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One World Week

One World Week, March 4–8

Eating, Drinking and Working in the World

Join us for One World Week March 4-8!Join us for a week of films, discussions, exploration, tasting, dancing and celebrating at MCTC! More than a dozen events have been planned to offer a well-rounded sample of global ideas, food and stories.

The week's events are listed below. You can also click here for a flyer

Monday, March 4: One World Week Kick-Off, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., T Skyway

  • Culture and Community
    • 11 a.m.–2 p.m. – Student organizations will share information and artifacts
  • 11–11:30 a.m. – Dancing
  • 11:30 a.m. – Choir musical performance
  • Noon – Welcome by President Davis
  • 12:30 p.m. – MCTC’s World Dance class leads students in the following world dances: Zouk, Salsa, African drum and dance, break dancing and more!

Tuesday, March 5: Academic Connections, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., T.1400

  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m., T Skyway, Volunteer Fair
  • Noon – Presentations: “One World? Really??!! Cultural Understanding and the Challenge of Connecting in a Diverse World,” Madeleine Craig
  • 1 p.m. – “Understanding the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC),” Darren Witwer

Wednesday March 6: Food, Fun and Transfer/Study Abroad Fair

  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m., T Skyway – MnSCU/MN Privates Transfer and Study Abroad Fair
  • 2–5 p.m., T.1400 – Showing of Precious Knowledge—a compelling documentary chronicling the Tucson Unified School District’s struggles for Mexican-American studies
  • 3–5 p.m., H.2900 – Showing of the Disney film Ratatouille
  • 4:45–5:15 p.m., H.2900 – Chef Arnaud will be available to share his story, discuss the food he has prepared and connect with the MCTC community
  • 5–6:30 p.m., H.2900 – Chez Arnaud, a local French eatery, will be serving a few variations of ratatouille food delicacies
  • 6:45–8:30 p.m., H.1002 – Re-showing of the Disney film Ratatouille

Thursday March 7: Global Voices, Global Climate, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., H.1002

  • 10 a.m. – Screening of Iraq, Finally, a story by Tarik Rasouli
  • 11 a.m.–1 p.m. – Open mic “Storytelling in Many Languages,” food including fry bread, lefse, naan, pita and tortillas and performance by UNITE drummers
  • 1 p.m. – Screening of a documentary on climate change by Frank Wright, current cinema student

Friday, March 8: International Women’s Day, 10 am.–2 p.m., T Skyway

  • 10 a.m.–noon – Student and community presentations discussing women’s issues on a global scale
  • 10:30 a.m. – Arabica coffee, muffins and croissants served by Dunn Bros.
  • Noon – Dance presentation by Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue, a female-led Aztec dancing group

Sponsors: Student Life, French Club, Chicanos Latinos Unidos, Spoken Word Club, MCTC350 Club, World Languages Department, Culinary Arts Department and countless other student organizations and academic departments!