UVA Tibet Day 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 3:00pm
Nau Hall 101

UVA's annual Tibet Day will take place on Wednesday, February 27, from 3:00-6:00 pm in 101 Nau Hall.  The schedule is as follows:

  • Enjoy refreshments and discover Tibetan Studies at UVa (3:00-4:00 p.m.)
  • Opening speech, performance and slide presentation (4:05-6:00 p.m.)

Join us to learn about Tibetan language and culture, Tibetan studies at UVA, study abroad opportunities in Tibet, and more!

Co-sponsored By the Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures, the UVA Tibet Center, University of Virginia Asia Institute, The UVA East Asia Center, and the Charlottesville Tibetan Community.

Korea Week to Commence November 1, 2012

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 3:15pm
301 Wilson Hall; 120 Rouss Hall & Robertson Hall; Ampitheatre

The University of Virginia's East Asia Center is pleased to announce Korea Week 2012, commencing November 1. Organized and coordinated by Professor Susie Kim, the week’s events will be highlighted by a simulation of the currently dormant Six Party Talks on North Korea, moderated by the Korean Economic Institute (KEI), based in Washington, D.C. Student participants from diverse departments across the UVA community (not only DEALLC, but also Politics, Foreign Affairs, Commerce and more) will compose the delegations from the six nations that are party to the talks (The United States, Japan, The People’s Republic of China, The Republic of Korea, The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,  and the Russian Federation). The week’s events include:

  • Thursday, November 1, 2012, 3:15 PM, 301 Wilson Hall: A pre-event special guest lecture entitled "Understanding North and South Korea through its 'System' of Division" will be given by Professor Michael Robinson, senior modern Korean historian at Indiana University.

  • Friday, November 2, 2012, 2:00-5:00 PM, 120 Rouss Hall & Robertson Hall: The Six Party Talks Simulation event. Delegations will be provided with a general background guide to the simulated summit and confidential instructions for each nation. Each delegation is responsible for addressing issues most pertinent to its country, while trying to pursue a comprehensive agreement on a peaceful resolution. Moderated by KEI.

  • Saturday, Nov 3, 2012: Korea Day, a celebration of Korean heritage and culture mounted annually by the Korean Students Association (KSA). From their Facebook page:

We proudly present to you the Streets of Seoul 

Saturday, November 3
12:00-3:00 PM at the Amphitheatre

You are invited to join us on a day of celebration. There will be games, performances, a special raffle (hint hint iPod shuffle) and food, food, FOOD!

Attendees will be able to sign-up for FREE ADMISSION to KSA's Taste of Korea later in the year!!!

Please come for an amazing afternoon with friends and some Seoul food, you won’t be disappointed!

For more information, check out the Korean Students Association's Facebook Page


Brett Walker event

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 3:15pm
Wilson Hall 301

Brett Walker, Montana State University "Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan"

Melissa McCormick event

Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 3:15pm
Minor Hall 125

Melissa McCormick, Harvard University "A National Treasure: Japan’s Twelfth-century Genji Scrolls"