International Education Summit: Connecting Communities Through Mutual Cultural Understanding, World Artists Experiences, November 9, 16, 23, 30, 2020.
Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan proclaimed November as International Education Month. He advocated listening, observing, and sharing “cross-cultural interaction and learning in schools, colleges and communities.” To support the Governor’s initiative, World Artists Experiences will present an International Education Summit “Connecting Communities Through Mutual Cultural Understanding.”
• November 9, 7:00 pm: “Who Are Marylanders?” will explore the rich diversity, demographics, origins, history, and contributions of Marylanders beginning in the 1600s through the present.
• November 16, 7:00 pm: “Connecting Cultures Beginning with Self” will discuss connecting cultures to develop mutual understanding in international communities.
• November 23, 7:00 pm: “Effective Communication in Diverse Cultural Settings will focus on the critical role of communication in daily lives and how misunderstandings in verbal and nonverbal communication emerge.
• November 30, 7:00 pm: “Sharing our Voices: Using Arts in Understanding Cultures” will examine the various ways the arts can be used to bridge cultures.
The summit is free, but prior registration is required. Register on the WAE website.