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Asian Studies Fall 2014 Events

Japanese Studies Conference 
Saturday, Oct. 18th  10:00am – 5:00pm
Bartley Hall  #1010, Villanova University
"Japanese Pedagogy: Effective and Creative Approaches to Incorporating
Language and Culture into Curriculum Design for High School and College Teachers"

Guest Speaker:  Mr. Yo  Azama  (2012 Recipient of ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year Award)

GIS  Global Impact Series
Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of  Asian Studies and the 25th Anniversary of our Japanese Language & Cultural Studies

Thursday.  November 13th  4:30 – 6:30pm
Garey Hall Alumni Event Room,  Garey Hall, Villanova University

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Matthew C. Perry  (a descendant of Commodore Matthew Perry)
Japan Connections with "Commodore Matthew Perry: Then and Now"

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunday. April 12th,  2015
The Fairmount Park

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Contact Information

Director, Asian Studies
Dr. Elizabeth Kolsky
Villanova University History Department
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4682

Administrative Assistant/Events Assistant:
Ms. Joyce Harden
Villanova University Dean's Office
Phone: 610-519-4640
Villanova, PA 19085
Office: SAC 277

Past News/Events

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival
Friday, April 15th 2011

Presided by Joanna Rotte and Holly Sanders
Friday, November 12, 2010
Bartley 1011
3:00 pm -5:00 pm

Author: Xiaolong Qiu
Old Shanghai, New Shanghai
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Connelly Center Cinema 4:00 pm
Co- Sponsored by: Asian Studies