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Culture + Design

The Cultural Diversity Festival, the School of Interiors, and the College of Design have all partnered together to host "Culture + Design" This workshop will be taught by Faculty members of the School of Interiors.  

Refreshments will be provided!

Tuesday, March 25  12:00pm - 1:00pm

Niles Gallery located in the Fine Arts Library

 

Purim Festival: A celebration of Jewish culture

Please join us for an exciting celebration Thursday, March 27 at the Student Center. The Hillel-Jewish Student Organization and the Cultural Diversity Festival will host "Purim Festival: A celebration of Jewish Culture/." Purim is the celebration of the Story of Esther, who along with Mordecai foiled the Persian plot to kill the Jewish people. We will celebrate by exchanging gifts of food, learning about Jewish culture, and holding a festive party! A Jewish movie will also be shown.

Kosher Refreshments will be provided! 

"Reflections on March 11, 2011: Japan's Disasters and their Aftermath" Lecture

The University of Kentucky Anthropology Graduate Student Association (AGSA) presents Its 13th Annual  Distinguished Lecture Series:"Reflections on March 11, 2011: Japan's Disasters and their Aftermath"

Dr. Theodore Bestor
5:00-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014
President's Room (Singletary Center)
Reception Following in Art Museum until 9:00 p.m.

How to Tie A Sari

 

Join us Thursday, March 27 for an exciting and interactive workshop hosted by the Cultural Diversity Festival and the Indian Student Association. "How to Tie A Sari" will teach students how to tie the traditional Indian woman dress, the sari. Once students learn how to tie a Sari, there will be a small competition to see who can tie their Sari the fastest! 

Refreshments will be provided!

Thursday, March 27 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Student Center Small Ballroom 

 

"Be Christian!: Japanese Samurai Evangelizes America"

 

Join us Wednesday, March 12 as the Department of History presents "Be Christian! A Japanese Samurai Evangelizes America."

The lecture given by Gavin Campbell, a professor of history in the Graduate School of Global Studies at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, will discuss US-Japan contact and his most recent publications. Gavin Campbell received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Recently he has turned his attention to transpacific history, with an emphasis on US-Japan contact. 

Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music Workshop

The Cultural Diversity Festival and the College of Fine Arts have partnered together to host "Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music." This workshop, taught by Dr. Donna Lee Kwon, will introduce Korean music and facilitate its understanding by focusing on its unique characteristics. Come prepared to sing, dance, and tap the rhythms of Korean music. Refreshments will be provided!

Wednesday, March 12  12:00pm - 1:00pm

Niles Gallery located in the Fine Arts Library

 

Cross Cultural Workshop

On Saturday, March 29th the International Center and Diversity Education & Community Building have partnered to host 2014's Cross Cultural Workshop. Join us for an excursion designed to promote positive interaction between international and domestic students at Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

Cultural Diversity Festival Workshops


Students attending any of the Cultural Diversity Workships can enter a drawing for an an iPad, Kindle, Beats headphones and a $100 giftcard for the UK Bookstore. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 1.

The workshops:

Cultural Differences between German and American Universities: Kaffeestunde
Tuesday, March 11,
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the Max Kade German House (212 E. Maxwell Street) in the 1st floor Dining Room.

The Horse Capital of the World Celebrates the Year of the Horse


Picture Gallery

Lexington, Kentucky, known as the horse capital of the world, this year celebrated the Year of the horse. The Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky brought several cultural activities to the local community and schools to mark this occasion. Starting from Jan 25th, these engaging activities have been well-received by students, teachers, and community members alike.

Scholarships for Hong Kong Exchange Program


The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts is offering two $1,500 scholarships for its fall exchange program at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIE). 

With traditional strength in teacher education, HKIE has expanded its academic offerings in the social sciences, humanities, as well as creative arts and culture. To learn more about HKIE's academics, visit this page

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