This presentation was given by Mr. GuoJing He in the UP Room from 12:30-1:20pm on September 26, 2007.
Click here to download a flyer from this event.
Philip Porter: Father of American Judo
Seminar on Martial Arts
Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm (Reception)
Location: SSC 105
Time: 7:00 - 10:00pm (Seminar)
Location: SSC Multipurpose Room
(Ninth Asia on Wednesday)*
"Great Minds Don't Think Alike About China: A roundtable discussion among Creighton students"
Location: Union Pacific Room
Creighton Arts and Science seniors Kristina Smith, Ronan Conlon, and Andrew Trapp will share their experiences from their China trip with students who have done research on China this semester.
Issues to be discussed will range from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, pollution, and the fear of China's rising.
Dr. Maorong Jiang, Director of the Asian World Center, will moderate.
*This event will conclude the Asia on Wednesday lecture series for the 2006-2007 academic year. Thanks to our contributors and supporters for this series and other AWC activities.
International Education Week (download flyer).
For more information, click here.
For details on the week's events, see below (or click above).
Monday, November 12, 2007
2:30-3:30 p.m. Creighton in China - Skutt Student Center, Rm. 209
Dr. Jinmei Yuan will give a presentation on the faculty-led summer program abroad to China. Students have an opportunity to experience the history and culture of an ancient civilization while earning credit. She will also talk about the trip planned for Summer of 2008.
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. International Fair - Skutt Student Center Fireplace Lounge
Do you have an idea of what countries our international students come from and what countries Creighton students study abroad in? This will be your opportunity to meet Creighton’s international students and our study abroad ambassadors. Students will display information about their country of origin or host country with posters and artifacts. Come and learn about the world at the International Fair! Co-sponsored by OIP and International Student Association.
During the International Fair, Sodexho will feature a “Taste of the World” in Wareham court; entrée choices offered beyond the usual international menu. Enjoy some of our students’ favorite food from various regions of the world!
7:00-8:00 p.m. Study Abroad Past Participant Panel - Skutt Student Center Room 104
Have you ever wondered what it's really like to study abroad? Creighton students who have studied abroad will answer questions about their recent experiences in the Dominican Republic, Australia, Korea, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Sweden. In addition to country-specific questions, the student panel will be available to answer questions about how to research program options, when to start the application process, and why studying abroad is possible for any major. Come and find out how study abroad has impacted the lives of these students.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
7:00-9:00 p.m. Study Abroad Informational Session - UT Room L02, Reinhert Alumni Library
Attending a study abroad information session is the first step of the study abroad process at Creighton. Info Sessions are regularly held each week in the Office of International Programs during the day. A special evening information session will be conducted for students. During the info session we will discuss the application process, the course approval process, and the study abroad program opportunities available. If you're planning to study abroad, this is your chance to complete the first step of the process. Don't miss this special, one-time event!
Thursday, November 15, 2007
4:30- 5:30 p.m. Constructions of Vietnamese Identity in the U.S. and China - Admin 336
Dr. Nina Ha will reflect upon her recent journey to China as an ethnographic inquiry regarding issues of nationalism and globalization. Co-sponsored by the OIP and Asian World Center.
Friday, November 16, 2007
6:00-7:00 p.m. International Potluck Dinner - Lower St. John’s
The Multinational Ambassador Program, sponsored by the Office of International Programs, will be hosting a potluck dinner. Everyone is welcome to attend! Please RSVP at 280-2221 and bring a dish to share! The MAP program pairs international students with American students to promote and encourage cross-cultural friendships.
"Pakistan in Crisis" - A discussion with Mr. Syed Ali, Senior Research Director for Gallup and Coordinator of Gallup World Poll in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Indonesia.
Location: Lower St. John's Church
October 8: Distinguished Lecture Series:
"Nuclear Proliferation and Preventive War: The History of a Moral and Strategic Dilemma." Presented by Scott A. Silverstone, Ph.D.
Time: October 8, 2007 12:30-1:30pm.
Location: Student Center Room 104
October 31: (Eighth Asia on Wednesday)
"Modern Japan and its Popular Culture" presented by Ms. Emiko Unno, Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Modern Languages and Literature.
From 12:30-1:20pm in SSC Room 104 (in the Student Center).
Public Lecture and Performance by Martial Arts Master Dr. Philip Porter.
Reception: 5:30-7:00pm SSC Room 105
Seminar and Performance: 7:00-10:00pm in the KFC Multipurpose Room
Ancient Beauty of China's Residential Architecture
Presentation by Mr. GuoJing He in the UP Room from 12:30-1:20pm
August 24 - September 21:
Artist Suheil Baddor brings his art exhibition "Understanding the Middle-East through Art" to Creighton University's SSC Art Gallery. Times are
Mon-Fri: 6:30am-11:00pm; Sat & Sun: 10:00am-11:00pm
More information about the event here.