The Catholic University of America


FALL 2017

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

Event: Chinese Moon Festival. McMahon 202, 7-7pm. Sponsored by Chinese Club. 



Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Public Discussion: "Democacy Understood from Asian Perspectives in These Global Times"

10:00AM - 12:30PM - Gibbons Hall, B12


Monday, April 10, 2017

Career Panel: "Career Panel on Asia and International Relations" with Mr. Kevin Kim, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Nicholas Hamisevicz, Ph.D. Student, The Catholic University of America and former Director of Research and Academic Affairs, Korea Economic Institute of America; and Mr. David An, Senior Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute and former Senior Project Manager, Lockheed Martin. 

12:40PM - 1:45PM - Gibbons Hall, B030


Monday, February 20, 2017

Lecture: "US-China Relations" by Mr. Kevin Sheives, China Desk, U.S. Department of State

12:40PM - 1:45PM - Gibbons Hall, B030


Friday, February 3, 2017

Conversation with a Buddhist Monk: "One World, One Dream" Forming a Community of Common Destiny for Human Beings

1:30PM - 2:30PM - Happel Room, Caldwell Hall 


Thursday, February 2, 2017 

Lecture: "China and the United States at the Crossroads: The Moral and Cultural Challenges" by Dr. Zhang Yuan, Professor of Comparative Literature, Beijing Normal University. Co-Sponsored by The Catholic University of America's Department of Politics and the Center for the Study of Statesmanship.

4:00PM - Columbus School of Law Room 204


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Cultural Event: Chinese New Year Celebration. 

Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club.

5:30PM - 7:30PM - Pryzbyla Center Great Rooms B & C






Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Lecture: "Peacmaking in Mindanao Philippines: The Role of CUA" with Dr. Frederick Ahearn, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies and Emeritus Professor of Social Science, The Catholic University of America. Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies Brown Bag Series. 

12:10pm - 1:10pm - Pryzbyla Center Room 351


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Cultural Event: Chinese Movie Night. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Conference"The Evolution of North Korean Human Rights Discourse and Activism: Domestic and Transnational Dimensions"

9:00am - 4:30pm - Great Room A, Pryzbyla Center



Friday, October 21, 2016

Discussion: Informal discussion by Dr. Erik Hammerstrom, Pacific Lutheran University, on issues of science and religion, especially Chinese Buddhist reaction to Western science in the early 20th century. 

3:00pm - 4:30pm - Caldwell Hall Dissertation Defense Room (directly underneath Caldwell Chapel)


Thursday, October 13, 2016

John Oh Memorial Lecture: "Defectors, Immigrants, and Democracy in Korea" with Katharine H.S. Moon, Professor of Political Science and Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies at Wellesly College and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

4:00pm - 5:30pm - Vincent P. Walter Jr. Boardroom, Curley Hall



Thursday, September 15, 2016

Cultural Event: Moon Festival and tasting of moon cakes. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club.

 5:30pm - 6:30pm - McMahon 202





Friday, April 22, 2016

Film screening and Panel Discussion:  "All Eyes and Ears: Jon Huntsman and Chen Guangcheng" with Director Vanessa Hope, Ambassador Jon Huntsman, and IPR Distinguished Visiting Fellow Chen Guangcheng.

5:00pm – 8:00pm - Great Room C, Pryzbyla Center


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Panel Discussion: U.S. Foreign Policy and Human Rights: The Case of Burma, with Maxwell Hamilton and Jesse Finkel, Bureau of East Asia & Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Sponsored by IAA, Asian Studies Program, and U.S. Department of State Public Diplomacy office.

3:00pm - 4:55pm - Caldwell 119


Friday, April 8, 2016

Lecture: “Human Slavery in Southeast Asia: Stories from Thailand and the Philippines” with Tim Gehring, Policy Director, International Justice Mission. Sponsored by Asian Studies Program and Politics Department.

3:40pm - 4:55pm - Caldwell 119


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cultural Event: Chinese Night: A Celebration of Lunar New Year. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

5:30pm - 7:30pm


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Cultural Event: Chinese Social. Sponsored by CUA Chinese Club.

7:00pm - 9:00pm