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International Education Week: November 15-21, 2014

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 2014 Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 15

1 pm - International Games Day at the Library

10 PM - 1 AM - International Ballroom Dance, Pearsons Main Dining Hall (music from more than 30 countries)

Sunday, November 16

2 - 4 PM  -  Multicultural Fair, Science Center Atrium 

4 PM - Russian Tea, Russian House

Monday, November 17

7:30 PM  -  Latino American Film Series: "Prejudice and Pride," Intercultural Center

Tuesday, November 18

7 - 9 PM  - International Poetry Night, Java Joint

Wednesday, November 19

All Day - International Symposium, campus-wide

11:30 AM -1:00 PM  -  Off-Campus Studies Fair and Off-Campus Photo Contest display and voting, Science Center Atrium

8:00 PM  -  The Ivan and Janice Stone Lecture: "Sectarian Politics in the Persian Gulf" by Frederic Wehrey,  Richardson Auditorium

Friday, November 21

7:30 PM  -  French Film Festival: "Gris Gris," Richardson Auditorium


Also scheduled: 

  • Zhang Jin: Chinese Landscape Art Exhibition, Wright Museum of Art
  • "The Cube" & "A Students' Laboratory," Logan Museum of Anthropology