Texas Tech University

Third annual International Arts and Culture Symposium

K-12 GEO co-sponsors the third annual International Arts and Culture Symposium at TTU Museum

The Symposium's lecture series brings scholars from Korea, TTU, and the Lubbock community to deepen the understanding of the cultural heritage of both Korea and America. Welcoming statements will be made by Dr. Sukant Misra, Associate Vice Provost for International Programs Office of International Affairs of TTU, the Symposium's co-sponsors, Ms. Tabitha Schmidt, Interim Executive Director of the Museum of TTU, Ms. Kyungah Nam, President of Sowoon Arts and Heritage, and Mr. Joe Scarborough, the President of Center for Global Understanding. Dr. James Brink of TTU will introduce the Symposium's "Coming of Age" theme as well as the scholars. Rev. Malcolm Neyland, Associate Chaplain of UMC Pastoral Care Department, will discuss Native American/ Hispanic/ South American Coming of Age, Dr. Amma Akrofi, Associate Professor of Language and Literacy in the TTU College of Education, will discuss Ghanaian/African Coming of Age, and Rabbi Hillel Katzir, former Rabbi of the Temple Shalom Synagogue in Auburn, Maine, will discuss Jewish Coming of Age. Dr. Jae Hee Park, famous Korean philosopher, and Mrs. Eun A Kim, Korean Tea Master, will lead an authentic Korean Coming of Age Ceremony with ten Texas Tech students.

When: February 28, 2015, 1:30-5:00 p.m., with refreshments following

Fee: FREE, including refreshments

Location: Helen Devitt Jones Auditorium and Sculpture Court
4th Street and Indiana Avenue,
Lubbock, Texas

Information: (806) 853-7257 (Sowoon) or (806) 742-2490 (Museum)

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