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February

2/1-2/27
Exhibit: Celebrating Black History Month Blagg-Huey Library, First Floor. Curated by the Woman’s Collection Staff. This informative and historical exhibit includes stories of the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, African artifacts, the scholars of African American history, and the role models of today and yesterday. Featured in this exhibit are photographs, books, artifacts, and clothing detailing the stories of women and men who shaped a movement, transformed history, and changed our communities.

02/07
Presentation: South Korea: Reflections on Language and Culture 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Student Union 207.  Come experience a little slice of South Korea! Three South Korean teachers of the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Teachers of English will share their reflections of their Korean way of life through the contexts of language and culture. They will discuss their experiences in America and what they hope to take back to Korea. TWU is hosting 18 Korean teachers who are participating in a two-week site residency to gain insight into multiple facets of the American school system and community life. There will be a short Q&A at the end of the presentation. Complimentary light lunch (Korean food) served from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Presentation from 12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of International Education. For more information, please contact: Office of International Education, 898-3338 or jduenezlazo@twu.edu .

2/8
Forum: The Push & Pull in Haitian Emigration 12:25 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Stoddard Hall 308. A Faculty Spotlight Series featuring Dr. Sara Fanning.  Sponsored by TWU College of Arts & Sciences Public Affair Forums.

March

3/5-3/30
Exhibit: Celebrating Women’s History Month Blagg-Huey Library, First Floor. Curated by the Woman’s Collection Staff. Before the 1970s, the topic of women’s history was largely missing from the general public’s consciousness. This exhibit will feature stories of women who empower and engage the female spirit and transformed the way we think about women. Stories such as Angie Nesbitt who pulled a man twice her size from the cold waters of his submerged car or Amy Biehl who gave her life to fight against apartheid in South Africa. This exhibit will feature photographs, books, documents, and artifacts of women who revolutionized our world.

3/6
Event: TWU International Festival 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Student Union. There will be international cuisine, entertainment, and display tables. Sponsored by the Office of International Education and the International Student Association.  Contact intloffice@twu.edu for more information.

3/6
Performance: International Dance Company 12:00 p.m. Student Union.  In celebration of TWU International Festival.

3/12
Forum: The Status of Women in World Religions:  Judaism, Christianity, Islam 1:00 – 2:20 p.m. ACT 301. Dr. Claire Sahlin, Professor & Chair of Women’s Studies, TWU offers introductory remarks on women’s challenges and opportunities which is followed by Dr. Nicki Cohen, Professor of Music, TWU "Women in Judaism”, Dr. Joretta Marshall, Professor of Pastoral Theology, TCU "Women in Christianity", and Dr. Maria Curtis, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Houston – Clear Lake "Women in Islam.” Sponsored by TWU College of Arts and Sciences and the Institute for Interfaith Dialog (www.interfaithdialog.org)

3/28
Forum: The Dual Burden of Malnutrition in India: Exploring the Mother-Child Dyad 2:30 – 3:30+ p.m. ACT 301. A presentation by Fulbright-Nehru Research Scholar, Dr. Lisa Zottarelli, TWU Associate Professor of Sociology, based on her research while in India.

April

4/1
Performance: International Dance Company time TBA. Booker T. Washington High School, 2501 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. “Dance for the Planet”.

4/12
Performance: International Dance Company time TBA. Hubbard Hall. School of Management “Evening of Excellence”.

4/19
Performance: International Dance Company 11:30 a.m. TWU Pioneer Circle. TWU Convocation Picnic.

4/29
Performance: International Dance Company, time TBA. Arts and Jazz Festival, Denton, TX.

For additional information on Global Connections events, contact:

Global Connections
P.O. Box 425437
Denton, TX 76204-5437
940.898.2002
940.898.3366 (Fax)
globalconnections@twu.edu

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