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Fall 2008

Program in Intellectual Property Management: "From the Lab to the Market" Oct. 17-18, 2008

The University of Wisconsin is pleased to announce a two-day program on Intellectual Property (IP) Management planned in cooperation with Nanjing University and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. This program will be held at the Johns Hopkins University- Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, on October 17 and 18, 2008. Nanjing University

The program's schedule features speakers from Nanjing University, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and experts from fields of law and business.

Fall 2007

Law & Democratization in Taiwan and South Korea : Twenty Years' Experience
Dates: October 19 & 20, 2007 (Fri 9am-6pm & Sat 9am-5pm)
Venue: Room 5360, Law Building
Featured Speakers:
Wen-cheng Lin, President of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy
Jiunn-rong Yeh, National Taiwan University
Kyong-Whan Ahn, Seoul National University
Sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Center and the Global Legal Studies Center, co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies at UW-Madison with support from the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago.
For more information and free pre-registration, Charlotte Frascona, frascona@wisc.edu Global Legal Studies Ctr, 890-1395.

Competition and Collaboration in Edo Print Culture: A New Perspective
Date: November 3, 2007(Saturday)
10 am – 5 pm
Venue: Room L160, Elvehjem Building , Chazen Museum of Art,
In conjunction with the opening weekend of the exhibition Competition and Collaboration: Japanese Prints of the Utagawa School the Chazen Museum of Art has organized and will host an international symposium on Saturday, November 3, at the museum. Nine scholars from the eastern United States , Japan , and the United Kingdom will examine the Edo-based print culture of the nineteenth century in three thematic panels. The symposium is free and open to the public. See www.chazen.wisc.edu for more details.

Spring 2007

Roundtable Conference on Religious Dimensions of Korean Confucianism
Dates: February 9 & 10, 2007 (1 pm - 5 pm on Friday and 8 am - 5 pm on Saturday)
Venue: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Room DE232 Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI
Hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages & Literature at UW-Madison, with support from the Korea Foundation and the Anonymous Fund at UW-Madison.
Preliminary Program & Schedule

National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages 10th International Conference
Dates: April 26-29, 2007
Venue: Madison Concourse Hotel, Madison, Wisconsin

Featured Speakers will include:
Prince Firas bin Raad of Jordan - Private Secretary to King Abdullah of Jordan for Health Affairs
Ambassador Robert P. Finn - Liechtenstein Institute of the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, J. David Edwards - Executive Director of the Joint National Committee for Language (JNCL) and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (NCLIS)
Rita Oleksak - President of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Richard Brecht - Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Language
For more information, http://www.councilnet.org/conf/conf2007/2007-announce.htm

The 13th Annual North American Taiwan Studies Conference
Date : June 8-10, 2007
Venue : The Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Keynote Speakers:
Carl A. Grant, Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction and Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ann L. Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies, New School University
Part A: Main Theme : Taiwan in the Nexus of ‘Empires’
Part B: Other Major Themes :
Political Corruption and Democratic Consolidation in Taiwan
Justice and Peace in Taiwan
Reflection and Critique on Taiwan as an Information Society

Organizer: North American Taiwan Studies Association
Sponsors: Taiwan Research Fund, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Madison
Co-sponsor: Center for East Asia Studies, UW-Madison
Supporters: Ministry of Education, Taiwan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan
For more information about the conference, please visit: http://www.na-tsa.org/

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