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The Acquisition of "Other" "Different" "Lesson Common" "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need

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On October 7, 2016, Dr. Silvina Montrul gave a lecture entitled "The Acquisition of "Other" "Different"  "Lesson Common"  "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need."  She presented at IU's Second Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics (ConCALL-2). Professor Montrul received her PhD in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics at McGill University.

Uyghur-English Poetry Reading: Summer is a Conspiracy

Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 5:30pm

SUMMER IS A CONSPIRACY
a night of poetry featuring the translated works of Tahir Hamut
Tuesday, September 20, 5:30pm
Global and International Studies Building First-floor Lounge
in Uyghur and English

The 2016 Navruz Celebration

This year the Bloomington community celebrated the Persian holiday of Navruz on Thursday, March 31st at Willkie Auditorium. Navruz falls on the vernal equinox and traditionally has been viewed as the coming of spring in Turkey, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Xinjiang, and many communities around the world. Due to Indiana University’s unique Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS), IU’s Navruz usually entails a wide range of poetry readings, songs, and dances.

China, Russia, and the EU

Date: 
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

 

Tsagaan Sar, The Mongolian New Year

Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Personal Statement Writing Panel and Workshop

Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 12:00pm

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China’s Ethnic Policy: Invariable Discourse and Variable Practice

Date: 
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 4:00pm

"China’s ethnic politics have become increasingly salient during the past few years, with unrest especially noticeable in Xinjiang and Tibet. The state’s public policy towards ethnic minorities is one of the principal means to resolve or at least ease conflicts. However, what are the origins of China’s existing ethnicpolicies? What is the logic as well as the practical outcomes of those policies? In which direction might ethnic policy evolve in the future?"

FLAS Information Session

Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 2:00pm

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Elliot Sperling "Liberal Principles and Autocratic Regimes"

Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

Faced with working in or dealing with autocratic environments, academics and institutions are often faced with unexpected and unsought ethical dilemmas that oppose practical concerns about operating in a given country or region with a commitment to academic freedom, basic human rights and free speech. This talk will present some considerations on what shape principled responses to such a situation might take.

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