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CNM Celebrating International Education Month with Series of Events

October 31, 2017 -- CNM will celebrate International Education Month throughout November with a series of events designed to introduce the campus community to global learning.
CNM Celebrating International Education Month with Series of Events

Dr. Anne Key, CNM faculty member, performs a belly dance during International Education Month.

International Education Week is Nov. 13-17, "but we are celebrating the entire month of November with programs that give our students global learning experiences," said Ari Rosner-Salazar, director of CNM's Global Education office.

The events will conclude on Nov. 28 with a Middle Eastern music concert, featuring Issa Malluf, a Palestinian-American percussionist, native to New Mexico, specializing in Middle Eastern, Arabic and North African percussion, and Sourena Sefati, composer and Santour player, born in Iran and teacher of Iranian music in Albuquerque. It will be held noon-1 p.m. in the Student Services Center former cafeteria on Main Campus.

The following are other events planned by Executive Council of Students (ECOS) and the Global Education office. For more information, call 224-3000. Refreshments will be provided.

  • Nov. 1 -- Basic Farsi (National Language of Iran) Workshop, CNM Main Campus Student Services Center (SSC), former cafeteria area, 11 a.m.-noon.
  • Nov. 2 – Middle Eastern Music and Dance, CNM Main Campus SSC former cafeteria area, noon-1 p.m. Providing music will be work study student Sourena Sefati (See him interviewed in the PBS program Colores.) and Isa Malluf.
  • Nov. 2 -- African Dance Workshop, CNM Main Campus SSC former cafeteria area, 3-4:15 p.m.
  • Nov. 3 – Guatemala Study Abroad Info Session, Main Campus Max Salazar Hall Room 402, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Nov. 6 – Excursion to 25th Annual South Valley Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration.
  • Nov. 6 – Indigenous Land Rights in Southern Africa with Dr. Robert Hitchcock, CNM Westside Campus, Michael J. Glennon Building Auditorium, 1:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Nov. 7 -- International Travel/Study Abroad Panel, Montoya Campus, H Building, Room 126, noon-1 p.m.
  • Nov. 7 – Amnesty International Club Meeting, Montoya Campus, H Building, Room 126, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 11 – Excursion to Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico and National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. To sign up, contact Rosner-Salazar at 224-5011.
  • Nov. 13-17 – Celebration of Cultures Poster Displays, Westside Campus Michael J. Glennon Building Atrium, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 14 – Tango Workshop, CNM Main Campus SSC former cafeteria area, 11 a.m.-noon. Providing music will be Albuquerque’s Bien Milonguero Tango School .
  • Nov. 14 – Interactive Activities on Global Cultures, Westside Campus, Michael J. Glennon Building, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Nov. 14 -- International Dish Thanksgiving Potluck, Montoya Campus, H Building Room 126, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Nov. 14 – “Even the Rain” (Bolivian Film), Westside Campus, Michael J. Glennon Building, Room 120, 3:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15 – Flamenco Workshop, Main Campus Coal Avenue Theatre, 4-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 15 -- American Sign Language Potluck and Trivia, Main Campus, Smith Brasher Hall, Room 101, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 16 -- The Motorcycle Diaries” (Che Guavara film), Westside Campus, Michael J. Glennon Building, Room 120, 3:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 16 -- Venezuela Panel, Main Campus, Student Resource Center, Richard Barr Boardroom, 4-5:15 p.m.
  • Nov. 28 -- Middle Eastern music concert, Main Campus, Student Services Center, former cafeteria area, noon-1 p.m.

For more information, email arosnersalazar@cnm.edu.

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