Dr. Masahisa Nakamura from Shiga University in Japan will be coming to give a lecture at FIU in WC 130 as part of the weekly Plant Talk from the FIU Biology Department: “Integrated Lake Basin Management (ILBM) as a Contributing Framework toward Meeting the Global Water Management Challenges”
The Department of Religious Studies and the Program in the Study of Spirituality present the Second Annual Mahavir Jayanthi Lecture tited "God as King or God as Ascetic? Seeing and Ornamenting the Jina Image" by John E. Cort from Denison University.
Coral Gables Congregational Church Parsonage 3131 DeSoto Boulevard, Coral Gables
The Program in the Study of Spirituality presents a lecture by Jan Willis from Wesleyan University titled: "Who Then is My Neighbor? A Baptist-Buddhist Reflection on the Spiritual Common Ground of Love" Co-sponsored by the Coral Gables Congregational Church.
This gallery exhibit features pictures provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and is sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. The pictures show the recovery and rebuilding of the area directly affected by the earthquake and tsunami and also highlight the beauty and culture of the Tohoku region.
UM Lowe Art Museum Showcases Almost 300 Years Of Japansese History In Its 60th Year
Exhibition Preview and Lecture
Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m.
The Lowe Art Museum, located at the University of Miami
1301 Stanford Drive
On June 28, Miami Art Museum opens Kimsooja: A Needle Woman – a multi-channel video installation by Korean artist Kimsooja. The exhibition provides an epic sense of globalization’s impact on cities throughout the world. The eight synchronized large-scale videos, each depict a major metropolitan center: Cairo, Delhi, Lagos, London, Mexico City, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo.
Iwami Kagura - This dance group will be coming from Masuda City, Shimane Prefacture to perform an ancient Japanese dance called "Iwami Kagura" as part of their U.S. tour. Event is free and open to all students and faculty. Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami, Japan Foundation, FIU's Department of Modern Languages and Asian Studies Program.
This symposium will critically examine language teaching policies, methodologies, and trends in two regions of the world: Asia and the European Union. Jointly organized by the Asian Studies Program and the Miami-Florida European Union Center along with Modern Languages Department, we are honored to bring together two top scholars in the field of applied linguistics and language learning: Dr. Chuanren Ke (University of Iowa) and Dr. Meg Malone (Center for Applied Linguistics).
The Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program is an opportunity through the Japanese government for college graduates to work in Japan. Come learn more about the requirements and benefits of this program at the Info Session this Monday, October 15 at 1:00 pm in GC 314.
Lecture by Dr. Naoki Tanaka, President of Center for International Public Policy Studies (CIPPS), Japan, focuses on current trends of globalization and Japan's economic diplomacy policy aimed at promoting a stronger economic and trade relationship with the Americas. Presented by Asian Studies at FIU and co-sponsored by LACC. Free and open to the public.
The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) is China's national standardized test designed and developed by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University. HSK test will be administered on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at FIU. Applicants must register to take the test before November 16.