Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (June 8 – June 12)


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Book Club Activities
Time: Monday, June 8, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Kristen Weaver, Consulate Officer
Book club is now back at the American Center! Join us on every second Monday of the month to read, discuss, and discover American culture through contemporary short stories. Our June book club will introduce you to short, humorous stories in “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” written by American author David Sedaris. Bring your friends and get ready to learn more about American sense of humor!
Applying for Graduate Students in the United States: Choosing, Applying and Financing
Time: Tuesday, June 9, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Sandarshi Gunawardena, VEF Senior Program Officer
If you have finished your undergraduate studies and would like to apply for graduate study in the U.S., this presentation will provide you some important insights in to choosing the right institution that fits your academic preparation and the desired field of study; the application process to graduate schools in the U.S, including general admission requirements for international students.; and some strategies to secure financial support for graduate studies.
MOOC Camp: Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society – Session 4
Time: Tuesday, June 9, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Phan Dinh Tuan Anh, Guest Speaker
Participate in this session and discuss global trends with other participants. Don’t forget to review the online materials before attending this session!
MOOC Camp: Introduction to Public Speaking – Session 7
Time: Wednesday, June 10, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Chris Helmkamp, Consulate Officer
Come practice what you have learned from the online course with your peers and train to become a better public speaker. Participants who attend six out of seven weekly discussions at the American Center and complete a project assigned by the speaker will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion.
DVD English Fun
Time: Thursday, June 11, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Conor Hassett, Hamilton College student
DVD English Fun is back! Come watch TV shows and movies, discover American culture, learn colloquial language, and make new friends!
MOOC Camp: Shaping the Way We Teach English, Part 2 – Session 3
Time: Thursday, June 11, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Liz Pinedo, Pickering Fellow
This session is for invited participants. Don’t forget to review the online materials before attending the discussion!
Science Fair 2015
Time: Friday, June 12, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Come explore the world of science and technology at the AC! Talk with U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Geraldine Richmond, see science projects designed by Vietnamese students, enjoy science and technology-related challenges and activities, and bring home cool items!


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