FIU CIBER is thrilled to announce our 3rd Annual K-12 Language for Business Conference that will be held on January 15, 2011 at the Sofitel Hotel in Miami, Florida. Our 3rd Annual Conference will support five track languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese and Arabic. This one day conference is free to all K-12 Foreign Language Teachers, as well as professors from Community Colleges and Universities across the nation.
Why the Chinese are So Interested in the Jews
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243
Guest speaker from Nanjing University, Prof. Xu Xin, will be giving a lecture at FIU. Co-sponsors: Asian Studies Program, Sephardic Studies Program, Dept. of Religious Studies, TAK
Guest speaker Liza Dalby will be lecturing on "The Geisha Influence on Kimono Fashion," on Friday, January 28, 2011. She will also presenting for the National Corsortium for Teaching about Asia seminar that will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011.
Consulate-General of Japan Eiichi Kawahara's Residence
AFTJ members were recently invited to the Consulate-General of Japan Eiichi Kawahara's house on February 28, 2011 for a meeting to exchange information and opinions to improve Japanese education in Florida.
The annual Southern Japan Seminar (SJS) promotes the research and educational activities of Japan-related scholars in the Southeastern United States. This year’s event will be held in Florida International University’s MMC Campus at the MARC Pavilion on Saturday, March 5, 2010.
Let’s help the people of Japan overcome the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami.
ALL proceeds will go to the International American Red Cross for Japan Tsunami and Earthquake Relief. To donate baked goods contact Jennifer Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org
Throughout its history Japan has suffered many natural disasters, including the most recent tsunami. However, Japan has always remained a resiliant nation. How will the country respond? What can be learned from these tragic events? Join the School of International and Public Affairs for a teach-in on the crisis featuring a panel of FIU experts.
On Saturday, March 26, 2011 the 2011 Florida Statewide Japanese Speech & Skit Contest will be conducted in the GL (Green Library) 100, at Florida International University (Modesto A. Maidique Campus, former University Park Campus) in Miami.
Please join us on April 30, 2011 for Japan Culture Day, a day dedicated to promoting Japanese culture through cultural workshops and demonstrations in origami, wearing kimono (traditional Japanese clothing), ikebana (flower arrangement), Iaido, Kendo, Aikido, and much more.
The AFTJ, Inc. is the Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese. We are a registered, non-profit educational organization devoted to the study and teaching of Japanese language and culture from K-16 level.
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center
This event is sponsored by the Program in the Study of Spirituality and the College of Architecture + The Arts. It is set to take place 4-7 p.m. in the Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Modesto A. Maidique Campus on Sunday, September 11, 2011.