International House


World Showcase

The World Showcase program highlights several countries each semester by planning a week of programs to celebrate that culture and its people.  The first program is typically the Coffeehouse,  and it could actually be any of the following events: film and discussion, lecture, craft-making, dance demonstration, etc.  The Cooking Demonstrations are an opportunity for students to learn how to make a certain food from another culture.  It’s a truly hands-on experience and you get to eat whatever you make!  The Culture Night program is the “big event” of the week which includes a traditional meal from the country, presentations about the country, and music and dance as well.  The World Showcase programs  are presented by members of different International associations or clubs from UT and organized together with the International House.  Past countries that we have featured include:  Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, China, France, Brazil, Ethiopia, Japan, Thailand, Germany, India, South Korea, Russia, Mexico, and many more!

Upcoming World Showcase Events

Monday, September 8, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Russia Coffeehouse
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Russia Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Russia Culture Night
Monday, October 6, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Brazil Coffeehouse
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Brazil Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Brazil Culture Night
Monday, November 3, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Coffeehouse
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Culture Night

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