International Events

April 2014

Tuesday, April 1—"Women and East Germans in Leadership Positions in the German Bundestag: Representation and Quota Effects," Dr. Melanie Kintz, of Technische Universität Chemnitz in Germany. 3:30 to 5 p.m. in 3301 Friedman. Write. Event flier.

Wednesday, April 2—CELCIS Ladies Ice Cream Social, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., write or call (269) 387-4853.

Thursday, April 3

  • Lecture, "The Power of Images and Muslim Women: A Critical Reflection on "Sharia in Canada," Tabassum Ruby, of Western Michigan University. 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the WMU Multicultural Center of the Adrian Trimpe Building. Part of the Islam in Global Perspectives spring speaker series. Read more.
  • Lecture, "Globalization, Chinese-Culture and the Expansion of Higher Education System in Taiwan," Dr. Tien-hui Chiang, of National University of Tainan. 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3 in 2028 Brown Hall. Event flier.
  • OPT Workshop for international students with an F-1 visa. 2 p.m., Fourth floor Ellsworth. Write or call (269) 387-5865. Event flier.

Friday, April 4Internationalizing the Curriculum: Global Engagement Across Campus, workshops for WMU faculty, administrators and staff, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 2000 Schneider Hall. Register.
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Monday, April 7—Lecture and demonstration, Japanese Buddhist Music, GoeikaRev. Myosei Midorikawa, 6 p.m., Freidmann Hall 3301. Write for more information.

Tuesday, April 8Miller Movie, "The Muslims are Coming," 8 p.m., Miller Auditorium, $1 for WMU students with ID, $2 for non-WMU students. Read more

Wednesday, April 9OPT Workshop for international students with an F-1 visa. 2 p.m., Fourth floor Ellsworth. Write or call (269) 387-5865. Event flier.

Saturday, April 12International Ball, 7 p.m. to midnight, Bernhard Center, $15, dinner provided. Event flier

 Monday, April 14Academic Training workshop, 9 a.m., International Admissions and Services, write or call (269) 387-5865. Event flier.

Tuesday, April 15

  • OPT workshop for international students with an F-1 visa. 2 p.m., Fourth floor Ellsworth. Write or call (269) 387-5865. Event flier.
  • Lecture, "Ethnic Conflicts and Governance in the Balkan States," Dr. Maria Koinova, of the University of Warwick. 7 p.m., Bernhard Center West--Suite 208. Write.Event flier.

Monday, April 21—Discussion and reading by internationally renowned Japanese author, Yoko Tawada. 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., 3025 Brown Hall. Write. Event flier.

Wednesday, April 23Curricular Practical Training workshop for F-1 students. 2 p.m., write or call (269) 387 - 5865. Event flier.

Thursday, April 24

  • Lavender Graduation, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 105 to 107 Bernhard Center. Event flier.
  • OPT Workshop for international students with an F-1 visa. 2 p.m., Fourth floor Ellsworth. Write or call (269) 387-5865. Event flier.

Friday, April 25Colors of the World, activity night for international students, 6 to 8 p.m., in the Wesley Foundation. Event flier.

June 2014

Friday, June 6—International event and baseball game with the Kalamazoo Growlers. 7:05 p.m., Homer Stryker Field. Call (269) 492 - 9966

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