Reminder for Tomorrow: Pathogenic invasion with its variables: Wind, Cold, Damp, Heat. Chinese Medicine Presentation

Reminder for Tomorrow: Pathogenic invasion with its variables: Wind, Cold, Damp, Heat. Chinese Medicine Presentation

By mzeuch on February 14, 2017

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The CCS (Centre for Chinese Studies) would like to invite you to a

Traditional Chinese Medicine lecture

on Feb. 15.

Our guest speaker Grant Wilson will introduce the concepts of pathogenic invasion with its variables: Wind, Cold, Damp, Heat. He will demonstrate and show remedies that can be found at most Chinese pharmacies (Bao).

Look forward to see you at HA206 at noon on Feb. 15.

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

 

Mobile+ Call for Administrative Staff: Application to University of Porto, Portugal

By mzeuch on February 8, 2017

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We received news that there is ONE additional spot available for CUE's ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF to spend a week (5 working days+ travel) at University of Porto, Portugal.

University of Porto covers your return ticket + daily stipend of EUR 120 x 5 days = EUR 600

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017. Please apply here: http://mobileplus2.up.pt/

For more questions please don't hesitate to contact Zuzana Ritzer, International Officer: zuzana.ritzer@concordia.ab.ca

As University of Porto is our very good partner, we would like to see the spot to be taken by one of our administrative staff member. See the attached here: FLYER_MOBILE+2 

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

Presentation to International Students by Alberta Government:  “Temporary Foreign Workers have the same rights…”

By mzeuch on February 6, 2017

International Cafe and information session 20170207

Tomorrow"Temporary Foreign Workers have the same rights as any other worker in Alberta’s workplaces."

International Cafe and Info session with Alberta Government for all Concordia International Students. See poster.

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

 

Coming up: Study Abroad Session

By mzeuch on February 1, 2017

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All are invited to the upcoming study abroad session. Come see and hear about the amazing partnerships we have in the world and the opportunities to study, teach and do research cooperation abroad.

February 6, noon. HA 312 (Refreshments provided)

 

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

News From our Students Abroad!

By mzeuch on January 27, 2017

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Over the last 12 months we have sent out around 10 students to study abroad at partner universities. Study abroad opportunities, as an exchange student, are in much higher demand at Concordia now.

We have been receiving updates and good news from our students from Japan, Spain, France, Iceland, Barbados, Germany. Check out some photos below.

Our next study abroad session will be on Monday February 6, 12-1 pm, in HA312.

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Barbados

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Barbados

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Japan

Japan: Having classes taught in English and learning Japanese in Tokyo!

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

Chinese New Year Celebration at Concordia

By mzeuch on January 26, 2017

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Invitation to celebate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster, Wednesday Feb 1, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in Tegler.

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

 

Guest Professor and Researcher from Portugal at Concordia – ErasmusPlus

By mzeuch on January 20, 2017
Dr. Paula Guerra

Dr. Paula Guerra

Concordia University of Edmonton is deepening institutional and academic interpersonal relationships with partners in Europe thanks to the Erasmus+ and Mobility+ programs with European funds, and the bilateral agreement signed with some of our partners. From our partner University of Porto, Portugal, we welcome sociologist Dr. Paula Guerra in the coming days. Dr. Guerra will stay at CUE for two weeks from January 30-February 12, doing interdisciplinary research collaboration with faculty members, cluster presentation, lecturing, engaging in conversarions with students, staff and faculty. You will hear about the joint activities soon.

Paula Guerra is Professor of Sociology at the University of Porto. It is also senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Porto, Center for the Study of Geography and Spatial Planning and the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research. She has coordinated and participated in various (national and international) research projects subordinated to the themes of youth culture, popular music, sociology of arts and culture and especially the particular case studies of indie rock, underground music scenes, DIY and punk. Paula Guerra has some published works, including A instável leveza do rock. Génese, dinâmica e consolidação do rock alternativo em Portugal (1980-2010) [The unstable lightness of rock: genesis, dynamics and consolidation of the alternative rock in Portugal] (2013)Keep it rocking: the social space of Portuguese alternative rock (1980–2010) (Journal of Sociology, 2015), Music and more than music: The approach to difference and identity in the Portuguese punk (European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2014) and Punk, expectations, breaches, and metamorphoses: Portugal, 1977-2012 (Critical Arts, 2014).

Contact details:
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto
Via Panorâmica, s/n, 4150-564 Porto PORTUGAL
Tel. +351 22 607 7190
Email: pguerra@letras.up.ptmariadeguerra@gmail.com

From Concodia, Drs. Edgar Schmidt and Barbara van Ingen have spent an Erasmus+ week in Porto last fall, and Dr. Danielle Lisboa has been selected for a one week stay at UPoto in the spring of 2017. We thank our Portuguese partners for the good relationship and growing cooperation and the Erasmus+ and Mobility+ programs for making all this possible!

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

Reminder for Monday and Tuesday 23th-24th!

By mzeuch on January 20, 2017

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On January 23-24, 2017 we will have our now called 

Intercultural Days 

Check out the amazing booths on Monday and please attend our largest event ever at noon-1pm!

Please see the poster attached and also get your free ticket asap at the link below if you are interested in: 

January 24: Presentation by Dr. Pavel Jelen, chair of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Alberta: "Fleeing the Iron Curtain before 1989 – Personal Experiences"  followed by

Movie: Good Bye Lenin! (German tragicomedy film, directed by Wolfgang Becker, 2003)

====>   Free ticket to Movie Event – Eventbride

On Monday January 23 we will have many international/cultural booths from 9:30 am – 2pm in Tegler, our First Nations will welcome and open the event, and we will watch amazing performances from noon – 1:00pm.

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

Intercultural Days Art Display in the Library: Ukrainian, French and Brazilian

By mzeuch on January 13, 2017

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Ahead of our upcoming Intercultural Days, January 23-24, several artists from our Brazilian, Ukrainian and French Cultural Associations in Edmonton have displayed artwork in the library until the 25th.

Check them out.

Intercultural Days Art

 Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges

 

News on Free Chinese Language Classes for CUE Students, Faculty and Staff

By mzeuch on January 9, 2017

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CCS (Centre for Chinese Studies) would like to wish everybody a happy New Year and a prosperous 2017 Winter Semester ahead of us!

This is a kind reminder for those students, faculty and staff who are interested in taking the free Chinese Language Classes. If you have not emailed Dr. Xinxin Fang indicating your enrollment, please register by emailing Dr. Fang at xinxin.fang@Concordia.ab.ca. Learning materials will be sent out according to registered email address through MOODLE.

Please check out the detailed information attached. Please note the classroom has been changed to HA 010. Course info: chinese-course-information-2017-winter

Concordia University of Edmonton – Building Bridges