Past Tea and Talk Series
Fall 2008 Tea and Talk Series Events
Date: Tuesday October 21st at 2:30pm
Topic: Poetry Reading
Speaker: Roberto Sosa
Date: Tuesday September 16th at 3:00pm
Topic: Training One Million English-Speaking Olympic Volunteers: How Did They Do It?
Speaker: Dr. Xiaoying Teng
Spring 2008 Tea and Talk Series Events
Date: Tuesday, April 22nd
Topic: Was the Orange Revolution Followed by a Revolution in Ukranian Journalism?
Speaker: Vladimir Manakin
Date: Tueday, April 15th
Topic: Obesity in Central Europe and Poland Before and After the European Union
Speaker: Jacek Bujko
He Yi. "Comparing Chinese and American Universities. An Inside View".
Klaus Hoedl "To Be A Jew in Vienna: Responses to Anti-Semitism"
Maria de la O Hernandez Lopez "Beyond Please and Thank You - Linguistic Patterns of Politeness Across Europe"
Maria Kostelnikova "Second Language Acquisition for the European Union: What’s Happening in Central Europe?"
Srikumar Chattopadhyay “Ecological Security as Social Security in India:Examples from Kerala”
Ana Massone "Opera with an Argentinian Accent: The Music World of Argentina"
Xu Xin "China's Family Planning Policy Updates"
Ahmed Ghodieh "Agricultural Monitoring and Crop Area Estimation by Satellite Remote Sensing in the West Bank, Palestine "
Bingtuan Wang "Chinese Mahjong: The History, Rules, and Mathematics Behind The Game "
Sarah Redshaw "Who's Behing the Wheel? Driving as a Social And Cultural Practice"
Sally McWilliams, Longxing Wei, Nancy Tumposky "Facilitating the Modernization of Chinese Universities:
Observations from the Shanghai Teacher Training Project & Oppertunities for MSU Faculty"
Xu Xin "Translating American Jewish and Israeli Literature into Chinese"
Erich Ranfft "The Role of Culture in the Contemporary Art of New Zealand: Being Maori in an Anglo-Saxon World"
Joszef Szentpeteri "Excavating the Lost Tribe of the Carpathian Basin: The Avars"
Carlos Estevez "Art in Cuba- A View from the Inside"
Elena Dotsenko " Frontier as Metaphor: The Role of the Urals as the Russian Frontier"
Klaus Hoedl "From Acculturation to Interaction: New Perspectives on the History of Jews in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna"