Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today,
at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little...
"The Samsui Women of Singapore"
Sept. 29 (T), 6:30-7:30 p.m., University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Presented by UTSA History lecturer Andria Crosson
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"Mongolia at the Crossroads"
Oct. 2 (Th), 5:00-6:00 p.m., University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24)
Presented by The Nature Conservancy’s Mongolia Country Program Director Enkhtuya Oidov
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"Chinese Characters: The Key to Open the Door to Chinese Civilization"
Oct. 20 (T), noon-1 p.m., University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24)
Presented by Chinese language visiting professor Wenjuan Guo
"The Timing of First Marriage in Contemporary China"
Oct. 19 (M), noon-1 p.m., University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24)
Presented by UTSA sociology professors Ginny Garcia and Xiaohe Xu
"Treasured Chinese Ceramics from the Liao Dynasty (907-1125) in San Antonio"
Oct. 21 (W), 6:30-7:30 p.m.; University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Presented by John Johnston, San Antonio Museum of Art
"Taiwan's IT Industrial Development and Prospect for Energy Industry"
Oct. 22 (Th), 7:15-8:15 p.m., University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Presented by Peter Kang, Director, Commercial Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Houston
"Asian Resources Fair"
Oct. 23 (F), noon-1:00 p.m., Sombrilla (or University Center ground floor if inclement weather)
Learn what Asian resources are available at UTSA and in the San Antonio community
"Japanese-American Relations "
Nov. 18 (F), 7:15-8:15 p.m., Business Building 1.01.20T UTSA Main Campus
February 4, 2009
China’s Transformation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Dr. Wing Thye Woo, Professor of Economics, University of California at Davis
UTSA Main Campus - UC 2.214
April 28, 2009
Japanese Sensitivity of Space
Prof. Taeg Nishimoto, Associate Dean of College of Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio
UTSA Main Campus - HSS 2.01.06
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Throughout its history, Japan has developed a unique sense of space: socially, culturally and aesthetically. While this uniqueness is unidentifiable as a singular characteristic, there are many observable aspects and elements that constitute the Japanese style in cities, architecture, gardens, paintings and literature. Professor Nishimoto’s lecture reveals some of those aspects and elements, such as distance, time, boundaries, thresholds, articulations, lighting and shadows, juxtapositions and layers, and their interrelationships among each other, as well as how they are applied by modern architects into historical and contemporary buildings.