International Studies Symposium: Day of the Dead; Chinese Art; Refugees in St. Louis

| October 26, 2011
Day of the Dead

"Day of the Dead" display

Upcoming speakers in the Center for International Education‘s International Studies Symposium Series:

Nov. 1: Eileen Wolfington, La Morena St. Louis

Wolfington will present the traditions behind the Day of the Dead celebration and the Hispanic community in St. Louis, and perform a traditional Mexican folk dance.

Nov. 8: St. Louis Community College  Art Professor Yingxue Zuo

Zuo will talk about Chinese art, particularly the comparison between Chinese and American art education.

Nov. 29: Derek Pardue, Washington University

Pardue will speak on Brazilian dance, music and culture.

Dec. 6: Pat Joshu, Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program

[SCHEDULE UPDATE: Joshu spoke during International Week, so this date on the symposium schedule has been canceled.]

Joshu will speak about how their organization helps refugee and immigrant women acclimate to the St. Louis. This Program teaches women and their families the English language skills and other skills necessary to function in the U.S.

Each will be held on Tuesday in the Library Conference room from noon – 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

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