International Events

September

Wednesday, Sept. 10

  • Lecture, “That is No Country for Old Men: Shifting Cultural Borders by Young Egyptian Artists,” Osama Madany, of Minoufiya University in Egypt. 4 p.m. in 212 Bernhard Center.Flier.
  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “How Did I Become an Engaged Global Citizen?,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Saturday, Sept. 13—Birch Run and Frankenmuth, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., field trip for international students. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853. Flier.

Tuesday, Sept. 16

  • Info session, “Graduate Programs in International Affairs,” meet with representatives from several prestigious graduate schools, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m., 3301 Friedman Hall. Flier.
  • Lecture, “Pictures Travel, Discourses Do Not,” Dr. Oliver Hahn, exchange professor from the University of Passau in Germany, 4 p.m., 211 Bernhard Center. Flier.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

  • CELCIS Picnic, 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., register at the CELCIS office. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853. Flier.
  • Global Citizenship lecture series, “The Need For Cross–Cultural Perspectives in Family and Human Service Programs,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Friday, Sept. 19—CELCIS, Wii Bowling, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

Saturday, Sept. 20—CELCIS fishing trip, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for international students. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853. Flier.

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. 24CELCIS, Women's Ice Cream Social, 1:45 to 4 p.m. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853. Flier.

Thursday, Sept. 25—Reading, Hiromi Ito, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. Information: jeffrey.angles@wmich.edu, (269) 387-3044. Flier.

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 Festival—a 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. Flier.

Monday, Sept. 29—CELCIS, First Day of Conversation Circles. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853. Flier.

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—Japan Exchange and Teaching Program information session, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., 4010 Brown Hall. 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.

Saturday, Oct. 11 to Sunday, Oct. 12—CELCIS, Michigan City and Chicago field trip. Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

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. 17CELCIS lunchtime movie, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Information: wayne.l.bond@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4853.

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. 25CELCIS, 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. 12Global Citizenship lecture series, “Reading Diverse Texts: Exposure to Diverse Perspectives,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

Wednesday, Nov. 19Global Citizenship lecture series, “Dual Citizenship from a Pottawatomi Perspective?,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

December

Wednesday, Dec. 3Global Citizenship lecture series, “Disability, Handicap, Disorder, Impairment: Global Perspectives,” noon to 1 p.m., Lee Honors College Lounge. Read more.

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