Walters State’s International Festival
celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, with events Oct. 7-8 on three campuses. More events will be offered on the Greeneville and Sevier County Campus, while many events will be videostreamed to the Claiborne County Campus.
All activities are free and open to everyone. Vendors and student groups will be selling a variety of international food and gift items in the lobby of the Judge William H. Inman Humanities Complex on the college’s Morristown campus. Booths will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. both days.
Please note that a V following the location means the event will be videostreamed to other campuses: VS means videostreamed to Sevier County Campus; VG, videostreamed to Greeneville/Greene County Campus; and VC videostreamed to Claiborne County Campus.
Events scheduled for Monday, Oct. 7 are:
•9:35 a.m. Stories of a Multicultural World – Greeneville/Greene County Campus Room 100
•10:10 a.m. – Yoga with Cindy Dollar, Morristown, Inman Humanities Complex Theatre
•10:10 a.m. – Religion and Communism in Modern China with Megan Bryson, Morristown Campus International Lyceum; VG, VC
•11:15 a.m. – Medical Messiah: Western Medicine and Global Health with Woods Nash; Lyceum; VS, VG, VC
•12:20 p.m. – Movie Screening - "Argo," Lyceum
•12:20 p.m. – Sandwiches from Around the World, Sevier County Campus CAPE 104 (Hear faculty members talk about recent international travels. Enjoy free samples of sandwiches from around the world with a competition to identify country of origin.)
•2:15 p.m. – History of Tattooing with Rob Johnson, Sevier County Campus, CAPE 104
•6 p.m. – Stories of a Multicultural World, Jonesborough Storytellers Guilt, Greeneville/Greene County Campus Room 100, VM
•6 p.m. – Knoxville Early Music Project, Morristown, Theatre (Ensemble dedicated to performing authentic Renaissance and Baroque music)
Events scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 8 are:
9 a.m. – Drumming Workshops by Skinny Beats, Sevier County Campus
9:30 a.m. – What is Judaism by Rabbi Alon Ferency, Morristown, Lyceum, VG, VC
9:30 a.m. – International Violin by John Fox, Morristown, Theatre
9:35 a.m. – Stories of a Multicultural World – Jonesborough Storytellers Guild, Greeneville/Greene County Campus Room 100
11 a.m. – Skinny Beats Drum Performance, Sevier County Campus, CAPE 105
11:10 a.m. – Travel Abroad Opportunities for Studies, Morristown, Theatre
11:10 a.m. – Parenting Styles from Around the World, with Sally Hunter, Morristown, Lyceum, VS, VG
12:45 p.m. – Debate Team Tackles International Topic, Morristown, Theatre
12:45 p.m. – Life in Germany During WWII with George Peters Percelly, Sevier County Campus, CAPE 104
6 p.m. – Movie Screening, "Argo," Sevier County Campus, CAPE 104
The International Festival is sponsored by the Philosophy and International clubs and funded through Global Connections. For information on events on the Morristown campus, contact Greg Bock at (423) 318-2748; on the Sevier County Campus, contact Erika Stevens at (865) 774-5830; and on the Greeneville/Greene County Campus, Marci Nimick at (423) 585-6952.