ICU graduate student Eleazar Puguon received support to host Fiestas Sa’Pinas, a Filipino festival that seeks to strengthen ICU’s awareness and acceptance of other cultures through workshops, presentations and interaction.
PhD student Jennifer Fajardo received support to develop and implement a series of workshops aimed at improving the presentation and business communication skills of ICU students.
A collaboration between ICU and the Carnegie Council, the “Gender and Japanese Culture” program was part of a one-week, fact-finding group of delegates exploring issues related to gender in Japanese society. Prof. Natsumi Ikoma received support to organized the program’s one-day workshop at ICU.
Professor Stephen Nagy received a grant to lead a group of ICU students on a two-week trip through three cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanjing. During their trip, students attended lectures at local universities, engaged with local university students, and visiting cultural sites.
Prof. Norie Takazawa received a grant to host a workshop for a international group of French and Japanese researchers focusing on the social status of women in the early modern Society of Orders in France.