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International Week features show, exhibits by foreign students

November 5, 2013

A cultural show and fair will highlight International Week Nov. 11-19 at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, international students will present a variety of exhibits about their countries from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Refreshments will be served.

Students from Nepal present at a previous International Week.At 6 p.m. the students will present a show featuring traditional clothing and dances from their countries. Tickets, available at the student center Service Desk, are $5.50 for UW-Stout students and $6.75 for nonstudents.

Other events are:

- Monday, Nov. 11, 5 p.m., a free screening of the documentary "The Dialogue" in room 112 of Jarvis Hall Science Wing. The film follows four American and four Chinese students as they travel together through Hong Kong and southwest China.

- Tuesday, Nov. 12, 5 p.m., the free program Culture and History of Pakistan will be presented in the Glass Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons.

- Thursday, Nov. 14, the program Intersections with Peace: The Power of Non-violence will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dessert and dialogue in the Great Hall. At 7:15 p.m. David Cortright will speak. He is director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind. Both events are free and open to the public.

- Tuesday, Nov. 19, a free screening of the documentary "Beyond our Differences" will be at 7:15 p.m. in rooms 144-146 of Price Commons, followed by a discussion. The film examines religious-inspired movements that have resulted in positive change.

International Week events are sponsored by the International Relations Club and Office of International Education.

This fall UW-Stout has 281 foreign students from 35 countries.

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