International Education Week set at college

November 16, 2008

Harford Community College will celebrate the ninth International Education Week tomorrow through Friday with activities for the college community and the public.

* Tomorrow: A luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Globe Cafe in the Student Center. The Multicultural Student Association will present "This is My Story," a multimedia presentation with personal items and photographs of the students' home countries. The U.S. Postal Service will be in the Globe Cafe during lunch to process passport applications.

Film screenings and discussions will be held at 2:15 p.m. of The Color of Paradise (Iran, 2000); and 6 p.m. of Cinema Paradiso (Italy, 1989), both in Student Center Room 243.

* Tuesday: "Tools for National Security Analysis" will be presented by Christopher Brown of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Washington. The session will be held at 2:15 p.m. "Russia of the 21st Century" will be presented by Alena Petrova, a Russian foreign exchange student at HCC, and Dr. Yuliya England at 7 p.m. in Bel Air Hall Room 103.

* Wednesday: Amelie (France, 2001) will be shown and discussed at 2:15 p.m. in Student Center Room 243.

At 6 p.m. in Edgewood Hall Room 132, a "Kaleidoscope of Cultures" will feature music and dance from around the world, including African drummers, Indian dancers, Native American flute, Scottish bagpipes, the Aberdeen High School Latino Dance Team, and cellist Arash Shahry, an HCC student from Iran. Admission is $3.

* Thursday: from noon to 4 p.m., EF College StudyTours will be in Student Center Room 243 to discuss travel/study opportunities in foreign countries. Prizes will be awarded to winners of the college's international photo contest.

* Throughout the week, the college library will hold a Global IQ Challenge. Participants can visit the HCC library homepage or stop by the reference desk on the second floor of the library.

Information: 410-836-4408.

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