On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 5 pm, the International Studies department is hosting a student-led panel on “What it means to be a Central Asian student in a U.S. school.” This will be held in the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall (Room 115). It will be moderated by Zarrina Juraqulova, assistant professor of economics, and participants will include Sardor Taylakov, a Denison University student.
As part of Denison's Celebration of Central Asia, a series of events beginning with a Global Studies Seminar Monday, March 26, 2018, Bakdaulet Baitan, a Kenyon College student and Dr.Damira Sikhimbayeba, a Fulbright Scholar from Kazakhstan, are visiting. She and Dr. Vernon Schubel from Kenyon College will speak about Religion in post-Soviet Central Asia.
A Public forum on “Central Asia in Liberal Arts Education” will include professors from OSU and DU on April 3. The Central Asia Textile Exhibition from the DC-based “VOICES International Art Initiative” will be on display April 05 and 06, with an artist talk Friday at noon. Objects will represent the culture of specific regions, including traditional embroidery, weaving, felt and patchwork.
Gender Issues will be discussed at the April 9 seminar and Post-Soviet Transition in Central Asia will be covered on April 11 by two Ohio State University Professors. The series will end with a Student Led Panel about Central Asian Students at U.S. Colleges on April 18.