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Canada Week Helps Educate Albion About Neighbors to the North

Canadian flag
A project that was months in the making came together April 5-6 on campus as a celebration of Canada, Canadians and the intricate, sometimes complicated, relationship America has with its northern neighbors.

Japanese Is Back!

Elementary Japanese

JAPN 101. Section 1, CRN 2234

Global Studies

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:15 – 10:05 a.m.

This course is designed for students who will study Japanese for the first time at the college level. In this course, you will acquire skills in elementary-level speaking, listening, reading, and writing of modern Japanese. Weekly tutorials that meet in addition to class will focus on reviewing material presented in class as well as learning about Japanese culture.

JAPN 101. Section 2, CRN 2235

Global Studies

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

By the end of the semester, you will be able to:

  • Read and Write hiragana and katakana characters.
  • Ask and understand basic information.
  • Describe people’s daily routines.

This course will also integrate Japanese tangible culture such as food, music, and art with each language lesson.

Morris Dees, Prosecutor of Hate Groups, Keynotes 27th Isaac Symposium

Morris Dees
Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees shares the legal strategies and moral imperative that crippled some of America's most notorious hate groups, as he presents the 2016 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Albion College's Goodrich Chapel. The event will conclude the 27th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, which opens Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Norris Center's Towsley Hall with the Alumni Lecture, to be given this year by Mallory Brown, '08.

Flint Pediatrician Discusses Water Crisis with Albion Audience

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrican from Flint, Michigan.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, a Flint pediatrician, never thought her job would entail convincing parents and their kids that the water they drink won't kill them. "Parents tell me they turn on the water and their kids cry. Kids now fear water," said Dr. Hanna-Attisha, the guest speaker Wednesday night for Albion College's Anna Howard Shaw Lecture inside Towsley Lecture Hall. Speaking out, and educating, has become the new normal for Hanna-Attisha, who for nearly a year has been at the center of the Flint water crisis.

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