West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Malaysian tourism professor to speak at WVU Parkersburg.
CONTACT: Dr. Nancy Nanney, professor of English, 304-424-8361.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A Malaysian tourism professor will discuss "The Management of Cultural Heritage: Contemporary Issues and Options in Malaysia" in a free presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The 7:30 p.m. lecture is open to the public and will be held in Room 1305 at the college.
Featured speaker will be Abdul Kadir Din, professor of tourism at the Unversiti Utara Malaysia (Northern University of Malaysia). He is the current holder of the Tun Abdul Razak Chair, which brings Malaysian scholars to Ohio University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies for a two-year residency. His academic areas of expertise are tourism geography, environmental impact assessment, heritage management, tourism policy and planning, and hospitality education. He has co-authored, edited and written over 60 papers primarily on tourism with a focus on Malaysia. Din currently serves on the editorial boards of a variety of tourism publications.
His WVU Parkersburg presentation is co-sponsored by the college's Humanities Speakers Series and the Business and Economics Division in conjunction with a class in GBUS 405, International Business. Additional information is available by contacting Sy Sarakarat, chair of the Business and Economics Division or Nancy Nanney, chair of the Humanities Division.
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