World at Western Events Calendar

April 21 | ESC | 7:30 p.m. | PAC
Culture Shock

April 19 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Why History Matters: Race and National Identity

April 19 | Ray Wolpow Institute | 4 p.m. | MH 121 | Free
When the world looked away: Germany and the Rwandan genocide

April 20 | Global Spice World Music Series | 7:30 p.m. | PAC 155 | Free
Indian World Music with K.S. Resmi & N. Scott Robinson

April 26 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Stoning, Women's Rights, and Western Attitudes in Northern Nigeria: The Infamous Case of Amina Lawal

May 3 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Migrants, Refugees, and Citizens: Some Hard Questions for Immigration Policy

May 3 | Reel World Film Series | 6 p.m. | MH 138 | Free
Summer Wars

Kenji, a young math genius, takes a summer job to be near his crush, Natsuki. While getting involved with Natsuki and her family, he discovers a mathematical equation that is causing a parallel world's collision with Earth.

May 5 | Japanese Student Association | 6-8 p.m. | VU MPR | $10 student/$15 general
Summer Festival

May 8 | Border Policy Institute | 4-5 p.m. | PH 441 | Free
A Protectionist in the White House: TPP, NAFTA and Trade Policy in the Trump Administration

May 10 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
On Rastafari Political Theology

May 17 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Immigration and Women Employment: Outlook from Madagascar

May 24 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Media in Armed Conflicts

May 24 | Reel World Film Series | 6 p.m. | MH 138 | Free
Tchindas

In Mindelo, the largest city on São Vicente, a small Cape Verdean island off the West Coast of Africa, the beloved Tchinda and her friends are hard at work preparing for Carnival. Since 1998, Tchinda Andrade has been openly transgender and deeply respected – so much so that her name has become a local term for all queer Cape Verdeans.

Off-campus events

Pickford Film Center

Masters of Japanese Cinema

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