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Japanese Visitor from Kawanishi

Keiko Fujii, Project Manager of Cultural & International Exchanges, for The City of Kawanishi, Japan accompanied a group of Japanese high school students to Bowling Green for a week long stay with host families from South Warren and Bowling Green High Schools.


The people in the photo are: Dean Sam Evans, Keiko Fujii, and Brian Coutts.

As the lunchtime guest of Dean of Libraries, Connie Foster and DLPS Head, Brian Coutts this past Friday, Keiko Fujii toured the new Educational Resources Center in Gary Ransdell Hall with ERC Coordinator, Roxanne Spencer and Ellen Micheletti.  She met with College of Education Dean, Sam Evans.  She also toured the new Confucius Institute and Visual and Performing Arts Library.  The City of Kawanishi and WKU Libraries exchange library materials annually to promote a greater understanding of their respective countries.  This year’s gift from Japan included a 26 volume set on Japanese history, books on Buddhism, Japanese novels, and even language guides like “Japanese for Busy People.”

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