Monday, November 7, 2011

International Week Updates


International Education Week – Nov. 14-18

Weekly Events: 
International & study abroad students will share their culture and travel experiences through displays.  Look for these exhibits in IDX during lunch & dinner hours throughout the week. Sodexho will prepare theme lunch meals throughout the week from different continents around the world. 

Monday, Nov. 14
Improv Night - International Coffeehouse, 7-10 pm, IDX Fireside Lounge. Enjoy talented musicians, poets and international students as we celebrate culture.  Music, hot drinks & food. Co-sponsored by CCA- Cultural Community Alliance & Office of International Education

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Zumbathon – World Music & Dance, 6-8 pm, Argosy Gymnasium. Come dance & enjoy international music to raise awareness of hunger & homelessness throughout the world.  Food donation to Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. Co-sponsored by Student Life & Center for Service

Wednesday, Nov. 16             
ChinaTownHall, 7-9:30 pm, Hauke Conference Room, Champlain College. ChinaTownHall  - Local Connections, National Reflections  –   A live webcast featuring Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Advisor followed by China: Contradictions of an Emerging Superpower A presentation by Champlain College’s Assistant Professor, Craig Pepin and discussion with the local audience. Co-sponsored by Office of International Education, The Vermont Council on World Affairs & National Committee on U.S. China Relations

Thursday, Nov. 17
A Third Culture?  Globalization’s Impact on Cultural Self Image & Self Expression, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Noon, IDX Fireside Lounge. A look at the impact of Hip Hop and International Beauty Pageants in Nigeria.

Reality Bite - Hunger Banquet Experience, 8:30-10 pm, Hauke Conf. Room. Participants will gain awareness of local & global hunger & poverty issues through an interactive & discussion-based experience. Co-sponsored by Office of International Education & Center for Service

Designated by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, this week is part of an effort to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.  

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