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March

Monday, March 2

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Is New President Modi of India Running or Stumbling to Progress?," Dr. Leela Fernandes, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information

Wednesday, March 4

  • Werner Sichel Lecture Series—"International Dimensions of the Great Recession and the Weak Recovery," Kathryn Dominguez, University of Michigan, 3 to 4:30 p.m, 2028 Brown Hall. Information.

Thursday, March 5

  • Lecture—"Sex Worker, Drug Addiction and AIDS Prevention: Anthropological Study in a City of Southwest China," Dr. Linyou Lan, Harvard University and Minzu University of China, 4:30 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall. Information.

Monday, March 9

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Africa Transforms: Wealth, Technology, and Democracy,"Ambassador Johnnie Carson, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Sunday, March 15

  • Performance—"The Women of Ireland," featuring Anthony Fallon, 3 p.m., Miller Auditorium.

Monday, March 16

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Brazil: A Country of the Future, But Will It Always Be So?," Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Thursday, March 19

  • Workshops on Education Reform—Workshops and keynote presented by international expert Dr. Paul L. Gaston III, Kent State, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 211 Bernhard Center. Information.
  • Advisor Meet and Greet—For CELCIS students one to two semesters from completing the CELCIS program, 1:30 to 2:30, 208 to 209 Bernhard Center. RSVP by email
  • Fulbright Scholar Guest Lecture—"Cold War Discourse and the Creation of the Global Child: U.S.-Taiwan Cross-cultural Perspectives," Dr. Andrea Mei-Ying Wu, University of Minnesota and National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 2028 Brown Hall.
  • Japanese language lesson for teens—4 to 4:50 p.m., Middle school and high school students, 3030 Brown Hall. $50 fee, includes materials. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto at michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5874 for more information.

Sunday March 22

  • WMU's 26th Annual International Festival, 4 to 8 p.m., Bernhard Center Second Floor.

Monday, March 23

  • Ernst Breisach Faculty Research Colloquium Series—"St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum: Entrepreneurial Innovation, Revising the Usable Past, and Adjusting to the Growing Authoritarianism of Putin's Russia" Dr. John Norman, Western Michigan University, noon to 1:30 p.m., International Conference Room, 2302 Friedmann Hall, pizza and soda provided by the Burnham-MacMillan Endowment Fund. Information.
  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Through the Camera Lens: Follow the Journey of the Syrian Refugee Experience," Jared Kohler, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Thursday, March 26

  • Japanese language lesson for teens—4 to 4:50 p.m., Middle school and high school students, 3030 Brown Hall. $50 fee, includes materials. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto at michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5874 for more information.

Friday, March 27

  • Qwen Frostic Lecture Series—"Tales From a Warming Planet: Climate Change and the Politics of Science," David Hasting, Eckerd College, 11:30 a.m., 2452 Knauss Hall. RSVP for lunch following the lecture. Information.

April

Thursday, April 2

  • Japanese language lesson for teens—4 to 4:50 p.m., Middle school and high school students, 3030 Brown Hall. $50 fee, includes materials. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto at michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5874 for more information.

Thursday, April 9

  • Japanese language lesson for teens—4 to 4:50 p.m., Middle school and high school students, 3030 Brown Hall. $50 fee, includes materials. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto at michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5874 for more information.
  • Community Discussion—"This Changes Everything," by Naomi Klein, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Van Duesen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library: 315 S. Rose St. Information.

Thursday, April 16

  • Japanese language lesson for teens—4 to 4:50 p.m., Middle school and high school students, 3030 Brown Hall. $50 fee, includes materials. Contact Michiko Yoshimoto at michiko.yoshimoto@wmich.edu or (269) 387-5874 for more information.

Friday, April 17

Tuesday, April 21

  • Lecture— "Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation on the Ground: Normative Divergence in the Western Balkans,"Jelena Subotic, Georgia State 
    University 3:30 p.m., PSCI Library, 3301 Friedman. 
  • Lecture— “Crisis at The Hague: What Has Gone Wrong with International War Crimes Trials?” 7:30 p.m., Jelena Subotic, Georgia State 
    University Fetzer Center, Putney Auditorium.

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