Conversation on Community
Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Albion Celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Tuesday, April 3: "The Real Hawaii." Albion College's Intercultural Affairs office hosts a reception with stories, food, and music from Polynesian cultures. Presentations will be made by Albion College staff, and students who participated in a field trip to Hawaii earlier this year. 4 p.m., Ferguson Hall first floor.
Monday, April 9: Film, "Vincent Who?" In 1982, during a wave of anti-Japanese sentiment in the U.S., a Chinese-American named Vincent Chin was murdered by two white autoworkers, whose punishment didn't include jail time. The film's director, Tony Lam, will attend the screening and lead a discussion afterward. 7 p.m., Norris Center Towsley Hall
Thursday, April 12 "Bhangara Night." A celebration of Bhangara music and dance lessons provided by special guests. 7 p.m., Kellogg Center
Sunday, April 21: Mega Cultural Event Street Fair. Albion College student organizations come together for a fun-filled afternoon of cultural booths, displays, food and performances on a main stage. Reggae fest will follow shortly after. 4:30 to 7 p.m., Albion College Quadrangle