Showing posts with label Global Initiative for Cultural Awareness. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Global Initiative for Cultural Awareness. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Exploring Finland with Ferris State University


With the insight of Finland natives, Ferris State University will be hosting a Globalization Initiative discussion called “Exploring Finland”.

It will be held March 3 in BUS 111. The discussion will be from 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Kristiina Heiskanen, from HAMK University, Finland and international students Miiri Ylonen and Heidi Hietaharju will be presenting information throughout the discussion.

Anyone with a disability who needs special accommodations to attend this event should contact (231) 591-2450 at least 72 hours in advance.

For more information contact Shana Beisiegel at (231) 591-2824.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Dr. Trishanjit Kaur Of Punjab University In India Discusses The Role Of Women In Her Native Country

Dr. Trishanjit Kaur, of Punjab University in India, spoke on the topic "The Role of Women in 21st Century India: Traversing the Crossroads of Tradition and Modernity" on Wednesday, June 9, on the Ferris State University campus.

Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Office, International Center, Global Initiative for Cultural Awareness, FLITE and the Department of Languages and Literature, Kaur led an engaged group of students, faculty and staff in a discussion about women in India.

As the title of the presentation indicated, the discussion revolved largely around the role of women in modern India in contrast to earlier times.

As promised, the question-and-answer portion of the presentation was engaging and entertaining as a number of topics were addressed relative to the role of women and the interactions between men and women in India.

Those in attendance also had an opportunity to enjoy pizza and pop, for free, as part of an event that featured a good cross section of the campus community.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Role of Woman in 21st Century India: Traversing the Crossroads of Tradition and Modernity

Ferris State University is going global again in an effort to expose students, faculty and staff to issues of global significance on Wednesday, June 9, at 3 p.m.

Dr. Trishanjit Kaur of Punjab University, India will discuss the interesting and important role women play in leading India into the 21st Century where traditions can clash with a rapidly developing, technological culture in FLITE 408 on the Ferris campus.

Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Office, International Center, Global Initiative for Cultural Awareness, FLITE and the Department of Languages and Literature.

Anyone needing special accommodation for this event, please call
Shana Beisiegel at (231) 591-2824 or ext. 2824 on campus. Contact Shana by e-mail at beisies@ferris.edu

Join in this special event that includes free pizza, pop and a lively question-and-answer period.