International Events

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January

Thursday, January 29

  • "ANITA: Speaking Truth to Power," documentary screening hosted by the Lee Honors College at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 5:30 p.m. Sold out.

Friday, January 30

  • Info Session—Spanish Language and Culture Experience for WMU Employees in Quito, Ecuador from May 2 to 16, noon, 4030 Brown Hall. Information.
  • 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.

Tuesday, February 3

Tu B'Shevat begins at sundown

  • Career Fair Prep Session—Students can attend one or more sessions for help with resume critique, interview skills, and professional dress. 1 to 4 p.m., Sangren Hall lobby. Information.
  • Raise Your Voice Series—"Responding to Gendered Violence in Society, Law and on College Campuses: From 1991 to Today," Anita Hill, Brandeis University, Chenery Auditorium, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Free; tickets required, available at the Lee Honors College.

Wednesday, February 4

  • Career Fair Prep Session—Students can attend one or more sessions for help with resume critique, interview skills, and professional dress. 1 to 4 p.m., Sangren Hall lobby. Information.
  • Lyceum Lecture Series"Solar Energy Technologies: Potential and Progress," Dr. Ramakrishna Guda, chemistry, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m. Free; light refreshments provided.
  • Bullock Performance InstituteVân-Ánh Vanessa Võ, Vietnamese music, Dalton Center Recital Hall, talk at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Thursday, February 5

  • Career Fair Prep Session—Students can attend one or more sessions for help with resume critique, interview skills, and professional dress. 1 to 4 p.m., Sangren Hall lobby. Information.
  • Comedian--Britain's Chris James will perform at 9 p.m. in the Bernhard Center's North Ballroom. Admission $1 with a valid student Bronco Card, $2 without. 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.
  • Career Fair Prep Session—Students can attend one or more sessions for help with resume critique, interview skills, and professional dress. 1 to 4 p.m., Sangren Hall lobby. 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

Thursday, February 12

  • Career Fair—Speak with employers about full-time jobs, internships, and career exploration. Professional dress is required. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bernhard Center ballrooms and rooms 208 to 210. Information.

Friday, February 13

  • Government and Nonprofit Career Fair—Speak with employers about full-time jobs, internships, and career exploration. Professional dress is required. 1 to 4 p.m., Bernhard Center ballrooms. Information.
  • 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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