Events


FEB
19
Date:
Monday, 19 Feb 2018
Time:
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. These conversation hours occur every Monday of the Spring 2018 semester. 

Date:
Monday, 19 Feb 2018
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Monday of the Spring 2018 Semester. 

Date:
Monday, 19 Feb 2018
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Monday of the Spring 2018 Semester. 

FEB
20
Date:
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018
Time:
12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Tuesday of the Spring 2018 Semester. 

Date:
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018
Time:
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Tuesday of the Spring 2018 Semester. 

Date:
Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
305 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Arabic Diwan is a gathering of Arabic students who are in the Arabic program, where they speak the language and learn about the culture in a relaxed environment with the Fulbright teaching assistant. Students from all Arabic language levels are encouraged to attend. Also, we extend the invitation to the Arabic-speaking students at the English Center.

Sponsored by the Asian Studies Center and the Arabic Program. 

FEB
21
Date:
Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
Time:
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Wednesday of the Spring 2018 Semester. 

Date:
Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location:
B-342 Wells Hall
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Internationally acclaimed for his short stories, Etgar Keret is hailed as the voice of young Israel. Rarely extending beyond three or four pages, Keret's stories fuse the banal with the surreal and offer a window on a surreal world that is both dark and comic.His books are bestsellers in Israel and have been published in over thirty languages. His books include The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God, Missing Kissinger, The Nimrod Flipout, The Girl on the Fridge, and Suddenly a Knock on the Door, which became an instant bestseller in Israel.

Keret will join us for both a faculty-moderated panel discussion on his work and an evening lecture where he will discuss The Seven Good Years: A Memoir, in which the constant conflict, casting an absurd light on both the monumental and mundane. In 2016 Keret was awarded The Charles Bronfman Prize for work inspiring Jewish values and having a global impact.

Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and co-sponsored by James Madison College, the College of Arts and Letters, the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, and MSU Hillel Jewish Student Center. 

Date:
Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018
Time:
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
Club Spartan - Case Hall - Third Floor
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Internationally acclaimed for his short stories, Etgar Keret is hailed as the voice of young Israel. Rarely extending beyond three or four pages, Keret's stories fuse the banal with the surreal and offer a window on a surreal world that is both dark and comic.His books are bestsellers in Israel and have been published in over thirty languages. His books include The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God, Missing Kissinger, The Nimrod Flipout, The Girl on the Fridge, and Suddenly a Knock on the Door, which became an instant bestseller in Israel.

Keret will join us for both a faculty-moderated panel discussion on his work and an evening lecture where he will discuss The Seven Good Years: A Memoir, in which the constant conflict, casting an absurd light on both the monumental and mundane. In 2016 Keret was awarded The Charles Bronfman Prize for work inspiring Jewish values and having a global impact.

Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and co-sponsored by James Madison College, the College of Arts and Letters, the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, and MSU Hillel Jewish Student Center. 

FEB
22
Date:
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
Wells B135
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture. This conversation hour occurs every Thursday of the Spring 2018 Semester.