International Education Week Calendar
October 22 - 26, 2012
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Monday October 22, 2012
Study Abroad Fair
Ceddia Union Building, MPR Room A, 2 – 5:00 p.m.
Ever think about studying abroad? Students are encouraged to attend the Study Abroad Fair to gather materials and information about opportunities for overseas study, internships or volunteerism. Representatives from outside programs as well as fellow Ship students who have studied abroad will be present to answer questions.
International Film, Departures, Grove Hall Forum, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
"A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals" (IMDB.com). This film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 81st Oscars in 2009 and the Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year at the 32nd Japan Academy Prize. A beautiful soundtrack, featuring the cello, accompanies the film. The film will be followed by a guest lecture on the "Sociology of Death" by Dr. Cynthia Drenovsky. How is death perceived by the Japanese culture and how does is compare to America's perception? Also, a student presentation on the experience of studying abroad in Tokyo will be given entitled: "A Departure to Japan."
Tuesday October 23, 2012
Ship World Party: A Taste of the World at Shippensburg
Immersion Afternoon, Rowland Rooms 100, 101, 103, 106, 117, 209, Shearer 107 & 109, 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, 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.
Study Abroad: Where Did You Go, What Did You Do & Would You Do It Again? Orndorff Theater, CUB, 7 p.m.
Students will discuss their personal overseas study and travel experiences to countries including the Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Germany and Senegal. Moderated by Dr. Gretchen Pierce, Assistant Professor of History and Dr. Mark Sachleben, Associate Professor of Political Science
Wednesday October 24, 2012
International Foods Night, Reisner Dining Hall, 4-7 p.m.
Nine different 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 ($9.00 for members of the Ship community & general public).
Thursday October 25, 2012
Ship World Party: A Taste of the World at SHIP, Tuscarora Room Reisner Dining Hall, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
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.
Sit in on a Language Class
Interested in 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
All 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 International Programs.