International Events

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Thursday, Nov. 20

  • Burnham-Macmillan Speaker Series—"The Last Imperial Coronations in Rome: The End of the Holy Roman Empire?" Dr. Jonathan Lyon, University of Chicago, Center for the Humanities, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free.
  • IEW 2014American Thanksgiving Celebration, hosted by the International Student Fellowship, noon to 1:30 p.m., Kanley Chapel Social Room. Information.
  • IEW 2014—Study Abroad Info Table, 1 to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center Lower Level. Information
  • Gwen Frostic Series, seminar and reception, "The True Cost of Oil," by Garth Lenz, internationally renowned photographer, Richmond Center, 5:30 p.m. Information.

Friday, Nov. 21

  • Teaching English Abroad, discussion panel hosted by the global and international studies program, 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 3025 Brown Hall. Information.
  • Biological Sciences Seminar Series—"Microbial Community Responses to Tree Composition and Diversity in Subtropical China," Dr. Jessica Gutknecht, University of Minnesota, 1710 Wood Hall, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free.
  • IEW 2014—Study Abroad Info Table, hosted by WMU Study Abroad, 1 to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center Lower Level. Information
  • IEW 2014—Japan Festival, hosted by Japan Club, 3 to 6 p.m., 105 Bernhard Center. Information.
  • IEW 2014—Dominican Festival, hosted by Dominican Student Organization, 4 to 7 p.m., Trimpe Building. Information.
  • IEW 2014—Legally Desi, hosted by Indian Student Association, 6 to 9 p.m., Fetzer Center. Information

Wednesday, Nov. 26

  • Thanksgiving recess begins at noon - no afternoon classes, WMU offices open normal hours.

Thursday, Nov. 27

  • Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
    U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Friday, Nov. 28

  • Thanksgiving recess - No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.


Wednesday, Dec. 3

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Disability, Handicap, Disorder, Impairment: Global Perspectives,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Information.

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Friday, Feb. 13

  • Lecture, "The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Poverty in Ethiopia: A Computable General Equilibrium - Microsimulation Analysis," Daniel A. Mengistu, of Western Michigan University. 3 to 4:30 p.m., 2212 Dunbar Hall. Read more.

Thursday, Feb. 26

  • Real Talk Diversity Series, " Islam 101: Creating an inclusive campus environment," 6 to 7:30 p.m., Multicultural Center in the Adrian Trimpe Building. Information.