AWSS presents Phillips with 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award as a "distinguished scholar, caring mentor, a model activist, efficient administrator, and an esteemed colleague."
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages has named Antonia Schleicher, executive director of the IU’s Language Resource Center as recipient of its 2015 Wilga Rivers Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education.
In a new article posted at the Foreign Affairs magazine web site, Dean Lee Feinstein and co-author Tod Lindberg write about the somewhat secretive U.S. government body that seeks to keep atrocities from happening in areas of conflict across the world.
- 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
The Atrium of the new School of Global and International Studies Building
All Indiana University undergraduates who are interested in Latin America and the Caribbean are welcome to attend! At the event, you will have the opportunity to learn about the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Minor and Certificate programs, our Overseas Study programs, the interesting language courses we offer, and upcoming Latin American Research Forum events. During the Open House, we will be screening The Battle of Chile on silent with English subtitles. We will also have delicious tamales, chips and salsa, and drinks to share!
- 12:00 p.m.- 02:00 pm
Indiana Memorial Union, Frangipani Room
Join us for a fun packed afternoon of cultural displays and activities such as a traditional Uyghur game with rocks or a Mongolian game with anklebones. Learn Estonian phrases to say to annoying people (and still be nice). Make a Tibetan prayer flag and see a Tibetan altar. See your name written in Mongolian, Persian, Tibetan, and Uyghur. See a Saz demonstration and learn a Turkish song. Ever wondered what a Hungarian, Mongolian, or Turkish language class would be like? Stop by for a mini language lesson. Take a selfie in a Tajiki robe, Uzbek hat or a Kazakh stand in! Try on Turkish scarfs and hats or traditional Mongolian clothing! Learn a Hungarian folk song or how to do a traditional Mongolian dance called Yokhor, plus other Central Asian and Tibetan dance lessons and demonstrations. Co-hosted by the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, Turkish Flagship Center, and the Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region. Refreshments will be served.
- 07:00 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
IU Cinema (1213 E 7th St, Bloomington, IN 47406)
Pinoy Sunday depicts a day in the life of Filipino migrant workers in Taipei, as they carry a heavy red couch--a symbol of the life of leisure to which they aspire--across the city. The film features premier Filipino comedians Bayani Agbayani and Epy Quizon. Winner of the Best New Director award at the 47th Golden Horse Awards. In Tagalog and Mandarin with English subtitles. 84 min. Not Rated. Cosponsored by IU's East Asian Studies Center and the IU Cinema