Experimenting with Freedom: Orangutan Rehabilitation and Decolonization in Sarawak – Dr. Juno Parreñas
April 02 4:00pm
Sponsored by Southeast Asia Studies
This talk examines the problem of indefinite deferral of independence in Sarawak via its past and present orangutan rehabilitation efforts. This work is based on 17 months of ethnographic fieldwork in Sarawak, Malaysia between 2008 and 2010. It is informed by recent scholarship on decolonization that expands more »
Cinema movie: Emerging Asian Pacific American Voices: An Evening with Dir. Ougie Park
April 02 7:00pm
This evening will showcase the world premiere of The Boardwalk (2014), the story of gambling-addicted Korean immigrant who takes his 8-year old son on a road trip to the greatest place in the world: Atlantic City, New Jersey. Panopticon (2012) and The 100% Perfect Girl (2006) will also be featured. Director Ougie Pak is schedule to be present. ( more »
Weekly Asian Games: Mahjong
April 03 2:00pm
On Fridays, things get competitive at the Asian Culture Center! Stop by to learn or play mahjong, a Chinese game of skill and chance that uses thick, heavy plastic tiles instead of cards.
Huazhao Festival: A Chinese Celebration of Flowers
April 03 3:30pm
Hosted by the IU Chinese Calligraphy Club
Come welcome the spring and learn about Chinese flower traditions during the Huazhao Festival, hosted by IU's Chinese Calligraphy Club. The festival of flowers will feature demonstrations of calligraphy, tea preparations, musical performances, and hands-on crafts. The event will be free more »
Weekly Asian Games: Go
April 03 4:00pm
On Fridays, things get competitive at the Asian Culture Center! Stop by to learn or play go, a strategic board game traditionally played in China, Japan, and Korea.
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