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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
NOVEMBER 13 - 17, 2017

"Celebrating Global NIU"


Monday, Nov. 13 - Friday, Nov. 17

  • Southeast Asian Language Information, DuSable Hall, Main Floor Table, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
  • International foods served in Blackhawk Food Court and residence halls
  • Displays outside of the Blackhawk Food Court and in Founders Memorial Library

Monday, November 13

  • International Cookie Giveaway: MLK Commons, DuSable Hall, and Barsema Hall, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Study Abroad Reunion (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center, Huskies Den, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 14

  • International Dress Day: Wear your favorite clothing, accessories, or apparel from the cultures of your choice, all day
  • International Recognition Reception, Holmes Student Center, Sky Room, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • OHANA Diversity Dialogues Series: Ju Hong, Holmes Student Center, Sandburg Auditorium, 5:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Asian American Resource Center, DreamACTion NIU, the Latino Resource Center, the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, and the NIU School of Law

Wednesday, November 15

  • Luncheon Honoring Study Abroad Program Directors (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center, Sky Room, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Student Panel Educate Global: Summer Teaching Abroad from the Students' Perspective, Gabel Hall, room 146, 12:20 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Sponsored by the College of Education
  • Graduate Colloquium: Dr. Araceli Masterson-Algar, Augustana College, Holmes Student Center, Room 305, 6:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Graduate School, and the Iberian Studies Group

Thursday, November 16

  • "Living with Nature: The Dutch Approach to Sustainable Water Management; History, Current Practice and International Context," Louis Piet, Consul General for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chicago, Holmes Student Center, Heritage Room, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Sponsored by the School of Public and Global Affairs and the Zeta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta International Honors Society 
  • Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center, Sky Room, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Culture Fest, ***LOCATION CHANGED to Holmes Student Center, Heritage Room, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Club

Friday, November 17

  • CSEAS Speaker: Dr. Alicia Turner, York University, Campus Life Building, Room 100, 12:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Graduate School, and the Division of International Affairs
  • Floating Lantern Festival: Learn How to Make and Launch Lanterns, NIU DeKalb Campus, East Lagoon, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the Southeast Asia Club, and the Thai Language Program.

Additional Events During the Month of November:

Tuesday, November 7

  • Middle Eastern Music Concert, Music Building Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the School of Music

Wednesday, November 8

  • Chinese Music Concert, Music Building Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the School of Music

Friday, November 10

  • Volunteer Opportunity with Feed My Starving Children, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. MUST SIGN UP TO ATTEND, email isfo@niu.edu 

Monday, November 20

  • ISFO Thanksgiving Dinner (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center, Duke Ellington Ball Room, 6:00 p.m.

 

updated October 26, 2017