Mount Union Observes International Education Week

April 27, 2010

International Education Week was held at Mount Union College November 11-17 with special events occurring everyday to promote international awareness.

 

The International Dinner, sponsored by the Association of International Students (AIS), was held November 11.

On November 12, 13 and 14 a Foreign Film Festival, sponsored by First Year in Honors, which included the showing of the films 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' (United Kingdom) on Sunday November 12, 'Paradise Now' (Palestine) on Monday, November 13 and 'Raise the Red Lantern' (China) on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Kolenbrander-Harter Information Center (KHIC) 202.

On Wednesday, November 15, there was a Foreign Language Poetry Tea, sponsored by Alpha Mu Gamma. The Poetry Tea included readings and performances in French, Japanese, German, Chinese and Russian.

On Thursday, November 15, there was another Foreign Film Festival, sponsored by Dr. Miao Zhang and the Advanced Film Class, which included the showing of the film 'City of God' (Brazil).

On Friday, November 16, there was a final Foreign Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages teaching assistants, which included the showing of 'The Official Story' (Argentina) and 'Taxi' (France).

On November 17, there was a Making a Difference Worldwide Display, sponsored by Dr. Michael Grossman.

Each night, the Foreign Film Festivals included a film panel presentation and an audience discussion following the movie.

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