The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University hosts many events throughout the academic year.
Wednesday, February 22
Lee Honors College Lyceum Lecture Series and Department of Comparative Religion’s Islam in Global Perspectives Lecture Series, “How to Take on Hate: A Dialogue on Islamophobia and Racism" presented by Asha Noor, Advocacy and Civil Engagement Specialist, National Network for Arab American Communities and Alisa Perkins, assistant professor, comparative religion, Lee Honors College Lounge, noon to 1 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28
Spring 2017 scholarship and award applications are due to 410 Sprau Tower by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1
Reading and reception celebrating WMU Professor of Japanese Dr. Jeffrey Angles, recipient of the 2017 Yomiuri Prize for Literature in the poetry and haiku section for his book "Watashi no Hidsuke henkosen" (My International Date Line). 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Fetzer Center, rooms 1035-1045. All are welcome. Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Friday, March 3
Spirit Day, no classes. Many office and departments will remain open.
March 6 through 10
Spring Recess, no classes. Many offices and departments will remain open.
Thursday, March 16
Learn About Teaching English Abroad—4 p.m. in 3025 Brown Hall, hosted by the global and international studies program. This informational panel will discuss opportunities for teaching English overseas. Free and open to the public. Information.
Friday, March 31
The Department of World Languages and Literatures' annual Honors & Awards Ceremony. The event will be held at the Bernhard Center in rooms 208-209 starting at 3 p.m.