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Monday, February 25, 2013

Mid East Studies Lecture by Prof. Beth Baron, CUNY

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Billings Marsh Lounge
Description: The UVM Global & Regional Studies Program and the Department of History present a lecture by Prof. Beth Baron, CUNY. Prof. Baron will speak on "Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt" Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 3:30-5:30pm, Billings Marsh Lounge. Call 802-656-1096 or email for more information.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Lecture by Alla Perminova, Senior Fulbright Scholar, Kiev Univ.

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Old Mill John Dewey Lounge
Description: "The Law on the Principles of State Language Policy: The Politics of Ethno-Linguistics in Ukraine", Tuesday April 2, 2013, 4:30-6:30pm, John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill building room 325. Sponsored by the Department of German and Russian and the Russian/East European Studies Program.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Asian Studies Lecture by Prof. Haruo Shirane, Columbia Univ.

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: Prof. Haruo Shirane of Columbia University talks about his most recent book,Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons, where he explores the tradition of intricate representations of nature and the four seasons that are common in a wide range of Japanese genres and media. His book explains how, when, and why this practice developed and analyzes its social, religious, and political meanings. Monday, April 8, 2013, 4:00-6:00pm, UVM Terrill Building, Room 108. Call 802-656-1096 or email for more information.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Global & Regional Studies Plenary Meeting

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr Jost Foundation Rm 422
Description: A meeting of all Global and Regional Studies affiliated faculty, Wednesday April 24th, Davis Center Jost Foundation Room #422, 3:00pm. Refreshments will be served. Call 802-656-1096 or email with questions.

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Robert V. Daniels and SIR Honor Society Awards Ceremonies

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill 325
Description: Join us for the GRS Robert V. Daniels Award Ceremony for Outstanding Contributions to International Education. This year's award will be presented to Denise Youngblood, Professor of History.
In conjunction with the Daniels Award we will hold our annual Sigma Iota Rho National Honor Society Induction Ceremony where we will be honoring 16 graduating seniors who have excelled in their area of study. Please call 802-656-1096 or email for more information.

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