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Sun Sep 11, 2016

Conference: Sustainable Wisdom - Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

The conference, taking place from September 11 to September 15, brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet. The speakers were selected for their specialty areas which range from science, history, education, psychology, and anthropology. The purpose of the conference and accompanying books is to bring to a wider audience an awareness of “first ways,” what we know about their effects on flourishing and how to integrate them into modern life for global flourishing.…

Mon Sep 12, 2016

Conference: Sustainable Wisdom - Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

The conference, taking place from September 11 to September 15, brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet. The speakers were selected for their specialty areas which range from science, history, education, psychology, and anthropology. The purpose of the conference and accompanying books is to bring to a wider audience an awareness of “first ways,” what we know about their effects on flourishing and how to integrate them into modern life for global flourishing.…

Tue Sep 13, 2016

Conference: Sustainable Wisdom - Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

The conference, taking place from September 11 to September 15, brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet. The speakers were selected for their specialty areas which range from science, history, education, psychology, and anthropology. The purpose of the conference and accompanying books is to bring to a wider audience an awareness of “first ways,” what we know about their effects on flourishing and how to integrate them into modern life for global flourishing.…

Wed Sep 14, 2016

Conference: Sustainable Wisdom - Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

The conference, taking place from September 11 to September 15, brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet. The speakers were selected for their specialty areas which range from science, history, education, psychology, and anthropology. The purpose of the conference and accompanying books is to bring to a wider audience an awareness of “first ways,” what we know about their effects on flourishing and how to integrate them into modern life for global flourishing.…

Thu Sep 15, 2016

Conference: Sustainable Wisdom - Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

The conference, taking place from September 11 to September 15, brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet. The speakers were selected for their specialty areas which range from science, history, education, psychology, and anthropology. The purpose of the conference and accompanying books is to bring to a wider audience an awareness of “first ways,” what we know about their effects on flourishing and how to integrate them into modern life for global flourishing.…

Thu Sep 22, 2016

YANG Xiaoneng: Splendid Chinese Art in Western Museums

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Location: DeBartolo Hall 216

Yang Xiaoneng

The Liu Institute Asia Working Group presents Dr. YANG Xiaoneng.

Dr. Yang (Stanford) will present his research “Splendid Chinese Art in Western Museums.” Chinese collections in Western art museums are among the best in the world. They are equally important to those collections in China. Although a century of archaeological excavation has revealed numerous works containing rich historical information and the highest artistic achievements, many significant works in Western collections are still indispensable for the study of China’s past. To fully understand Chinese material culture, it is essential to review Chinese collections in the West. This lecture offers an in-depth survey and discussion of the scope, quality, and development of the most representative Western museum collections.…

YANG Xiaoneng: Splendid Chinese Art—Discussion and reception

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Location: Hesburgh Center C104/105

Yang Xiaoneng

The Liu Institute Asia Working Group presents Dr. YANG Xiaoneng.

This discussion will flow from Yang’s lecture on "Splendid Chinese Art in Western Museums," and the question of Chinese material culture collections in extranational locations.…

Tue Sep 27, 2016

WEN Yi: China’s Industrial Revolution: Past, Present, and Future

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Wen

Accepted theories of economic growth and growth takeoff cannot explain the rise of China. Wen will present an alternative theory, that China was able to take off because the government created markets for Chinese businesses. He argues that this theory provides a better explanation for the industrial revolution than the widely accepted institutional theory of economic development.…

Thu Sep 29, 2016

Hye-jin Juhn: Collecting East Asia at the Hesburgh Libraries: the Past, the Present, and the Future

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Hjuhn

The Liu Institute Asia Working Group presents a talk by Hye-jin Juhn: (Hesburgh Libraries) — Collecting East Asia at the Hesburgh Libraries: the Past, the Present, and the Future

Juhn, Hye-jin (전혜진, 全惠珍) has a Master’s Degree in Library & Information Studies from the University of British Columbia, and a Master’s Degree in East Asian Languages & Cultures from the University of Washington. As the subject specialist for East Asian Studies at the Hesburgh Libraries, she researches and selects resources in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English, and assists students and faculty by locating and organizing resources needed for their studies, research, and teaching. Her research interest is in library services to promote reading activities for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language learners. She is a fellow for the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies.…