East Asian Communities & Cultures in NJ

East Asian Communities & Cultures in NJ
November 15, 2019
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sign up for this FREE Conference to hear presenting scholars, artists, and community leaders cover a wide range of topics including East Asian music and dance, traditional forms of visual arts, aesthetics and symbolism, the adaptation of traditional cultures to the contemporary way of life, and strategies for preserving the Asian cultural heritage in the multi-cultural context of the American society.

Attending educators will receive a certificate for 5 hours of Professional Development!

Conference Presenters:

Mr. Frederick Kramer, Independent Researcher and Artist
Tibetan Buddhism and Expressions of Enlightenment in Wallace Stevens Poetry

Ms. Amanda Robinette, Hand Weavers Guild of America
Japanese Sakiori

Dr. Ai Guo Han, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
Chinese Philosophical Daoism

Dr. Ngô Thanh Nhàn, New York University, NY
Vietnam: Traditional Music and Legends

Registration is required. To register, call
856.825.6800 ext. 152

The “East Asian Communities & Cultures in NJ” is part of the Down Jersey Folklife Center’s “Near and Far: Arts and Cultures of East Asia” project, presented in partnership with Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and Atlantic
County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Major support for this partnership project has been
provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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