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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, Nov. 12
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"
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)
5 p.m. – Movie Theme: Culture Clash – “Man from Nowhere” (S. Korea)
TUESDAY, Nov. 13
9 a.m. – Chinese Culture Presentation (UTSA Confucius Institute)
New Location: Oppenheimer Center (OC) Lobby
- Chinese Calligraphy demonstration and writing
- Chinese Beijing Opera Mask Painting
- Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu demonstration
- Chinese Costume & Painting & Beijing Opera Mask exhibition
1:15 p.m. – Presentation: The Representation of Food in Art
La comida en el arte – Marta Montemayor
2 p.m. – Movie Theme: Comedy Central – “Kung Fu Hustle” (China)
5 p.m. – Movie Theme: Comedy Central – “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (Spain)
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
Japanese Study Abroad Information
10:00-1:00 p.m. Chinese Pressure Point Massage/Confucius Information
Movie (House of Flying Daggers)
(Yaping Zhang, Confucius Classroom Instructor)
Chinese Pressure Point Massage
Yaping Zhang, Confucius Classroom Instructor
11 a.m. -1 p.m. Japanese Calligraphy & Your Name in Japanese with Yuko Kawabe
2 p.m. Movie Theme: Love is in the Air: “Bride and Prejudice” (Bollywood)
5 p.m. Movie Theme: Love is in the Air: “Bend It Like Beckham” (Britain)
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
Travel Around the World!
(Student activities and booths showcasing their home countries)
OC Mall area
Lecture: World Religions: Facts and Questions with Dr. Richard Schoenig, Philosophy program
2 p.m. Movie Theme: Sci-Fi: “Nightwatch” (Russia)
5 p.m. Movie Theme: Sci-Fi: “Shinobi – Heart Under Blade” (Japan)
FRIDAY, NOV. 16
10 a.m. Movie - Japanese movie "Spirited Away" (Japan)
Noon – Latin Cardio Dance with Annette Flores, Kinesiology/Dance
Loftin Mall area
2 p.m. – Movie Theme: Foreign Student: “Hello Hemingway” (Cuba)
OC = Oppenheimer Academic Center
* Movie Theme afternoons sponsored by the International Student Services Office at SAC.