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Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2016

March 26, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Please join us for the 2016 Triangle East Asia Colloquium. This event is free and open to the public.


9:00: Welcome Remarks

9:15: Introducing Duke Global Asia Initiative and SSRC Node, Prasenjit Duara, Director of Duke Global Asia Initiative

9:30-11: Panel I: Inter-Asian Connections as Politics and Scholarship

Sucheta Mazumdar, Duke, History
Iqbal Sevea, UNC-CH, History

Comments: Seteney Shami, Program Director, SSRC-InterAsia

11-11:15: Break

11:15-12:45: Panel II: Circulation of Texts Within and Beyond Sinosphere, Indic and Islamicate Asia

Karen Thornber, Harvard University, Comparative Lit, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Michael Gibbs Hill, Director, Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina
Comments: Engseng Ho, Duke, Anthropology
12:45-1:30: Lunch

1:30-300: Panel III: Inter-Asian Encounters as a Site of Modern Buddhist and Muslim Thought

Levi McLaughlin, NCSU, Religious Studies
Richard Jaffe, Duke University, Religious Studies
Cemil Aydin, UNC-CH, History

3-3:15: Final discussion


March 26, 2016
8:45 am - 3:15 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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