Fall 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Year of India Opening Ceremony

2:00 PM
Marano Campus Center 114
Keynote: "Higher Education In India: Current Status, Challenges and Opportunities"
Dr. Satish Tripathi, president of University at Buffalo

Friday, September 29, 2017

Humphrey Fellows Speed Meetings

1:50 PM

Marano Campus Center 205

A unique opportunity to chat with Syracuse University Humphrey Fellows from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Madagascar, Philippines & Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Screening and Discussion of Earth, with Prof. Gerry Forbes

6:00 PM
Park 315

To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence and partition, IGE and Cinema and Screen Studies is organizing a screening of Deepa Metha's 1998 film Earth. A discussion facilitated by Professor Emerita Geraldine Forbes will follow.  

Friday, October 13, 2017

Campus visit by Sumi Somaskanda

Ms. Somaskanda is a reporter with Deutsche Welle.

11:30 AM - Journalism and Broadcasting class visit (location TBD)

1:50 PM - Interview with Prof. Michael Riecke (location TBD)

3:00 PM - Meeting with students in German classes (Penfield Lake Effect Cafe)

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Diwali Celebration

4:00 - 7:00 PM
Hart Hall, 1st floor

Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains. It is the triumph of light over darkness; good over evil. Celebrate with us!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bharatanatyam dance performance by Koshala Mathuranayagam

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Hart Hall - Global Awareness Conference
Koshala is 16 years old and a student at Fayetville-Manlius High School. She is trained in classical Indian dance.