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A week of international events: April 14–23, 2016







Thursday, April 14

International Club International Dinner
Featuring fine cuisine from many regions and cultures. Also featuring international talents and entertainment. Located at the Hagerty Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be available through MyNorth at (For student prices, please contact Julia at or the Jason in the Admissions Office at (231) 995-1054)


6–8 p.m.

Hagerty Center


Friday, April 15

Global Literature Reading Group Discussion
The Global Literature Reading Group will discuss this semester’s book, House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East, by Anthony Shadid, which tells the story of a Lebanese-American journalist who stumbles upon the ruins of his grandfather’s estate while covering the war in Lebanon.


Noon–1:30 p.m.

West Hall Conference Room


Saturday, April 16

Sweet Earth Arts & Music Festival
An all-inclusive Earth Day celebration featuring musicians, artist vendors, family friendly activities and workshops to help plant the seeds of environmental consciousness and provide resources to help it grow.

United States

1–6 p.m.

Hagerty Center


Tuesday, April 19

Global Endorsement Spotlight—Tabling Event
An opportunity for students to discover how to distinguish themselves from other NMC graduates by participating in the Global Endorsement program and by earning the endorsement on their transcript. Available to those wanting to know more and to those already a part of the GE Cohort, especially if you are in need of completing your Capstone.


11 a.m.–1 p.m.

West Hall, Lower Level


Wednesday, April 20

Sounds From Afar
NMC international students will share music and stories from their home countries on WNMC.


7:30 a.m.

WNMC, 90.7 FM


Global Flavor Day
Taste a variety of international cuisines from Sodexo.

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Hawk Owl Café, West Hall Varies

Thursday, April 21

Passport Student Lecture Series Brown Bag Lunch - Peru
Explore other cultures through the experiences of NMC students. Bring your lunch and hear international student Stefany Gray speak about Peru.


12:15–1 p.m

Founders Hall, Room 110


International Affairs Forum Canada: PM Trudeau’s New Direction
Justin Trudeau, a 43-year old ex-teacher with no government experience but a famous pedigree, is taking Canada’s Liberal government in new directions. Among his immediate challenges as prime minister are Syrian refugees, free trade, climate change, and how to confront the Islamic State. Join Canadian diplomat David Collins for a discussion of Canadian foreign policy, including issues in Michigan’s backyard.


6–7 p.m.

Milliken Auditorium

$10 at the door, free for students and educators

Saturday, April 23

Caravanserai II - A Project of the Arts Midwest
The second tour of the Caravanserai’s 2015‐16 season will feature hip‐hop/soul duo The Reminders joined by a female hip‐hop dance troupe led by choreographer Amirah Sackett. The tour will be emceed by Caravanserai’s Artistic Director, Asad Ali Jafri, performing under his stage moniker, DJ Man‐O‐Wax.


8–9 p.m.

Milliken Auditorium

$17 members, $20 advance, $23 door (additional fees apply)

Window on the World is sponsored by NMC International Services, The Dennos Museum Center, NMC International Club, International Affairs Forum, WNMC 90.7 Community Radio, The State Theatre, Michigan Global Awareness Consortium and Sodexo.

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