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Global Awareness Program

Global Awareness Program 2013:
A Month in Asia

Throughout April

The Genesis of Chinese Writing and the Art of Calligraphy
An Exhibit on loan from the Midwest Institute for International and Intercultural Education open all month; pamphlets and explanations available.
Library/LLIC

Wednesday, April 3

The Routes of Man and the Roads that Connect Us
Presented by: Award-Winning Author and NYU Professor, Ted Conover
10:00 - 11:30 am
Lecture Theater

1000 Cranes for Peace - an Origami Experience
Presented by: Akiko, Max, Jonah and Delta's Peace Club
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Founder's Hall

Monday, April 8

Holocaust Remembrance Day Awareness

CANCELED- Life in Kenya
Presented by: Visitors from our sister institutes in Kenya, Africa: Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology and Tracom College
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
N007

Tuesday, April 9

1000 Cranes for Peace - an Origami Project
Presented by: Akiko, Masako, and Delta's Peace Club
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Red Brix Cafe' (The Delta Commons area)

Chung School of Mantis Kung Fu and Tai Chi demonstration
Presented by: Master Henry Chung and his students
This demonstration will begin with Chinese traditional Lion Dance ceremony. Then Sifu Chung will introduce the basic knowledge and brief history of Seven Stars Praying Mantis Kungfu and Wu Style Tai Chi. This presentation includes Praying Mantis Kungfu forms, self-defense techniques and Wu Style Tai Chi Form.
6:00 - 6:30 pm
The Red Brix Cafe'


POSTPONED TO APRIL 23 - Come tie-dye with the Peace Club for a great cause!
Bring your own items of clothing to tie-dye and learn how for only $2.00! Or purchase a t-shirt and learn to tie-dye for $5.00. Proceeds go to the Beautify Saginaw project (joint work with local school children and Delta's Students Empowering Opportunity club), school tuition for African children, and local food donations. For more information, please contact Peace Club President, Jeri Gravlin, at jerigravlin@delta.edu.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Courtyard

Wednesday, April 10

World View Awards Banquet*
Pi's Chinese Restaurant, Midland MI
5:00 - 5:30 pm Meet & Greet (cash bar)
5:30 - 7:30 pm Dinner and Awards Presentations
*Tickets are available at the Cashier's Office for a cost of $5 each

Thursday, April 11

A Lesson in Asian Flower Arranging
Presented by: Deborah Temperly, Professor, Delta College Biology Department
9:00 - 10:00 am
Founder's Hall

Experience Asian Calligraphy
Guidance and demonstrations by: Akiko and Lily
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Founder's Hall

Week of April 15

Asian Week
Red Brix Cafe'

Monday, April 15

A showing of the Japanese animated epic historical fantasy film, "Princess Mononoke"
Presented by: Ryan Wilson, Assistant Professor, Delta College English Division
2 - 5:00 pm
Lecture Theater (G160)

Tuesday, April 16

Experience Asian Calligraphy
Guidance and demonstrations by: Akiko and Lily
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Founder's Hall

1000 Cranes for Peace - an Origami Experience
Presented by: Delta's Peace Club
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Founder's Hall

Wednesday, April 17

A Summer Teaching in China
Co-Presented by: Chey Davis and Joe Lewis, Assistant Professors, Delta College English Division
12:30 - 1:30 pm
S105

Wednesday, April 18

1000 Cranes for Peace - an Origami Experience
Presented by: Delta's Peace Club
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Founder's Hall

Tuesday, April 23

Come tie-dye with the Peace Club for a great cause!
Bring your own items of clothing to tie-dye and learn how for only $2.00! Or purchase a t-shirt and learn to tie-dye for $5.00. Proceeds go to the Beautify Saginaw project (joint work with local school children and Delta's Students Empowering Opportunity club), school tuition for African children, and local food donations. For more information, please contact Peace Club President, Jeri Gravlin, at jerigravlin@delta.edu.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Courtyard

Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public

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