Asia

Asia

The Politics of Emigration: The Philippine Case

A lecture by Robyn Rodriguez
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Robyn Rodriguez, an associate professor in the department of Asian American Studies at UC Davis, presents research from her recent book, Migrants for Exports, where she examines why and how the Philippine government has become a "labor brokerage state" that supplies the world's labor markets with thousands of workers every day. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.

Prof. Xiaobo Lu on struggle of ideas amid China's leadership change

Political science professor writes of competing ideologies among China's leaders and intellectual elites.

The Journey of the “Russian Columbus” from Victorian England to Bollywood

A Lecture by Anindita Banerjee, Cornell University
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.

A Snapshot in Time

Students capture moments across the globe.

Students and recent alumnae receive awards, grants, and fellowships

A roundup of the numerous awards, grants, and fellowships students and recent alumnae received this year.

Educating the Elite

Suki Kim '92 on her new book, Without You There is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite