American Studies Seminar and Annual Meeting of The Teachers of English in Finland 28.3.2020 is cancelled

The seminar will be held at Greenstar Hotel  in Lahti on March 28, 2020.
The seminar is cancelled because of the recommendations to cancel larger group gatherings!

The hotel is situated near the Lahti Railway Station. There will be various lectures on different kinds of issues concerning America.

PROGRAM

8:30 – 9:00      Breakfast (can also be taken to the lecture room)

8:45 – 9:00      Registration

9:00 – 9:05      Welcome and Opening Remarks
                      Päivi Koski,
Chair of the Association of Teachers of English in Finland

9:05 9:50      Current U.S. – China relations
.                     William Couch, Public Affairs Officer of The U.S. Embassy in Finland

9:50 – 10:05    Fulbright Center´s Programs and Services
.                     Maija Kettunen, Communication and Events Coordinator of the Fulbright Center

10:05 – 10:35  Sustainable biofuels
                      Jordan Banks
, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Awardee

10:45 – 11:30  Sustainability in the U.S.A: Who is Responsible?
                      Eric Hahnert
, U.S. Fulbright Fellow at Aalto University

11:30 – 12:15  Annual Meeting of the Association of Teachers of English in Finland

12:15 – 13:15  Lunch

13:15 – 14:00  The Language of Chemistry in Teaching and Research
                      Benjamin Lear,
Fulbright-Tampere University Scholar  

14:00 – 14:45 USA: Land of the Free, Home of the Bizarre
.                     Brittany Perry, U.S. Fulbright Fellow at Tampere University

14:45 – 15:00  Coffee

15:00 – 15:45  US Presidential Election 2020
                      Scott E. Buchanan,
Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies

15:45 – 15:50 Closing of the seminar

We will share free material for teachers from The American Resource Center at the seminar.

The fee including lunch and coffee is  50 euros for members, 25 euros for student members and 75 euros for non-members.

Suomen englanninopettajat ry järjestää koulutuksen yhteistyössä TJS-Opintokeskuksen kanssa.
Pidätämme oikeuden ohjelman muutoksiin.

Ilmoittautumiset viimeistään 16.3.2020 tai niin kauan kuin paikkoja on jäljellä.
Seminaari on ja vuosikokous on peruttu isojen kokoontumisten välttämissuosituksen vuoksi.
Vuosikokous pidetään myöhemmin tänä vuonna. Tiedotamme vuosikokouksen uudesta ajankohdasta myöhemmin.

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