International Education Week 2013

Tuesday, November 12

Guatemala: Building Cross-Cultural Connections

Noon - 12:50 p.m. | Communications Facility 105

Students share photos and commentary regarding their service projects, language immersion, and excursions in a global context.

Crossing Borders

6 p.m. | Fraser Hall 4

A feature documentary that follows four American and four Moroccan university students as they travel together and learn about each other and themselves. [more]

Wednesday, November 13

World Issues Forum: “Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories”

Noon - 1:20 p.m. | Fairhaven Auditorium

Yehuda Shaul, Executive Director of Breaking the Silence, talks about how circumstances in Hebron impact an ordinary boy's life. [more]

Open Forum: Internationalizing the Curriculum – Preparing Future Graduates for an Increasingly Networked World

4-5:30 p.m. | Miller Hall 152

The One World Curricular team will present (1) the findings of its recent faculty survey on internationalization and (2) models for internationalization from across the country, but the main focus of the forum is an open discussion of what an internationalized curriculum might look like at Western.

Thursday, November 14

Global Eats

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Campus Dining Halls

Special menus from around the world will be featured in all the dining halls. [menu]

Global Learning Program Brown Bag

1-2:30 p.m. | Miller Hall 158

Brown bag for faculty who lead or who are interested in leading a study-abroad Global Learning Program.

Open Forum: Internationalizing the Curriculum – Preparing Future Graduates for an Increasingly Networked World

4-5:30 p.m. | Miller Hall 152

The One World Curricular team will present (1) the findings of its recent faculty survey on internationalization and (2) models for internationalization from across the country, but the main focus of the forum is an open discussion of what an internationalized curriculum might look like at Western.

Japan Night

7-9 p.m. | Viking Union MPR

Visitors to Japan Night can enjoy festival games, karate demonstrations, calligraphy, sushi-rolling, and more! There will also be traditional Japanese food for visitors to try! Sponsored by students from the Asia University America Program at Western.

Friday, November 15

The Power of Study Abroad

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Library Presentation Room

Jasmine Goodnow, assistant professor, PEHR, discusses the impact of study abroad on student lives.

World Knowledge Quizzes

November 12-15 | Surprise locations around campus

Test your knowlege; learn something new. You may win a prize!

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