Monday, September 30, 2013

Week of September 30th

Monday: Conversation Hour - 4:00pm (Topic to be decided)

Tuesday: Phonetics Workshop - 4:30pm

Wednesday: AC Closed until 1:00pm, Caroline will be out of office.

Thursday: The Entrepreneurial Idea: How to turn innovative thoughts into action - Video 4:30pm

Friday: Human Rights Culture Academy event. 4:00 AC Basement

Friday, September 27, 2013

Human Rights Culture Academy

Join us today for in information session for Human Rights Culture Academy, an up and coming NGO founded by AC members Ruaa Krimi and Jamil Chouri. They will discuss the aims and goals of this NGO, future projects and how you can get involved. Today at 4:00

Monday, September 23, 2013


Don't forget to join us today at 4:00pm for an information session about the Soliya Connect Program. If you are interested in participating this semester, here is a brief overview:

The Connect Program is a virtual cross-cultural exchange program that focuses primarily on the relationship between Western societies and predominantly Muslim societies, and works with college-age / level students. Participants are placed in groups of approximately 8-9 other students, they meet their respective groups each week for the 8 weeks of the Program semester via a videoconferencing platform. Each of the 8 sessions is 2 hours long, and students are expected to attend the full session, and complete 2 sets of assignments over the course of 8 weeks.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Week of September 23rd

Monday: Info session for the Soliya Program at 4:00pm. Anyone who is interested in participating in this 8 week online program should come to this information session.

Tuesday: AC member Hamdi Otaku will give a presentation on Glam Rock culture, a discussion will follow. 4:00pm.

Wednesday: Phonetics Class for anyone who is interested in improving their English accent. 4:00pm

Thursday: Join us for a conversation hour about the controversy surrounding the latest Miss USA pageant. 4:00pm.

Friday: AC member Ruaa Krimi will hold an information session on her NGO: Human Rights Culture Academy. 4:30pm

Friday, September 20, 2013

Movie Friday!

Today at 2:00 we will have a showing of the film, Into the Wild. This is the true story of Christopher McCandles who renounces his mainstream life to live simply. The movie follows his journey to the wilderness in Alaska. Following the film we will have a discussion.

Thursday, September 19, 2013


The AC Debate Club will start back up again this Saturday at 1:00pm. We look forward to seeing all of the familiar faces and hoping to see some new ones too!

Change of Schedule

Some rescheduling has taken place this week and the American subculture series has been postponed for a later date. Today, at 4:00 we will discuss whether the US should enforce a ban on assault weapons as well as debate the similarities and differences of gun laws between Tunisia and the US.

For tomorrow, Friday the 20th, we will have a film screening and discussion afterwards starting at 4:00.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Week of September 16

American Subculture Week. Series 1

Monday: Presentation and discussion hour on the Skater and Surfer subculture. 16:00h

Tuesday: Member Mourad will give a presentation on Qatar at 16:00h

Wednesday: Presentation and discussion hour on Hippie and Hipster subcultures. 16:00h

Thursday: Presentation and discussion hour on Goth and Emo subcultures. 16:00h

Friday: Film Firday! We will show a screening of a film related to one of these subcultures at 16:00h

Friday, September 6, 2013

Week of September 9th

Monday September 9th: Guest speaker, journalist Patrick Strickland will join us via Skype at 15:30 to discuss the issues and human rights violations facing Palestinians in the West Bank. He will also talk about his experiences as an American living in Palestine.

Tuesday September 10th: No event scheduled. AC will possibly be closed.

Wednesday September 11th: Conversation hour on the subject of 9/11, the effects and aftermath this event has had on the US and the rest of the world, at 16:00

Thursday September 12th: Fitness Club meeting at 16:30

Friday September 13th: Friday Fun Day!! Friends, Food and Fun! Celebrating the last Friday before school starts.