International Education Month

Location for Events: Alumni Room, unless otherwise noted


Tue Nov 1

  • 3:00 – 5:00 PM: It’s International Tea Time! @ Ballroom, Student Union

 Wed Nov 2

  • 10:00 AM: Kaizen, A Social Entrepreurship Project, by Daniyal Alwani and Jehanzeb Afridi
  • 2:00 PM: The History of Spanish Dance with a Salsa Workshop, by Andrea Puga


Mon Nov 7

  • 1:00 PM: Breaking Some Common Stereotypes About Pakistan, by Misbaah Sayani, Mubashara Waseem, and Usasm Malik
  • 2:00 PM: Timorese Folk Songs, performed and discussed by Natalino de Soares
  • 3:00 PM: Current Situation in Ukraine and the Role of Russia In It, by Damir Barakat

Wed Nov 9

  • 12:00 PM: Taiwan Spotlight A Study Abroad Program in the Heart of Asia, by Li-Wei Peng
  • 1:00 PM: The Electoral Process & The Political Tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, by David Tangamo
  • 3:00 PM: Three Generations of Students in China: Reminiscences, by Art Barbeau
  • 4:00 PM: Media & The Arab Spring, by Molka Mannouda

Thurs Nov 10

  • 1:00 PM: Recent Immigrants in Germany, by Carolin Wild
  • 2:00 PM: Education of Moseka, Congolese Brides To Be, by Sarah Suana
  • 3:00 PM: Growing Up in South Africa, by Prof. Theunis van Aardt


Mon Nov 14

  • 11:00 AM: Food & Society in France, by Prof. Shannon Halicki
  • 2:00 PM: Korea Experience & Hondae Culture, by Prof. Moonjung Kang
  • 3:30 PM: Russia Today, by Anna Mukhlaeva

Tues Nov 15

  • 1:00 PM: Effect of Bad Leadership on Nigeria Economy, by Benjamin Soyami & Habeeb Quadri
  • 2:00 PM: Russian Folktales & Fairytales, by Polina Peleneva
  • 3:00 PM: A Day in Tunisia, by Sabrina Krouf and Amany Abidi

Wed Nov 16

  • 10:00 AM: What Not To Do in Russia, by Elina Goriva, Anna Mukhlaeva, Aygul Sadykova
  • 1:00 PM: Germany: Culture & Community A Student’s Perspective!, by Linsey Peluchette and Prof. Miriam Roth Douglas
  • 7:30 PM: Japanese Papercraft (Origami) Workshop, by Ryota Nakagi & Megumi Maruta

Thurs Nov 17

  • 12:00 PM: All About the Scottish Bagpipes, by Betsy McFarland
  • 1:00 PM: Polish Folk Dances, by Prof. Martyna Matusiak
  • 2:00 PM: Sushi Making Workshop (Social room: 2nd Floor of WLU Chapel), by Megumi Maruta and Mihaela Szabo