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Upcoming Multicultural/International Events

  • Sep 29: Center for Global Engagement and the Global Advisory Council Meeting
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Success Center 1075
  • Sep 29: Fun | Food | Forehead | Friday
    3:00 PM - Madison Hall, Center for Global Engagement Lounge: The more dessert, the better!Bring some something sweet (like a dessert or snack) to share with everyone. You’ll not only have some good food, but you’ll have fun… What a perfect recipe for a Friday afternoon.
  • Sep 29: International Week | Hispanic Film Festival - Esteban
    8:00 PM - Court Square Theater: The Center for Global Engagement is honored to sponsor Esteban, a Cuban film that is part of Harrisonburg's Hispanic Film Festival. This is a unique film about the "determination of achieving your dreams, viewed from the universe of a 9 year old boy, Esteban, who lives alone with his mother and wants to become a pianist."
  • Sep 30: VSA football practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field A
  • Sep 30: International Week | Harrisonburg International Festival
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Hillandale Park: The International Festival is a free day of family-fun that celebrates the many cultures that makeup our community. We feature international foods, music dance, activities for all ages, and multi-language area, featuring traditional folk art.Go to the International Festival website for transportation details and to obtain a detailed schedule of the day.
  • Sep 30: Korean BBQ
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - UPark Rec Pavilion
  • Oct 1: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Oct 1: Big/Little Meeting
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Oct 2: Karaoke Night
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union TDU
  • Oct 2: JLCC Language Table
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Oct 2: Filipino Americans at Madison Speed Dating
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Ballroom A
  • Oct 3: Semester in London Information Session
    5:00 PM - Harrison Hall: Come to the JMU Semester in London Information Session to hear how you can join your fellow Dukes for a semester in London!When: Tuesday, October 3rdWhere: Harrison Hall 2241
  • Oct 3: Katch 22: The Controversy with Police Brutality
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Allegheny Room
  • Oct 4: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Oct 6: Hillel's Shabbat Dinner
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Oct 6: Kappa Core Curriculum
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 4
  • Oct 7: JMU CSA Mini Showcase
    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Grafton-Stovall Theatre
  • Oct 8: JMUCSSA Mid-Autumn Festival BBQ
    11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - UPark Rec Pavilion
  • Oct 8: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Oct 9: Summer in Urbino Italy Information Session
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Harrison Hall: The Summer in Urbino Italy: Documenting a Community program will hold an information session for students to learn more about the program and how they can attend.Date: 10/9/17Time: 6:00pm-7:30pmPlace: Harrison Hall, Room 118
  • Oct 10: Kappa Core Curriculum
    8:00 PM to 9:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 7
  • Oct 11: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Oct 13: KSA Culture Show Rehearsal
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Memorial Hall 4110 (Auditorium)
  • Oct 14: Kappa Core Curriculum
    11:45 AM to 1:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 7
  • Oct 14: Hello Korea!
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Wilson Hall Auditorium: Korean Student Association will hold their second annual culture show to showcase many different aspects of the Korean Culture.
  • Oct 15: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Oct 16: CSPA session
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Madison Union 206
  • Oct 16: JLCC Language Table
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Oct 17: Delta Sigma Theta Red Goes Pink!
    7:13 PM to 8:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 8
  • Oct 18: Kappa Core Curriculum
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 7
  • Oct 18: Breast Cancer Awareness Program
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Oct 19: Bearden's Odyssey - art and poetry reading
    3:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Duke Hall 1004 (Gallery Court): “... themes of inspiration with historical intersections ...” —Northwestern University PressCo-editors of Bearden’s Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden read from and discuss this book at JMU surrounded by the images that inspired the ekphrastic poetry. KWAME DAWES is is the author of 19 books of poetry and numerous books of fiction, criticism, and essays. He is Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, as well as a faculty member of Pacific University’s M.F.A. program. He is the director of the African Poetry Book Fund and artistic director of the Calabash International Literary Festival. MATTHEW SHENODA has written several books of poetry, most recently Tahrir Suite: Poems, winner of the 2015 Arab American Book Award. He is the Dean of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Special Advisor to the President at Columbia College Chicago where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Creative Writing. He is a founding editor of the African Poetry Book Fund.
  • Oct 19: Obtaining immigration approval to work off-campus
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Madison Hall, Center for Global Engagement Lounge
  • Oct 19: Slayshop: Fall Fashion Edition
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Oct 22: Kappa Core Curriculum
    11:45 AM to 1:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 4
  • Oct 23: SMO Donut Sale
    12:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Madison Union Info / Sales Table 1
  • Oct 23: BSA Presents: Coloring Therapy Lounge Expose
    7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union TDU
  • Oct 24: SMO Donut Sale
    1:30 PM to 4:30 PM - Madison Union Info / Sales Table 1
  • Oct 27: Kappa Core Curriculum
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 7
  • Oct 27: Homecoming | Quad Fest
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Quad
  • Oct 27: Homecoming | HomecomSing
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Wilson Hall Auditorium
  • Oct 27: Homecoming | SigEp Reception and Annual AVC Meeting
    7:00 PM to 9:30 PM - Madison Union 405
  • Oct 27: Homecoming Celebration
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Oct 28: Homecoming | BAC Alumni Tailgate
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Hillside Field
  • Oct 28: Homecoming | Homecoming Headquarters
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Godwin Field
  • Oct 28: Homecoming | Step Show
    8:00 PM to 11:30 PM - Wilson Hall Auditorium: Stompmania features performances from JMU's Multicultural Greek Life sororities and fraternities. Last year’s show was incredible with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. taking home the 1st Place trophies! The step show is an opportunity for each participating organization to represent themselves, show their pride and enthusiasm, and fundraise for their chapters. It also helps raise awareness on campus about Multicultural Greek Life. This exciting event is the highlight of Homecoming weekend for many JMU students, alumni, faculty and staff.This year, multiple teams are competing for prizes and they are already working hard to provide you with another creative and exciting culturally educational experience. Whether you’re a regular attendee of this annual event or this will be your first Step Show, you will not want to miss out! Tickets can be purchased at the Convocation Center box office, Room 102-Entrance D, or click here for tickets for JMU students, click here for tickets for other college students and the general public or call 540-568-3853. Prices for advance tickets are $10 with college I.D. shown at the door, $13 for the general public. On the day of the event, tickets will be sold for the advance ticket price up until 4pm and at the door for $20. Availability at the door is not guaranteed. Children that are age 2 and under are free. For questions email: moore2cm@jmu.edu
  • Oct 29: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Oct 30: ASU Night Market
    5:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Oct 30: JLCC Language Table
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Oct 31: Delta Sigma Theta Broken Promises
    7:13 PM to 8:30 PM - Festival Allegheny Room
  • Nov 1: ASU Tea Ceremony/Calligraphy
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Allegheny Room
  • Nov 2: Obtaining immigration approval to work off-campus
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Madison Hall, Center for Global Engagement Lounge: Are you planning to work or intern in the US over the summer and/or after you graduate?If so, you need to know about OPT and the immigration process you need to undergo before you can actually do so. Come to this session to find out what the process entails.This session (offered throughout the Fall semester) is for F-1 students. Stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:45pm.
  • Nov 3: Practice for ASU Culture Show
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Festival Highlands Room
  • Nov 4: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Nov 4: Madison Equality: Social
    5:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Nov 4: KSA League of Legends Finals
    6:00 PM to 11:45 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 5: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Nov 6: CSPA
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Madison Union 206
  • Nov 6: JLCC Aki Matsuri
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 8: ASO's Carnival
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Madison Union TDU
  • Nov 8: BSA and ICGC present: To Greek, or not to Greek: A discussion on the social and societal implications associated with Greek life
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 8: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Nov 9: JLCC Aki Matsuri
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 10: Hillel's Shabbat Dinner
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Nov 10: Esteem Models Showcase
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Ballroom B/C
  • Nov 11: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field A
  • Nov 11: QUEnch Your Thirst
    8:00 PM to 11:45 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Nov 12: VSA Football Practice
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - UPark Turf Field C
  • Nov 12: Founders' Day Celebration
    12:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Nov 13: JLCC Aki Matsuri
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 13: JLCC Language Table
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Nov 14: Obtaining immigration approval to work off-campus
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Madison Hall, Center for Global Engagement Lounge: Are you planning to work or intern in the US over the summer and/or after you graduate?If so, you need to know about OPT and the immigration process you need to undergo before you can actually do so. Come to this session to find out what the process entails.This session (offered throughout the Fall semester) is for F-1 students. Stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:45pm.
  • Nov 14: Sigma Gamma Rho: Project Reassurance
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Festival Conference Room 8
  • Nov 14: Glowing Skin Is Always In
    7:15 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Nov 15: Nicole Sealey - poetry reading
    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom: “... elegant and elemental ... a balm for and protectant against the hazards of modernity ...” —Publishers WeeklyNICOLE SEALEY reveals her just-released Ordinary Beast as our final poet in 2017. She is also the author of The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, which won the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. She is the executive director at Cave Canem Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization headquartered in Brooklyn, NY committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets.
  • Nov 15: Sigma Gamma Rho Founder's Week Program
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Nov 15: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Nov 16: Omega Psi Phi Founders Day Banquet
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Festival Allegheny Room
  • Nov 16: Poetry Slam- Crystal Valentine
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom: Slam poet Crystal Valentine will be performing her work.
  • Nov 16: Sigma Gamma Rho Social Program
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Nov 27: JLCC Aki Matsuri
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 27: BSA and Madison Meditates Present: A Lounge Expose Meditation Session
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Nov 28: Cultural Series:Diversity Matters
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Nov 29: Thrift Shop
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Nov 29: Delta Sigma Theta
    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Madison Union Info / Sales Table 1
  • Nov 29: Obtaining immigration approval to work off-campus
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Madison Hall, Center for Global Engagement Lounge: Are you planning to work or intern in the US over the summer and/or after you graduate?If so, you need to know about OPT and the immigration process you need to undergo before you can actually do so. Come to this session to find out what the process entails.This session (offered throughout the Fall semester) is for F-1 students. Stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:45pm.
  • Nov 30: JLCC Aki Matsuri
    6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Dec 1: Hillel's Shabbat Dinner
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 404
  • Dec 1: LSA Semi Formal
    7:30 PM to 10:30 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Dec 2: The BlackOWT Party
    10:00 PM to 2:00 AM - Festival Highlands Room
  • Dec 3: Miss Black & Gold Pageant
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Memorial Hall 4110 (Auditorium)
  • Dec 6: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Dec 6: Alpha Phi Alpha Resume Workshop
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Festival Conference Room 8
  • Dec 12: Delta Sigma Theta Operation Love
    7:13 PM to 8:30 PM - Festival Allegheny Room
  • Dec 13: Donning of the Kente Reception
    6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 256
  • Jan 12: Filipino Americans at Madison: Philanthropy Ball
    5:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Festival Ballroom Grand
  • Jan 16: Ya'll Hiring?
    7:13 PM to 8:30 PM - Madison Union 304
  • Jan 31: DEEP Impact Diversity Dialogue
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom
  • Feb 2: Madison Equality Charity Ball
    6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Madison Union Ballroom