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Asian World Center Celebrates 4th Annual Non-Western Culture Week

Creighton’s Asian World Center Celebrates 4th Annual Non-Western Culture Week

Creighton’s Asian World Center will celebrate its 4th Annual Non-Western Culture Week from April 7- April 11, 2008 with a variety of activities and speakers. This year’s theme is focuses on ethics and business in Asia. All events are free and open to the public.

Highlights include:

  • April 7: Thomas Jackson, Ph. D., from the University of Hawaii will present “Getting Connected, Staying Connected, Philosophy in Community: The Ultimate ‘Wireless’ Connection,” at 4:30 p.m. in room L02, Reinert Alumni Memorial Library on campus.
  • April 9: Creighton professors will join business executives from Omaha-based companies in hosting a roundtable discussion on Asian business practices at 2:30 p.m. in the Union Pacific Room in the Reinert Alumni Memorial Library.
  • April 10: A live cooking show hosted by Maorong Jiang, Ph. D., director of Asian World Center at noon in Brandeis Dining Hall on Creighton’s campus. 
  • April 11: A keynote address from Sihong Liu and Dahuai Yu, professors from the University in China titled "China’s Thirsty for Energy and Environmental Crisis—An Ethical Look at the Three Gorgeous Dam," will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the Union Pacific Room in the Reinert Alumni Memorial Library.

The 4th Annual Non-Western Culture Week is sponsored by Creighton's Non-Western Committee, the College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Business. For specific times and locations for each event, visit http://www.creighton.edu/ccas/asianworldcenter/events/week/index.php.