International Education Week: November 11-17, 2012
About International Education Week Established in 1999, this joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes the international education of all students studying at U.S. college and universities. Beloit College has participated in the initiative since its inception with week of activities reflecting the many different ways in which the college and its alumni, students, staff and faculty engage with the world at home and abroad.
International Week 2012 Schedule of Events
Sunday, November 11, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Weeks Lounge. Mapping the World: Your International Experience. Posters are now on display in the Science Center atrium.
Tuesday, November 13, 7:00 p.m., Java Joint. International Poetry Reading. Poems in their original languages read by members of the Beloit College campus community. Click here to watch videos from last year of students and professors reading poems in French, Korean, and Basque.
Wednesday, November 14, day. Various locations: International Symposium
To be rescheduled: [Paul Fishstein in the field]Simple Narratives from the Land of the Fiercely Independent Tribesmen (who inhabit a country the size of Texas). Ivan & Janice Stone Lecture with Paul Fishstein'77.
Thursday, November 15, 4:00 -5:00 p.m., Office of International Education. Planning Your Off-Campus Study.
Friday, November 16, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Java Joint. Many Faces, Many Voices: Realizations about Marginalization. Sponsored by the RAs of Superiority Complex.
Saturday, November 17, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Java Joint. Karaoke Night. Sponsored by the International Club.
- meals from around the world served throughout the week, Commons
- displays, Beloit College Library
- exhibit, Representing Time, Wright Museum of Art
- exhibit, Promptly and Easily: Frederick Starr and the Indians of Southern Mexico, Logan Museum of Anthropology