International Events

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January

Monday, January 19

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day—No classes. WMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Thursday, January 22

  • Lecture—"Simulacra, Simulation, and Baudrillardian Rhetoric," Brian Gogan, Western Michigan University, 7 p.m., 2500 Knauss Hall. Information.

Friday, January 23

  • Economics Research Seminar Series—"Impact Assessment Struggles in a Post-War Period," Dr. Cynthia Donovan, Michigan State University, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
  • Japanese Conversation Table—For intermediate and advanced levels, 3 to 4 p.m., Bernhard Center Cafeteria on the main floor. Write to register. 

Friday, January 30

  • Economics Research Seminar Series—"Uncovering Ethnic Disparities in Peer Effects and Weight Outcomes Using Spatial Analysis," Dr. Olugbenga Ajilore, University of Toledo, 2212 Dunbar Hall, 3-4:30 p.m. Free.
  • Japanese Conversation Table—For intermediate and advanced levels, 3 to 4 p.m., Bernhard Center Cafeteria on the main floor. Write to register. 
  • Reading—Dipika Guha, special guest of the Gwen Frostic Reading Series, 7:30 p.m., The Epic Theater. Free event, reception to follow. Information

February

Monday, February 2

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Privacy: Is there such a thing?," Aarti Shahani, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Friday, February 6

  • Conference—Michigan's Global Future Conference for International Students, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Grand Valley State University Pew Campus. Information.

Monday, February 9

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"What are the Consequences from the Crisis in Ukraine?," Matthew Rojansky, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Wednesday, February 11

  • Gala—2015 Chinese New Year with the Confucius Institute, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Wesley Foundation. 

Friday, February 13

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

Monday, February 16

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Is it Religion or Politics that Divide the Middle East?," Sebastian Maisel, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Monday, February 23

  • World Affairs Council Great Decisions Lecture—"Human Trafficking: A local, national, and global problem!," Becky McDonald, Amanda Colegrove, and moderated by Senator Judy Emmons, 6 p.m., Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. No charge for WMU students and employees with Bronco ID. Information.

Thursday, February 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.

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

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.

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.

Monday, March 23

  • 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.

April

Friday, April 17

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