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Cultural Adaptations: American-Style Education and Libraries in the Arabian Gulf (Updated 2/3/11)

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 1 (2011), Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

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Patricia A. Wand, former American University Librarian, will share insights on a range of educational issues drawing on her four year experience as Dean of Libraries at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. This event is one in a series held nationally to recognize the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's signing of the Executive Order to create the Peace Corps. Patricia served in the Peace Corps in Colombia (1963-65) and was on Peace Corps staff in 1969 training teachers going to the Eastern Caribbean. She currently serves on the Board of the National Peace Corps Association.

6:30 p.m. -- Reception with light Middle Eastern fare
7:00 p.m. -- Talk by Patricia A. Wand, former University Librarian

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Lecture/Speaker
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University Library
Contact:
Elizabeth LaRocca
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