UB College of Arts and Sciences
Asia@Noon, Brown Bag Symposia

Asia at Noon is a series of lunchtime presentations normally held in 280 Park Hall on the north campus of the University at Buffalo various Fridays throughout the semester, from 12:00-1:00 pm. The presenter usually speaks for about 30 minutes, with the rest of the time devoted to Q&A and discussion. Undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and people from the Buffalo community are invited and encouraged to attend.

 

SPRING 2015 Speakers (click titles to view pdf posters for each talk)

 

February

13

February

27

Speaking Like a State: Bureaucratic Language and Democratic Identity in Taiwan

Anya Bernstein, Associate Professor, UB Law School

March

27

Title TBA

Speaker TBA

April

3

Covering China from the Ground Up

Michael Meyer, Assistant Professor of English, University of Pittsburgh

April

10

“Animating Slavery, Silver and Anglo-Spanish Value ‘from China to Peru’”

Chi-Ming Yang, Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

April

24

Title TBA

John Osburg, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Rochester