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Annual International Programs Focus

Each year, North Central College turns its attention to a particular global issue in order to examine it in the cultures of particular regions of the world. During this second year of the College's  3-year series, "Global Human Rights,"  will focus on Global Health and Food. Several classes across the curriculum will be devoting attention to this focus, while co-curricular events (lectures, films, concerts, and art exhibits) will take place each term. The year will end with a special symposium in spring term devoted to global health. Students are encouraged to enroll in these specially designated classes, many of which fulfill general education requirements. For further details, please visit the Annual International Focus page.

These resource lists are prepared in support of this focus.


Annual International Focus Events

  • Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012: Oxfam America Hunger Banquet
    White Activities Center, 2nd floor
    6:00-8:30 PM

    Guests randomly draw tickets that assign them to different income levels, which determine whether they receive a filling dinner or eat a simple meal or share sparse portions of rice and w
  • Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012: Sicko
    Meiley-Swallow Theater
    7:00-9:30 PM

    Sicko is a 2007 documentary film by American filmmaker Michael Moore, investigating health care in the United States, health insurance, and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Thursday, Nov 8, 2012: Granito
    Meiley-Swallow Theater
    7:30-9:00 PM

    GRANITO, a documentary film, is a story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present.

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