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Greater Yellowstone Coalition

Thursday, September 29 - Saturday, October 1, 2016


GYC Board Meeting

Thursday, September 29 - Saturday, October 1, 2016


Concert: Sounds of China

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 6:30 - 8pm
Libby Gardner Concert Hall

Note: This event is free, however seating is limited. Please reserve your seat at utahpresents.org Virtuoso soloists from the world-renowned National Chinese Traditional Orchestra will present a special celebration to kick off Chinese Culture Week on campus with this unforgettable performance. Showcasing traditional Chinese folk music and instruments, this FREE event will highlight both contemporary Chinese and western classical music.


Downwinders of Utah Launch Event

Monday, October 3, 2016, 10am - 12pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

The Downwinders of Utah Archive brings together information on Utah’s nuclear history and focuses on individuals, families, and areas that were impacted by nuclear testing. It serves as a resource and aims to educate future generations in hopes that the mistakes of the past will never occur again. Featured Speakers Including ▪ Mary Dickson, Playwright (Exposed 2007), Downwinders Advocate ▪ Jim Matheson, Former U.S. Congressman, Downwinders Advocate ▪ Justin Sorensen, GIS Specialist, Downwinders of Utah Archive Creator Event Highlights ▪ Exclusive archive presentation ▪ Record and share your Downwinder story ▪ Interactive archive experience


Classical Chinese Poetry Reading and Discussion with Poet Graham Hartill and Professor Fusheng Wu

Monday, October 3, 2016, 11:50am - 1:10pm
Humanities Building - Carolyn Tanner Irish (CTIHB)

Join English poet Graham Hartill and University of Utah professor Fusheng Wu for readings and discussion of Classical Chinese Poetry. 


LDS Values Forum

Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:30 - 6pm
Hinckley Caucus Room Building 73 (Old Law School) Rm 110 [Unit 4: Christianity]


"Downwinders" Film Screening

Monday, October 3, 2016, 6 - 8:30pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

No Tickets are Required for the Viewing. --- "The questionable things our government will do in the name of "national security" is not something new. It started a long time ago." Come see the free screening of director Tim Skousen's "Downwinders" at the Gould Auditorium! A panel will follow the film with panelists: Jim Matheson, former Congressman Mary Dickson, advocate, playwrite (Exposed) Tim Skousen, director J. Truman, Downwinders advocate with moderator Fred Esplin, Vice President of University Relations.


"Being Mulsim in Utah: Journey into a Muslim's Life"

Monday, October 3, 2016, 6:30pm
Millcreek Library Meeting Room C 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., Millcreek [Unit 5: Islam]

"Many local Muslims will share their perspectives on various topics ranging from prayer to food, clothing to holidays, birth to death, and much more... Plus a Q&A session followed by refreshments."


Chinese Culture Open House

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 10am - 2pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

Stop by our table at Marriott Library's East Entrance to watch Chinese painting demonstrations, learn how to do Chinese calligraphy, and eat Chinese snacks.  


Lecture: Chinese Poetry Translation and Discourse of Medicine

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 10:45am - 12pm
Humanities Building - Carolyn Tanner Irish (CTIHB)

Guest Lecturer and English poet Graham Hartill will be presenting as a part of this year's Chinese Culture Week at the U. 


Translating Chinese Poetry

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12 - 1pm
Jewel Box CTHIB

Lunchtime convocation with Fusheng Wu and Graham Hartill


Discussion Panel: Chinese Poetry Translation and Reading

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12 - 1pm
Humanities Building - Carolyn Tanner Irish (CTIHB)

English poet Graham Hartill and University of Utah professor Fusheng Wu will hold this panel as a part of this year's Chinese Culture Week


Digital Matters Pop-Up Open House

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 1 - 4pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

Join us for an open house celebrating the Digital Matters pop-up in the Marriott Library. Light refreshments will be served.


Ethnography and Conservation Botany: Community Driven Student Projects

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:15 - 6:45pm
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)

This presentation discusses how field school projects are negotiated with members of a small rural Mayan-speaking village in the Mexican state of Yucatan in such a way that community members take lead roles in designing and working toward completion of the final products.  Such a design/implement strategy helps assure that villagers take ownership of the research process, mentor the students, and receive a product that is meaningful to them.  Through this service-learning process students come to understand the difference between working towards community-driven goals and imposing their own research designs on villagers.


Chinese Major Day

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 9:30am - 12pm
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)

We will have tables set up with information about Chinese majors at the U, Chinese painting demonstrations, and a Chinese calligraphy station. Come stop by on your way to see the Chinese speech competition. Traditional Chinese foods will be served.


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