ROCK HILL, S.C. – Winthrop University’s International Center has several activities planned to celebrate the diversity of cultures during International Education Week Nov. 10-15. Here is the full schedule of events: Sunday, Nov. 10 *Lecture: The Fight for Irish Freedom Taste of the World11 a.m., Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center; Free; approved cultural event.Lorcan Collins, a lecturer and author from Ireland, will discuss the Irish War of Independence and the events surrounding 1916.
Monday, Nov. 11 *International Tea Time 1-3 p.m., 114 DiGiorgio Campus Center; Free Meet international students and enjoy international teas during this drop-in.*Taste of the World Showcase6 p.m., Tillman Auditorium; $1; approved global learning cultural event.This is an evening of unique and engaging performances , and great food, all organized by students from around the world. All proceeds go to the Nicaragua Winthrop School.
Tuesday, Nov. 12*Film: “Waging Peace: The Peace Corps Experience”6 p.m., Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center; Free; approved global learning cultural event.Learn what it is like to be a Peace Corps volunteer, and hear Peter Phillips, professor of biology, share his own Peace Corps experience.
Thursday, Nov. 14*International Food Festival and Faculty Leaders Programs11 a.m.-1 p.m., Thomson Dining CenterStudy abroad faculty leaders will discuss their upcoming programs with students. International food will be served in Thomson Dining Center.*Documentary: “The Dialogue”4 p.m., Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center; Free; approved global learning cultural event.This documentary follows four American and four Chinese university students as they travel together through Hong Kong and Southwest China. *”What in the World?” Trivia7 p.m., 102 Owens Hall; Free; approved global learning cultural event.
Join the Culture Club for a trivia game that covers questions about places around the world. Topics include sports, current events, traditions, pop culture and more!
Friday, Nov. 15*Casual Friday: Food from Different Countries 3:30 p.m., Dinkins Auditorium; Free; approved global learning cultural event.American and international students will discuss issues of interest in a casual setting with refreshments.
For more information about International Education Week activities, contact the International Center at 803/323-2133 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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