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Category Archives: Baruch-related
Foodies at Baruch won’t want to miss this event!
Join us for a delicious and in-person writing workshop with this semester’s Harman Fellow, food writer Eric Kim. Kim is currently a staff writer for the New York Times and regularly has recipes featured in NYT Cooking. Many of these recipes call upon his Korean-American background, and the fusion between both cultures. Oftentimes they feature backstories, sometimes historical, sometimes personal, but always written in a style that is wonderfully unreserved and engaging.
Kim has also worked as a contributing editor at Saveur, a digital manager at Food Network, a teacher of writing and literature at Columbia and as a senior editor at Food52.
While working at Food52, he won over readers with his column “Table For One”, a series of pieces all focused on the joy and catharsis of dining alone. His writing has been featured in The Washington Post and Bon Appétit, and his debut cookbook, Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home is scheduled for release in March 2022. Kim is our first Harman Fellow food writer.
Click here for a taste of his work.
Reserve your spot ASAP! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Seating limited at 20*
8th Annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR) at Baruch College
Baruch students will join undergraduates from around the world in presenting their own original research on panels throughout the day at the 8th Annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR), Sept. 27-29.
This conference is free and open to the public to attend through the ICUR App, which features the full schedule of panels taking place at 15 universities in 12 countries on 5 continents, all coordinated by Monash University in Australia and the University of Warwick in the UK. (Register on the ICUR app here or through the website.) The app allows participation in question and answer sessions.
Baruch’s 28 participants come from all three Baruch schools and many different fields. They’ll be on panels linked in real time with undergraduates at universities in England, Australia, South Africa, Belgium, and France, all presenting their own research. WSAS History Professor Katherine Pence is coordinating Baruch’s participation in the conference, which is supported by Baruch’s Office of the Provost.
Monday, Sept. 27-Wednesday, Sept. 29,
Location: Zoom via the ICUR App
Manga/Comics and Translation Symposium
This symposium invites scholars, translators, and professionals to discuss various processes and challenges of translating Japanese-language comics (manga) into English. It will illuminate the relatively invisible “work” of manga/comics translators, including their skills and challenges. In addition, the symposium will also highlight the specific nature of comics/manga medium. Unlike translation of text-based literary works, the translation of comics (manga) involved its media specific elements, including comics publishing conventions, reading orders, its formal nature (i.e. the image-word hybrid form), etc.
*The photos above are the covers of the manga titles translated by the invited guest lecturers/translators.
The invited guest lecturers/translators are:
– Dr. Mari Morimoto (DVM), a NYC-based translator of Japanese comics
– Dr. Ryan Holmberg, an art historian/translator (Duke University)
– Professor George Touris, an instructor (CUNY)
– Dr. Shige (CJ) Suzuki, Baruch College (Baruch College, CUNY)
Date: April 6th, 2017
Time: 12:40 to 2:05 pm (club hours)
Place: VC7-150 (Vertical Campus 7th floor #150)
The Vertical Campus is the “B” building of the map on the following website. Enter from the door located at the corner of East 24th and Lexington Avenue.
Please go to the following page and complete the registration. *Due to the limited availability of the seats, all attendees must register.
The event is open to all. Individuals who are not affiliated with Baruch College needs to present your ID to the security officer at the entrance.
Main Guest Speakers:
(1) Dr. Mari Morimoto
Osaka-born and Manhattan-raised, Mari never strayed far from urbanity until she spent nine years at Cornell. Actually, it’s Dr. Morimoto, whose “real job” as a big city veterinarian often wars with her “moonlighting” as a freelance manga translator. She got her foot in the door with VIZ Media through luck and circumstance, and since then has expanded her resume to include panelist, panel leader, Guest of Honor personal assistant and interpreter, and Guest of Honor at several northeast conventions. She has also contributed several articles to the English edition of SHONEN JUMP. A highlight of her translating career was meeting and rubbing elbows with Dragonball creator Akira Toriyama. As a child, she had the honor of meeting the late Osamu Tezuka. Her current titles are Naruto, Inuyasha, and Dragon Eye, but she has also previously translated Dragonball, Maison Ikkoku, One Pound Gospel, Knights of the Zodiac, and the DiGi Charat anthology.
(2) Dr. Ryan Holmberg
Dr. Ryan Holmberg is a Visiting Lecturer at Duke University, and an Academic Associate of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. As a freelance art historian and critic, he is a frequent contributor to The Comics Journal, Artforum International, and Art in America. As an editor and translator of manga, he has worked with Breakdown Press, Drawn & Quarterly, Retrofit Comics, and PictureBox Inc. His edition of Tezuka Osamu’s The Mysterious Underground Men (PictureBox) won the 2014 Eisner Award for Best U.S. Edition of International Material: Asia. He is also the author of Garo Manga: The First Decade, 1964–1973 (Center for Book Arts, 2010).
The symposium is organized by the Japanese program with assistance of Baruch Japan Club. It is sponsored by the Center for Global Partnership, the Globus Lecture Series and the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, and Baruch Japan Club.
It’s almost that time of year again! As the semester is coming to a close, we want to take the time to thank you for sticking with us this semester! Won’t you say it’s been a great year? Through game day, movie day, food day and various other events we’ve gotten to meet some great people. And with your help, we successfully hosted our 4th annual West Meets East, and Manga Symposium. We are looking forward to see what fun things we have in store for us in the future.
Let’s have some fun before the dreaded finals! Join us on Thursday, May 12 from 12:45 to 2:05 in room VC 10-165 for our End of Semester Party. Like always, there will be fun games, great food and interesting conversations.
Once again, to the members who has been with us for a long time, and new members who just joined, thank you for joining our family, it has been a great semester. See you soon!
Event: End of Semester Party
Time: Thursday, May 12, 12:45 – 2:05 PM
Location: VC 10-165
We hope you all enjoyed our study abroad session last week. This Thursday during club hours in room 11-165, we will be having our second Japanese Conversation Class with the Japanese Anime Asylum. As you may know, JCC is an event designed to help introduce students to the Japanese language as well as to help them improve their Japanese speaking skills. For this JCC, we will be collaborating with the Japanese Anime Asylum to teach you about anime phrases. Refreshments will be served as well. We hope to see you all there!
Event: Japanese Conversation Class #2
Date: Thursday, March 10th
Time & Place: 12:45-2:05pm, VC11-165
This Thursday during club hours, we will be having our first Japanese Conversation Class and GIM. JCC is an event dedicated to helping people learn and practice speaking Japanese with their peers, regardless of their skill level. Here’s your chance to practice your Japanese with other members. Refreshments will be served as well. We hope to see you all there!
Date and Time: Thursday, February 25th, 12:45-2:05 PM
Place: VC 10-165
We hope you’ve all had a great weekend! This Thursday, we will be having our second Japanese Conversation Class. JCC is an event dedicated to helping those who are interested in learning Japanese or are interested in improving on their Japanese speaking skills. Join us in our usual room, 10-165 from 12:45-2:05 PM. Feel free to invite your friends as well. Whether you’re a beginner, or you have more experience speaking Japanese, we hope to see you there!
Event: Japanese Conversation Class
Date and Time: Thursday, November 5th, 12:45-2:05 PM
Place: VC 10-165
Secretary Trainee | Baruch Japan Club
Want to learn a foreign language? Want to do it in a fully immersive environment? Wondering how to pay for it?
At this information session, we will explain the different scholarship opportunities for foreign language learning, discuss the application process, talk about preparing a competitive study abroad scholarship application, and give you tips on how to plan ahead—academically, financially and personally. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask questions. The discussion will focus on the U.S. Dept. of State’s Critical Language Scholarship and the opportunities available through the Boren Awards for International Study.
Time: Thursday, October 29th, 12:45pm – 2:00pm
Location: Room 3-125, William and Anita Newman Vertical Campus
For more information contact: Valeria Hymas, Deputy Director, National & Prestigious Fellowships Advising, Fellowships@baruch.cuny.edu
We hope you all had a great weekend. With midterms approaching, why not take opportunity to relax a bit? This Thursday, October 22nd, in room VC 10-165 during club hours, we will be hosting our Nomikai event: Essentially a type of “drinking” game (Don’t worry, we won’t be using alcohol), here’s your chance to unwind have some fun! Refreshments will be served as well. We hope to see you there!
Date and Time: Thursday, October 22nd, 12:45-2:05PM
Location: VC 10-165
We will be having our first Japanese Conversation Class (JCC) this Thursday, September 24th in our usual clubroom, 10-165. JCC is an event dedicated to helping people learn and practice speaking Japanese with their peers, regardless of their skill level. If you are interested in learning Japanese, or are trying to improve your Japanese speaking skills, then feel free to join us. The theme for this class is “Travelling in Japan”. We hope to see you there!
Event: Japanese Conversation Class
Date and Time: Thursday, September 24th, 12:45-2:05 PM
Place: VC 10-165
Secretary | Baruch Japan Club