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Wednesday, Nov. 18
- Dominican Festival—Meet WMU Students from Dominican Republic and learn about their country's culture through food, dance and more. Hosted by the Dominican Student Organization, 6 to 9 p.m., Trimpe Multicultural Center.
Thursday, Nov. 19
- American Thanksgiving Celebration—Learn the history of Thanksgiving Day in the United States and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner. Hosted by the International Student Fellowship, Noon to 1:30 p.m., Kanley Chapel Social Room.
- Study Abroad Info Table—Learn about the many opportunities WMU offers to study abroad from alumni and specialists during International Education Week. Hosted by WMU Study Abroad, 1 to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center Lower Level.
Study abroad info session—St. Petersburg, Russia, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. Information.
Native American Celebration—Part of International Education Week, Student Recreation Center indoor tennis courts, 5 to 8 p.m. Free.
Friday, Nov. 20
Study abroad info session—St. Petersburg, Russia, 1 to 3 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. Information.
- Study abroad info table—Learn about the many opportunities WMU offers to study abroad from alumni and specialists, 1 to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center Lower Level. Part of International Education Week.
International Admissions and Services ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to commemorate the unit’s relocation to Faunce Student Services. 4 to 6 p.m., Room 3110 Faunce. RSVPs appreciated via this form.
- Indo-Pak Night—This is an amazing Indian and Pakistani cultural event to raise awareness about the two countries and their cultures through music, dance, and food. Hosted by the Indian Students Association and the Pakistani Student Association, 6 to 9 p.m., Wesley Foundation.
- Saint-Saens and Shostkovich—a concert featuring French pianist, Pascal Roge, and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Miller Auditorium. Tickets.
Saturday, Nov. 21
- Japan Festival—Experience Japan's culture, including traditional food and dance. Hosted by the Japan Club, 12 to 3 p.m., Trimpe Multicultural Center.
- Malaysian Night—A showcase of the culture and heritage of Malaysia, including a fashion show featuring traditional and modern styles of clothing, traditional foods, and other performances. Hosted by the Malaysia Student Association, 6 to 9 p.m., Wesley Foundation.
Tuesday, Nov. 24
- Travel Signature event—for international students planning to travel over the holiday break between fall and spring semesters, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 to 4 p.m., International Admissions and Services offices, third floor of Faunce Student Services Building. Information.
Wednesday, Nov. 25
Thursday, Nov. 26
- Thanksgiving recess—No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
Friday, November 27
- Thanksgiving recess—No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services..
Monday, Nov. 30
Wednesday, Dec. 9
- Engaging the Muslim World—Dr. Juan Cole, professor of history, University of Michigan, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Fetzer Center Banquet Room.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
- Real Talk Diversity Series—"Hidden Disabilities: Mental Health and The College Experience," 7 to 8:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.
- Real Talk Diversity Series—"Identifying Anti- (Fill in the Blank) Narratives in Our Media," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.
Tuesday, March 8
- Real Talk Diversity Series—"Start Smart: Negotiating Your Salary and Closing the Gender Pay Gap," 6 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.
Tuesday, April 12
- Real Talk Diversity Series—"Stand Up: Short Play Addressing Privilege and Oppression," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Multicultural Center, Adrian Trimpe Building, refreshments provided.