International Education Week Calendar
October 21 - 25, 2013
Event Schedule PDF
Film, The Intouchables (2011), Dauphin Humanities Center 051, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
“After he becomes
a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man
from the projects to be his caretaker” (IMDB.com). This film was selected as
the French entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the
85th Academy Awards. Nominated for a total of nine 2012 César Awards, the movie
also won the Grand Prize at the 2011 Tokyo International Film Festival. Dr.
Blandine Mitaut, from the department of Modern Languages, will give a short
talk on the French context of the film. The film sparked debate about the
problems in France concerning inequality between its privileged bourgeoisie and
its marginalized neighbors with immigrant origins. The club will discuss these
ethnic and socio-economic tensions as well as disability in France. Co-sponsored
by International Studies Major, Disability Studies Minor, and
Afternoon, Rowland Hall Rooms 100, 101, 103, 106, 117, 200, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon
experiencing world cultures. Language, culture, food and fun await you! Have
you ever wanted to learn about Spain, various countries in Latin America,
France, Québec, Haiti, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Tahiti, Morocco, Algeria,
French-speaking countries in sub-Saharan Africa, China, Germany and more? Come
and interact with faculty and students who are experts on these countries. We
will also have a World Languages Karaoke Jam. International food will be
served. Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages.
Where Did You Go, What Did You Do & Would You Do It Again? Orndorff
Theater, CUB, 7 p.m.
discuss their personal overseas study and travel experiences to countries
including the Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Haiti, South Korea and
Spain. Moderated by Dr. Gretchen Pierce, Assistant Professor of History and Dr.
Mark Sachleben, Associate Professor of Political Science
October 23, 2013
Party: A Taste of the World at SHIP, Tuscarora Room Reisner Dining Hall,
Join us to eat,
dance and experience culture from around the world! This event will feature a
variety of different international dances as well as displays and crafts from
countries including the Dominican Republic, France, Japan, and more. Ethnic
foods will be available for sampling, and children are welcome to attend. Coordinated
by students from Social Work Class 370.
Foods Night, Reisner Dining Hall, 4-7 p.m.
food stations will feature ethnic foods from all over the world including the
countries of Central America, Italy, Indonesia, Russia, Northern Africa and the
United Kingdom. The dinner meal must be purchased upon entrance into Reisner.
Students may use their meal plan or you can pay at the door ($9.25 for members
of the Ship community & general public).
October 24, 2013
101, Information Session, Ceddia Union Building Room 232, 4 p.m.
If you are
interested in studying abroad, attending Study Abroad 101 is the first step.
Come to a group advising meeting to learn more about the process associated
with study abroad including how to select a location, apply for a passport and
utilize financial aid to fund the experience.
Sit in on a
learning a language but haven’t been able to commit to an entire semester of
study? Sitting in on a language class is a perfect way to decide if enrolling
in a course would be the right fit for you. Hosted by the Department of
Modern Languages. A schedule of classes is available at: www.ship.edu/iew
Flags Display on the Library Quad has been created by 5th grade students from Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School under the
direction of Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography/Earth Science.
events are open to SHIP students, faculty, staff and the local community. There
is no charge for events unless otherwise noted. International Education Week is
sponsored by Department of International Studies and the Office of