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Nukporfe African Drumming and Dance Ensemble

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: FA-Watters Theater Binghamton University’s Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble, directed by Associate Professor James Burns, will present African music performed by a full ensemble of drummers and dancers. African dance-drumming typically juxtaposes … Continue reading

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Trials of two important Chinese databases available

The Sixth National Population Census of China Database (NPCC) 中国第六次人口普查数据库 http://tongji.oversea.cnki.net/npcc/brief/result.aspx The NPCC collects all data of 2010 Chinese population census that published by China Statistics Press. The census includes a complete population data of the whole country, 31 provinces … Continue reading

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Prof. Pei-heng Yan presents works of calligraphy to Binghamton University Libraries

Professor Pei-heng Yan presented a gift of original calligraphy to the Binghamton University Libraries on June 11, 2013. Yan is a Professor of English and Chinese Calligraphist at the North West University of Nationalities (NWUN) in Lanzhou, China. Yan’s art … Continue reading

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Chinese Theatrical Music and Dramatic Genres

Monday, October 1, 20124:40-5:40 p.m.Academic A Building, Room G019 The traditional Chinese Opera, including the Kun Op-era, Beijing Opera, and the Cantonese Opera, is different from the modern drama and opera. It is also an in-tangible cultural heritage. After decades … Continue reading

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New Trial Database: Columbia International Affairs Online

The most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, … Continue reading

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Trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta

Binghamton University Libraries will be offering a trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta. Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the “father of Soviet literature,” writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia’s cultural heritage. With its … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema Presents “Shadow Magic”

Harpur Cinema Presents “Shadow Magic,” 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 11, LH-6. “Shadow Magic” — Ann Hu (China, 2000) 116 min. In 1905, Liu Jinglun, made the first Chinese narrative film at the Feng Tai Photo Shop in Peking — reminding … Continue reading

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Author to Discuss Post-Holocaust Novel

Thane Rosenbaum, award-winning novelist, essayist and John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer at Fordham Law School, reads from and discusses his post-Holocaust novel The Golems of Gotham at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in AA-G008. Conversation and book signing to follow. This Passie … Continue reading

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Distinguished Professor Spanos to Speak

The English Department is sponsoring a talk by Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature William V. Spanos on “Arab Spring 2011: A Symptomatic Reading of the Revolution” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the English Department conference room, … Continue reading

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Speakers Series to Discuss Afghan Women

The 2011-12 Harpur College Dean’s Speakers Series, co-sponsored by the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, presents a public lecture by Huma Ahmed-Ghosh on “Afghan Women: Stranded at the Intersection of Local and Global Patriarchies.” The lecture will take … Continue reading

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