International Events

September

Monday, Sept. 22

  • Info session for studying abroad in Japan, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. For more information, write.
  • CELCIS, Bingo at Friendship Village, 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Thursday, Sept. 25

  • Reading, Hiromi Ito, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. Information: jeffrey.angles@wmich.edu, (269) 387-3044. Flier.
  • Reception for international engineering students, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., College of Engineering and Applied Sciences lobby. RSVP: call (269) 387-3966 or write intl-specialprojects@wmich.edu.
  • With/Out – ¿Borders? Conference, Arcus Center, Downtown Kalamazoo. Information.

Friday, Sept. 26

  • Japanese Language Lessons for Teens, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., 2045 Brown Hall. Runs for four consecutive Fridays. Information.

Saturday, Sept. 27

  • China Festivala showcase of Chinese food and culture, featuring performances, displays and food from local restaurants. Noon to 5 p.m., WMU Student Recreation Center, noon to 5 p.m. Free entrance. Nominal charge for food.
  • International Programs Council BBQ, 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Goldsworth Pond, main campus. Contact: intl-rso@wmich.edu

Sunday, Sept. 28

  • Poetry Reading, "Poetry in Nineteen Languages: A Symphony for the Senses," Portage District Library, 300 Library Ln., Portage, Mich., 2 to 4 p.m. followed by a reception with foods from around the world.

Monday, Sept. 29

October

Wednesday, Oct. 1

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Challenges of Promoting Academic Diversity and Inclusiveness for Global Citizens of the 21st Century,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Thursday, Oct. 2

  • Ebola: A Panel Discussion on the Current Outbreak in West Africa, noon to 1 p.m., 204 Bernhard Center. Flier.
  • Japan Exchange and Teaching Program information session, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., 4010 Brown Hall. Flier
  • Lecture, "Order in Chaos: Intra-Party Coordination in Proportional Representation Systems," Dr. José Antonio Cheibub, of the University of Illinois. 2 to 3:30 p.m., 3301 Friedmann. Flier

Monday, Oct. 6CELCIS, Ladies Only Tea, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

  • Study Abroad Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bernhard Center East Ballroom. Free. Flier.
  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Divided Societies: Roots of Conflict and Pathways to Peace,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Thursday, Oct. 9

  • Lecture, "The Dragon’s Tale: Modernizing the Chinese Military and What It Means to the United States," Dr. Xiaobing Li, of the University of Central Oklahoma. 5 to 6:30 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Flier.

Saturday, Oct. 11 to Sunday, Oct. 12

Wednesday, Oct. 15

  • CELCIS, Apple Picking outing, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.
  • Global Citizenship Lecture Series, “Culturally Responsive and Globally Engaged Health Services in a Diverse World,” noon to 1 p.m. in the Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Friday, Oct. 17

Wednesday, Oct. 22

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Queer Theory in Practice: What is it and How Does it Work?,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Saturday, Oct. 25

  • CELCIS, Homecoming event, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

  • CELCIS, John Ball Zoo, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., field trip for international students. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

  • CELCIS, mid-semester party, 1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.
  • Global Citizenship lecture Series, “An Invitation to Question Whiteness and Privilege,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

November

Saturday, Nov. 1

  • CELCIS, Arabic Museum, field trip for international students. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

  • CELCIS, Turkeyville, field trip for international students. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Learning With the World: Why International and Domestic Students Make Good Bedfellows,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Reading Diverse Texts: Exposure to Diverse Perspectives,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “Dual Citizenship from a Pottawatomi Perspective?,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

December

Wednesday, Dec. 3

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

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