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International Education Week 2007

November 12-16, 2007

Monday, November 12

CWIL Fellow Panel
"How CWIL Fellows Address International Education in the Classroom"

Mother Pauline Room, Library,

12-1 pm

Join us for this CWIL Colloquium presented by CWIL Fellows, Shannon Rose Riley, Department of Communication and Performance Studies and Intercultural Studies; Fozia Qazi, Department of Mathematics; Naida Lehmann, Biology Department; and Colleen O'Brien, Department of Humanistic Studies.  The panel will discuss and share ideas on international education, including study abroad and on-campus approaches in their work as educators as part of our celebration of International Education Week.

Refreshments served.


Intercultural Learning Showcase
Stapleton, 6-8 pm

All students are welcome to attend the Intercultural Learning Showcase and find out more about CWIL student travel grants for study abroad. Mandatory attendance for all 2006-07 CWIL student grant recipients and students wishing to apply for a 2008-09 CWIL travel grant.  Study abroad returnees presentation on their international and intercultural learning experience.

 

Tuesday, November 13


Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

Haggar Parlor, 6-8 pm
The pre-departure orientation is required for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2008. Two sessions are available on November 13 and November 15 and students may attend either one. The orientation will cover important topics, such as, preparation for the trip, health and safety, emergency contact, intercultural development, etc.

"From dozy villages to dormitory suburbs: the impact of social change

on everyday life in Ireland"

Guest Speaker Dr. Mary Corcoran

Student Center - Warner Conference Room 3:30-4:30

Join us as Dr. Corcoran, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. speaks about her research on suburban Ireland.  For more information on Dr. Corcoran

Intercultural Living Community Program Open House

Regina Hall North - 4th Floor, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Are you wanting to know more about the Intercultural Living Community Program. Come to the Open House on Tuesday, November 13th between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, meet some residents, complete an intercultural quiz, and learn about the program.   Learn more about the ILCP Program


Wednesday, November 14


IEW Keynote Speech - "Representing Your Country Abroad"
by Dr. Brian Flora

Stapleton Lounge, Le Mans Hall, 12-1 pm

Dr. Flora is currently Senior Diplomat in Residence at the University of Illinois in Chicago where he represents the State Department and recruits for the Foreign Service in the upper Midwest. He has served as Consul General in Bern and Berlin, as well as Chief of the Embassy's Political Section in Bonn and Ottawa. He graduated from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1968, and received a Doctorate in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Sponsored by Center for Women's InterCultural Leadership (CWIL)

"Careers in International Diplomacy"
IEW Guest Speaker Dr. Brian Flora

Vander Vennet Theater Student Center, 4:30-5:30 pm
Co-Sponsored by Center for Career Opportunities, Departments of Political Science and Modern Languages

Study Abroad Fair
Student Center Atrium, 5:30-7:00pm

All Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, and Holy Cross students are invited to stop by and learn more about the Saint Mary's College Study Abroad programs. Take this opportunity to speak with Program Faculty Coordinators and find out more about study abroad opportunities at Saint Mary's.  Saint Mary's offers the following study abroad experiences:

Semester & Full Year Programs
Rome, ITALY
Fremantle, AUSTRALIA
Maynooth, IRELAND
Dijon, FRANCE
Innsbruck, AUSTRIA
Seville, SPAIN
Mumbai, INDIA
Women's Studies in Europe

Pietermaritzburg, SOUTH AFRICA

 

Summer Programs
China Summer Study Program
Ecuador
Honduras
European Summer Study

South Korea
Business Internship in the European Union
Math and Art in Spain
Summer Study in Seville, Spain

Thursday, November 15

"Touring the Nation: Gender, Race and Nation in Travel Brochures"

Warner Conference Room, 3:30-4:45 pm
Dr. Jacqueline Hogan, Department of Sociology & Social Work at Bradley University
will speak for Saint Mary's Sociology Week Event (Nov. 12 - Nov. 16)
Co-sponsored by Department of Sociology and CWIL

EUSA Business Internship in Europe Information Session

Havican Room #13, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Come meet a EUSA representative to learn about the wonderful experience of business internship in Europe.  For more information, please check the program webpage.


Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

Haggar Parlor, 6-8 pm
The pre-departure orientation is required for all students who will study abroad in Spring 2008. Two sessions are available on November 13 and November 15 and students may attend either one. The orientation will cover important topics, such as, preparation for the trip, health and safety, emergency contact, intercultural development, etc.

Friday, November 16

"Overcoming Global Poverty: Is globalization the problem or the solution?"

Student Center, Conference Room D, Noon - 1 p.m.

As part of the International Education Week celebration, this faculty panel, led by Panel Moderator, Fozia Qazi, Mathematics, will discuss the following:

  • Edith Miguda, History, The Role of the UN in an Era of Global Feminization of Poverty
  • Marc Belanger, Political Science, Role of NGO's and the World Bank - Anti-Poverty Strategies and Globalization
  • Jerry McElroy, Business Administration and Economics, Trade and Migration
  • Mary Ann Kanieski, Sociology, Impact of Globalization on the Family

 

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