Office of International Programs hosts events for campus community

Oct 28, 2014

This week, the Office of International Programs continues its fall events related to the College’s yearlong focus: Globalization, a contested concept. All events are free; for more information call 630-637-5132.

Tuesday, Oct.  28: Oxfam Hunger Banquet
6-8 p.m. Harold and Eva White Activities Center, Banquet Hall
For the third consecutive year, students are invited to participate in this simulation, designed to raise awareness of worldwide inequalities concerning food distribution and availability. Students role-play their citizenship in various regions of the world and eat accordingly.

Thursday, Oct.  30: “Where the Stone Tones” documentary screening
7:30-9 p.m. Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall
Matt Krystal, North Central’s associate professor of anthropology, is the producer and director of “Where the Stone Tones” and will introduce and discuss his documentary about a K’iche’ Maya extended family in San Miguel Totnicapan, Guatemala.

Thursday, Nov. 6: “The Square” documentary screening
7:30-9:30 p.m. Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary feature in 2013, this film depicts the beginnings of the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt from its roots in Tahrir Square.

Tuesday, Nov. 18: International Roundtable Lunch
Noon-2 p.m. Harold and Eva White Activities Center, second floor
In celebration of International Education Week, this annual roundtable discussion and lunch feature North Central College international and study abroad students, discussing the effects of globalization on their home and host countries. A free international buffet lunch will be served to North Central students.