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Creighton University Celebrates Ninth Annual Asian Culture Week

Creighton University’s Asian World Center will celebrate its ninth annual Asian Culture Week Sept. 9 – 13, with a series of public lectures.The theme for this year’s event is “Talk of Asia: Peace, Society and the Business World."

The schedule of events includes:

  • Monday, Sept. 9, in Skutt Student Center room 105: 12:20 – 1:30 p.m. “Social and Economic Problems Facing China’s Fifth Generation of Leaders, “presented by Elizabeth Larus, Ph.D., University of Mary Washington. Followed by a public reception.From 2- 3:30 p.m. “East and West Connect and Compete: Anglo-American and Russian Science Fiction in the Cold War and Beyond,” presented by Sibelan Forrester, Ph.D., Swarthmore College.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Skutt Student room 104, 3:30-5:30 p.m., “Americans: Fighting for Peace in Asia,” presented by Earl Stubbe, Ed.D., member of the 20th Air Force, 315th Bomb Wing in Guam during WWII and retired superintendent of the Ft. LeBoeuf School in Pennsylvania.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2:00-4:00 p.m., in Skutt Student Center room 104, “China in the Business World,” a roundtable discussion with educational and civic leaders from Japan and the U.S., moderated by Maorong Jiang, Ph.D., director of the Asian World Center.
  • Thursday, Sept. 12, 1:30- 2:30 p.m., in room 310 of Eppley, “Creighton in Tibet, Philosophy for Children,” presented by Jinmei Yuan, Ph.D., and Andrew Trapp, Creighton University.

For more information visit the Asian World Center website
http://www.creighton.edu/ccas/asianworldcenter/asiancultureweek/index.php