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Tuesday April 1st
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Semester at Sea Interest Meeting
Location: Grise Hall 134
Description:

“Before you try and change the world, let the world change you.”- Find out how to experience the world on Semester at Sea, a program on board the MV Explorer that circumnavigates the globe in an unforgettable semester!

For more information contact: abby.leake@wku.edu

5:30pm
Waste Land
Location: MMTH Auditorium
Description:

This film showing is the fifth and final installment of the Tracing the Unexplored: Brazil's Multicultural Society series. Waste Land, a social documentary, is based around the lives of garbage pickers at the largest landfill in the world, located at the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Here the Brazillian artist Vik Muniz, rooted in New York, decides to make a difference and travels there with the intention to help the pickers improve their lives by using the garbage they collect to express themselves artistically.

This series is sponsored by: Departments of Modern Languages, English, History, Africana Studies, Women's Studies, WKU Libraries & Office of International Programs.

Wednesday April 2nd
11:00am - 3:00pm
Walk-in Wednesdays: Peer Advising
Location: Grise Hall 128
Description:

Learn, Plan, Go! Get advising without an appointment! Peer advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, and more!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Partners in Caring: Medicine in Kenya Info Meeting
Location: TCCW 358
Description:

Are you a pre-medial or pre-physical therapy student and interested in a hands-on service learning experience in Africa? Dr. Nancy Rice, Associate Professor of Biology who leads this program to Kenya every winter, will be holding this informational session to answer your questions and provide you with more details abou the program and application process.

Thursday April 3rd
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising
Location: Grise Hall 138
Description:

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

Monday April 7th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Promoting International Justice and Reconciliation: Outreach Efforts of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
Location: SH 2113
Description:

Ms. Nerma Jelacic, Head of Communications for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, will be speaking at 5:30pm in SH 2113.

Nerma Jelacic is the official spokesperson for registry and chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ICTY, and acting head of the media, outreach and web section. She is a former director of BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina and founder of the BIRN Justice Report. Ms. Jelacic has also reported for the UK’s Observer and Financial Times newspapers and has written widely about war crimes and post-conflict justice mechanisms.

Wednesday April 9th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Walk-in Wednesdays: Peer Advising
Location: Grise Hall 128
Description:

Learn, Plan, Go! Get advising without an appointment! Peer advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, and more!

Thursday April 10th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising
Location: Grise Hall 138
Description:

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

Saturday April 12th
9:00am - 8:00pm
Kentucky Tour - Bourbon Country
Description:

Get a "taste" of Kentucky!

Monday April 14th
4:00pm
Affirmative Action in the Context of Brazil
Location: Gary Ransdell Hall
Description:

This presentation is the first installment of the Tracing the Unexplored: Brazil's Multicultural Society series. It will examine the impact that affirmative action policies have had in Brazil, a country where a majority of the population claims to have African ancestry.

Ana Cristina Conceição Santos is a researcher associated with the Nucleus of Gender and Sexuality of the State University of Bahia and the Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil.

This series is sponsored by: Departments of Modern Languages, English, History, Africana Studies, Women's Studies, WKU Libraries & Office of International Programs.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Choose Your Own Adventure: Belgium
Location: Barnes Hall
Description:

Join us for conversation, food, and an interview session with guest student speaker, Allison Feikes, who will tell his study abroad tales, from Belgium!

Tuesday April 15th
4:00pm
Afro-descendent Cultural and Literary Studies in Brazil Today
Location: Gary Ransdell Hall
Description:

This presentation is the second installment of the Tracing the Unexplored: Brazil's Multicultural Society series. It will deal with the contemporary relevance of the homage that Afro-Brazilian film and literature pay to Brazil's African slave hero and the most famous and largerst runaway slave community in Latin America.

Dr. Dawn Duke is a Portuguese & Spanish Professor & Chair of Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee.

This series is sponsored by: Departments of Modern Languages, English, History, Africana Studies, Women's Studies, WKU Libraries & Office of International Programs.

Wednesday April 16th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Walk-in Wednesdays: Peer Advising
Location: Grise Hall 128
Description:

Learn, Plan, Go! Get advising without an appointment! Peer advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, and more!

Thursday April 17th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising
Location: Grise Hall 138
Description:

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

Wednesday April 23rd
11:00am - 3:00pm
Walk-in Wednesdays: Peer Advising
Location: Grise Hall 128
Description:

Learn, Plan, Go! Get advising without an appointment! Peer advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, and more!

Thursday April 24th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
StudioAbroad Info Session
Location: Grise Hall 143
Description:

Study Abroad and Global Learning launched a new Study Abroad Application-StudioAbroad. Attend the short info session to learn how the system works.

Contact studyabroadapp@wku.edu with any questions.

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harlaxton (semester) Walk-in Advising
Location: Grise Hall 138
Description:

This event provides students that are specifically interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton an opportunity for walk-in advising.

*For Harlaxton semester-length programs

Monday April 28th
All Day
International Soccer - Fun Games
Location: WKU Campus
Description:

Have fun playing Soccer!

Tuesday April 29th
All Day
International Soccer - Fun Games
Location: WKU Campus
Description:

Have fun playing Soccer!

Wednesday April 30th
All Day
International Soccer - Fun Games
Location: WKU Campus
Description:

Have fun playing Soccer!

11:00am - 3:00pm
Walk-in Wednesdays: Peer Advising
Location: Grise Hall 128
Description:

Learn, Plan, Go! Get advising without an appointment! Peer advisors will be available to answer any questions have about programs, application materials, scholarships, and more!

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