Please join us as we celebrate the 2017 Chinese New Year Celebration on Thursday, Feb 9th at 6:00 pm in the Garey hall Cafe. Enjoy good food, music, culture and surprises!
Please join IGIS on Sept 28th, 2016 at 6pm to 8pm as we celebrate the Chinese Language and Cultural Studies Program's Mid-Autum Festival. The location is the Garey Hall Courtyard. Rain location is Garey Hall Alumni event room
VU to Host 2016 Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference June 2-5, 2016
This Year’s Conference to Examine Timely Issues of Policing, Violence, and Racism
We are proud to announce that the Cultural Studies Association’s annual conference will take place at Villanova June 2-5, 2016. This international conference is expected to bring 300 national and international scholars, activists, and artists to campus. Villanova faculty and students are welcome to attend and participate. Keynote plenary speakers will include Bernadine Evaristo, the award-winning British writer. The theme of this year’s conference, Policing Crises Now, provides a unique opportunity to engage in a comprehensive, critical conversation on the timely issues of policing, violence, and racism in the US and beyond. Many other cultural topics will be analyzed in terms of the most recent theoretical and activist approaches.
For more information about the conference, please go to the conference website below. The CSA Conference at Villanova is sponsored by the Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies, the Cultural Studies Program, and the Africana Studies Program.
Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies' Japanese Language and Cultural Studies presents: Japanese Folk Tales, Yokai and Ghosts. Guest Speaker Matthew Meyer, Author and Illustrator will speak on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 3:00pm -4:00 pm in Bartley Hall room 32. Co sponsored by Asian Studies.
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Event Date: Wednesday, October 21,2015
Time:5:00 to 7:00 pm
Location: Garey Hall Café
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important holidays for the Chinese people, and for many other East Asian peoples. Traditionally, Chinese family members and friends will gather together to celebrate this holiday on the 15th, which marks autumn in the lunar calendar when the moon is supposedly at its fullest and roundest. The most popular activity during this holiday is to admire the bright moon with one’s family and friends while enjoying moon cakes of different varieties. Refreshments will be served!
Sponsored by IGIS, Chinese Language and Cultural Studies Program & Asian Studies.
A symposium on “Cross-Cultural Communication and Ethics: U.S. and Chinese Perspectives in Theory and Practice,” will be held on Oct 3, 2015 from 9 am to 6:30 pm in the Garey Hall Café. Keynote Speaker, Dr. Stella Ting-Toomey, Professor, Human Communication Studies, California State University, will present, “Developing Intercultural Communication Competence: Ethical Issues to Ponder” at 5:00 pm in the Garey Hall Café . The symposium will examine cross-cultural communication and ethical issues in global context from the vantage of ten different panelists. This event is sponsored by the Cross-Cultural Education and Communication Center of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Villanova University's Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies, the Villanova University Department of Communication, the Waterhouse Family Institute, and the Villanova School of Business. The event is open to the public.