10/25/2018: Sigur Center Summer Language Fellow Roundtable

Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Chung-wen Shih Conference Room
Suite 503
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

 

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion with the 2018 Sigur Center summer language fellows to talk about their study abroad experiences in Asia! This event is open to the public and media.

Topics for Discussion:

Language Study in Taiwan

Language Study in Indonesia

The audio recordings for this event can now be found below:

Speakers:

Alexander Bierman is a M.A. candidate in Security Policy Studies focusing on East Asian security and cyber security. His interests include U.S. policy towards East Asia, Cross-Strait policy, and Chinese politics.

 

 

Amoz JY Hor is a PhD student in Political Science at the George Washington University. His research explores how emotions affect the way the subaltern is understood in practices of humanitarianism.

 

 

 

Chloe King is a rising senior in the Elliot School, majoring in international affairs with minors in sustainability and geographic information systems. She spent seven months in Indonesia in 2017 as a Boren Scholar, researching NGO conservation initiatives in marine ecotourism destinations around the country. A PADI Divemaster, her passion for protecting the ocean keeps pulling her back to Indonesia and some of the most diverse—and threatened—marine ecosystems in the world.

 

Alexandra Wong was a Sigur Center 2018 Asian Language Fellow who studied Mandarin in Taipei, Taiwan at National Taiwan Normal University’s Mandarin Training Center. Lexi is currently a second-year graduate student at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs where she is studying International Affairs with a regional concentration on Asia.

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