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2012 Fall Schedule

November

11/1
Performance: International Dance Company Hubbard Hall, 6:00 pm. Attend the Cultural Connections Leadership Conference and enjoy a performance by the International Dance Company.

11/1 – 11/3
Event: Cultural Connections Leadership Conference Hubbard Hall. The Cultural Connections Leadership Conference brings together students, faculty, and staff from various cultural backgrounds in order to empower them to become advocates for change in an increasingly diverse global society. CCLC provides engaging and intentional activities that serve as a catalyst for personal and professional growth, resulting in producing strong individuals and productive members of society. For more information contact Michelle Buggs at (940) 898-3679 or Intercultural@twu.eduwww.twu.edu/intercultural-services/conference-asp

11/5-11/26
Exhibit: Global Connections Through Dress Old Main Building, Fourth Floor. Fashion and Textiles will be displaying global dress from five different countries. Each Monday a new display case with a new country will made available for viewing by the university community at no charge. Displays will include general information about the country, apparel production within the country, and traditional dress worn within the country. The specific dates for each country are as follows:

            Nov. 5: Pakistan
            Nov. 12: Indonesia
            Nov. 19: Mexico
            Nov. 26: Brazil

11/6
Event: Annual Italian Night Dinner 5:00 pm. Fine Arts Building Foyer. Delta Phi Delta holds their annual scholarship fundraiser dinner. For ticket information visit www.twu.edu/visual-arts

11/8
Event: Chrysanthemum Tea 9:30 – 11:00 am. Hubbard Hall Banquet Room. This TWU tradition began in the early 1980's. The Chrysanthemum Tea recognizes the TWU international community and educates the community about various cultures.

11/14-11/18
Performance: “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel Wednesday, 11/14 @ 8 p.m., Thursday, 11/15 @ 4 p.m., Friday, 11/16 @ 8 p.m., Saturday, 11/17 @ 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., Sunday, 11/18 @ 2 p.m. Redbud Theatre Complex. This memory play centers around five unmarried sisters as they make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s. For more information visit www.twu.edu/drama .

11/15
Event: Music Recital: Music Building, Eberly Hall, 1:30 – 2:20 p.m. The Department of Music and the Global Connections Initiative invite the TWU campus community to attend a “Kundiman Song Recital” presented by the vocal studio of Dr. Nicki Cohen, Professor of Voice and Music Therapy and Coordinator of TWU Vocal Studies.  A reception will immediately follow, with refreshments promising a delicious taste of Filipino food.  “Kundiman” is a genre of traditional songs from the Philippines that were composed in the 19th and early 20th century.  Originating among the Tagalog of Luzon, the songs are written in the Tagalog language and are lush and beautiful, truly an expression of their sentimental nature.  Today, they are accepted as one of the genre of Philippine music, not only because of the intense feeling that the songs convey, but also because of the high degree of musical artistry to which the country’s composers have elevated them. The musical form is parallel minor and major keys, in triple time, with verses each consisting of about 12 syllables.  For additional information and preview of the Filipino serenades:  http://tagaloglang.com/Filipino-Music/Tagalog-Love-Songs/kundiman-song.html

11/18
Event: Thanksgiving and Picnic Celebration with Global Interact Time TBA. Location TBA. Another program offered by TWU International Education Office and Global Interact is a taste of Thanksgiving. In conjunction with TWU and UNT, Global Interact provides TWU international students an opportunity to celebrate and experience an American Thanksgiving. The program includes a traditional turkey, dressing, an array of vegetables, breads, rolls and desserts. Members of the Global Interact prepare and serve the food for the event and act as host and hostess.

December

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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