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International Education Week: November 11 - 17, 2017

Saturday, November 11

6:30 - 9:00PM  International Night. Yes, it's before the official start to this week, yet this is very international. It is a combination of country-specific information tables and student performances. BTYB: International Club and ResLife Cultural Diversity Focus Group. Wilson Theater, Mayer Hall

Monday, November 13

12:20 PM-1:20PM  Questions about Study Abroad? Ask. Drop in for lunch with Office of International Education intern, Sam. She will answer your questions about off-campus study. Commons, Chapin Hall

7:00PM  TournĂ©es French Film Festival. Tonight's film is Fatima. Science Center 150

Tuesday, November 14

12:00 - 1:20PM  Peace Corps Information Table:  Interested in joining the Peace Corps?  Chat with alumna Kendra Wagner, Peace Corps Cambodia 2015-2017, and International Education Director Betsy Brewer, Peace Corps Slovakia 1998-2001. Java Joint, Pearsons Hall

4:00 - 5:00PM  Language Speed Dating. Love languages? This is your opportunity to share words and phrases you know in one language and learn new ones in another language. Java Joint, Pearsons Hall

7:00PM  International Poetry Reading, Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

Wednesday, November 15

All Day International Symposium

4:30 - 6:00PM  West African Dance - Open Class. Join guest dance educator Andrea Markus as she teaches West African dance. This class is open to all. Studio 1, Hendricks Center

7:30PM  Stone Lecture Steven Lee Myers, "Vladimir Putin and the Russian Resurrection" Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

Thursday, November 16

11:30AM - 12:30PM  Questions about Study Abroad? Ask. Drop in for lunch with Office of International Education intern, Sam. She will answer your questions about off-campus study. DKs.

5:00 - 7:00PM  Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Join Jedidiah Rex and Meghan Dowell as you put your wiki editing skills to work updating a number of international pages/projects. Learning Studio, Library

Friday, November 17

4:00 - 5:00PM  International Education Open House. Join us for live music, games, and snacks from around the world. Office of International Education

9:00PM - 2:00AM Off-Campus Storytelling and World Music Dance Party. Share your story of study and travel in a place other than "home." Then dance the night away to music from around the globe. C-Haus

All Week

Logan Museum: Science Art Stereotypes and the permanent Cube exhibit.

Morse Library Display Cases:  Study Abroad at Beloit College: Beginnings to the Present

Bon Appetit: Be sure to try the variety of international cuisine that Bon Appetit will be serving this week. It's sure to remind you of places far away or of home.


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 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.