Thursday, February 19, 2009

:: Business Communication and Skills :: New Program at AC

No matter whether you are a business professional or a student, Business Communication and Skills workshop will help you acquire the language tools which are indispensible for improving international performance where skills such as presentation, negotiating or listening as well as multicultural effectiveness are synonymous with professionalism, team spirit and success.

The first workshop, taking place on February 27 at 5PM, will be devoted to the introduction to business skills and discussion on what skills are necessary for operating in ever more globalised business environment. It will, then, be followed by the covering of one of the most important skills- a delivery of presentation, which will be presented through task-based activities aimed at improving vocabulary and grammar structures of this area, through group work and through active involvement of participants culminating in their actual mini-presentations! Worksheets will be provided in class!

Coordinator: Marija Ivanovic

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Lecture "Race, Multiculturalism and Education" as part of Black History Month program

February is known as "Black History Month" and the lecture "Race, Multiculturalism and Education" is just a part of AC's program on this topic. It will be given on Friday, February 20th at 5pm at American Corner Belgrade.

Our speaker, Dr. Michael Frazier earned African American Experience Expert title, because he has taught, lectured and published on the topic of “Diversity and Multiculturalism in America for over 10 years in higher education institutions, federal agencies, military organizations and before international audiences in the USA, Canada, Sweden, Latvia, Japan and China.

Check out AC's February calendar for other programs on "Black History Month" topic!

Presentation of Project ''Art Crafts in Function of Developing Local Communities - North Carolina (USA)’’

On Tuesday, February 10th at 7pm, AC Belgrade will host a lecture, presentation of project "Art Crafts in Function of Developing Local Communities - North Carolina (USA) by Saša Srećković, senior custos of Etnographic museum in Belgrade. Lecture will be given in Serbian language.

In purpose of reaching sustainable social and economic development, there are different social issues to be joint in mountain region of North Carolina, where local brand is created in field of art and cultural action. The program is created and managed by organization ”Handmade in America”. Presentation will be followed by video material.

Saša Srećković is senior custos of Etnographic museum in Belgrade, long-range manager of different public programs. He is also involved with cultural management in theory, as well as in practice. He supports wide application of etnology and cultural inheritage in programs of social and economic development (i.e. cultural tourism). He also works on documentaries and films.