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SU Hosts Focus on Asia Speaker Series This Spring

SU Hosts Focus on Asia Speaker Series This Spring

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University welcomes preeminent scholars of Asian history to discuss thought-provoking studies of imperialism in Asia during the Focus on Asia Speaker Series, with the theme “Imperialism in Asia,” throughout the spring semester.

Lectures are 7 p.m. in Conway Hall Room 153.

Each visiting scholar gives a talk on their area of expertise, followed by a moderated discussion making interdisciplinary and transnational connections, as attendees consider re-evaluating the global history of the foundational and troubling phenomenon of imperialism that still has repercussions today.

Speakers, topics and dates include:

  • Monday, March 4 - “Medicine and Imperialism: An Anatomical Tour of East Asia, Circa 1917” with Dr. David Luesink, associate professor of history, Sacred Heart University
  • Thursday, March 28 – “Japanese Empire in History and Memory” with Dr. Louise Young, professor of history, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tuesday, April 9 – “Making Religion Anew: Reform, Empire and Power in 19th Century India” with Dr. Neilesh Bose, associate professor and Canada research chair, global and comparative history, University of Victoria

Admission is free and the public is invited.

For more information call 410-677-5070.

Those planning to park on campus must register in advance for a free parking pass.

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