International Education Week, Nov. 14-17

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange.

Monday, November 14:

  • Africa in World History and Culture by Dr. Saheed Aderinto, Department of History

UC Cardinal Room: 9-10am

  • I-Learn America Movie Showing and Discussion

UC Theatre (UC 315): 6-8pm

A documentary of the journey of five immigrant teenagers and their experiences adjusting and learning about a new country, city and high school.


Tuesday, November 15:

  • Study Abroad Student Panel

UC Catamount Room: 4-5pm

Learn about study abroad through the experiences of study abroad returnees.

  • Chinese Language Group Performance

McKee 201: 7-9pm

Join us for the fun of exploring China and Chinese culture through skits, song and a tongue twister!

  • Native American Heritage Program

UC 227 (ICA Office): 6pm

Join Intercultural Affairs to experience and celebrate Native American heritage. Watch the movie Apocalypto and enjoy food and discussion.


Wednesday, November 16:

  • International Coffee Hour and Cultural Presentation

UC Cardinal Room: 4:30-5:30pm

  • Bardo Arts Center hosts a Talk by Michael Roy, Muralist

BAC 130: 5-6pm

Roy’s work is inspired by an international hodgepodge of religious and mythological themes in combination with a dedicated nostalgia for the Saturday morning cartoons of his childhood.


Thursday, November 17:

  • Global Citizenship Summit

UC Grand Room, 10:30am-1pm

Twelve groups of students will represent countries from all over the world in a model-UN fashion to produce a joint resolution, solving problems of the 21st century. (Political Science and Public Affairs Department)

  • Study Abroad Presentation

UC Cardinal Room: 4-5pm

Learn how YOU can study abroad!

  • Japan Night hosted by the Japanese Program

McKee 121: 5:30-7:30pm

This three-part series include presentations about Japanese culture, how to navigate your study abroad trip to Japan, and learn how Japanese students experience the United States.(Department of World Languages) Events Calendar.aspx


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