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 a Cooking Demonstration.  This gives attendees an opportunity 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!  Next is the International Coffeehouse in Hodges Library.  The host group provides a small snack and a coffee or tea from that region.  The UT community is invited to stop to chat in a relaxing atmosphere. 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 2016-2017 World Showcase Events

Tuesday, January 23 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Bangladesh Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, January 24 1:00pm-3:00pm Hodges Library, Mary E Greer Room Bangladesh Coffeehouse
Wednesday, January 24 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Bangladesh Cooking Demonstration
Tuesday, February 27 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Korea Culture Night
Wednesday, February 28 1:00pm-3:00pm Hodges Library, Mary E Greer Room Korea Coffeehouse
Wednesday, February 28 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Korea Culture Night
Tuesday, April 10 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Japan Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, April 11 1:00pm-3:00pm Hodges Library, Mary E Greer Room Japan Coffeehouse
Wednesday, April 11 6:00pm-7:30pm International House, Great Room Japan Culture Night

 

If you are interested in hosting a World Showcase in the future, please complete a proposal form.

 

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