World at Western Events Calendar

Feb. 23 | Ray Wolpow Institute | 4 p.m. | WL 170 | Free
"Speaking of Maps: Maps as Lenses on Nazism 1772-1945"

April 5 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Theravada Buddhist Nationalism: Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Thailand

April 5 | Reel World Film Series | 6:30 p.m. | Off-Campus | Free
Fruitvale Station

The true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. But his final encounter with police officers at the Fruitvale BART station would shake the Bay Area to its very core, and cause the entire nation to be witnesses to the story of Oscar Grant. Co-sponsored by Western Reads. Shown at Pickford Cinema, 1318 Bay Street, downtown Bellingham.

April 12 | World Issues Forum | Noon - 1:20 p.m. | FH Aud. | Free
Fairhaven’s Adventure Learning Grant Program

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

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 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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