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International Education Week: November 18-22, 2013

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 2013 Schedule of Events

Sunday, November 17

2 - 4 PM  -  Multicultural Fair in Pearsons (DKs dining area)


Monday, November 18

7 PM  -  Film showing: "The Dialogue," by Crossing Borders Films (70 mns), and discussion to follow, Richardson.

Tuesday, November 19

7 - 9 PM  - International Poetry Reading, the Java Joint

Wednesday, November 20

All Day - International Symposium, campus-wide

11:30 AM -1:00 PM  -  Off-Campus Studies Fair with the Off-Campus Photo Contest display and voting, held in the SC Atrium

8:00 PM  -  The Ivan and Janice Stone Lecture: "Feast and Famine:  Inequalities in the Global Food System." by Elizabeth Ransom,  Richardson Auditorium

Thursday, November 21

4:00 PM   -  Planning Your Study Abroad Experience , Office of International Education (717 Chapin St.)

Friday, November 22

8 - 10 PM   - Club World -- world music dancing at C-Haus

Saturday, November 23

International Ballroom Dance (music from more than 35 countries)



Also scheduled: 

  • meals from around the world served throughout the week,  Commons
  • displays, Beloit College Library