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European Studies Open House
Tuesday, February 18
3pm - 4pm
James Blair Hall, Room 206

European Studies Open House

Curious about the European Studies major or minor? Interested in our classes and study abroad options? Already a major or minor, but wanting to meet other students and faculty?

Please stop by!

Talk by AMES guest speaker Chika Kinoshita (Kyoto University)
Thursday, February 27
James Blair Hall, Room 223

On February 27, 5PM, in 223 James Blair, Dr. Chika Kinoshita will deliver a talk entitled "The World is Terrified: The Fetus, Eugenics, and the Atomic Bomb in Postwar Japan." 

Reconstitutions: Women’s Performance and Aestheticized Caste Politics in Urban South India 
Friday, February 28
12pm - 1pm
Morton Hall, 140C

APIA Banh Mi Lecture Series presents Dr. Davesh Soneji of UPenn who will discuss how discursive, political, historical, and aesthetic performance converge in the work of Nrithya Pillai of Chennai. Co-sponsored by AMES: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.

Unpacking and Interrogating the Diversity Pipeline: Underrepresented Groups in the Law
Saturday, February 29
9:15am - 3pm
Law School, Room 120

Come for a workshop on affirmative action/race-conscious admissions policies and a panel on minority representation in law schools and in the legal practice. Light breakfast items and lunch will be served, with a reception to follow.

Chinese Level II
Monday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 8
5:10pm - 6:10pm
Rowe House
    Chinese Movie Showcase
    Monday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 8
    5:10pm - 6:10pm
    Rowe House
      Chinese Painting  
      Tuesday, March 17 - Thursday, April 9
      5:10pm - 6:10pm
      Rowe House
        Chinese Cooking
        Thursday, March 19 - Thursday, April 9
        11am - 1pm
        Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 244 S. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA
          A Talk by Mireille Fanon-Mendès France: Reparations and UN resolution Resolution 68-237 (CANCELLED) 
          Monday, March 23
          5pm - 7pm
          Tucker Hall, 127A

          Mireille Fanon-Mendès France, Director of the Franz Fanon Foundation, will discuss the need for reparations of descendants of the trans-Atlantic slave trade within the context of international law. 

          Anne Norton: Intimate Inscriptions: Race, Sex and Labor in the Empire
          Tuesday, March 31
          5pm - 6:30pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

          Anne Norton explores the imbrication of race and labor within the persistence of feudalism that resulted in a double enclosure of colonization.  She discusses  Australian artists, whose work seeks for methods for decolonization of the mind.

          "The Art of Migration: The Political, The Beautiful, and The Dead"
          Thursday, April 16
          4pm - 5pm
          Washington Hall, Room 315

          Prof. Jennifer Gülly will be speaking on "The Art of Migration: The Political, The Beautiful, and The Dead."

          Akira Mizuta Lippit, Keynote Speaker: AMES-APIA Capstone Conference, presents "Instead of Disaster"
          Monday, April 27
          5:30pm - 7pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

          Akira Mizuta Lippit, (Vice Dean, USC's School of Cinematic Arts)   explores the ways in which Japanese cinema has responded to a second nuclear crisis, and how the echoes of 1945 have returned to the contemporary moment, or perhaps had never left at all.