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Confucius Institute Lecture Focuses on Chinese-American Educational Exchange

The relationship between two of the world's largest powers, the U.S. and China, continues to expand and become increasingly multifaceted. The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute, UK's gateway to China, presented a talk by David Adams, a former administrator of the Fulbright Scholar Program, on the importance of the countries' partnerships in education.

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

 

Find out more about the College of Design at the School of Interiors at: http://www.uky.edu/design/  

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! 

Friday, March 28 7:00pm

"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.

"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

 

Fulbright Info Session


Join Dr. Pat Whitlow, Director of External Scholarships on March 5 at 6:00 pm in 213 Funkhouser for a Fulbright Grant information session.

This opportunity allows students to travel abroad for one year after graduation to pursue graduate study, conduct research, English teaching assistantships. Students must be U.S. citizens to apply and have a bachelor’s degree by the beginning of the grant.

Ag Abroad Events

Throughout early March, Education Abroad will host the following events and information sessions, focusing on opportunities for UK College of Agriculture, Food & Environment (CAFE) students:

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.

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