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International Education Week events include movies, tea ceremony, yoga demonstration and more.
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International Education Week

 International Education Week will kick off Nov. 12 at San Antonio College with a Chinese Cooking demonstration followed by movies, massage, open mic poetry and lectures. Movies are sponsored by the International Student Services Office.

The following free events are in the Oppenheimer Academic Center (OC) Lobby, unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact Tammy Perez, Chair Foreign Language/Philosophy, 210-486-0979 or tperez@alamo.edu.


MONDAY, Nov. 12
8-11 a.m.
Chinese Cooking with Yaping Zhang, Confucius Classroom instructor
Oppenheimer Academic Center (OC) lobby

Japanese Tea Ceremony
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Yuko Kawabe - Tasting Matcha "Green Power tea"
OC lobby

Noon – Yogasutra Patanjali, discussion followed by a short yoga lesson
Dr. Ryan Lozano and yoga instructor (TBA)
2 p.m. Movie Theme: Culture Clash –  “A Matter of Size” (France)
OC 220C

5 p.m. – Movie Theme: Culture Clash – “Man from Nowhere” (S. Korea)
OC 220C

TUESDAY, Nov. 13
9 a.m. – Chinese Culture Presentation (UTSA Confucius Institute)
New Location: Oppenheimer Center (OC) Lobby
Activities include:

  • Chinese Calligraphy demonstration and writing
  • Chinese Beijing Opera Mask Painting
  • Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu demonstration
  • Chinese Costume & Painting & Beijing Opera Mask exhibition
  • Refreshments



1:15 p.m. – Presentation: The Representation of Food in Art
La comida en el arte – Marta Montemayor
OC 119C

2 p.m. – Movie Theme: Comedy Central – “Kung Fu Hustle” (China)
OC 220C

5 p.m. – Movie Theme: Comedy Central – “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (Spain)
OC 220C

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
9:30-11 a.m.
Japanese Study Abroad Information
OC 128

10:00-1:00 p.m. Chinese Pressure Point Massage/Confucius Information
                          Movie (House of Flying Daggers)
                          (Yaping Zhang, Confucius Classroom Instructor)

OC 119C

11 a.m.
Chinese Pressure Point Massage
Yaping Zhang, Confucius Classroom Instructor
OC 220C

11 a.m. -1 p.m.  Japanese Calligraphy & Your Name in Japanese with Yuko Kawabe
OC Lobby

2 p.m. Movie Theme: Love is in the Air: “Bride and Prejudice” (Bollywood)
OC 220C

5 p.m. Movie Theme: Love is in the Air: “Bend It Like Beckham” (Britain)
OC 220C

7 -9 p.m.
Open Mic Poetry session – Theme: Mother Tongue
Sign-up Sheet available at ISS Desk (OC 220) beginning Monday, Nov. 12. Limit 20 speakers.
Three-minute time limit per language interpretation. Speakers may read original works in native language and follow-up with English translation (total 6 minutes reading time). Or read selection of foreign poet in native language with optional English translation (6 minutes total reading time).



THURSDAY, NOV 15

Noon
Travel Around the World!
OC Lobby
(Student activities and booths showcasing their home countries)
OC Mall area

12:15 p.m.
Lecture: World Religions: Facts and Questions with Dr. Richard Schoenig, Philosophy program
OC 203

2 p.m. Movie Theme: Sci-Fi: “Nightwatch” (Russia)
OC 220C

5 p.m. Movie Theme: Sci-Fi: “Shinobi – Heart Under Blade” (Japan)
OC 220C


FRIDAY, NOV. 16

10 a.m. Movie -  Japanese movie "Spirited Away" (Japan)
OC 106

Noon –  Latin Cardio Dance with Annette Flores, Kinesiology/Dance
Loftin Mall area

2 p.m. – Movie Theme: Foreign Student: “Hello Hemingway” (Cuba)
OC 220C

OC = Oppenheimer Academic Center

* Movie Theme afternoons sponsored by the International Student Services Office at SAC.


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