November 2019 Events

Saturday, November 16

International Education Week: Afghanistan DayTrimpe Multicultural Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy the food and culture of Afghanistan. Free.
Broadway musical"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical", Miller Auditorium, 2 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
International Education Week: Chinese Traditional Arts NightBeijing Opera experts, traditional Chinese instruments and lively Chinese folk music, Dalton Center Lecture Hall, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. Registration required.
International Education Week: Made-In MalaysiaEnjoy the food and culture of Malaysia, Bernhard Center East Ballroom, 6 to 10 p.m. Free.
Broadway musical"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical", Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
Performance"Gem of the Ocean," Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, theatre, performing with students, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 17

Broadway musical"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical", Miller Auditorium, 1 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.
NaNoWriMo WorkshopNational Novel Writing Month creative writing workshop with Sigma Tau Delta, Waldo Library Classroom A (1070), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Registration requested.

Monday, November 18

Workshop"Citations without Tears - The Science Edition," Carrie Leatherman, Waldo Library, Classroom A (1070), 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Registration requested.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Colloquium“Windows to the Mind: Multi-Modal Biometric Analysis as a Translation from the Internal Mind to the External World,” Sarah Hulbert George, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1110 Rood Hall, 4 p.m. Free. 
International Education Week: German Movie NightScreening of the German film "Woman in Gold," 3003 Brown Hall, 6 p.m. Free.

Tuesday, November 19

Discovery Acceleration WorkshopFor WMU faculty and research staff, "National Institutes of Health - Major Changes to the R15 Grants and Beyond," ParkView D-132 Floyd Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration required. Lunch provided. Free.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Workshop"Introduction to Mendeley Desktop," Michele Behr and Edward Eckel, Waldo Library Classroom B (0152), 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration requested.
Poetry Reading and Discussion"Reflections on a Middle Eastern Heritage," Hedy Habra, Waldo Library, Special Collections, 3rd Floor, 4 to 5 p.m. Free. No registration required.
Visiting artistPublic talk by Shaun Leonardo, 2452 Knauss Hall, 6:30 p.m. Free. 

Wednesday, November 20

Evaluation Cafe"A Systemic Approach to Identifying Learning Needs and Performance System Requirements: A Multinational Case Study," noon to 1 p.m., 4410 Ellsworth Hall.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Workshop"Citations without Tears," Michele Behr, Swain Education Library, Classroom E, 3 to 4 p.m. Free. Registration requested.
Holiday SpectacularVisit the dining centers for a holiday meal featuring carved turkey and roast beef, stuffed squash, mashed potatoes, gravy and pumpkin pie, 4 to 8 p.m. 
International Education Week: Dumpling DemonstrationLearn how to make dumplings from the Asian Pacific American Student Association, Kanley Chapel, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Performance"The Piano Guys", Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: millerauditorium.com or (269) 387-2300.

Thursday, November 21

Workshop"Citations without Tears,"  Michele Behr, Swain Education Library, Classroom E, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. Registration requested.
International Education Week: American Thanksgiving LunchEnjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and learn about U.S. American traditions, Kanley Chapel, noon to 2 p.m. Free.
Workshop"Citations without Tears - The Science Edition," Carrie Leatherman, Waldo Library, Classroom A (1070), 2 to 3 p.m. Free. Registration requested.
Lecture"Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display," Jennifer Tyburczy, feminist studies, University of California-Santa Barbara, 2500 Knauss Hall, WMU Center for the Humanities, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free
Poetry ReadingBilingual poetry reading by Japanese poet Takako Arai to celebrate the publication of Factory Girls, edited and co-translated by WMU Professor Jeffrey Angles, 3025 Brown Hall, 5 to 6:15 p.m. Free. 
Real Talk Diversity Series"Identity, Privilege and Power Workshop," Trimpe Multicultural Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Free.
Performance"Gem of the Ocean," Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, theatre, performing with students, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 22

Geography Colloquium"Privilege, Poverty, and Place: Competing Geographies of the Garden Route Biosphere Reserve, South Africa," Dr. Robert Fincham, 2119 Wood Hall, 2 to 3 p.m. Free.
International Education Week: Dominican Night Learn about the food and culture of the Dominican Republic, Hadley Hall Global Kitchen, 3 to 5 p.m. Free. 
International Education Week: Scholastic Chess TournamentJoin a tournament of one of the most widely played games in the world, 210 Bernhard Center, 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. Free.
Ethics Lecture Series“Responsibility in Shared Action,” Saba Bazargan-Forward, philosophy, University of California, San Diego, 157 Bernhard Center, 5 p.m. Free, no registration required.
International Education Week: Indian Movie NightFetzer Center Auditorium, 7 to 10:30 p.m. Film screening hosted by the Indian Student Association. Free. 
Performance"Gem of the Ocean," Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, theatre, performing with students, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m.
International Education Week: Cities of IndonesiaWesley Foundation, 8 p.m. to midnight. Learn about the food and culture of Indonesia. Free. 

Saturday, November 23

Turkey Trot5k race open to all WMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community, Student Recreation Center, check-in begins at 7 a.m., race begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration.
International Education Week: Japan FestivalLearn about the food and culture of Japan, Wesley Foundation, 2 to 7 p.m. Free.
Performance"Gem of the Ocean," Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, theatre, performing with students, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 24

Performance"Gem of the Ocean," Dwandra Nickole Lampkin, theatre, performing with students, Gilmore Theatre Complex, 7:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo WorkshopNational Novel Writing Month creative writing workshop with Sigma Tau Delta, Waldo Library Classroom A (1070), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Registration requested.

Monday, November 25

Native American Heritage Month Photo Exhibit"Standing Rock: Photographs of an Indigenous Movement," Room 4010, College of Health and Human Services, 1 to 5 p.m. The Gun Lake Tribe will offer free mental health screenings from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Speaker Levi Rickert at 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Workshop"Citations without Tears," Kate Langan, Waldo Library, Classroom A (1070), 3 to 4 p.m. Free. Registration requested.

Tuesday, November 26

CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.

Wednesday, November 27

Thanksgiving recess beings at noonNo classes. WMU offices open normal hours.
CELCIS Conversation CircleEnglish-language conversation practice; Bernhard Center Global Lounge; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, no registration required.
Performance"Holiday Dreams, A Spectacular Holiday Cirque!", Miller Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets

Thursday, November 28

U.S. Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 29

Thanksgiving recessNo classes. Many WMU offices closed.