Events Calendar

Japanese Culture through Dance - its history and comparison with the US

Thursday, 02 May, 2013

To celebrate the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month of May, Asian Studies at the University of Scranton has planned the following events!

May 2 (Thursday) @ Library’s Heritage Room (5th Floor)

· 6PM: "Japanese Culture through Dance - "its history and comparison with the US” with demo by Emiko and Yasuko Tokunaga- sisters/dancers (Ms. Emiko T. is also an anthropologist) from New York City.


Followed by student presentation and performance with university students and instructor from our Japanese class.

Light reception follows immediately after.

(Co-sponsored with the Schemel Forum)


May 3 (Friday)

· 11AM-11:45 AM @ the Dionne Green: Zen Walk (Walking Meditation for Inner Peace) Free T-shirt and walking mediation bowl!   Limited to 110 participants.  RSVP 941-6312.


· 5PM @ Brennan Hall 228 (Pearn Auditorium): UofS Scholars in Taiwan: A Week of Inter-Cultural Engagement,presentation by Dr. Iordanis Petsas (Economics), Dr. Sufyan Mohammed (Communication), Dr. Matthew Meyer (Philosophy)


5:45PM (Brennan Hall 228): "Frontier Taiwan: Poetry, Politics, and Identity"--Poetry Reading, Panel Discussion, and Sing-Song with famed poet Prof. Chou-Yu Cheng (Poet-in-Residence and Professor Emeritus, Yale Univ.), Prof. John Hill (English, UofS), Dr. Linda Ledford-Miller (World Languages and Cultures, UofS), and students and instructor from our Chinese Mandarin classess

Light Reception will follow immediately after.

(Co-sponsored with the Taipei Culture Center of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office-New York)



Ann Pang-White

Phone: 941-6312
Website: Click to Visit

Weinberg Memorial Library, Heritage Room (5th floor)

300 Monroe Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510