The free, week-long event includes cultural activities each day, culminating with a Multicultural Festival on the campus mall on Friday. The festival features music, dance, artistry, poetry, and food from countries from all over the world.
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Students clubs and programs represented include the International Student Programs, the International Student Organization, the American Sign Language Club, Campus Ministry, the History Club, the Anime Anonymous Club, Spanish Language and Culture, the French Program, Italian Studies, Study Abroad, Hugs United, Public Health the Literary Club, Mehendi Hand Art, the Gaming Club, Support Educate Advocate Love (SEAL), the Science Outreach Center, Enactus, the Italian Program and the Italian Club, and RED Radio.
Croatian and East Asian Cultural Displays; and, the Life & Work of Dorothy DayStop by the Library and Learning Commons all week to view the display cases with Croatian and East Asian cultural artifacts. There will also be a special book display celebrating the life and work of Dorothy Day.Organized by Ms. Renee Hoffman
Speaker: U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Pesto - CES APPROVED“The First Amendment: Emerging Changes in Free-Speech Doctrine”Time 8-9:15am Place Scotus 207Organized by Dr. Joe Melusky
Constitution DaysOn-the-go activities including distribution of pocket Constitutions, vote for your favorite constitutional amendment, and a survey of questions randomly drawn from the national citizenship exam, “Are You Smart Enough to be an American Citizen? Time 11am - 3pm Place Padua/Scotus Lounge Organized by Dr. Joe Melusky
Environment Issues and the Law - CES APPROVEDSpeaker: Attorney (and SFU Alumna) Renee Martin-Nagle will discuss, “Constitutional Principles in an International Environmental Law Context: What would a Constitution for the Planet Look Like?”Time 12:15-1:15 p.m.Place Scotus 207Organized by Dr. Joe Melusky
The World is Your Classroom - CES APPROVEDDuring this CES event, a panel of students will talk about their study abroad experiences. SFU programs are offered in France, Italy, United Kingdom, Taiwan, Costa Rica, St. Lucia, and more. Join us and hear the students' stories of their adventures and learn how you, too, can study abroad. Time 6-7pm Place DiSepio 201 Sponsored by The Office of Study Abroad
Voter Registration Drive Kick-Off and Voter Registration FairAssistance will be provided at a Voter Registration Fair for those who want to register online. Information about registration procedures, deadlines, absentee ballot requests, and more will be distributed via campus-wide e-mail. Hard copies of voter-registration forms and absentee-ballot applications will be available at the SFU Center for the Study of Government & Law table near Scotus 316.Co-sponsored by the SFU Center for the Study of Government & Law and the Pre-Law and History Clubs
Constitutional Bowl ChallengeHow well do you know the constitution? Are you up for a challenge? Two-person teams from across the campus will face-off to see who knows the most about the constitution. Preliminary rounds will feature questions drawn randomly from U.S. Citizenships exams. Finalists will address questions from the National Constitutions Center and from History and Political Science Department faculty. All the participants will receive a pocket constitution. Members of the winning team will be awarded certificates and, more important, bragging rights for a year!Time: 6-7:30 pmPlace: Scotus 207
World Coffee House & Poetry Reading - CES APPROVEDSFU students, faculty, and staff read published poems or poems they have written themselves that embrace multiculturalism and diversity. Coffee, tea, and sweets from around the world will be provided. Time 4-6pm Place Frankie’s in JFK (new room)Organized by Dr. Lauri Chose, Jack Weidner & the Literary Club
“To Run a Constitution 2017: Interns’ Stories from the Field” - CES APPROVEDA round table discussion to hear from SFU students who have served internships in which they contributed to “running” our Constitution by making government work or by participating in other leadership activities. Time 12:15pm – 1:15pm Place Scotus 207Organized by Dr. Joe Melusky
The Refugee Experience - CES APPROVEDThe Refugee Working Group of Indiana will discuss their work, the challenges and problems they’ve faced, and how the issues discussed by Mohsin Hamid in Exit West relate to our region. This panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Arthur Remillard and Marcus Mihelcic, is co-sponsored by the Ethics Institute and the General Education Program.Time 4:45-6:15 pm Place Padua 110Organized by Drs. Lori Woods, Arthur Remillard and Marcus Mihelcic
What Really Matters? The purpose of the event is to introduce students to the message of Jesus Christ and what is means to have a personal relationship with him. There will be food, games, and prizes! Time: 6:30-8:30 pmPlace: The MallOrganized by Dr. Lisa Wisniewski, Campus Ministry, Cru, and FCA
Multicultural Festival - CES APPROVEDDescription: Over 30 tables representing various clubs, departments, interest groups across campus will provide samples of cuisines from around the world, games, and information. Main Stage performances: the SFU World Drum & Dance Ensemble (featuring students, staff, faculty and community members), the ASL Club, International students, the SFU Dance Club and more!Time 11am - 2:30pm Place Campus Mall - Rain location JFK Auditorium & LoungeOrganized by Drs. Lori Woods and Aniruddha Bose
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