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International Education Week

It highlights programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S.

Saturday Nov. 10
10:00 - Noon

International Week Festival
Café Central, 10:00am-noon

Join us at this FREE family-friendly event  where we celebrate and experience other cultures from around the world!    There will be an opportunity to meet residents from other parts of the world, collect stamps in a “passport,” take part in a lively percussion ensemble, create origami, listen to traditional stories from other countries, play games, and more!   

New this year is a performance by Latin dance group, Grupo Atlantico.  https://www.facebook.com/GRUPO-ATLANTICO-ST-LOUIS-MO-184195797619/ 

Monday Nov. 12
3:30

Monday, 11/12 ; 3:30, HS100
Discussion on the benefits of Study Abroad

Current student, Jessica Bond, who studied in Spain, Lorrie Hilmer Hackett and faculty members Leigh Kolb and Adam Watkins.
 

Wednesday Nov. 14
3:30 pm

Playing Board Games in Spanish; 3:30 in HH284

Thursday Nov. 15
3:00 pm

Film showing in HH286 at 3:00.

Bicycle Thieves (Bicycle Thief) (1948, Italian)  "Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award–winning Bicycle Thieves, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema. In poverty-stricken postwar Rome, a man is on his first day of a new job that offers hope of salvation for his desperate family when his bicycle, which he needs for work, is stolen. With his young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief. Simple in construction and profoundly rich in human insight, Bicycle Thieves embodies the greatest strengths of the Italian neorealist movement: emotional clarity, social rectitude, and brutal honesty." - https://www.criterion.com/films/210-bicycle-thieves

Friday Nov. 16
7:30 pm

Sweet & Spicy: Musical Flavors of the World will be performed on Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center.

Join us for a trip around the world with percussionist John Kasica, flutist Paula Kasica, harpist Lacey Lee, and violist Joanna Mendoza.  They will perform a vibrant mix of composition, using instruments from around the world. This program will feature a collective of compositions with Irish, Latin, African and Asian influences.