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25
Oct
 
Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminars (BLAS)
Please join the fifth Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminar (BLAS) on Monsters, Heroes, and Dangerous Women: Reading Beowulf in the context of its manuscript presented by Dr. Simon Thomson.
21
Oct
 
Erasmus+ National Office in Kyrgyzstan Gives a High Rating to AUCA New Interdisciplinary Program “TALENT”
On October 15, 2020, AUCA “Talent Management and Human Potential Development in Organizations” program presented the results of its achievements as part of the planned monitoring of Erasmus+ National Office. It was noted that the AUCA TALENT team is one of the strongest academic teams in Kyrgyzstan, which participates in the implementation of educational projects of the Erasmus+ network.
20
Oct
 
The Creative Writing Club: Hamid Ismailov
Hamid Ismailov is an Uzbek novelist and poet who was forced to leave his home in Tashkent when his writing brought him to the attention of government officials. Under threat of arrest, he moved to London and joined the BBC World Service, where he was the first-ever Writer in Residence. In addition to journalism, Ismailov is a prolific writer of poetry and prose.
19
Oct
 
Join the Guest Lecture with Janyl Jusupjan
Please join The New Star in welcoming guest speaker Janyl Jusupjan for a discussion of storytelling across media. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 20th, at 6PM Bishkek Time.
14
Oct
 
Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminars (BLAS)
Dr. Mária Vargha, 'Hearing the Voiceless from Below: Using Skeletons and Vernacular Structures to Reassess the Role of the Rural Population in State-Building and Religious Conversion in East-Central Europe'
13
Oct
 
Apply and Win a U.S.-CAEF Scholarship 2021!
Are you interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ECONOMICS, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, OR APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS at AUCA, one of the top universities in Central Asia offering American-style education, but you cannot afford the school's high tuition fees?
12
Oct
 
The Creative Writing Club: Author Talk with Dr. Zohra Saed
Dr. Saed is a poet, essayist, and scholar whose work frequently touches upon themes of ancestral memory, migration, and displacement. Born in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, she now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. The event will take place at 6:00 PM Bishkek Time on Wednesday, October 14th. To receive the Zoom login information, please write to warc@auca.kg.
9
Oct
 
AUCA and U.S.-CAEF alumnus helped to hospitals and medical workers
In July, during the peak of the pandemic crisis in Kyrgyzstan, U.S.-CAEF and AUCA alumna Asel Kaldybaeva could not just sit and watch while people in her community were suffering. She became one of the first volunteers of the “Help Issyk-Kul” initiative created by Edil Ajibaev, founder of PicVPic.com, and played a key role in the success of the project.
8
Oct
 
Join a Guest Lecture with Oleg Khomenok
Today, as part of the Investigative Journalism course of Tom Torok, we have a guest lecture with Oleg Khomenok, member of GIJN's (Global Investigative Journalism Network) Board of Directors, and a Senior Media Adviser at Internews Network.
7
Oct
 
BLAS: Cartesianism as a Social Epidemic: A Network Analysis Approach
Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminar BLAS: Dr. Paolo Rossini, 'Cartesianism as a Social Epidemic: A Network Analysis Approach'
7
Oct
 
Meet WARC new tutors
WARC: "To help the American University of Central Asia community get to know our new tutors, we will be publishing new tutor profiles every week. This week, we're pleased to introduce Khiradmand Sheraliev, a writing tutor."
5
Oct
 
SPIRIT WEEK 2020 is Coming!
Dear AUCA community!  We are glad to announce that SPIRIT WEEK 2020 is coming!   From October 6 to October 9, 2020 we are going to have 4 crazy days. Days that will remind us that we are all united and friendly.
5
Oct
 
Maftunakhon Tokhirova: “AUCA has Become a Leadership School for Me”
Maftunakhon Tokhirova is a junior student of Anthropology department. She came to study at AUCA from Tashkent. Previously, she applied for an exchange program and was successfully accepted to study at BARD College, USA. Due to the pandemic, the flights have been canceled and now Maftunakhon is studying remotely. We talked with her about her student life and learned about her best memories at AUCA.
3
Oct
 
Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminar (BLAS): A Transnational Feminist Engagement with Personalised Medicine
The paper examines possibilities to form a transnational feminist engagement with personalised medicine. I will critically assess the statements that personalised medicine could bring forth a “cost- effective” healthcare planning globally in the future.
2
Oct
 
Dylan Purcell: "Even a Small Story can Make a Change"
During an online class of investigative journalism Journalism Department , guest lecturer Dylan Purcell shared with students the process and deliberation with which he uncovered his two Pulitzer prize winning pieces, Toxic City and The Probation Trap. Purcell emphasized how important it is to use every resource available to get the information you need as a truth-seeker, recalling that at times, when his team could not get access to a dust sample inside of a school (to test if the schools were harming children with exposure to lead), they had to train teachers to test the schools instead, risking the teacher’s jobs for the children’s safety.
2
Oct
 
Ethnicity, Nation, and Memory: Local and Global Perspectives guest lecture
The presentation focuses on the linkages between ethnicity and national censuses in the context of nation-building. Using theoretical approaches, historical and contemporary illustrations in a variety of countries, parts of this complex puzzle scrutinized through the prisms of sociology and political science.
1
Oct
 
Anthropology Club Meeting: "Marriage ceremonies in Kazakhstan: Norms and their change"
Dinara Abildenova, a senior lecturer of Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi gave a presentation "Marriage ceremonies in Kazakhstan: Norms and their change" on September 30, within the AUCA Anthropology Club meeting. In this presentation she focused on social changes that took place in Kazakh marriage ceremonies after the country’s independence.
29
Sep
 
Anthropology department held the first Anthropology Club meeting
AUCA Anthropology department held the first Anthropology Club meeting of a new season with Hikoyat Salimova, she had a presentation "BAZAARS AS ESSENTIAL PART OF URBAN FABRIC IN UZBEK CITIES".
28
Sep
 
Creative Writing Club at AUCA is pleased to announce its first event of the semester
The Creative Writing Club at AUCA is pleased to announce its first event of the semester, a workshop of student writing featuring work by Deniz Nazarova. Please join it next Wednesday at 6:00 PM, when Deniz will be sharing her piece with us in order to receive feedback and suggestions.
24
Sep
 
Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminars (BLAS)
The Bishkek Liberal Arts Seminar (BLAS) series invites academics outside of Kyrgyzstan to share their research with AUCA students, typically on topics and using methodologies not currently present at AUCA. The primary aim of this series is to provide an opportunity for students to engage with different subjects and approaches potentially beneficial for their studies and their curiosity.


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