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 Tournées French Film Festival. Tonight's film is Fatima. Sanger 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
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.