Monday, November 7, 2011

Activities Mark International Education Week

International Education Week 2011

What is International Education Week? It is a great opportunity to learn about and celebrate new cultures. This year International Education Week is the week of Nov. 14, and here are the events planned:

Monday 11/14: The International Student Club with the support of the Latino Cultural Society

present Reyna Grande.

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 p.m. Location: Campus Center Ballroom

Reyna Grande is an author, speaker, educator, and event coordinator. Her first novel, Across a Hundred Mountains (Atria, 2006), received a 2010 Latino Books Into Movies Award, a 2007 American Book Award, and the 2006 El Premio Aztlan Literary Award. It was chosen by Eastern Connecticut as its 2007 "One Book/One Region" selection and in 2010 the city of Watsonville, CA selected it for its "On the Same Page" community reads program. Her second novel, Dancing with Butterflies (Washington Square Press, 2009) was critically acclaimed and was the recipient of a 2010 International Latino Book Awards.

Tuesday 11/15: International Student Club presents Cultural Boardwalk

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: TLC Lobby

Ever wanted to learn about different countries? Come join us in the TLC Lobby & take a walk through a cultural boardwalk with displays showcasing interesting facts about different countries & cultures.

Wednesday, 11/16: The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures & International Student

Club present Open Mic Night.

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 p.m. Location: Cobb Hall Lobby.

Join us to celebrate linguistic diversity! Read from a favorite poem, book or essay. Perform a skit. Sing a song. Share your favorite words. Count to ten. It doesn’t matter what. We welcome students & speakers of ALL languages. There is NO English allowed through the microphone, only other languages.

Thursday,11/17: Latino Cultural Society & International Student Club presents Dancing with LCS

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Location: University Suites Center

Come out for a demonstration and teaching of Latino dancing, Merengue, Bachata, Salsa.

Friday,11/18: International Student Club presents Coffee Hour

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Campus Center Ballroom 108.3

Come enjoy the company of international students & experience culture while enjoying coffee & a light breakfast.

Try out a new International Cuisine every day of the week at lunch from November 14 – 18 @ the Z6

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