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Monday, May 11, 2015 (all day)

You are invited to attend the 2015 Asian Research Working Group Conference on "Asia and Globalization."

From the rise of Asian economies to the spread of Bollywood films and Japanese anime, Asia has emerged as a major player in debates around globalization. This conference seeks to examine economic, political, social, cultural, and historical dimensions of globalization in Asia and the globalizing of Asian cultures in the rest of the world.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Aihwa Ong, Professor of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley, whose talk is titled, In a Time of Earthquakes: Contemporary/Chinese/Art
  •  Dr. Eric Hayot, Professor of Comparative Literature, Penn State University, whose talk is titled, Asiachronism or On the Recent History of Asian Time

Reading by: Viet Nguyen at Bryan Prince Bookseller

Conference registration: $50 for faculty, $25 for students, and free for McMaster students and faculty.

ARWG Conference Program

ARWG Registration Form

If you have any questions, please contact arwg@mcmaster.ca

Location 
McMaster Innovation Park

175 Longwood Road South

Hamilton, ON
Canada

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