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CURRENT FALL 2022 NEWS & EVENTS!

*  JET PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm.

CKS: October 15, 2022: Deadline for Undergraduate Scholarship Application

*  OPEN HOUSEOctober 19, 2022  at 1:00 pm in HUMANITIES 1003.  Meet our faculty to learn about our major and minor programs, and your peers to hear about their experience with us!

* MIC presents How to Read Faster & Better, an online writing workshop for graduate students, with Shyam Sharma on October 21, 2022, 3:00-4:00 pm on zoom.

MIC Distinguished Lecture Series presents Translanguaging as a Decolonising Approach, October 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm on zoom

CIS presents Diwali Open House: Please join us on Monday, October 24, 2022 and celebrate Diwali with us!

 *  CKS presents: November 2, 2022 @ 2:40 pm - CKS Colloquium Series: A Talk by Mr. Jonathan Corrado  

*  Our Japanese language adjunct, Hiroko Matsuzaki won the Harvard-Yenching Institute Cross-national Interdisciplinary Research Grant for her collaborative project with Kevin Chang from Academia Sinica (Taiwan) titled "The Local and the World: Comparative Studies of Taiwanese Academics and Writers Before, During and After World War II."

 IN OTHER NEWS:

* Martin Kordas won the Special Award for the 17th Japan Center Essay Competition sponsored by Canon USA

*  Prof. Ruf talks about his experience when he was a student: "Sweet & Sour Work: The Pains and Gains of Studying China" for 2022 CAS Preview Day. (Description: Sociocultural anthropologist Greg Ruf discusses the challenges and rewards on offer for American students interested in pursuing the study of Chinese culture, language, and history. Join the conversation as this SUNY graduate from Upstate New York reflects on the personal growth and professional development opportunities leading to a meaningful and engaging career – either within or beyond one’s undergraduate academic major.)

*  Agnes He was elected to the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Executive Board.  She will be begin to serve as secretary to AAAL in March 2022.

* Testimonials from our graduates!

Learn Mandarin with our alumni Ashley Brown through "Mandarin on that Beat"

 * Taiko Tides makes history bringing regional conference to Stony Book!

* Chris Saunders '17 was selected to be an ALT (Assistant Language Teacher)  for the JET (Japan Exchange Teaching) program

* William Chittick has been named SUNY Distinguished Professor.

PAST SPRING NEWS/EVENTS 2022:

*  CKS presents: CKS Colloquium Series: a talk by Dr. Dong-yeon Koh (co-sponsored by SB Humanities Institute) on September 28, 2022 @ 2:40 pm  

A Virtual Creative Workshop, Topic : Intersectional Justice.  Guest Speaker: Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim speaks about intersectional justice from her perspective as an educator, researcher, and community organizer. Her journey has been a movement from critical inquiry, formal research, and teaching in academia to the integration of these processes into grassroots racial justice education and community-building. She offers a reflection on intersectional justice, micro-revolutions, and living liberation now even as we fight for a more just future for all.  September 9, 2022 - 6:00-7:00 pm via zoom.

FREE THREE-PART ONLINE WORKSHOP SERIES WITH Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim:

1. HISTORY OF ASIAN AMERICAN IDENTITY 
This session explores the origin and history of “Asian American” identity, both as a racial construct and as a political movement, as well as the origin of the model minority myth and its function within white supremacy. 
- Saturday 9/3 at 1pm EST
 
2. INSTITUTIONAL RACISM AND MODERNITY 
This session takes a deep dive into understanding systemic racism, with a focus on institutional racism as the historical engine of global ‘modernity.’ 
Saturday 9/10 at 1pm EST
 
3. COLONIALITY, ANTI-BLACKNESS & WHITE SUPREMACY
This session unpacks the connections between global histories of settler colonialism, militarization, and capitalism with anti-Blackness and white supremacy.”
- Saturday 9/17 at 1pm EST

*These three sessions are required to be eligible for the Formations community leadership development program that begins in October. Applications will open in late September.  Registration links and more information.

 

MIC Workshop -  April 29, 2022, 1:00-2:30 pm EST on Zoom- Language learning in study abroad: The intersectionality of class, gender and ethnicityPlease regsiter!  

*  Giving Day Fundraiser - April 27, 2022

* 2022 Student Research Symposium- Wednesday, April 27th at 12:00 pm

* MIC - April 14, 2022 (TH) @ 4:00 pmThe MIC Distinguished Lecture Series:  Monollingualism, In/Justice

* CKSApril 8, 2022  (F) @ 2:00 pm: Korean Speech Contest 

*  Please join us on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 for our OPEN HOUSE 2022

* CKS - March 24, 2022 (TH) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar III

*MIC - March 3, 2022 (TH)  @ 5:00 pm on zoom. Distinguished Lecture Series: Assessing Intercultural Capability in Language Learning by Dr. Angela Scarino,   Please register.

* CKS March 3, 2022  (TH) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar II

* CKSFeb. 23, 2022  (W) @ 8:00 pm: Professional Development Seminar I

* CKS -  Feb. 16 , 2022 (W) @ 1:00 pm: Info Session for Major in Korean Language Edu & 2022 Summer Study Abroad to Korea

MIC Workshop Series On Language and Social Justice: Language Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education, Friday, February 11,  2022  at 2:30 pm on Zoom.  Please register.

CKS - Feb. 3, 2022 (TH) @ 1:30pm at Zuccaire Gallery: Opening of the exhibition Visual Citations and Techniques in Tricontinential Graphics  (co-sponsored event)


SELECTED PAST NEWS & EVENTS