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Michigan State University

East Lansing

2015 Top Photos

Heading in to register

Picking up registration packets

It gets a bit crowded

Exhibitors starting the day with a smile

Students learn about Bangladesh

Waiting for the day to begin

Talking with a representative of the Department of Linguistics and Languages

The plenary session begins

Plenary speaker Brady Ryan speaks about his experiences studying in Jordan and Morocco

Starbucks line - not exaclty a world culture but caffeine is important too

The MSU Japan Club worked hard to prepare their amazing sushi session

Trying sushi

Chatting with a member of the MSU Japan Club

Practicing a few phrases in Japanese

Tamiya Ryu Iaijutsu demonstration

Learning from a demonstration of the Japanese martial art of Tamiya Ryu Iaijutsu

Tamiya Ryu Iaijutsu session

Putting a story together in a German session

The Red Shirts - members of the World Languages Day team

Learning about yoga

An enthusiastic yoga presenter

In "Around the World in 50 Minutes," participants met people from over a dozen countries and spoke to each for a few minutes

Lots of fun in this session

"Quick! Where do they speak Dutch?"

Participating in a yoga session

Smiles in the Russian session

Listening attentively to a presenter

Thanks for a great session

A demonstration of the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira

Following a presenter during the Capoeira session

Capoeira was an intense session


They are getting pretty good

The Chinese yo-yo session was really hands-on

Cross-cultural experience - a French native trying the Chinese yo-yo at an American event

The Chinese yo-yo is sometimes called the diabolo

No one gets to sit on the sidelines in the salsa dancing session

Students trying their hand at copying Chinese characters

French napkin folding

Learning about life in ancient Roman times

Trying Japanese calligraphy

Japanese calligraphy

Calligraphy in a cast

A presenter talks about her native language, Yoruba

Hope to see you back next year!