Aerial photograph of the Immaculate Conception Chapel

October 2013

Tuesday, October 1

REAL TOPICS: LATIN CULTURE: WE'RE NOT ALL THE SAME

6 to 7:30 p.m., Alumni Hall 101

This stimulating discussion will focus on the many different aspects of Latino/Latina culture, including differences in language, dance, food, and dialect. Additionally, participants will discuss the perceived “divide” amongst the culture.

Thursday, October 3

HARVEST POTLUCK: INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

5:30 to 9 p.m., McGinnis Center

The Harvest Potluck breaks barriers and brings together people from various cultural backgrounds to enjoy each other’s company over home-made international cuisine. The event includes a competition in which attendees are invited to showcase a cuisine from a particular region of the world. Winners will be determined on the basis of appearance, aroma, flavor, and texture. Come by and expand your cultural taste buds!

Monday, October 14

LATIN FLAVORS STUDENT POTLUCK

7 to 8:30 p.m., Alumni Hall 101

Enjoy a multitude of authentic Latin dishes prepared by UD students. Come join us as we dine in fellowship together in the true spirit of la familia

Tuesday, October 22

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

Conversation Groups bring Intensive English Program (IEP) students together with American students for informal conversations. You'll meet and talk with this diverse student group regularly to help international students improve conversational English and knowledge of American culture, and to help American students improve their global perspectives.

Wednesday, October 23

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION ABROAD EXPERIENCE

4 to 5 p.m., Kennedy Union 310

Learn about the different options for scholarships and financial aids available for funding your education abroad experience.

Thursday, October 24

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

BREAKING BREAD - DINNER #1

6:45 to 8 p.m., McGinnis Center

Breaking Bread brings international and American students together through the sharing of three culturally-focused meals:

  • Dinner #1: American students demonstrate how to prepare traditional U.S. foods. Students share a meal.
  • Dinner #2: International students demonstrate how to prepare traditional foods from their home countries. Students share a meal.
  • Dinner #3: Both American and international students share a meal in a student neighborhood house.

Tuesday, October 29

CONVERSATION GROUPS

12 to 1 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Rike Center 108

Wednesday, October 30

CONVERSATION GROUPS

1 to 2 p.m., Rike Center 108

Thursday, October 31

CONVERSATION GROUPS

11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Rike Center 108

BREAKING BREAD - DINNER #2

6:45 to 8 p.m., McGinnis Center