Global Homecoming 2019

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Global Homecoming 2018

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us under the dome for the Fifth Annual International House Global Homecoming—featuring unique experiences, community building, networking, and delicious international treats! The House will be buzzing with excitement. Don’t miss out on the fun! See below for the full schedule of events.

At-the-door pricing: $20 community members, $15 I-House alumni. Walk-in guests can still purchase tickets during Global Homecoming on October 20th. Ticket prices include admission to all events. 

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. | I-House Architectural Heritage Tour

Executive Director Emeritus Joe Lurie explains the remarkable relevance of the building's location, construction, and architectural features to the institution's mission and impact. 

10:30 a.m. | CIL (The Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership) Interactive Session Fight, Flight, Freeze, or Fawn? Managing Conflict as a Global Leadership Competency

When conflict arises, how do you respond? Do you want to run away and hide? Or get right into it? Or something else? In this interactive session, you’ll learn to recognize four intercultural conflict styles, gain strategies for de-escalating conflict, and see why effective global leadership requires effective conflict management.

11:30 a.m. | Global Table Talk Lunch

Enjoy lunch in the Dining Commons and reunite with fellow I-House alumni, current residents, and community members. Lunch is included in event fees.

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | “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!

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Get Involved!

Sign up for the International Fashion Show

Are you interested in being a model at this year’s “Around the World Under the Dome” Fashion Show? Limited spots are available for I-House alumni to participate in this time-honored resident tradition. If you are interested in participating, please email Angela Rauch at arauch@berkeley.edu. Angela will confirm all I-House alumni fashion show participants and will send alumni models a Global Homecoming discount code. 

I-House Alumni: Be a Global Table Talk Ambassador

Are you interested in meeting other I-House alumni? We are looking for alumni table hosts from all decades for our Global Table Talk lunch on Sunday, October 20th, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Conversation starter cards will be provided, and all participants will receive lunch and special desserts for their participation. If you are interested in being an alumni Global Table Talk Ambassador, please email Angela Rauch at arauch@berkeley.edu. Angela will confirm all I-House alumni table hosts and will send them a Global Homecoming discount code.

Learn More!

See photos from last year’s Global Homecoming on our Facebook page.

Check out our Global Homecoming highlights video below.

I loved seeing I-House residents strutting down the runway and sharing their culture through fashion, music, food, and smiles.
2017 Global Homecoming Attendee

Global Homecoming 2019

Preserving the Legacy of the Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures

For questions about Global Homecoming, please contact:

Angela RauchAngela Rauch, Fundraising and Events Coordinator
(510) 642-0124
Email Angela

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