Events


OCT
14
Date:
Saturday, 14 Oct 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Kiwanis Youth Area, 22300 15 Mile Road, Bellevue, MI 49021
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Cranefest focuses to raise awareness and appreciation of our natural heritage and to support the ongoing educational and conservation efforts of Michigan Audubon and it's Bernard W. Baker Bird Sanctuary. The festival is held at the Kiwanis Youth Area in Bellevue, overlooking Big Marsh Lake. 

Events at this family-friendly festival run from noon to dusk and feature artists, vendors, food, and a variety of environmental and conservation-related information and educational activities. The main attraction, the "fly-in" of hundreds of Sandhill Cranes, typically begins slowly throughout the afternoon with the best viewing of cranes between 5:00 p.m. and dusk. The festival is free, but there is a minimal parking fee. 

The Asian Studies Center will be having a booth with activities for children along with Pam Rasmussen, MSU ornithologist and expert on Asian birds. 

OCT
15
Date:
Sunday, 15 Oct 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Kiwanis Youth Area, 22300 15 Mile Road, Bellevue, MI 49021
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Cranefest focuses to raise awareness and appreciation of our natural heritage and to support the ongoing educational and conservation efforts of Michigan Audubon and it's Bernard W. Baker Bird Sanctuary. The festival is held at the Kiwanis Youth Area in Bellevue, overlooking Big Marsh Lake.

Events at this family-friendly festival run from noon to dusk and feature artists, vendors, food, and a variety of environmental and conservation-related information and educational activities. The main attraction, the "fly-in" of hundreds of Sandhill Cranes, typically begins slowly throughout the afternoon with the best viewing of cranes between 5:00 p.m. and dusk. The festival is free, but there is a minimal parking fee.

The Asian Studies Center will be having a booth with activities for children along with Pam Rasmussen, MSU ornithologist and expert on Asian birds. 

OCT
18
Date:
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
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Spatializing Islam: Non-Muslim Minorities in Pakistan

Cara Cilano, Chair of the Department of English

Professor Cilano's research focuses on Pakistani literature as well as terrorism and literature. She is the lead Principal Investigator on a $1 million U.S. Department of State University Partnerships grant to link UNCW with the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan.

She's also a scholar of post-colonial and South Asian literature and served as coordinator of UNCW's Postcolonial Studies minor. An accomplished writer, Cilano has authored three books, eight book chapters, and six journal articles. She's also an editor of a collection of essays and has presented many conference papers.

Date:
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Spatializing Islam: Non-Muslim Minorities in Pakistan

Cara Cilano, Chair of the Department of English

Professor Cilano's research focuses on Pakistani literature as well as terrorism and literature. She is the lead Principal Investigator on a $1 million U.S. Department of State University Partnerships grant to link UNCW with the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan.

She's also a scholar of post-colonial and South Asian literature and served as coordinator of UNCW's Postcolonial Studies minor. An accomplished writer, Cilano has authored three books, eight book chapters, and six journal articles. She's also an editor of a collection of essays and has presented many conference papers.

OCT
23
Date:
Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
NOV
1
Date:
Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017
Time:
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
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As part of the Arabic Symposium, an Arabic-language movie will be shown.  Title to be determined.

NOV
2
Date:
Thursday, 02 Nov 2017
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
Date:
Thursday, 02 Nov 2017
Time:
2:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center 115
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
NOV
3
Date:
Friday, 03 Nov 2017
Time:
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
201 International Center
Department:
Muslim Studies Center
NOV
6
Date:
Monday, 06 Nov 2017
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:
3rd Floor of the International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come interact with a traditional Japanese dance troupe and three artists from Japan (ceramics, textile designs on "tenugui", and Edo doll making). This exciting event will allow MSU students, faculty, and community members to learn a traditional Japanese dance and watch demonstrations by these artists.

Organized by the Asian Studies Center, the Citizen Scholars Program in the College of Arts & Letters, and the Japan Council.