SOU hosts International Week

The International Student Association presents its 37th annual International Week on the Southern Oregon University campus starting Monday.

Southern Oregon University will feature an international atmosphere at events held through Friday on campus. Many students have worked hard to present and share their respective culture from their home country with the community.

The week will be busy with workshops, international movie nights, a panel discussion and a soccer game. The celebration will culminate with the 37th International Show on Friday May 1. All events are free and open to the public.


International Parade and Food Fair

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., SU Courtyard

Parade from Susanne Homes to the Stevenson Union featuring sample cuisine from all over the world.

Monday through Thursday

International Movie Nights

6 p.m. Meese Auditorium, Art Building

A different film will be presented each day:

Monday: "Persepolis" (France/Iran) A true story of a childhood coinciding with regime change and war in Iran.

Tuesday: "El violin" (Mexico) A captivating tale with a strong sense of social justice.

Wednesday: "The shower" (China) Shows values and unity of a Chinese family.

Thursday: "Rang De Basanti" (India) A story about the youth of India today.

Tuesday April 28 through Thursday April 30


Noon to 2 p.m.

Monday: "Belly Dancing with Tiazza," 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Stevenson Union Diversions)

Tuesday: "Henna Tattoos," noon to 2 p.m. (Stevenson Union Foyer)

Tuesday: "Salsa Dancing with Amanda and Ivan" noon to 2 p.m. (Stevenson Union Diversions)

Wednesday: "Cooking Arabic Food with Habib," noon to 1:30 p.m. (Stevenson Union Foyer)

Wednesday: "Célia's Crêperie," noon to 2 p.m. (Stevenson Union Foyer)

Wednesday: "Bollywood Dancing with Neeta Singh." 5 to 6 p.m. (Stevenson Union Diversions)

Thursday: "Mexico through the Senses" by Ivan (Celebrating the 40th anniversary of partnership with Guanajuato), noon to 2 p.m. (Stevenson Union Room 319)


Panel Discussion

1 to 2 p.m. SU 330

Topic : "Family and Education of Cultures around the World"

International Soccer Tournament

4 p.m. at SOU Soccer field


International Show

7 to 9 p.m. Music Recital hall, SOU Music Building

One of the most famous shows on campus.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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