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PRESENTATION: “The Death of Pokemon Go!: The Global Phenom that Crushed Porn”

SUMMARY: Did you play Pokemon Go!? Interested in learning about it as a social phenomenon? Pokemon Go! was a brief social event, but the most successful alternative reality game (ARG) in history that even displaced pornography as the web’s most popular attraction. Where is it now and where is it going? Dr.

ASIAN MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL @ EKU—FREE FOOD & GAMES

ASIAN MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL@ EKU
FREE FOOD & GAMES
ALL ARE WELCOME & INVITED
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Friday, September 30, 5:30-8:00 PM
Kennamer Room, Powell Building

ASIAN STUDIES FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. John S. Lowry

Dr. John S. Lowry
PhD, Yale University
BA, Oberlin College

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Affiliated Faculty of Asian Studies

 

Chautauqua Theme: “Order and Chaos”

Eastern Kentucky University will take a fresh look at an age-old theme with its 2016-17 Chautauqua Lecture Series.

Sixteen distinguished scholars, critics, scientists, journalists, poets, artists and musicians will explore “Order and Chaos” throughout the academic year.

Nguyen Selected as Fellow of the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium Academic Leadership Academy

Forty-one Fellows, including three from EKU, recently completed the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium’s third Bluegrass Academic Leadership Academy.

Congratulations to Our First Asian Studies Graduates!

Two years ago, EKU Asian Studies was just a dream. Indeed, our minor/certificate program in Asian Studies was not in the EKU Undergraduate Catalog until August 2015.

ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL: Oscar Winner “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000)—Showing Wednesday, April 27, 7 p.m.

The Asian Studies Program presents a screening of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000, http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/crouchingtigerhiddendragon/), followed by a discussion hosted by Dr. Minh Nguyen, Director of Asian studies.

Senior 1 in 30 Worldwide Selected for Humanity in Action Program

As she navigated her own academic struggles, Symone Purcell came to realize “how closely tied the growth of others is to my own progress.”

The Eastern Kentucky University senior calls it a “mentality of mentorship,” and it drives her passion for service and her dreams of someday serving as a rural Kentucky physician, wherever the need is greatest.

ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL: “Kung Fu Hustle” (2004) Starring Stephen Chow—Showing Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m.

The Asian studies program presents a screening of the 2004 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts action comedy film “Kung Fu Hustle” (www.sonyclassics.com/kungfuhustle), followed by a discussion hosted by Dr. Minh Nguyen, director of Asian studies.

Free and open to the public. Attendance slips available. Co-sponsored by the Student Government Association.

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