Culture Week 2015


Sponsored by the International Student Programs Office

Theme: #WeAreOne

Sunday, March 22
Culture Fair

Student Center Ballrooms, 6:30-9 p.m.
Explore the world with representatives from every corner of the globe! Enjoy samples of cuisine, join dance performances, see traditional dress, and learn about world languages. The Culture Fair brings the world to you!
Suggested Donation: $5 per adult

Monday, March 23
Roundtable Discussion: LGBTQ at Wartburg – Culture Shock

Buckmaster WBC 214, 4-5 p.m.
A discussion on how students at Wartburg have felt when they first encounter members of the LGBTQ community, a positive examination of our attitudes and the changing world community.

Tuesday, March 24
Can $25 Change People’s Lives? Microfinance and the World’s Poor

Buckmaster WBC 214, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Economics Professor Tamrat Gashaw provides an overview of microfinance and its revolutionary approach to solving the world’s biggest problem: poverty. This presentation is for people of all backgrounds and ages, and will include a discussion period. Sack lunch provided for the first 25 attendees.

Peace Dialogues: The Black Experience in America and Around the World
Chapel Commons, 6 p.m.
Intentionally led discussions on the personal experiences of students from all over the world, including the United States, on race and race relations. Co-sponsored with BSU Dinner will be provided.

Wednesday, March 25
Coffee & Teas from Around the World

Vogel Library, 7 p.m.
Come sample coffee and teas prepared in a variety of ways from all over the world.

Eucharist: International Student Perspective
Chapel, 9:30 p.m.
Come hear the testimony of an international student during this week of special events bringing the world to Wartburg.


Past Culture Week Themes

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