I-Society and International Office Sponsor “World Piece”

November 1, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – As part of the new “World Piece” program, the Illinois Wesleyan University International Society Student Organization (I-Society), and the International Office will sponsor the discussion, “Understanding Islam — a Cultural Perspective,” on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the International House (Kemp Hall, 1207 N. Main St., Bloomington). IWU students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community are invited to attend.

The “World Piece” program is a monthly series of hour-long student-led discussions focusing on current global issues. Farah Munir, a sophomore accounting and economics major, from Dhaka, Bangladesh, will lead this month’s discussion. The facilitator of the discussion will be Marie Claudine Villacorta, a junior double major in international studies, and French and francophone studies, from Manilla, Philippines.

I-Society is a student organization that promotes cultural awareness on the IWU campus, brings together students of various ethnicities, and encourages IWU students to study abroad.

For more information about I-Society or “World Piece,” contact Reenie Bradley of the International Office at (309) 556-3190 or Farah Munir at smunir@iwu.edu.

Contact: Kimberly Stabosz, (309) 556-3181