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									Thursday, April 15                                                                                    Friday, April 16
The Conservation of Wildlife in a Rapidly Developing Africa                                           Mini Olympics Day – Copley Lawn (Rain Site: Riverside Lounge), 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Leavey Program Room, 5:00 - 6:00 PM                                                                   To the Greeks, the Olympics were an opportunity to pursue human excellence (arête) as a means
Dr. Patrick Bergin, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation will speak about his efforts over          of honoring the gods. Today, these games continue to bring people together through sport,
the last 20 years to help conserve wildlife in Africa. The dimensions of human development            which transcends the politics of peace and war. Various events include: Water-Balloon Toss,
and spirituality surrounding conservation will also be discussed, informed by Bergin’s perspec-       Eraser Tag, Team Relay Race, 3-Legged Race, and Potato Sack race. Food and refreshments
tive as a Baha’i. Sponsored by the Georgetown University Baha’i Campus Association                    will be provided for all participants. Winners will receive awesome prizes!
                                                                                                      Co-Sponsored by the Global Living Community and the Global and Interfaith Living Community
GiGSO Career Lecture Series – McGhee Library, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Join us for an inspirational conversation to learn how to leverage your international back-           Free Sevillanas Dance Lessons – ICC 102, 5:00 - 6:00 PM
ground for a career in the United States. Hear about the experiences of those who have done           The Sevillanas are a colorful and exciting style of song and dance typical to the south of
it successfully while enjoying free sushi and refreshments.                                           Spain and are performed at parties of all kinds. The class will be taught by Catalina, a great
Sponsored by the Georgetown International Graduate Students Organization                              dancer and a Georgetown graduate student from Spain. Come enjoy this exciting, sensual and
                                                                                                      passionate dancing style while having fun! No experience necessary. All are welcome!
Movie Screening: Saving Face – ICC 104, 8:30 - 10:00 PM                                               Sponsored by the Georgetown International Graduate Students Organization
Join TASA for authentic Taiwanese food and the award winning film, Saving Face, a romantic
comedy about a Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother who are reluctant to            Saturday, April 17
go public with their secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Sponsored by the Taiwanese American Student Association                                               iPARTY – Harbin Patio (Rain Site: Riverside Lounge), 7:00 PM - midnight
                                                                                                      iPARTY is the culminating event of iWEEK! As strangers and friends gather on a warm spring
Newly released Mulan and Chinese Food – White Gravenor 208, 7:00 - 9:00 PM                            evening, an international array of cuisine appears with tables representing the palettes of 6
Join the Chinese Student Alliance as we watch the new Mulan - an epic tale of honor, cour-            continents. Musical performances, dances and stories fill the air while DJs spin world tunes.
age and self-identity. We will watch the recently released version of the movie which has live        Tickets will be sold for $8 in Red Square beginning April 6 ($10 tickets are available at the
actors! Learn new things about Chinese culture and get ready to be captivated while enjoying          door). Group rate for 10 or more individuals will be $5. Take the trip to iPARTY and celebrate
delicious Chinese food! Sponsored by the Chinese Student Alliance                                     our world! Sponsored by the International Student Association and made possible by the support of
                                                                                                      Georgetown’s Auxiliary Services, the Coca-Cola Company as well as What’s After Dark
   Wandering the World’s Wonders
                          iWEEK 2010
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                                                                 iWEEK 2010
                         Wandering the World’s Wonders :: April 9 - April 17
All Week                                                                                              Social Media and the Iranian Movement – ICC 700, 5:00 - 6:30PM
                                                                                                      Ghazal Omid, Georgetown student, author of Living in Hell and expert on Iran, seen on CNN,
Rangoon Cocoon – Burmese Butterflies – ICC Galleria                                                   MSNBC, ABC, and Fox, will explain how the government of Iran is using Facebook and other
Join the Asian Studies Department for a week-long exhibit of images from Burma/Myanmar                forms of Social Media to locate and trace green movement followers. Ghazal will ultimately
featuring photos by photographer Brice Richard and fellow Hoyas.                                      suggest how we can be friends on Facebook without hurting the Iranian cause. Free Persian
Sponsored by SFS Asian Studies                                                                        appetizers will be served! Georgetown’s Liberal Studies Program

                                                                                                      Fulbright Information Session – ICC 117, 5:15 - 6:00 PM
Friday, April 9                                                                                       The Fulbright Fellowship funds undergrads, graduate students and alums to spend a year abroad
                                                                                                      after graduation. You can either conduct field research, study at a university of your choice, or
iWEEK Cricket Game – Copley Lawn, 3:00 - 6:00 PM                                                      teach English abroad in a wide range of countries! Come learn more about this prestigious post-
Cricket is making its way to Georgetown! What better way to enjoy the approach of summer              graduation opportunity! Sponsored by the Office of University Fellowships
than by heading to Copley Lawn for a spot of cricket. We’ll bring the bats, balls and stumps;
just bring yourself! All levels of experience are welcome. Snacks and refreshments will be            It’s Not Just an American Issue: LGBTQ Rights Abroad – McShain Large, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
provided. Prizes for good sport and sportsmanship will be awarded throughout the afternoon.           Unfair homophobic and transphobic laws, state sanctioned violence and human rights abuses
Interested participants should RSVP to gtm9@georgetown.edu. Sponsored by the International            are realities that LGBT people in many countries around the world live with. Learn about the
Students Association                                                                                  reality of some of these situations and how American voices can genuinely affect LGBT issues
                                                                                                      internationally in a meaningful and positive way. Mark Bromley (SFS ‘90), Council Chair for
Café El Hoya – Village C Alumni Lounge, 4:00 - 5:00 PM                                                Council for Global Equality, will be presenting.
In the tradition of the tea rooms, or teterias, of southern Spain, the OIP Language Exchange          Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center, the Office of Residence Life, and GU Pride
Program invites you to experience the tastes, sights, and sounds of Café El Hoya! Sip Moroccan
tea, Turkish coffee, and chai with baklava, churros, dates, and more delicacies inspired by the       The Victory Night – ICC 450, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
history of Andalucia. You are warmly invited to come make new friends and learn more about            Getting ready for the next world cup in South Africa? Still thinking about memories from the
the Language Exchange Program! Sponsored by the OIP Language Exchange Program                         last one? There’s no better way to get ready for South Africa 2010 than by discussing exactly
                                                                                                      what happened during the finale of the Soccer World Cup between France and Italy in 2006!
Free Sevillanas Dance Lessons – ICC 102, 5:00 - 6:00 PM                                               Discover it with us as Toni Limarzi, sports commentator and author of Forza Italia, walks us
The Sevillanas are a colorful and exciting style of song and dance typical to the south of Spain      through that unique night four years ago. Pizza will be served!
and are performed at parties of all kinds. The class will be taught by Catalina, a great dancer and   Sponsored by the Circolo Italiano and the Italian Department
a Georgetown graduate student from Spain. Come enjoy this exciting, sensual and passionate
dancing style while having fun! No experience necessary. All are welcome!
Sponsored by the Georgetown International Graduate Students Organization                              Tuesday, April 13
GiGSO’s iWEEK Happy Hour – Rhino Bar, 3295 M St. NW, 6:00 - 9:00 PM                                   Fulbright Information Session – ICC 106, 12:15 - 1:00 PM
GiGSO is kicking off iWEEK festivities with yet another famous Happy Hour! Come meet                  The Fulbright Fellowship funds undergrads, graduate students and alums to spend a year abroad
graduate students and visiting scholars from all over the world and enjoy fun drinks and free         after graduation. You can either conduct field research, study at a university of your choice, or
appetizers! Sponsored by the Georgetown International Graduate Students Organization                  teach English abroad in a wide range of countries! Come learn more about this prestigious post-
                                                                                                      graduation opportunity! Sponsored by the Office of University Fellowships
Saturday, April 10                                                                                    The Hoya International Spirit – Village A Community Room, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
                                                                                                      Come enjoy great international food with your fellow Hoyas! Overseas Studies’ photo contest
iCUP Futbol (Soccer) Tournament - Kehoe Field, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM                                     winners will be announced and their work will be displayed. Take this time to chat with fellow
iCUP is the annual soccer tournament in which Georgetown students and scholars create teams           students who live abroad, have studied abroad, plan on studying abroad, or have traveled and
to represent different cultures, regions, and nations. Participants at all skill levels are welcome   explored the world in some way, shape, or form! Sponsored by the Overseas Studies Student Board
and spectators are encouraged to enjoy the tournament. Free admission and refreshments.
Sponsored by the International Student Association                                                    Tastes & Aromas of the Italian Cuisine – Kennedy 7th fl. Common Room, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
                                                                                                      Join the professors of the Italian Department as they move their teaching skills from the
Sakura Matsuri – Meet at Healy Gates, 1:00 - 4:00 PM                                                  classroom to the kitchen! After this night you will no longer say that Georgetown teaches you
Join J-NET on an excursion to see DC’s beautiful cherry blossoms and help promote both                only theory, as you will be taught step-by-step how to produce some delicious and easy to make
contemporary and traditional Japanese culture! Meet us at the front gates at 1:00pm and join          Italian dishes! What better way to get over a rainy night at home or impress your date? And, of
us in commemorating the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan.                      course, after the lesson there will be a tasting!
Sponsored by the GU Japan Network (J-NET)                                                             Sponsored by the Circolo Italiano and the Italian Department
Irish Ceili – Harbin Patio (Rain Site: Leavey Program Room), 2:00 - 4:00 PM                           Chips & Salsa – Harbin Patio (Rain Site: Hoya Court), 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Experience traditional Irish dancing as you watch expert dancers move to live Irish music.            Come join the GU Ballroom Dance Team for a study break! Enjoy chips & salsa, drinks, Latin
Dance steps will be taught to the crowd after an entertaining show. Come and enjoy a festive          American music, and Salsa dancing lessons from members of the team. Bring a friend and learn
night! Sponsored by the Irish American Society                                                        how to Salsa like a pro! Sponsored by GU Ballroom Dance Team

Sunday, April 11                                                                                      Wednesday, April 14
Visit to DC’s Textile Museum – Meet at Healy Gates, 1:00 - 4:00 PM                                    Culture & Arts in Zambia: Distinguished Lecturer Luncheon – St. Mary’s 111, 12:15 PM
Are you interested in avant-garde Japanese fashion? Join J-NET on a trip to the Contemporary          Mulenga Kapwepwe, an award-winning playwright and author, is well-known for works such
Japanese Fashion Exhibit at DC’s Textile Museum! On display are asymmetrical, edgy, radical           as Heart of the Cyclone, which won Best Creative Writing Award at Zambia’s Ngoma Awards;
Japanese garments which are iconic of the post modernist movement of the industry, and                Chiti Mu Luba, which won four Ngoma Awards; and Kafuti - the Brazen Serpent. Her historical
exemplify another generation of contemporary fashion. You don’t want to miss this!                    plays include: A Lunda Love Story (2002); and Longa (2002), in conjunction with Banani
Sponsored by the GU Japan Network (J-NET)                                                             International Day School for Children and Youth in Theatre. Kapwepwe has also produced
                                                                                                      and hosted weekly phone-in radio programs on Zambian social issues including HIV/AIDS
Eurofest – Copley Lawn (Rain Site: Sellinger Lounge), 2:00 - 5:00 PM                                  and gender, and a weekly televised program on economic issues for the Zambian Broadcasting
A European Club tradition, Eurofest is an outdoor food festival where people will have the            Company (ZNBC). Please RSVP to africanstudies@georgetown.edu. Lunch will be provided.
chance to sample food from different European countries. Sponsored by European Club                   Sponsored by the African Studies Program and the Anthropology Department
New Zealand Short Films – ICC 105, 5:00 - 6:00 PM                                                     Catholicism Around the World – Poulton Hall 230, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Learn about the unique Kiwi culture through a series of short films ranging from festival films       “Catholic” refers to more than just a sect of Christianity; “catholic” (with a small “c”) also
to the Flight of the Conchords and the infamous Maori Haka. Slip on your jandals, meet your           means “universal” and “broad minded.” In celebration of this dual meaning, students will pres-
new whanau and have a bloody good time! Snacks provided!                                              ent different Catholic cultural traditions that highlight festivals and rituals around the world.
Sponsored by the International Student Association                                                    Join us for a fun dinner and discussion. Sponsored by the Catholic Student Association

Monday, April 12                                                                                      A Night at the Favella – ICC 102, 7:00 - 9:30 PM
                                                                                                      Come join the Brazilian Club and the Cuban American Student Association as we watch Cidade
CCT Book Launch: International Cultural Policies and Power                                            de Deus (City of God), an internationally acclaimed film about life in one of Rio’s poorest slums.
Copley Formal Lounge, 3:00 - 5:30 PM                                                                  While we immerse ourselves in Brazilian culture, we will eat typical Brazilian food (Salgadinho,
In conjunction with the National Arts Advocacy Day, the Communication, Culture and Tech-              Pao de Queijo e Brigadeiros) from a local Brazilian market.
nology (CCT) Program is hosting a dynamic panel discussion to feature the newly released              Sponsored by O Clube Brasileiro de Georgetown and the Cuban American Student Association
book, International Cultural Policies and Power. The panel, composed of the book’s authors
and editor, will include Carole Rosenstein, Timothy Luke, Harvey Feigenbaum, Carol Balassa,           Film Screening: “Small Crime” (Mikro Eglima) – Maguire Hall 101, 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Cynthia Schneider, Lauhona Ganguly and Georgetown CCT Professor JP Singh, and will                    Join the Hellenic Club for a screening of this Greek film and enjoy delicious Greek pastries!
examine how we can integrate political science with an understanding of cultural industries,          Leonidas, a young police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. The sleepy
technologies, and policies. Bill Ivey, former National Endowment of the Arts chairman, will           beach community has little excitement until the island drunk, Zacharias, is found dead at the
introduce the panel. A reception will follow. Sponsored by the CCT Program                            base of a cliff. Sponsored by the Georgetown Hellenic Club

								
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