Arab American Heritage Month Calendar of Events
Arab American Heritage Month at Central Michigan University is celebrated annually April 1 to April 30. In conjunction with other national celebrations, we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Arab Americans to the United States, Michigan and CMU. Join us in celebration of Arab American heritage and culture.
Arab American Heritage Month | 2022 Calendar of Events
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Introduction to Ramadan
MSA will offer an introduction to the Islamic holy month as well as an understanding of the customs and practices related to its observance.
Time and location: 5:30 - 6:30pm | Bovee UC 108
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Folks will gather together just before sun down to reflect on the reasons for fasting and discuss the experience.
Time and location: 7:30 - 8:30pm | Bovee UC Terrace Rooms
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Learn to pronounce numbers in Arabic with this fun and interactive game.
Time and location: 6pm | Kulhavi 141 & 142
Saturday, April 16, 2022
Intercultural Unity Festival
The purpose of the Intercultural Unity Festival is to build a community for underrepresented students on campus, increase cultural awareness for students not members of those communities, and overall to celebrate these cultural communities through their
Time and location: 10:30am - 6pm | Powers Ballroom
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Muslim College Students
Learn about the lived experience of current Muslim college students.
Time and location: 5pm | Bovee UC 108
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Learn about the folk dance and watch performances by the Dearborn Dabke dance troupe.
Time and location: 6:30pm | Pearce 128
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Movie: Born in Gaza
This documentary examines how violence has transformed the lives of 10 Palestinian children.
Time and location: 5:30pm | Bovee UC Auditorium, 302
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Arab Influence on Spanish Language
Learn about the influence and similarities between the Arabic and Spanish languages.
Time and location: 7pm |Bovee UC 108
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Comedian: Emil Wakim
Emil Wakim is a stand-up comedian based in Bloomington, Indiana. He can be seen charming audiences with his comedy that was once described by his foreign parents as, “We don’t get it.”
Time and location: 7pm | French Auditorium