International Education Week is Coming! Free Speaker, Free Music, Free Food

Come and join the Global Learning Office for one or more of the events being hosted for CPCC’s first annual International Education Week, Nov 17-21.  All events are free and open to the public.  If you are interested, just email so International Educationthat we can make sure that we have room for everyone.

·         Tuesday – Nov 18 – Global Issues Forum: Escaping Poverty and Becoming Poor, presented by Dr. Anirudh Krishna

The author of “One Illness Away” presents a fascinating analysis of the reasons why people fall into poverty and how they escape it.  He will share experiences from personal interviews in India, Kenya, Peru and the United States.

9:30 – 10:45 a.m., Tate Hall, Overcash Building

·         Wednesday – Nov 19 – Global Beats

International dance and rhythms will be showcased in this outdoor event.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Library Quad (Rain Location: Pease Auditorium)

·         Thursday – Nov 20 – Global Tastes

Learn about diverse cultures and cuisines through this interactive social event.  Join us for free refreshments and an international tea tasting.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Lobby, Worrell Building


Free International Film Screening

Global Issues Forum Not my life
“Not My Life”
Pease Auditorium
Learning Resource Center, Central Campus
November 12, 2013; 6 – 8:30 p.m.

In coordination with Charlotte’s World Affairs Council and CPCC Student Life, CPCC’s Global Learning Office will screen the documentary “Not My Life.”  Directed by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, this film probes the dark, hidden, and often unspeakable realities of human trafficking and modern-day slavery– multi-billion dollar global industries that earn their profits, as the film’s narration says, “on the backs and in the beds of our planet’s youth.” The film is part of a global awareness campaign on modern slavery.  There will be a moderated Q&A session after the screening.  For more information about the event, you can visit our website at  To RSVP, email us at or call ext. 6167.  This event is free and open to students, staff and the public.



Free International Film Screening of “Not My Life”

Broaden your understanding of the world around you and join us for a free international film screening of “Not My Life,” a film about human trafficking and modern slavery.Not My Life
November 12, 2013; 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Pease Hall
Learning Resource Center, Central Campus
This Global Issues Forum event is hosted by CPCC’S Global Learning Office, Charlotte’s World Affairs Council and Student Life.
The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion and moderated Q&A section.This is a free event to CPCC community members and classes are encouraged to attend.  To RSVP, please contact or at ext. 6167.