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Join Us for Global Homecoming 2018

Sunday, October 14, 2018
10 am to 3 pm

Join us under the dome for the International House Global Homecoming, featuring unique I-House experiences,community building, and scrumptious international treats! The House will be buzzing with excitement, don't miss out on the fun!


9:45 am Registration

Check in and receive your official passport for all the activities throughout the day along with your complimentary I-House souvenir. Walk-ins are welcome, however those who register by Wednesday, October 10 will receive a special Global Homecoming commemorative gift.
$7 I-House alumni; $12 Public; Free for I-House residents


10:15 am - 10:30 am

Presentation Cultural Disconnects with Refugees and Immigrants

I-House Executive Director Emeritus Joe Lurie will present "Cultural Disconnects with Refugees and Immigrants," a theme from his newly much-expanded bookPerception and Deception.


10:30 am - 11:00 am

I-House Architecture Walking Tour

Discover the rich architectural history and cultural significance of this majestic building established in 1930. Learn about its provocative origins and view some of the many treasured facets under the iconic dome.


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Robertson Center of Intercultural Leadership (CIL) Interactive Session

Demonstrating the neuroscience of how humans naturally react to cultural difference, CIL will showcase a tool that will allow you to question your assumptions, suspend judgment, and develop new habits of perceiving, thinking, and doing. Join us for a fun interactive session and learn tangible strategies to effectively engage with difference.


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Global Table Talk Lunch

Come enjoy lunch in the renovated Dining Commons and reunite with fellow I-House alumni, current residents, and community members. Included in event fees.


1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

“Around the World Under the Dome” Fashion Show & Tasting Festival

Enjoy I-House's International Fashion Show and Dance Party featuring residents, staff, and alumni as you taste your way across the globe with international fare, fun global activities, and much more!


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

I-House Tour led by Admissions Office

Learn about the history and dynamic programs and services that I-House has to offer by taking a 30-minute tour.


Thanks to all the residents, alumni, staff, and volunteers who helped make the 2017 Global Homecoming a success! See photos from last year's Global Homecoming below.

Global Homecoming 2017 Photo Album