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International Education Week starts Nov. 13
Sunday, November 05, 2006

Monday 11/13

  • Documentary film and discussion 7 p.m.; Cafe G
    Communication Professor Nefin Dinc's documentary film, I Named Her Angel, tells the story of a 12-year-old Turkish girl, Elif, who is learning the basics of a Mevlevi spiritual path. Mevlevis, also known as Whirling Dervishes in the Western World, are a part of the Sufi/Mystic tradition of Islam. International coffees and open discussion to follow.

Tuesday 11/14

  • International Expo 10 A.M. - 3 p.m., Williams Center
    We’ve assembled a variety of exhibits and performers to stimulate your senses. Enjoy the dulcimer and the drum ensemble music performances while visiting the global artifacts display and the study abroad photo gallery. Gather information about studying abroad, getting a passport and participating in the SUNY Model European Union. The Asian Club will also be there to share their artistic calligraphy talents with us.
  • Cultural Shock Dance 8 p.m., Williams Center – The Spot a.k.a. The Grind
    Learn the history of African, Irish and Belly dancing and then learn how by taking part in the free dance lessons! It is lots of fun for students and faculty alike! Free refreshments.
  • Cruise Around the World - 7 to 9 p.m. - Residence Hall Lobbies
    Take a self-guided “tour around the world” through the residence halls lobbies. For the fifth year, RAC joins the International Education Week festivities by sponsoring a hall lobby contest. Come tour the lobbies to taste what they’ve cooked up, and read what they’ve looked up about their adopted country.

Wednesday 11/15

  • World Cuisine Cooking Show with Chef Dean 6 P.M. Williams Center Cafe G
    Limited Seating – Reservations Required by November 8. Learn how to prepare Arabic and Middle Eastern food and then partake in the sumptuous dinner that follows. You’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away to the big city with the live jazz music ensemble crooning in the background. Reservations are required for this event due to its popularity and limited space. Call 673-3451 to RSVP. Cost: $22.00 per person. Students may use their meal plan; have your Fred-Card ISO number ready when you call. Payment is due with reservation.

Thursday 11/16

  • Presentations all day on International Career Opportunities: Williams Center Room S103
    Free refreshments provided throughout the day.

    10 a.m.: James Eiss, Esquire – Immigration law and the immigration attorney
    11 a.m.:  Jon Titus - Peace Corp volunteer opportunities
    1 p.m.:  Bruce Johnstone – Careers as a global musician
    2 p.m.: Tracy Collingwood – Preparing yourself for a career in an international market

 

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