Jan
14
Thu
Narratology: A Five From Five Visual Arts Exhibition
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm

How do major international artists get their start? What catapults them to international stardom? These are questions that are asked and considered in this exhibition. Narratology presents not only the artist’s trajectory onto the international artistic stage but also the political events, international exhibitions, and curators who contributed to the story.

Georgia State University spotlights five focus countries: Brazil, China, South Africa, South Korea, and Turkey. Narratology focuses on the careers of an artist from each focus country: William Kentridge (born 1955, South Africa), Do Ho Suh (born 1962, South Korea), Eli Sudbrack of the assume vivid astro focus art collective (born 1968, Brazil) and his sometime collaborator Christophe Hamaide-Pierson (born 1973, France), Cao Fei (born 1978, China), and Orhan Pamuk (born 1952, Turkey).

This exhibition is sponsored by CENCIA and produced in collaboration with the Georgia State University Welch School Galleries and Art21, Inc., a non-profit contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public worldwide. Curated by Selvage Collective.

January 14 – February 26

Welch School Galleries, 10 Peachtree Center Ave.

Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Reception: Thursday, January 14, 5 -7 p.m.

Featuring a talk-back with the Narratology curators at 6 p.m. Light refreshments served.

 

FREE and open to the public! Please visit cencia.gsu.edu for more information

Feb
8
Mon
Chinese New Year Celebration – Confucius Institute at Georgia State University
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University for their annual Chinese New Year Celebration!  Enjoy Chinese food and snacks, learn about paper cutting and calligraphy, take a culture quiz, and enjoy the poster competition.  All activities are free and open to the Georgia State community!

For more information, please visit http://ci.gsu.edu

ELEVATE

Feb
9
Tue
Reporting the Cuban Revolution: From Idea to Book – A Special Lecture from Dr. Leonard Ray Teel
Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

“After Fidel Castro won his revolutionary war in 1959, he awarded gold medals to thirteen American journalists. Why? Because their stories – in newspapers, magazines, and on radio and television – had helped win American public opinion to support his revolution. Reporting the Cuban Revolution is the untold story of what the thirteen did to deserve gold medals from Castro.”

Join us for a special lecture from Dr. Leonard Ray Teel, prize winning Georgia State University author, about his book and how it came to be.

Feb
12
Fri
Confucius Institute Chinese Café
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Practice you Chinese and enjoy some Chinese tea! Free for GSU students!

If the World is Globalized, Why Study Language and Culture? International Center Friday Conversation Series
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Bill Nichols of the College of Arts and Sciences and Co-Director of CULTR. 12-1 in the International Center. Brown bag lunch welcome!

Feb
18
Thu
Hong Kong: Where China & Global Advantages Converge
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

HK-Commissioner Leung-Feb. 2016

Hong Kong: Where China & Global Advantages Converge

Featuring:

Clement C.M. Leung, JP, the Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Thursday, February 18th from 12 – 1pm in the International Center, Room 350 (Dahlberg Hall, Third Floor)

As Commissioner, Mr. Leung directs the Hong Kong Government’s efforts in promoting U.S.-Hong Kong economic and trade ties, and constituency-building activities in the United States. He also oversees the work of the three Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco. Mr. Leung joined the Hong Kong Administrative Service in 1987 and served in a number of senior government positions, with responsibilities covering district administration, telecommunications, internal security, higher education and public finance. Prior to this appointment, he was Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene from 2010 to 2014, responsible for food safety and the delivery of a wide range of municipal and public hygiene services. As Deputy Secretary of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Leung was in charge of revenue and taxation policies, and investment in corporations. In that capacity, he was an Alternate Director on the Boards of the Hong Kong International Theme Park Ltd. (Hong Kong Disneyland), MTR Corporation Ltd. and the Hong Kong Airport Authority to represent the government’s interest as the sole/majority shareholder. While serving in the Trade and Industry Department as Deputy Director-General from 2003 to 2007, Mr. Leung’s portfolio covered bilateral trade relations with the United States and the Mainland of China. He took part in negotiating and concluding the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, Hong Kong’s free trade agreement with the Mainland of China. Mr. Leung is a graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and holds a master’s degree in business management from Stanford University.

Open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.

Co-organized by the Hong Kong Association of Atlanta.

Feb
19
Fri
Confucius Institute Chinese Café
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Practice you Chinese and enjoy some Chinese tea! Free for GSU students!

Feb
26
Fri
Confucius Institute Chinese Café
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Practice you Chinese and enjoy some Chinese tea! Free for GSU students!

Updates on China 2034 – International Center Friday Conversation Series
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Bill Kirby of the Harvard Business School & faculty chair of the Harvard Center Shanghai. 12-1 in the International Center. Brown bag lunch welcome!

Mar
4
Fri
Confucius Institute Chinese Café
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Practice you Chinese and enjoy some Chinese tea! Free for GSU students!