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‘FOCUS ON ASIA’ PROGRAMS TO SHOW DIVERSITY OF
ROCK, Pa. – The diversity of Asia ranging from food to
politics will be spotlighted at Slippery Rock University throughout
October and November with a series of free lectures, demonstration
and presentations by University faculty and
are sponsored by the university’s Asian Studies Program,
Japan Club, dance department, College of Humanities, Fine and
Performing Arts, Office of International Initiatives and the
International Arts and Cultures Series.
opens with a lecture/demonstration including making Sushi at 4 p.m.
Friday [Oct. 15] in the Russell Wright Alumni House with
“Japanese Food Culture.” Those planning to attend
should call Dr. George Brown, associate professor of political
science, at 724-738-2435.
Dr. John Nichols, professor of history, Dr. Alison McNeal,
professor of English, and Dr. Michael Stowe, associate professor of
sociology, anthropology and social work, will detail their travels
in Malaysia, Indonesia and India at 4 p.m. Tuesday [Oct. 19] in
Spotts World Culture Building Auditorium. A follow-up session will
Dr. Abbas Noorbakhsh, School of Business professor, Dr. Kimberly
Forrest, associate professor of health and safety, and Dr. George
Brown, associate professor of political science, detailing their
travels and teaching in China at 4 p.m. Oct. 26 in Spotts World
Culture Building Auditorium.
Abroad Adventures in Asia” will be offered by SRU students
Dino DelMastro, a health and physical education major from Bethel
Park, Brian Hoffman, a political science major from Wooster, Ohio,
and Kent Cannon, an anthropology major from Clintonville, as they
discuss their study abroad experiences in Japan and India at 4 p.m.
Oct. 21 in Carruth Rizza Hall, Room 203.
An Indian dance performance with students Amanda
O’Brien, a spring dance graduate from Uniontown, and Kiley
Durst, a dance major from New Castle, is set for 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in
the Pearl K. Stoner Instructional Complex, West Gym.
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