(Note: All events will be held in the Blue and Gold Room unless otherwise indicated.)
10-11 a.m. Film: “The Glass Ceiling,” focuses on race and immigration in Europe.
Discussion to follow.
12:30- 1:30 p.m. Global Topic: “Living and Working in Europe.” Jennifer Jones
instructor & German exchange coordinator at MCC, and Robyn DeYoung, former MCC student
who spent a semester in Sweden.
2:30-3:30 p.m. Film: “Terror in Europe” tells the inside story of the missteps and
systemic breakdowns that allowed known terrorists to strike in the heart of Europe, the problems
that persist today, and the unprecedented threat the continent now faces. Discussion following.
4-5 p.m. Film: “Crossroads: Inside the European Union: No Colors: Racism and
Prejudice in Modern Europe.” Discussion following.
6-7: 30 p.m. Global Topic: “Vanishing Countries of Eastern Europe: USSR,
Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia.” Nicholas Budimir, sociology instructor at MCC.
10-11:30 a.m. Global Topic: “What Is Your Nation If I May Ask?” The Construction of
Irish National Identity from Ulysses to the European Union.” Conor Roddy, philosophy
instructor at MCC.
12:30-1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: “The European Union in 2017: How Deep the
Abyss?” John Constantelos, associate professor of political science, Grand Valley State
2-3 p.m. Global Topic: “Global Warming, Local Cooling: A European Example.” Amber
Kumpf, geology instructor at MCC.
3-4 p.m. Cooking Demonstration: Sample Authentic European cuisine with MCC Chefs
Vonny and Nick, Collegiate Hall.
5:30-6:30 p.m. Film: “The Upper Peninsula Recalls War (World War II).”
6:30-7:30 p.m. Global Topic: “European Women of Achievement: The Arts, Education
and Activism.” Women’s Studies Program.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Information Fair will feature booths highlighting international
opportunities for students to study and work abroad as well as cultural differences around the
world. Collegiate Hall.
12:00-12:20. MCC Collegiate Singers Choir. Songs form Ireland and Italy. Collegiate
12:30-1:30 p.m. Global Topic: “East Germany: Before and After the Unification.”
William Waltz, German instructor at MCC
2:30-3:30 Global Topic: Games through the ages in Europe. Lisa Anderson.
4-5 p.m. Film: “When the Moors Ruled in Europe.” Discussion hosted by MCC
5-7 p.m. Film: “Shakespeare in Love.” Mary Tyler, English instructor at MCC. Pre-film
discussion. Room 1100 Stevenson Center.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Play: “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare. MCC Theater
Department, Overbrook Theater.
9:30-11:30 a.m. Folktales and Fun. Shared by MCC’s ED 120B Early Childhood Class,
10:30-11:30 .m. Film: “Crossroads: Inside the European Union- No Colors: Racism and
Prejudice in Modern Europe.”
12:30-1:30 p.m. Global Topic: “My Time in Europe.” Edward Breitenbach, MCC Dean
of Instruction and Assessment, and Timothy Lehman.
2:30-3:30 p.m. Film: “The Glass Ceiling,” focuses on race and Immigration in Europe.
4:30-5:30 p.m. Film: “Frozen World: The Story of the Ice Age.” Discussion hosted by
MCC Geography Club.
6-7:30 p.m. Global Topic: “Germany as a Country of Migration: Past and Present.”
Hermann Kurthen, assistant professor of sociology, GVSU.