Mount Union College International Education Week to be Held November 11-16

April 15, 2010

International Education Week will be observed at Mount Union College November 11-16 featuring a variety of special events to promote international awareness.

There will be a Foreign Film Festival on November 11-16 sponsored by the First Year in Honors Program. Each night will begin with a film panel presentation at 6:30 p.m., the featured movie at 7 p.m. and an audience discussion following the movie. Movies scheduled for the film festival include: 'The Lives of Others' (Germany) on Sunday, November 11 in Presser Recital Hall; 'Osama' (Afghanistan) on Monday, November 12 in Presser Recital Hall; 'The Motorcycle Diaries' (Argentina) on Tuesday, November 13 in Tolerton and Hood Room 100; 'Limit of Love (Japan on Wednesday, November 14 in Tolerton and Hood Room 100; 'Night Watch' on Friday, November 15 in Tolerton and Hood Room 100 and 'To Live' (China) in Tolerton and Hood Room 100.

On November 12-16, Mini Language Lessons, sponsored by the Foreign Language Club, will be held in the West Room of the Hoover-Price Campus Center from 12-12:50 p.m. Languages offered will be French on Monday, November 12; German on Tuesday, November 13; Spanish on Wednesday, November 14; Japanese on Thursday, November 15 and on Friday, November 16 both Russian and Chinese will be offered in the Alumni Room of HPCC.

Also, on Tuesday, November 13, Alpha Mu Gamma will be sponsoring a Foreign Language Poetry Tea at 4 p.m. in the East Room of HPCC.

On Friday, November 16, there will be a Making a Difference Worldwide Display sponsored by Dr. Michael Grossman, assistant professor of political science and director of the International Studies Program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Lobby of HPCC. There will also be display tables with information about study abroad opportunities available through the College.

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