International Education Week Calendar

October 31- November 4, 2016

IEW 2016

IEW Calendar of Events 2016- Tentative Schedule


*Monday October 31, 2016

International Film, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Orndorff Theater, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Based on the book by the same name, The Serpent and the Rainbow recounts ethnobotanist Wade Davis encounter with Haitian Vodoun as he researched the possible causes for zombification. While most of his claims have been debunked by serious scientists, the film makes for a frightful adventure befitting Halloween. Come learn about this mysterious religion and have great fun in the process.

Sponsored by the Departments of International Studies/Programs and Modern Languages along with the Career and Community Engagement Center.

*Tuesday November 1, 2016

Immersion Afternoon, Rowland Hall Rooms 100, 101, 103, 106, 117, 200, 209, 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Spend an afternoon experiencing world cultures. Language, culture, food and fun await you! Have you ever wanted to learn about various countries in Latin America, Spain, France, Haiti, China, Germany, Morocco, 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.

International Foods Night, Reisner Dining Hall, 4-7 p.m.

Nine different food stations will feature ethnic foods from all over the world. The dinner meal must be purchased upon entrance into Reisner. Students may use their meal plan or you can pay at the door ($9.95 for members of the Ship community & general public).

Hosted by Chartwells Dining Services.

*Wednesday, November 2, 2016

International Flag Discussion FORUM, Rowland Hall Room 200, 12 p.m.

What’s in the meaning of a flag? The international flag display on the Library Quad represents the diverse nations where students, staff and faculty we have at Ship originate. Please join us for a discussion with student representatives to learn what their home flag means to them.

Moderated by Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography and Earth Science.

*Thursday November 3, 2016

Peace Corps Meet & Greet, Ceddia Union Building, Orndorff Theater, 3:30 p.m.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers carry a wealth of stories, experiences, and life lessons from their time living and working abroad. Come experience the various stories that highlight different countries, cultures, and traditions through the eyes of a Peace Corps Volunteer living and working with locals in their country of service. The personal and professional rewards of Peace Corps service last a lifetime. More than information workshop, join us to learn about the process of applying to the Peace Corps and the benefits of serving.

Hosted by the Career and Community Engagement Center.

*All Week

Sit in on a Language Class, Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages.

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.

• A schedule of classes is available at:

International Photography Display, Lehman Library

The Garden of the Hesperides: Marvels from Morocco, Created and Shared by Dr. Chantana Charoenpanitkul, Associate Professor, Lehman Library, and Dr. Agnes Ragone, Associate Professor of Modern Languages

International Flag Display on the Library Quad has been created by 5th grade students

Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School under the direction of Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography/Earth Science.

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 Center for Global Education: International Studies & International Programs.

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