Central RED – Culture Night – Pakistan
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Graham Annex, Sutphen Common Room
5:30 p.m. – Dinner 6 p.m. – Presentation
Learn about the history, misconceptions and a little about the politics in Pakistan as well as other
background information on the country. “It’s a very beautiful country with some very wonderful
people that has, as many other countries do, really complicated politics.” Dinner will be an
authentic Pakistani meal.
Anya Butt obtained her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, majoring in Geology
and Geography. She continued on to a master’s degree in Physical Geography from the
University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Hydrology/Hydrogeology from the University of Nevada,
Reno. Before joining Central, she taught at Faith University in Istanbul, Turkey, for three years.
She has been at Central since 2002, focusing and teaching primarily on the environmental
studies program here. Throughout her life, she’s traveled extensively, growing up in Germany,
Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, where she spent all her high school years.