ASIAN STUDIES EVENTS SCHEDULED, 2010-11
Sept. 15, Wednesday: Welcome and welcome back party, 5:30-7, ICC
Sept. 18: Veena Chandra, Sitar, in Faculty Concert, Ladd Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center, 7pm.
Oct. 5: A "Pacific" perspective from Latin American Studies: Dr. Greg Cushman, "Environmental Portents, Peruvian Enslavement, and the Extinction of Easter Island's Birdmen, 1862-1888," Emerson, 7 p.m.
Oct. 19: Neela Vaswani, Skidmore ’96, 8 PM Davis, reads from her memoir You Have Given Me a Country, an Indian father, and Irish-American mother
R. Parthasarathy, born in Tamil Nadu, brought up in Bombay, and professor emeritus of English and Asian Studies at Skidmore, lives in Saratoga Springs. Award-winning translator of The Tale of an Anklet, anthologized in the Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, Penguin New Writing in India, editor of Ten Twentieth-Century Indian Poets, Partha is also the author of the evolving Rough Passage. From Exile, “in a corner, an unrepentant schoolboy,/ book in hand, / spanning an empire/ from the Tagus to the China Sea./ I stop to take a picture:/ a storm of churches breaks about my eyes.”
March 24: Chang-rae Lee, Fiction Reading, 8 p.m. Gannett Auditorium
READING: Chang-Rae Lee, March 24, 5:30 p.m. Gannett
LECTURE/DEMO: Rahul Acharya, March 24, 4-5:30 p.m. Dance Theatre
Workshop: 5:30 Dance Studio
ACA: Daniel Yoo reading
TRAVEL ABROAD INTEREST MEETINGS:Tuesday, Sept. 14, 5:30 BO 100
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m. BO 100
Thursday, Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m. BO 100
Monday, Oct. 4, 5:30 p.m., BO 100