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2011 Spring Schedule

February

2/23
Event: Study Abroad Fair  Student Union, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Office of International Education and International Student Association, Learn about TWU Faculty lead study abroad programs and meet TWU study abroad alumni. Drop in to see international performances, win door prizes, and much more. 

March

3/2
Event: Uganda: A River Blue, Fine Arts Building/ West Gallery, 3:00 p.m.  The Department of Visual Arts and Photographic Artist's Coalition presents photographer David Wright in a lecture and image presentation. In 2009, photographer David Wright spent 2 months in northern Uganda with the nonprofit organization, A River Blue. Wright photographed the efforts of this unique educational organization, which provides psychosocial counseling & intense vocational training in topics like tailoring, agriculture, and arts to vulnerable youth.

3/10
Event: Annual International Festival Student Union, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Office of International Education and International Student Association, there will be food, a cultural fashion show, displays, music and entertainment, everyone is invited. 

3/22
Event: TWU Study  Abroad Information Session & Student Panel Student Union, Room 113, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

April

4/12
Events: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: India-A Land of Contrasts. Student Union 207 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Join Global Connections, Commuter Services, and CAB for a series of events starring India.  Starting at 12:15pm and ending at 1:00pm we will begin the India series in SU 207 with two featured Indian dancers who will demonstrate the classical and the popular Bollywood style. As part of the mid day presentation, Dr. Raman will share her thoughts on what makes India tick despite the stark contrasts of wealth that characterize the country. The day will culminate with a showing of the Oscar Award Winning Movie, “Slumdog Millionaire,” at 6:00 p.m. in SU 207.  

4/14
International Dance Company Performance. TWU Covocation Picnic 11:30 a.m. TWU Pioneer Circle.  http://www.twu.edu/dance/student-performing-groups.asp

4/16
International Dance Company Performance. Homecoming Performance Amphitheatre

http://www.twu.edu/dance/student-performing-groups.asp

4/17
International Dance Company Performance. Dance for the Planet.1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Booker T. Washington High School, 2501 Flora Street, Dallas, Texas 75201.

4/18
Forum: "Quest for Democracy in the Middle East: Turmoil and Triumph" 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CFO 202. An Arts & Sciences Public Affairs Forum featuring guest speakers from TWU and UNT. 

4/19
Event:  Product Adaptation Strategies in the World of Fast Food. Student Union 207, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by Global Connections and the School of Management. Have you ever wondered how to supersize your fries if you were in Russia? Or what Happy Meal toys you would get in Rio De Janeiro? Come find out as students from the International Marketing class talk about how leading fast food companies in Russia, Brazil, and India have incorporated local and cultural differences into the products and services they offer.

May

5/1
International Dance Company Performance. Arts and Jazz Festival 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Denton, Texas.

5/1-5/30
Event:A Cultural Rendezvous across the Pacific” Woman’s Collection Blagg Huey Library, First Floor. Curated by Kimberly L. Johnson, Take a moment to embark on a magical experience as Asian-Pacific cultures come together. Escape into lands of enchantment where culture and history are brought to life through photographs, clothing, artifacts, paintings, and books. Wander among the stories of Japan, China, Samoa, the Philippines, and Hawaii and experience their culture and appreciate their heritage.



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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