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Complete list of speakers 2008-2017

 

 

 

Scott Bentley, United States Navy
"Recent Developments in the South China Sea: A Southeast Asia Perspective."
February 23, 2017

 Erick White, Cornell University
"Beyond 'Inclusive Syncretism:' Buddhism, Popular Culture and Social Change in Contemporary Thailand"
April 24,  2017

Victor Mair, University of Pennsylvania 
"The Impact of the Internet on Chinese Language and Chinese Studies"
November 12, 2014

Kevin Ichikawa, the U.S. Representative for the Central Japan Railway Company
The Superconducting Maglev Deployment Project in Japan and the U.S."
November 4, 2014

Minglang Zhou, University of Maryland
"Minority Policy in Northeast Asia
October 29, 2014

Haili Kong, Swarthmore College
"Beijing: the City of Walls:
September 17, 2014

Jung Chang, London, UK
"Express Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China"
April 1, 2014

Ian Miller, Harvard University
"Tokyo, 1943: The Great Zoo Massacre and the Culture of Imperial Collapse"
March 28, 2014

David Shambaugh, George Washington University
 “China Goes Global: The Partial Power”
January 9, 2014

Tracey Quigley Holden, University of Delaware
Dirty Dollar-Crooked Fingers: Dissenting Officers and the Vietnam War”
November 14, 2013

LtCol Brendan Mulvavey, USMC
“An Olmstead Scholar in China”
October 30, 2013

Captain Keizo Kitagawa, JMSDF
“A Broader and Stronger U.S.-Japan Alliance”
October 4

Tobie Meyer-Fong, Johns Hopkins University
"What Remains: Coming to Terms with the Taiping Carnage in 19th Century China."
April 6

Emily West
, St Catherine College
“Parallels in Greatness: Sanskrit and Greek Epics”
March 26

Edward Marolda, Naval historian,
“Ready Seapower: The U.S. 7th Fleet and the Shaping of Modern East Asia”  
February 9, 2013

Edward Luttwak, Strategist and historian, CSIS
“The Rise of China and the Logic of Strategy”
January 26, 2013

Max Boot, Council on Foreign Relations
“Is Guerrilla Warfare the Asian Way of War? Myths and Realities of Low-Intensity Conflict--Past, Present, and Future”
January 19, 2013

Larry Berman, Georgia State University
"Brown Water Navy under Admiral Bud Zumwalt,"
November 3, 2012

Charles Horner, the Hudson Institute
"Continental and Maritime Visions in China's Grand Strategies,"
October 20, 2012

Stephen Biddle, George Washington University
"Afghan War and U.S. Interest in South Asia,"
October 6, 2012

Sarah Chayes, National Public Radio & Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, "Afghanistan in its Asian Context"
September 8, 2012

Ian Baird, University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Upland Warriors of Laos”
April 13, 2012

MGEN. David Zabecki, USA
“US Coordination and Monitoring Mission and the Road Map to Peace”
April 7, 2012

Jeremy Freedman, Yale University
“Sino-Soviet Split and the Third World”
March 28, 2012

Mike Chinoy, CNN China Bureau Chief
“America’s China Reporting: History and Prospect
March 6, 2012

Richard McGregor, Washington Bureau chief, Financial Times
“How the Communist Party Rules China?”
February 23, 2012

Meredith Lair, "Armed with Abundance: Consumerism and Soldiering in the Vietnam War"
November 15, 2011

George Lepre
"Fragging in Vietnam and Its Lessons"
November 5, 2011

Zhang Hong, SUNY-Binghamton
"Chinese Music and Chinese Language"
November 4, 2011

Ronald Morse
"The Legends of Tono: Japan, Folklore, and the Supernatural"
October 31, 2011

Bill Gertz, The Washington Times
"Media and National Security"
October 22, 2011


The Hon. Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese Ambassador to the U.S.
"The U.S.-Japan Alliance and Its Global Implications"
October 5, 2011

Michael Auslin, American Enterprise Institute
"Competition in the Indo-Pacific: Shaping the Global Future"
September 27, 2011

John Tkacik, China Specialist, Dept. of State, Ret.
"Training Peace Corps Volunteers or Training Warriors:
Perspectives on Government-Run International Training Programs"
September 24, 2011

Bernard Cole, National Defense University
“The New Chinese Navy,"
April 20, 2011

LCOL Mike Mollohan, USMC, USNA ‘93
Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies,
“NE Asia’s Volatile Security Risk and US Response”
April 5, 2011

Scott Allen, State Department
"America's Vital Links to South Asia"
March 24, 2011

John Pomfret, The Washington Post,
"Tahrir vs. Tiananmen Square: Why Egypt Is Different From China?
March 2, 2011

Captain Takamichi Takahashi, JMSDF,
“Japan's National Security Environment: Challenges Facing the Self-Defense Force"
February 12, 2011

Louisa Greve and Brian Joseph, National Endowment for Democracy,
"The Status of Democracy in Asia: Embracing the Next Wave."
February 9, 2011

Tim Castle, CIA, “U.S. Involvement in Laos: Lessons and Leadership”
January 29, 2011

T.J. Cheng, College of William and Mary
"Political Discontent in East Asian Emerging Democracies"
November 17, 2010

John Manvel, USNA,
“The Meaning and Significance of the Latest Aircraft Carrier Design to Modern Warfare.”
 November 06, 2010

 Sheila Smith, Council on Foreign Relations,
“The US-Japan Alliance at a Crossroads:  Crafting a New Vision for Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia.”
 October28, 2010

David Aikman,
“Jesus in Beijing: Christianity and the China Factor”
October 18, 2010

Peter Bartu, UC Berkeley, “Wrestling with the Integrity of Nations:
The Comparative Autonomy Bargains in Kurdistan-Iraq and Mindanao-Philippines”
October 09, 2010

Daniel Lynch, University of Southern California
 “China's Realist Approach to Culture in International Relations”
October 01, 2010

Richard Ruth, USNA
“Battle of Bangkok—Recent Political Violence in Thailand”
 September 14, 2010

Elan Journo, Ayn Rand Institute
 “Winning the Unwinnable War”
September 11, 2010

Perry Link, UC Riverside
“Politics and the Chinese Language"
April 23, 2010

Shelley Rigger, Davidson College,
“Taiwan's Democracy and Its Implications for China and Beyond”
April 15, 2010

Le Pham Le
“Vietnamese Poetry in Exile—A Performance”
April 2, 2010

Michael Montesano, National University of Singapore
"Politics of War and History in Southeast Asia: Examining the Origins of the Vietnam:
War Comes to Long An"
March 30, 2010

Nancy Tucker, the Georgetown University
Strait Talk: U.S.-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis with China”
March 26, 2010

David Matsumoto
, SF State University
“Contemporary Japanese Culture and Psychology”
 March 3, 2010

Jung Chang, author of “Wild Swans”
"From Wild Swans to Mao--My Personal Journey towards
the Understanding of Mao"
February 18, 2010

Robin Sakoda, Armitage International
“US-Japan Security Relations: Next Steps”
 February 12, 2010

June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami
"Sino-Japanese Relations since Koizumi"
November 20, 2009

Erica Zimmerman, Department of Language Studies, USNA
"Cultural Analysis of Conversation--Understanding Japanese Culture as
Revealed through Conversation Analysis"
November 13, 2009

Hayden Bellenoit, History Department, USNA
"Afghanistan, the Taliban and the US: Prospects for Stability"
November 6, 2009

Daniel Blumenthal, the American Enterprise Institute
"An American Strategy for Asia"
October 23, 2009

Ronald O'Rourke, Congressional Research Service
"The Impact of China's Naval Development on the United States"
October 17, 2009

Wenze Hu, USNA
"Conceptual Viewpoint and the Chinese Language"
September 25, 2009

Andrew Erickson, Naval War College
"Chinese Undersea Warfare--Submarine and Naval Mine Operations"
September 4, 2009

Victoria Greenfield, the RAND Corporation, Economics Department, USNA
“Halting the Flow of Opiates: What Is Asia’s Stake?”
April 17, 2009

Richard Ruth, Assistant Professor of History, USNA
“Ruins of War: Will Thailand and Cambodia Go to War Over an 11th-Century Temple?”
April 10, 2009

Roderick MacFarquhar, Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University
 “China in Transition”
April 3, 2009

CAPT Takamichi Takahashi, Japanese Navy/Political Science Department, USNA
“Challenges and Responses: Japan’s National Security Environment”
March 27, 2009

Rear Admiral Eric McVadon, USN [Ret], Director, Asia-Pacific Studies
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis; former U.S. Defense and Naval Attaché to China
“US-PRC Confrontations in the South China Sea: EP-3 to USNS Impeccable"
March 25, 2009

Robert Kagan, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
“How to Manage the Rise of China—-A Global Perspective”
March 11, 2009

Fangyuan Fang, USNA
"Prospects and Challenges: Chinese Companies Going Global"
February 27,2009

Hayden Bellenoit, USNA
"Whither Indian-Pakistani Rivalry?"
 February 20, 2009

Donald Clarke, the George Washington University
"China's Legal System: Brooding Omnipresence or Just Another Bureaucracy?"
February 13, 2009

Richard Fisher, International Assessment and Strategic Center
 “China’s Aircraft Carrier Program and Its Power Projection Ambition”
January 17, 2009

Judith Shapiro, the American University
“As China Goes, So Goes the Planet--China’s Environmental Challenges in International Context” November 21, 2008

 
 Yong Deng, USNA
"Is China a Revisionist Power?"
November 7, 2008

Hayden Bellenoit, USNA
“Outsourcing, America, Terrorism: India as a Rising Global Power”
October 31, 2008

Ermin Sinanovic, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, USNA
“Islamic Revival in Malaysia”
October 22, 2008

Gordon Chang, NYT-Best-Selling author on China and Korea
“How to Disarm Kim Jong-il: China and the Koreas”
September 30, 2008

Andrew Scobell,  Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University
“How China Manages Taiwan and Why It Matters to the US Navy”
September 26, 2008

James Mann, SAIS, the Los Angeles Times 
"Will Capitalism Bring Democracy To China?"
September 12, 2008

Lee Pennington, USNA
“Better From Iwo Jima: How Hollywood Scored a Victory for Japan”
March 5, 2008

Hayden Bellenoit, USNA
“Pakistan And The US After Benezir Bhutto”
February 1, 2008

 
Fall Term 2011

Thursday, Sept 22
Chinese Film: Hero
1900, G14 Sampson

Saturday, Sept 24
John Tkacik, China Specialist, Dept. of State, Ret.
"Training Peace Corps Volunteers or Training Warriors:
Perspectives on Government-Run International Training Programs"
0900-1100, 102 Rickover

Tuesday, Sept 27
Michael Auslin, American Enterprise Institute
"Competition in the Indo-Pacific: Shaping the Global Future"
1215-1315, G14 Sampson

Wednesday, Oct 5
The Hon. Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese Ambassador to the U.S.
"The U.S.-Japan Alliance and Its Global Implications"
1915-2000, 102 Rickover 

Tuesday, Oct 11
Co-sponsoring with USNA Midshipmen Korean American Midshipmen Association
Hiding [A documentary about North Korean refugees]
1915, G110 Nimitz

Saturday, Oct 22
Bill Gertz, The Washington Times
"Media and National Security"
0900-1100, 102 Rickover

Thursday, Oct 27
Japanese Film: The Twilight Samurai [2002]
1915, G14 Sampson

Monday, Oct 31
Ronald Morse
"Trick or Treat: The Ghosts, Goblins & Gods in The Legends of Tono"
1215-1315, 103 Rickover

Friday, Nov 4
Zhang Hong, SUNY-Binghamton
"Chinese Music and Chinese Language"
1900, 103 Rickover

Saturday, Nov 5
George Lepre
"Fragging in Vietnam and Its Lessons"
0900-1100, 102 Rickover

Thursday, Nov 10
Indian Bollywood film Zindagi milegi na dobare [Our Lives Will Not Meet Again]
1900, G14 Sampson

Tuesday, Nov 15
Meredith Lair, "Armed with Abundance: Consumerism and Soldiering in the Vietnam War"
1915-2000, 100 Chauvenet 

Wednesday, Nov 16
Cambodian Film Night: The Killing Fields
1900, 110 Rickover

Spring Term 2011

19-Jan 
Korean Film,
"The Host," dir. Joon-ho Bong, 2006

28-Jan
Bollywood at USNA
"'Dhoom' (Blast)"

29-Jan
Tim Castle, CIA, "U.S. Involvement in Laos: Lessons and Leadership"

2-Feb
Chinese Film
"Aftershock," dir. Feng Xiaogang

4-Feb
Chinese film
"Still Life" dir. Jia Zhangke

9-Feb
Louisa Greve and Brian Joseph, National Endowment for Democracy,
"The Status of Democracy in Asia: Embracing the Next Wave."

11-Feb
Korean film, "Shiri" dir. Je-gyu Kang, 1999

12-Feb
Capt. Takahashi, JMSDF, "Japan's National Security Environment: Challenges Facing the Self-Defense Force"

22-Feb
Japanese film
"After Life," dir. Kore-eda Hirokazu, 1998

25-Feb
Bollywood at USNA
"Lagaan-The Tax"

28-Feb
Thai film
"Beautiful Boxer,"

2-Mar
John Pomfret, The Washington Post,
"Tahrir vs. Tiananmen Square: Why Egypt Is Different From China?"

23-Mar
Panel of experts: "Surveying the Quake: Perspectives on the Ongoing Japan Crisis"

24 March
Scott Allan, State Dept.,
"America's Vital Links to South Asia"

25-Mar
Japanese film
"Stray Dog," dir. Kurosawa Akira, 1949

28-Mar
Thai film
"6ixtynin9"

9-Apr
LCOL Mike Mollohan, USMC, USNA '93, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies,
"NE Asia's Volatile Security Risk and US Response"

13-Apr
Hayden Bellenoit
"India's Dirty Secret: Development and Alienation in India's Rise"

15-Apr
Shen Rui, USNA "Documentary Films in Today's China"

18-Apr
Bollywood at USNA
"Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-The Lover Will Take Away His Bride"

20-Apr
Bernard Cole, National Defense University,
"The New Chinese Navy,"

Fall Term 2010

Sept. 10
Thai Film Series:
"Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior"

Sept. 11
Elan Journo, "Winning the Unwinnable War"

Sept. 14
Richard Ruth, USNA, 
"Battle of Bangkok: Recent Political Violence in Thailand."

Oct. 01
Daniel Lynch, University of Southern California
"How China's Statistics System Works and Why It Matters to the US?"

Oct. 01
Thai Film Series
"Last Life in the Universe"

Oct. 09
Peter Bartu, UC Berkeley, "Wrestling with the Integrity of Nations: 
The Comparative Autonomy Bargains in Kurdsitan-Iraq and Mindanao-Philippines"

Oct. 18
David Aikman, "Jesus in Beijing: Christianity and the China Factor"

Oct. 22
Thai Film Series
"Nang Nak: A Thai Tale of Horror"

Oct. 28
Sheila Smith, Council on Foreign Relations, "The US-Japan Alliance at a Crossroads: 
Crafting a New Vision for Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia"

Nov. 06
John Manvel, USNA,
"The Meaning and Significance of the Latest Aircraft Carrier Design to Modern Warfare."

Nov. 12
Thai Film Series
"Mekong Full Moon Party"

Nov. 17
T.J. Cheng, College of William and Mary
"Political Discontent in East Asian Emerging Democracies"

Spring Term 2010

Jan. 27
Japanese Culture through Films
"Spirited Away"

Feb. 5
Japanese Culture through Films:
"Love And Honor"

Feb. 12
Robin Sakoda, Armitage International, 
"US-Japan Security Relations: Next Steps"

Feb. 12
Japanese Culture through Films: 
"Shield of Aegis"

Feb. 16
Chinese Film Series
"Please Vote for Me"

Feb. 17
Chinese Film Series, 
"The Story of Qiu Ju"

Feb. 18
Jung Chang, "From Wild Swans to Mao: My Personal Journey towards the Understanding of Mao"

Feb. 19
Japanese Culture through Films:
"Sumo Do, Sumo Don't"

Feb. 25
Chinese Film Series, 
"Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China"

Feb. 26
Chinese Film Series, 
"The Epic of Central Plain"

Mar. 3
David Matsumoto, SF State University,
"Contemporary Japanese Culture and Psychology"

Mar. 24
"So, You're Going To Japan: A Pre-Departure Roundtable For Japan-Bound 1/C Mids"

Mar. 26
Nancy Tucker, the Georgetown University, 
"Strait Talk: U.S.-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis with China"

Mar. 30
Michael Montesano, National University of Singapore,
"Politics of War and History in Southeast Asia: Examining the Origins of the Vietnam War Comes to Long An"

Apr. 2
Le Pham Le, 
"Vietnamese Poetry in Exile: A Performance"

Apr. 9
Phillip Dobberfuhl, USNA, 
"Origin of the Japanese People: A Japanese Perspective"

Apr. 15
Shelley Rigger, Davidson College, 
"Taiwan's Democracy and Its Implications for China and Beyond"

Apr. 17
Saturday Morning Training project
"China's Rising Influence in Key Regions of the World"

Apr. 23
Perry Link, UC Riverside, 
"Politics and the Chinese Language"

Fall Term 2009

4 September, Friday, 2009
"Chinese Undersea Warfare--Submarine and Naval Mine Operations"
by Andrew Erickson, Associate Professor, Naval War College

25 September, Friday, 2009
"Conceptual Viewpoint and the Chinese Language"
by Wenze Hu, Department of Language Studies, USNA

25 September, Friday, 2009
Samurai Vengeance Film series
"THRONE OF BLOOD"
Introduced by Lee Pennington, History Department, USNA

17 October, Saturday, 2009
"The Impact of China's Naval Development on the United States"
by Ronald O'Rourke, Congressional Research Service

23 October, Friday, 2009
"An American Strategy for Asia"
by Daniel Blumenthal, the American Enterprise Institute

23 October, Friday, 2009
Samurai Vengeance Film series
"HARAKIRI"
Introduced by Lee Pennington, History Department, USNA

6 November, Friday, 2009
"Afghanistan, the Taliban and the US: Prospects for Stability"
by Hayden Bellenoit, History Department, USNA

13 November, Friday, 2009
"Cultural Analysis of Conversation--Understanding Japanese Culture as Revealed through Conversation Analysis"
by Erica Zimmerman, Department of Language Studies, USNA

13 November, Friday, 2009
Samurai Vengeance Film series
"LADY SNOWBLOOD"
Introduced by Lee Pennington, History Department, USNA

20 November, Friday, 2009
"Sino-Japanese Relations since Koizumi"
by June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami

4 December, Friday, 2009
Samurai Vengeance Film series
"KILL BILL, VOLUME ONE"
Introduced by Lee Pennington, History Department, USNA

Spring Term 2009

17 January, Saturday, 2009
"China's Aircraft Carrier Program and Its Power Projection Ambition"
By Richard Fisher, International Assessment and Strategic Center

23 January, Friday, 2009
"Japan on the Severn: A Country Report by Midshipmen on 'Semester Abroad' in Japan"

30 January, Friday, 2009
"Abroad in China: A Country Report by 6 Midshipmen on 'Semester Abroad' in China"

13 February, Friday, 2009
"China's Legal System: Brooding Omnipresence or Just Another Bureaucracy?"
by Donald Clarke, the George Washington University

20 February, Friday, 2009
"Whither Indian-Pakistani Rivalry?"
by Hayden Bellenoit, Department of History, USNA

27 February, Friday, 2009
"Prospects and Challenges: Chinese Companies Going Global"
by Fangyuan Fang, Department of Language Studies, USNA

2-6 March, 2009
ASIAN DOCUMENTARY FILM WEEK

  • Monday, 2 March: India 
    "Born Into Brothels" (dir. Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman, 2004)
  • Tuesday, 3 March: Vietnam 
    "Vietnam: The Next Generation" (dir. Sandy Northrop, 2005)
  • Wednesday, 4 March: Japan 
    "White Light/Black Rain" (dir. Stephen Okazaki, 2007)
  • Friday, 6 March: China 
    "Out of Phoenix Bridge" (dir. Hong Li, 1997)

11 March, Wednesday, 2009
"How to Manage the Rise of China: A Global Perspective"
By Robert Kagan, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

25 March, Wednesday, 2009
"US-PRC Confrontations in the South China Sea: EP-3 to USNS Impeccable" 
by Rear Admiral Eric McVadon, USN [Ret], Director, Asia-Pacific Studies, 
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis; former U.S. Defense and Naval Attaché to China

27 March, Friday, 2009
"Challenges and Responses: Japan's National Security Environment"
by CAPT Takamichi Takahashi, Japanese Navy/Political Science Department, USNA

3 April, Friday, 2009
"China in Transition"
By Roderick MacFarquhar, Professor of History and Political Science, Harvard University

10 April, Friday, 2009
"Ruins of War: Will Thailand and Cambodia Go to War Over an 11th-Century Temple?"
By Richard Ruth, Assistant Professor of History, USNA

17 April, Friday, 2009
"Halting the Flow of Opiates: What Is Asia's Stake?"
by Victoria Greenfield, the RAND Corporation, Economics Department, USNA

Fall Term 2008

12 September, Friday, 2008
"Will Capitalism Bring Democracy To China?" 
by James Mann, SAIS, the Los Angeles Times

26 September, Friday, 2008 
"How China Manages Taiwan and Why It Matters to the US Navy" 
by Andrew Scobell,  Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University

30 September, Tuesday, 2008 
"How to Disarm Kim Jong-il: China and the Koreas" 
by Gordon Chang, NYT-Best-Selling author on China and Korea

22 October, Wednesday, 2008 
"Islamic Revival in Malaysia" 
by Ermin Sinanovic, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, USNA

31 October, Friday, 2008
"Outsourcing, America, Terrorism: India as a Rising Global Power" 
by Hayden Bellenoit, Department of History, USNA

7 November, Friday, 2008
"Is China a Revisionist Power?"
By Yong Deng, Department of Political Science, USNA

21 November, Friday, 2008
"As China Goes, So Goes the Planet--China's Environmental Challenges in International Context"
By Dr. Judith Shapiro, the American University

Spring Term 2008

1 February, Friday, 2008
"Pakistan And The Us After Benezir Bhutto"
by Hayden Bellenoit, Assistant Professor, Department of History, USNA

5 March, Wednesday, 2008
"Better From Iwo Jima: How Hollywood Scored a Victory for Japan"
by Lee Pennington, Assistant Professor, History Department

Other Regional Forums Events - Spring Term 2011

Academic Term 112 (Spring 2011) Academic Year 2010-2011

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
3-Jan-11 4-Jan 5-Jan 6-Jan 7-Jan 8-Jan
10-Jan 11-Jan Spring term begins Monday schedule 12-Jan      13-Jan 14-Jan 15-Jan
17-JanML King Jr Day 18-Jan 19-Jan ASIA FORUM: Korean film, "The Host," dir. Joon-jo Bong 2006 1915-- G14 Sampson 20-Jan CMEIS Leonard Greenspoon KJH Lecturer 1915-2000 102 Rickover 21-Jan
CMEIS, John Clavert
"Sayyid Qutb and Contemporary Islamists Movement," 1250-1320
G14 Sampson
22-Jan
24-Jan
FLAS
Jenny Petrow, "Grassroots Response in Haiti, 1915-2000 G14 Sampson
25-Jan AFRICA FORUM Michael Baker, 1915-2000 26-Jan 27-Jan 28-Jan ASIA FORUM: Bollywood at USNA "'Dhoom' (Blast)." 1915— G14 Sampson 29-Jan
ASIA FORUM Tim Castle, CIA, "U.S. Involvement in Laos: Lessons and Leadership," 0815-1030, 102 Rickover
31-Jan
 
1-Feb
AFRICA FORUM John Cann, 1215-1320 EURASIA FORUM Joan Chevalier, USNA, "Multiculturalism and School Reform in Siberia, 1215-1320, G14 Sampson
2-Feb ASIA FORUM:
Chinese Film
"Aftershock," dir. Feng Xiaogang, 1915— G14 Sampson
3-Feb
 
4-Feb
ASIA FORUM Chinese film "Still Life" dir. Jia Zhangke, 1915— G14 Sampson
5-Feb
7-Feb
FLAS
Ben Vinson II, "Afro-Mexico," 1915-2000 G14 Sampson
8-Feb AFRICA FORUM Dwight Raymond, PKSOI, US Army War College, 1215-1320 9-Feb ASIA FORUM: 9-Feb Louisa Greve and Brian Joseph, National Endowment for Democracy, "The Status of Democracy in Asia: Embracing the Next Wave." 1915-2000, G14 Sampson 10-Feb 11-Feb CMEIS
Seminar on Sufism,
0855-1055, 1330-1530 ASIA FORUM: Korean film, "Shiri," dir. Je-gyu Kang, 1999 1915-- G14 Sampson
12-Feb
ASIA FORUM[SMT]
Capt. Takahashi, JMSDF, "Japan's National Security Environment: Challenges Facing the Self-Defense Force" 0900-1100 Mitscher Auditorium
14-Feb \ 15-Feb 16-Feb 17-Feb
EURASIA FORUM CAPT Sunita Williams, NASA, "Russians for Astronauts, 1915-2000 G14 Sampson
18-Feb 19-Feb
AFRICA FORUM RADM Terry McKnight
21-Feb Washington's Birthday 22-Feb
ASIA FORUM Japanese film "After Life," dir. Kore-eda Hirokazu, 1998
1915— G14 Sampson CMEIS
Dexter Filkins
1915-2000
23-Feb 24-Feb 25-Feb
ASIA FORUM,
Bollywood at USNA "Lagaan-The Tax," 1915— G14 Sampson
26-Feb
28-Feb
ASIA FORUM Vietnamese film 1915— G14 Sampson
1-       Mar 2-Mar
ASIA FORUM John Pomfret, "Tahrir vs Tiananmen Square: Why Egypt is different from China?" 1915— G14 Sampson
3 March FLAS William Beezley," Mexican National Identity," 1915-2000, G14 Sampson 4 March 5-Mar
EURASIA FORUM Presentations by Mids and faculty, "LREC trip: The Black Sea. A presentation by USNA mids and faculty"
7-Mar 8-Mar 9-Mar 10-Mar 11-Mar 12-Mar
14-Mar
Spring Break
15-Mar
Spring Break
16-Mar
Spring Break
17-Mar
Spring Break
18-Mar
Spring Break
 19-Mar
21-Mar
 
22-Mar 23-Mar AFRICA FORUM Martin Murphy, 1215-1320 23-Mar
ASIA FORUM
Panel of experts: "Surveying the Quake: Perspectives on the Ongoing Japan Crisis"
1915-- 102 Rickover
ASIA FORUM Scott Allan, USDOS, "America's vital links to India and Pakistan" 1915—2030 G14 Sampson 25-Mar ASIA FORUM
Japanese film, "Stray Dog," dir. Kurosawa Akira, 1949
1915—
G14 Sampson
26-Mar
28-Mar  ASIA FORUM Vietnamese film 1915— G14 Sampson 29-Mar CMEIS A.B. Yehoshua KJH Lecturer 1915-2000 102 Rickover 30-Mar 31-Mar AFRICA FORUM Sharon Freeman, 1215-1320 1-Apr EURASIA FORUM Vladislav Zubok, Temple U., The Soviet Intelligentsia and the End of the Cold War", 1215-1320, [50 box lunches] G14 Sampson 2-Apr
4-Apr 5-Apr 6-Apr 7-Apr 8-Apr 9-Apr
ASIA FORUM [SMT] LCOL Mike Mollohan, USMC, USNA '93
Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, "NE Asia's Volatile Security Risk and US Response" 0900-1100 102 Rickover
11-Apr 12-Apr 13-Apr
ASIA FORUM Hayden Bellenoit
"'India's dirty secret: development and alienation in India's rise'" 1915— G14 Sampson
14-Apr 15-Apr
ASIA FORUM Shen Rui, USNA "Documentary films in Today's China," 1915— G14 Sampson
16-Apr
18-Apr
ASIA FORUM Bollywood at USNA "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-The Lover Will Take Away His Bride" 1915— G14 Sampson
19-Apr AFRICA FORUM Tom Shepherd, dir. of African Studies, US Army War College, 1215-1320 20-Apr ASIA FORUM Bernard Cole, National Defense University, "The New Chinese Navy," 1915— G14 Sampson 21-Apr 22-Apr 23-Apr
25-Apr 26-Apr CMEIS TBD 27-Apr 28-Apr AFRICA FORUM African Criminal Networks Wiki Presentation, 1215-1320 29-Apr 30-Apr
2-May 3-May
Spring term ends
4-May 5-May 6-May 7-May
Other Regional Forums Events - Spring Term 2010

LREC Events for Spring 2010

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
  1/12 Classes start 1/13 1/14 CMEIS/IWWG Mike Tucker, "Bring the Heat--A Year in the Guerrilla War in Afghanistan," 1220-1320, 102 RI CMEIS/IWWG, Edward Luttwak, CSIS, "Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire," 1915-2000, 102 Rickover 1/15 1/16
1/18 1/19 1/20 1/21 Africa Forum and CMEIS, KJH Lecture,  Sheikh Babou, "Islam in Senegal," 1915-2000, 102 RI 1/22 1/23
1/25 1/26 Africa Forum, Douglass Farah, "Arms Trade in Africa," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson   1/27 Eurasia Forum, Margaret Paxson, Kennan Institute, "Solovyovo: the Story of Memory in a Russian Village," 1220-1320, G110 Nimitz
Asia Forum, Japanese Culture through Films "Spirited Away," 1915, G14 Sampson
1/28 1/29 FLAS Cuban Film Series "The Last Supper", 1915, G14 Sampson 1/30 IPO, Admiral Lemmons et al, Maritime Strategy," 0900-1130, Mitscher Auditorium
2/1 2/2 2/3 2/4 IWWG, Steven Pressfield and Chief Zazai, "One Tribe at a Time," 1915-2000, 102 Rickover 2/5 Asia Forum Japanese Culture through Films: "Love And Honor," 1915, G14 Sampson 2/6 IPO/International Forum, "Midshipmen Abroad Briefings," 0900-1130 Mitscher Auditorium
2/8 2/9 CMEIS, KJH, Ahmed Moustafa, Art and Science of Arabic Penmanship," 1915-2000, 102 Rickover 2/10 2/11 2/12 Asia Forum, Robin Sakoda, Armitage International, "US-Japan Security Relations: Next Steps," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson Asia Forum, Japanese Culture through Films: "Shield of Aegis," 1915, G14 Sampson 2/13 USNA International Forum, "Civic States and Counter-insurgency: a Global Perspective," 0900-1130, Mitscher Auditorium
2/15 2/16 Asia Forum Chinese film series, "Please Vote for Me" 1915, G110 Nimitz 2/17 Asia Forum, Chinese Film Series, "The Story of Qiu Ju," 1915, G14 Sampson 2/18 Asia Forum, Jung Chang, "From Wild Swans to Mao--My Personal Journey towards the Understanding of Mao," 1915, 102 Rickover 2/19 Asia Forum, Japanese Culture through Films: "Sumo Do, Sumo Don't," 1915, G110 Nimitz 2/20 FLAS, Agent Chu, FBI, "Salvadorian Gangs in the Americas," 0945 Mitscher Auditorium
2/22 FLAS, Glenn Kuecker, DePaul University, "Autonomous Movements in Latin America," 1220,1320, G14 Sampson 2/23 Africa Forum, Helon Habila, "Nigerian Literature," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson
Eurasia Forum, Film, "The Promise," 1915, G14 Sampson    CMEIS/Limbert, film "BAM 6.6," 1915-2000, Mitscher Auditorium
2/24   2/25 Africa Forum, Victor Ray, "Rogue Scientists in Africa," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson
Asia Forum, Chinese Film Series, "Nu Shu-A Hidden Language of Women in China," 1915, G14 Sampson  
2/26 Asia Forum, Chinese Film Week, "The Epic of Central Plain," 1915, G14  Sampson   2/27
3/1 3/2 Asia Forum, David Matsumoto, SF State U, "Contemporary Japanese Culture and Psychology" 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 3/3 3/4 CMEIS, Amb. Sameh Shoukry [Egypt], lecture    4-9 March, CMEIS, Israeli punk rock band performance, lectures, and films. 3/5 Eurasia Forum and CMEIS, Adeeb Khalid, Carleton College, "Islam in Central Asia," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 3/6   
3/8 3/9   3/10 3/11 3/12   3/13
3/15 3/16 3/17 3/18 3/19 3/20   
3/22   3/23    3/24 Asia Forum, "So, You are Going To Japan--A Pre-Departure Roundtable for Japan-Bound 1/C Mids," 1915, G14 Sampson 3/25 3/26 Asia Forum, Nancy Tucker, the Georgetown University, "The Role of Taiwan in Nixon's China Initiatives," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson
FLAS Cuban Film Series, "Bitter Sugar," 1915, G14 Sampson
3/27 USNA International  Forum: "Global Arms Trade and Its Impact," 0900-1130, Mitscher Auditorium     
3/29 FLAS, Jorge Ortiz, IPEP,"Current Security Issues in the Andean Region,," 1915, G14 Sampson 3/30  Asia Forum, Michael Montesano, National University of Singapore, "War and Culture in Southeast Asia," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 3/31 Africa Forum, Dr. Pier Larson, Johns Hopkins, "10 Myths about Africa, Africans, and African History," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 4/1 4/2 Asia Forum, Le Pham Le, "Vietnamese Poetry in Exile--A Performance," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 4/3  
4/5 4/6 Asia Forum, Michael Green, the Georgetown University, "Japan's New Defense Positions and US Response," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson [date tentative] 4/7 FLAS, Dawn Duke, "Black Women Writers in Brazil and Cuba," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson, 4/8 4/9 Asia Forum, Phillip Dobberfuhl, USNA, "The Origins of Japanese Nation--Myth and Reality," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 4/10
4/12 4/13 4/14 Africa Forum and CMEIS, Ken Menhhaus, "Somalia!" 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 4/15 Asia Forum, Shelley Rigger, Davidson College, "Taiwan's Democratization and its Global Ramifications," 1915, G14 Sampson 4/16 Eurasia Forum, Mark von Hagen, Arizona State University, "War in a European Borderland: Occupations and Occupation Plans in Galicia and Ukraine, 1914-1918," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson,
FLAS Cuban Film Series, ""Barrio Havana," 1915, G14 Sampson
4/17 USNA International Forum: "China's Rising Influence in Key Regions of the World," 0900-1130 Mitscher Auditorium  
4/19 4/20 4/21 4/22 4/23 Asia Forum, Perry Link, UC Riverside, "Politics and the Chinese Language," 1220-1320, G14 Sampson 4/24
4/26 4/27 Africa Forum Film Series, "Ghosts of Rwanda," 1915, G14 Sampson 4/28 4/29 4/30 5/1
5/3 Classes end 5/4        
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