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2008 SPRING - WEDNESDAY EVENING SEMINAR
SYLLABUS:   "Emerging Issues in Asia and the Pacific"

Feb 06 - "From Dream to Reality: The Challenges We Face in Promoting Sustainable Development of the Pacific Islands, presented by Dr. Sitiveni Halapua

Feb 13 - "Language  Sustainability,  Documentation  & Maintenance: A Student Panel" with Jacinta Mendoca, Apay Tang, Paulina Yourupi, and Qinglian Zhao,  moderated by Lisa Ann Ebeling & Kaori Ueki

Feb 20 - "Opportunities and Risks in Cyberspace",  presented by David Lassner

Feb 27 - "From Silk to Oil: Culture and Commerce Crossing China and Islamic Central Asia", co-sponsored by Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & East-West Center, presented by Dr. Morris Rossabi

Mar 05 - "Bollywood: A Social and Historical Introduction", presented by Dr. Subramanian Shankar

Mar 12 - "Architecture in a Changing World Exploring the Relationships Among the Built, Natural and Human Environments", presented by Dr. Stephen Meder

Apr 02 - "Old and New Challenges for Asia-Pacific Cooperation", presented by Dr. Charles Morrison

Apr 09 - "Moving Sustainable Ideas into Action", presented by panel members: Kim Kido (UH alumna/LEED AP), Doug Lamerson (EWC Facilities), Bart Abbott (Emerging Humanity), Jacob Tyler (Engineers Without Borders) and Shanah Trevenna (Sustainable Saunders)