International Students Day: Celebrating Saudi Arabia

April 13, 2016 | 2:00-3:30PM
Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre

The UMKC Libraries are hosting the third International Students Day event, and this time we are celebrating students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!

The celebration will feature a presentation on the history of music of Saudi Arabia by Dr. Andrew Granade, Associate Professor of Musicology and Chair of the Composition, Music Theory, and Musicology Division at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

Throughout the event there will be henna tattoo and Arabic calligraphy workshops, sampling of authentic Saudi Arabian foods, as well as various entertaining and interactive activities organized by the Saudi Students Union at UMKC.

2:00 - 2:05: Opening remarks
2:05 - 2:35: Lecture by Dr. Andrew Granade
2:35 - 3:50: Break/Refreshment
2:50 - 3:30: Performance by students

Other concurrent activities: (2:00 to 4:00pm)
Authentic Saudi Arabia food sampling
Arabic calligraphy workshop
Henna Tattoo
Book and DVD display   

This event is aimed to promote the library as a friendly scholarly hub and home for the UMKC International Students. Sponsored by UMKC Friends of the Library and the UMKC School of Law, Leon E. Bloch Law Library.