Global Events and Newsletter

Get Globally Engaged this Week!—a weekly email of opportunities to get globally engaged.

JANUARY 2018

Monday, January 15

  • "Addressing Threats to Justice, Climate, Civil Rights and World Peace: A Day of Learning and Action" teach-in—10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bernhard Center, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The teach-in will feature discussions of threats to justice, climate, civil rights and world peace and will be led by various WMU professors. Free and open to the public. 
  • Afro-modern dance class—5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead and Dancemakers Initiative. Join the class to learn about the basic Katherine Dunham technique which combines African and Caribbean styles of movement. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public.

Tuesday, January 16 

  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, January 17

  • CAS Study Abroad Expo—11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brown Hall Lobby, hosted by Study Abroad and the College of Arts and Sciences. Check out short-term, faculty-led study abroad opportunities for CAS students over spring, summer and winter recesses. Free and open to the public.
  • "Reaching the Dream" luncheon—11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Bistro3, Burnham, Hoekje/Bigelow and Valley Dining Centers, hosted by WMU Dining Services. Dishes from regions across the United States will be featured, highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.'s emphasis on unity and persistence in times of controversy. Cost is $9.50 per person, meal plans and Dining Dollars are accepted; open to the public. 
  • "Signs for Those Seeking Light" and "Altars and Myths" exhibits opening reception—5 to 7 p.m. at the Richmond Center for Visual Arts, sponsored by the Kalamazoo Latvian Association, the Ministry of Culture of Latvia, the Frostic School of Art Students and the Friends of the Richmond Center. Artist Rita Grendze offers homage to Latvia's 100th anniversary since declaring its independence in 1918 in her massive installation of donated and cast-off books that have been cut by hand, mounted and suspended. The "Altars and Myths" exhibit features more than a dozen sculptures inspired by the wisdom of ancient Latvian folklore, Peruvian shaman teachings and mythological Tibetan concepts. RSVP required to art-exhibitions@wmich.edu; free and open to the public. 

Thursday, Jan. 18

  • CEHD Study Abroad Expo11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sangren Hall Atrium, hosted by Study Abroad and the College of Education and Human Services. Check out short-term, faculty-led study abroad opportunities for CEHD students over spring, summer and winter recesses. Free and open to the public.
  • "What the Russian Revolution Meant for Modern Art" talk—7 to 9 p.m. in 157 Bernhard Center, hosted by the International Youth and Students for Social Equality at WMU. The talk will discuss the impact and influence of the Russian Revolution on art and culture. Free and open to the public. 

Friday, January 19

  • "Disrupting the Culture of Silence: Confronting Gender Inequality and Making Change in Higher Education" book discussion—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brown Hall's second-floor Clifford Center, hosted by the Women's Caucus. Join the discussion Kris De Welde's "Disrupting the Culture of Silence: Confronting Gender Inequality and Making Change in Higher Education." Free and open to the public; refreshments provided. Free copies of the book are available for the first 20 people who register. 
  • Legally Desi—7 to 10 p.m. at the New Wesley Foundation, 820 Rankin Rd., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Indian Student Association, the Western Student Association and the Graduate Student Association. A celebration of Indian culture. Free and open to the public. 

Saturday, January 20

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, January 22

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • Afro-modern dance class—5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead and Dancemakers Initiative. Join the class to learn about the basic Katherine Dunham technique which combines African and Caribbean styles of movement. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public.

Tuesday, January 23

  • CHHS Study Abroad Expo—11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CHHS Atrium, hosted by Study Abroad and the College of Health and Human Services. Check out short-term, faculty-led study abroad opportunities for CHHS students over spring, summer and winter recesses. Free and open to the public.
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, January 24

  • "The Easiest Conversation on Race" speaker—11 a.m. at 4240 Student Commons, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 6767 W. O Ave., Kalamazoo, hosted by Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Join guest speaker Dar Mayweather, CEO of Good Mayweather Consulting, in a discussion on race. Free and open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 25

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Friday, January 26

Saturday, January 27

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, January 29

  • "Are Dictators Getting Smarter?" talk—noon to 1 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College, 1795-1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by William Dobson, chief international editor of the International Desk at NPR. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • Afro-modern dance class—5:15 to 6:15 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead and Dancemakers Initiative. Join the class to learn about the basic Katherine Dunham technique which combines African and Caribbean styles of movement. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public.
  • "Are Dictators Getting Smarter?" talk—6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Rd. SE, East Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by William Dobson, chief international editor of the International Desk at NPR. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • "Ordinary Men? Perpetrators, Bystanders and Victims in the Holocaust" talk—6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oshtemo Branch Library, 7265 W. Main St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Kalamazoo Public Library. The talk will be given by Dr. Eli Ruben, professor of history at WMU. Free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, January 30

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, January 31

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday, February 1

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 3

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, February 5

  • "China in the World: Conundrums of a Socialist Market Economy" talk—noon to 1 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College, 1795-1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Badrinath Rao, associate professor of sociology and Asian studies at Kettering University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "China in the World: Conundrums of a Socialist Market Economy" talk—6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Rd. SE, East Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Badrinath Rao, associate professor of sociology and Asian studies at Kettering University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 

Tuesday, February 6

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, February 7

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 8

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 10

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, February 12

  • "Trouble Brewing: Can the U.S. and Turkey Cooperate?" talk—noon to 1 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College, 1795-1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Sinan Ciddi, executive director of the Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Trouble Brewing: Can the U.S. and Turkey Cooperate?" talk—6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Rd. SE, East Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Sinan Ciddi, executive director of the Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 

Tuesday, February 13

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, February 14

Thursday, February 15

Saturday, February 17

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, February 19

  • "The Right Bang for our Bucks: the U.S. Defense Budget" talk—noon to 1 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College, 1795-1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Stephanie Young, defense budget expert for the RAND Corporation. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "The Right Bang for our Bucks: the U.S. Defense Budget" talk—6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Rd. SE, East Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Stephanie Young, defense budget expert for the RAND Corporation. Admission is $10; open to the public. 

Tuesday, February 20

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, February 21

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 22

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 23

  • Spring Convocation: "A Recognition of Discovery, Diversity and Global Engagement"—8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Fetzer Center, hosted by Western Michigan University. The convocation will include scholar talks, a luncheon, convocation, an awards ceremony and a reception for the WMU community. Free and open to WMU staff and faculty. 

Saturday, February 24

  • Community African dance class—1 to 2 p.m. at the Rootead Enrichment Center, 1501 Fulford St., Kalamazoo, hosted by Rootead. This community class which focuses on African dance encourages the entire family to attend. First class is always free, $10 for non-members; open to the public. 

Monday, February 26

  • "Is American Global Leadership Waning?" talk—noon to 1 p.m. in the Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College, 1795-1835 Knollcrest Circle SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Amitav Acharya, chair of UNESCO Transnational Challenges and Governance and professor of international relations in the School of International Service at American University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Is American Global Leadership Waning?" talk—6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center, 1703 Robinson Rd. SE, East Grand Rapids, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. The talk will be given by Dr. Amitav Acharya, chair of UNESCO Transnational Challenges and Governance and professor of international relations in the School of International Service at American University. Admission is $10; open to the public. 

Tuesday, February 27

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Meditation for Clarity and Insight" course—7 to 8:30 p.m. at the People's Church, 1758 N. Tenth St., Kalamazoo, hosted by the Jewel Heart Buddhist Learning Center. This eight week course is designed to help those new to meditation learn techniques in mindfulness and concentration. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, February 28

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

MARCH 2018

Thursday, March 1

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Monday, March 12

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 13

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 14

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 15

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Friday, March 16

  • Real Talk Diversity Series: "Systemic Change at WMU"—6 to 8 p.m. in the Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. WMU students, staff and faculty who have advocated for and directly affected systemic change at WMU will discuss their efforts, including successes and barriers. Free and open to the public. 

Monday, March 19

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 20

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 21

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 22

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 25

  • 29th Annual International Festival—on the second floor of the Bernhard Center, hosted by International Student Activities and various registered student organizations. Take a trip around the world without leaving Michigan by attending the 29th Annual International Festival which features food, dance, dress and culture from around the world. Free and open to the public; nominal charge for food. 

Monday, March 26

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 27

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 28

  • "Institutions, Structures and Policy Paradigms in Sub-Saharan Africa: Toward Understanding Inequality" lecture—noon to 1:15 p.m. in 2028 Brown Hall, hosted by the Department of Economics. The lecture will be given by Howard Stein, professor in the Department of Afro-American and African Studies and the Department of Epidemoilogy in the School of Publbic Health at the University of Michigan. 
  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 29

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

APRIL 2018

Monday, April 2

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 3

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 4

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 5

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 9

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 10

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 11

  • CELCIS conversation circle—2 to 3 p.m. in the fourth-floor reception area of Ellsworth Hall, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • Real Talk Diversity Series: "Environmental Justice"—6 to 8 p.m. in the Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The talk will be given by Laura Donders, intern coordinator in the Office for Sustainability. Free and open to the public. 

Thursday, April 12

  • CELCIS conversation circle (women only)—2 to 3 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Bronco Global Lounge, hosted by the Center for English Language and Culture for International Students. Join students learning English in relaxed conversation about local and social topics. Free and open to the public.
  • "Inequality, Citizenship and the Promise of Education talk—7 p.m. in 2452 Knauss Hall, hosted by the University Center for the Humanities. The talk will be given by Daniella Allen, professor of goverment and in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Free and open to the public. 

MAY 2018

Wednesday, May 9

  • "Rome Wasn't Built in a Day" talk—2 p.m. in the Heining Emeriti Lounge in West Walwood Hall, hosted by the Emeriti Council. The talk will be given by Dr. Helenan Robin, professor emirita of political science at WMU. Free and open to the public. 

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