Humanities Forum
“Pacific Encounter: The Japanese Iwakura Embassy in America in 1872,”
Dr. Martin Collcutt, Princeton University

4/18/12 – Asian Studies Program Lecture – Social Science Forum
“Totaram Sanadhya’s ‘Mere Fiji Dwip me Ikkis Varsh’ (My 21 years in Fiji) and the Second
Abolition,”  Dr. Mrinalini Sinha, University of Michigan