Monthly Archives: October 2010

USF Welcomes His Royal Highness Prince Turki al-Faisal

USF was pleased to host His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal, as he spent the day talking with students, greeting faculty, and discussing global cooperation. Full Article View Gallery>>

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USF Welcomes His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal

USF was pleased to host His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al-Faisal, as he spent the day talking with students, greeting faculty, and discussing global cooperation. Former Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States (2005 – 2007), … Continue reading

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CIS Fundraiser at the Dr.Ram Ramcharran’s residence

USF Center for India Studies had its fourth fundraiser hosted by Dr. Ram Ramcharran at their lovely family home in Tarpon Springs on October 25th, 2010. The keynote speakers for the evening were Kanniks Kannikeswaran, and Dr. Gurleen Grewal, Director for … Continue reading

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Kanniks Kannikeshwaran, CIS Artist in Residence – “Colonial Interlude: The Indigenization of Colonial tunes in 18th Century India”

Kanniks Kannikeshwaran, artist in residence at CIS and musicologist based in Cincinnati, Ohio, presented a talk titled, ‘Colonial Interlude: The Indigenization of Colonial tunes in 18th Century India.” The multi-media lecture explored a largely unheard of, yet fascinating, period of … Continue reading

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Celebrate with the Center for India Studies – Diwali Festival of Lights

The Center for India Studies co-sponsored the Diwali Festival of Lights Showcase by the Rural Handicrafts Company (RHC) on Sunday, October 24, 2010. The event featured cultural Indian dances by community participants as well as free henna tattoos and Ayurvedic … Continue reading

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Confucius Institute Hosts K-12 Pre-Conference Workshop

The USF Confucius Institute will host a workshop on Thursday, October 14, 2010 prior to the Florida Foreign Language Association conference.  The workshop will assist K-12 Chinese language teachers with information related to Chinese language teaching such as the Youth … Continue reading

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