Sri “Tina” Agustina is a lecturer at Syiah Kuala University at Banda Aceh, Indonesia, teaching courses in Chemistry, Geochemistry, Marine Chemistry, and Oceanography. Oberlin Shansi has been thrilled to welcome her as a Spring 2019 Visiting Scholar. Since arriving in late January, Tina has been taking full advantage of a range of opportunities at Oberlin. She’s audited classes, taken ExCos, joined a musical group, and explored Northern Ohio. In the classes she’s taking in the
In Fall 2018, Oberlin Shansi had the pleasure of welcoming Fan Yue (范悦), the most recent visiting Chinese Instructor from Beijing Normal University. In Beijing Normal University, Fan Yue studies Teaching Chinese to English Speakers. Her time in the classroom and in group study sessions with Oberlin students has given her the opportunity to further develop her teaching skills while gaining valuable real-world experience. Before applying to the Shansi Visiting Scholars Program,
Raga Revelry Film Screening and Panel Discussion/Q+A
Wednesday, April 24, 7-9:30 pm at the Birenbaum, Hotel at Oberlin
Raga Revelry introduces viewers to the tradition of North Indian classical music. For thousands of years, musicians have dedicated their lives to raga, which evokes a vivid range of emotions and moods and invites the listener to go beyond a limited perspective of self-awareness.
In Raga Revelry, performer and musicologist Vijay Kuchlu transports the vie
This coming Monday, April 22nd at 4:30 pm Jenn Lin '20 and Sheng Kao '20 will be hosting a zine release party at the Multicultural Resource Center. This winter term they went to Taiwan through Shansi's In-Asia Grant Program and interviewed LGBTQ activists and community members. Their zine, "Crystal Bridges" is a culmination of their experience. We hope you can join us! Here is the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2257187161007916/
Join us this Friday, April 19th at 4:45 in Peters 101 for an In-Asia Grant presentation given by Julia Pinardo '20 on Healthcare in India. "Apollo Hospital, one of the first corporate hospitals in India, and the Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI), one of the largest health non-profits in India, both seek to provide quality health care in Hyderabad. However, their funding differs significantly and impacts their work. Join Julia to learn about her experience shadowing
Please join us in welcoming our new Indonesia Fellows Nikaio (Niko) Thomashow ’19 (December) who started their fellowship this February at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Sydney Allen ’19 who will be going to Gadjah Mada this summer, and Emily Peterson ’19 who will be going to Syiah Kuala University in Banda Aceh this summer. Nikaio (Niko) Thomashow graduated from Oberlin in December 2018 with a degree in Dance with a focus in Performance of Identity. Throughout their
Join Rumi Shammin, Associate Professor & Chair of the Environmental Studies Program, to learn about his current research project on "Refugees & Resilience: Stories from Rohingya Refugee Camps in Bangladesh." The presentation will be on Friday, April 19th from 12:00-1:00 pm in Severance 108. Pizza will be served.
Please join us in welcoming our 2019-2021 Japan Fellows Sara Chang '19 and Emily Eisenstein '19 who will both go to J.F. Oberlin College in Machida, Japan and start language training this summer. We'll also be posting about our new Indonesia fellows soon. Sara Chang is one of two 2019-2021 fellows for J.F. Oberlin University. She graduated from Oberlin in 2019 with a neuroscience major on the pre-med track. She was a four-year member and three-year captain of the women’s voll
Join us tomorrow, April 12th for a presentation by the LIASE 2019 Winter Term Study Trip to Hong Kong "Community Based Learning & Environment in Hong Kong." It will be held in Severance 108 from 12-1pm and pizza will be served.
Join Karl Orozco, Oberlin class of 2013 and former Shansi Fellow to Banda Aceh from 2013-2015, for his Mahjong Art Installation & Workshop "Come You Back to Maynila Bay." It will be held in the Cat in the Cream on Sunday, April 14th from 12pm-3pm and is presented by the Asia America Art Collective.