September 27, 2017

Creating Islands of Sanity, laptop computer with view of ocean beachFRIENDLY REMINDER
In response to health concerns, Arts & Humanities has developed a Scent-Free Policy.  Scented products such as hairspray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches.  Instructors, students, staff and visitors are asked to not use these products when visiting the A&H office.  Arts & Humanities at Bellevue College is a Scent-free environment.  Remember, what seems like a light application to you can bring on a situation where someone is put into serious distress.  Please be mindful.  The biggest culprit is “perfume.”  Please read more.

  A&H English Instructor, Hyesu Park,  recently had her article “Joy of Ugly Feelings: Korean “Bad Taste” Webtoons as a Case Study” published in Studies in Twentieth & Twenty-First Century Literature.  STTCL is a peer reviewed academic journal housed in Kansas State University.

Dance Magazine A&H Dance Instructor, Laura Peterson, is pictured in the 90th anniversary issue of Dance MagazineLaura is pictured presenting at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) conference that took place a few years ago.  It was Laura’s second time presenting at this particular conference.  IADMS is the actual visionary and Laura is found to be the face of it!  She has been a member of IADMS since 2007. Laura was very surprised and honored to be in the 90th Anniversary Dance Magazine and to be considered a visionary and influential.

Faculty on-line training opportunities. The Office of eLearning & Open Education at the SBCTC offers a suite of FREE high-quality professional learning opportunities to system faculty and staff year round.  Please visit the enrichment opportunities schedule for class descriptions and registration information.

October 2 – 6, 2017.  Japan Week Lecture Series.  You are invited to an exciting Japan Week lecture series.  Please bring your classes and/or offerLecture Series - Japan Week extra credit for attendance.  To bring your class, please contact Anne Matsumoto Stewart beforehand to ensure enough space.  Please visit the Japan Week FYI Bulletin to view the schedule of events and other valuable information.

Friday, October 6. Faculty Commons (D 104 E), 10:30 am. Poetry & Short Fiction Discussion Group. Invitation from Nan Ma “Since Terrence Hayes’s visit to campus in the spring, a group of faculty from various programs have been meeting informally to discuss poetry and short fiction. As our division is making celebrating the arts a priority, we would like to extend an invitation to the whole division. We meet the first Friday of each month at 10:30. We will be discussing the poetry of the Chinese poet, Bei Dao. Read one poem, or read them all! We hope to see you at the next meeting.”


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