When: Friday, September 28th, 3018, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Where: University Club, 803 State Street, Madison
Who: All Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate and Graduate Students affiliated with any of the Regional Centers AND those who would like to get to know us are cordially invited to attend!
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student interested in learning more about foreign languages, study abroad, and academic programming focused on other parts of the world? Are you a graduate student looking for possible research/travel funding? Are you a faculty or staff member affiliated with one of the regional/area studies centers? Please stop by our open house and join us for complimentary appetizers and beverages!
Please RSVP HERE.
3:00: Mingling w/ appetizers and beverages
3:45: Welcome and Remarks
4:00: Keynote address:
“Methods and Applications of Comparative Area Studies”
Presented by Ariel Ahram, Associate Professor of Government and International Affairs, Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs and author of “Comparative Area Studies: Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications”
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