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12
Oct
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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
2020
 
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.
23
Sep
2020
 
Master of Arts in TALENT Management and Human Potential Development in Organizations ORIENTATION has started!
The Orientation program is designed to help TALENT students navigate in the new academic environment, get to know the program curriculum, faculty members, university support offices and our European partners.
23
Sep
2020
 
Five AUCA undergraduate students received the Alumni Scholarship 2020
AUCA Alumni Association awarded five undergraduate students with the Alumni Scholarship 2020. Dana, Editha, Dastan, Maftuna, and Rysmende are those distinguished students who demonstrate excellent academic performance and active participation in the life of the University community.
23
Sep
2020
 
Happy Kyrgyz Language Day: WARC Kyrgyz Language Tutorials Launch Second Season
Today, September 23, as Kyrgyzstan celebrates the Kyrgyz Language Day, AUCA’s Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) is glad to announce that its WARC Kyrgyz Language Tutorials––free videos that provide instruction in Kyrgyz vocabulary and grammar––have returned for a second semester of filming.
21
Sep
2020
 
New LAS concentrations: Peace and Conflict Studies
The Liberal Arts and Sciences department has launched four new and innovative concentrations. These concentrations are not only new to AUCA, but also the whole region. They are Digital Cultures, Environmental and Urban Studies, Literature and History, Peace, and Conflict Studies.
18
Sep
2020
 
Scholarship Opportunity for the Next Generation of Central Asian Leaders
Apply for a U.S.-CAEF Scholarship and become a new business leader in Central Asia. The scholarship offers funding for four years of undergraduate study in business administration, economics, software engineering, or applied math and informatics at the American University of Central Asia.
17
Sep
2020
 
Meet New AUCA Director of Development Bermet Tursunkulova!
Dr. Bermet Tursunkulova is well known to the AUCA community as she has been a professor in the Department of International and Comparative Politics since 2005. She also ably served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2008-2015.


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