Kaffestunde: Practice German
April 4, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.; Espresso Royale (Grand River Ave)
Students and faculty are given the opportunity to practice German in a relaxed setting.
April 6, 5:30 p.m.; Room 206, Old Horticulture Building
Part of the Romance Languages Film Series, Poniente is a film examining issues of immigration and racism in Spain. The story is told through a woman who returns to her pueblo to run the family greenhouse after spending years of her life in Spain.
For more information, contact (517) 353-1690
Caribbean Week Celebration 2007: Caribbean in the Era of Globalization
April 9 – 14, various campus locations
Day 1: Defining Caribbean Identity, featuring guest speaker Dr. Linden Lewis from Bucknell University. This event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.
Day 2: Presentation on the historical significance of the Haitian and Cuban Revolutions with guest speaker Mr. Eugene Godfried. This event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.
Day 3: Health, education and quality of life through student research presentations on Caribbean issues. This event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.
Day 4: Economic and political issues and the legal implications of the Caribbean Court of Justice, featuring guest speaker Dr. Dennis Antoine, Grenadian Ambassador and Dean of CARICOM diplomats in the U.S. This event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.
Day 5: Music exploration and the role of music in Caribbean societies, featuring guest speaker and Caribbean Student Association Advisor Dr. Isaac Kalumbu. This event takes place at 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.
Day 6: Closing reception featuring informational displays from each country, live performances from students and an authentic Caribbean dinner and guest performances. This event takes place from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. in Room 300 of the International Center.
For more information, contact Kristin Janka Millar at email@example.com or (517) 353-1690
First Nations: The Great Lakes and the Environment: Tri-National Implications
April 20, 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Room 303, International Center
This conference, focusing on the environmental crises facing the Great Lakes, will last all day and feature keynote speakers Winona LaDuke, White Earth Tribal Member and activist/environmentalist, and Frank Ettawageshik, chairman of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians.
For more information, contact Phil Belfy at firstname.lastname@example.org.