Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Event: Filipino American Student Organization, FASO

(this is just friendly advertisement, not an AAAGS event per se)

In honor of MCSC & AASU's Asian American Awareness Month, The Filipino American Student Organization is proud to present a 3-part workshop event to share what makes The Philippines unique among other Southeast Asian nations, demonstrating its rich cultural history and the variety of influences, both regional and colonial, that have made it the nation that it is today.

The workshops will take place on Saturday April 12th in Tripp Commons, Memorial Union

Schedule: (Revised)

FASO Introduction

11:00-11:30am - APELLIDO Workshop
Tracing Filipino last names to ancestral roots
- Led by Maureen Justiniano, Filipino Language Instructor

11:30pm-12:20pm - Cross-Culture: The Mexican Influence in Filipino food, language and currency.
- Led by Maureen Justiniano, Filipino Language Instructor

-----FREE LUNCH!------

Special ARNIS BATTLE Demonstration by FASO members you don't want to miss!

12:30pm-2:00pm - Learn Filipino Martial Arts!
Defend, Disarm, and Dare your friends! Sticks will be provided.
- Led by acclaimed Martial Arts Guru
(If weather permits, we will even fight outside!)

2:00pm-2:45pm - Revolution & Nationalism - Paul Bunyan Room
A stimulating look into the Filipino-American War & its connections to today
- Led by Dr. Michael Cullinane, Associate Director for Southeast Asian Studies

Bring your friends!

The Filipino American Student Organization

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