College to host International Education Week in November

International Education Week is a joint initiative between the U.S. departments of State and Education, “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide,” according to its website. Globally, International Education Week is from Nov. 16 to 20.

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Ivy Tech Northeast will host International Education Week events on Nov. 12 and 16 to 19. See below for full schedule.

The College’s International Education Week events include a faculty lecture series, basketball and futsal tournaments, and the Global Village, where attendees can sample traditional ethnic food, visit tables representing different countries, and learn about different cultures represented by Ivy Tech Northeast students, faculty and staff.
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1:30-2:00         Introduction by Chancellor Jerrilee Mosier, CC2348/50
Refreshments and coffee from Old Crown Coffee Roasters will be provided.

2:00-3:30         Kelsey Timmerman, Author
Kelsey Timmerman is the New York Times bestselling author of Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes and Where Am I Eating
Moderator: Daniel Hall

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16                                                                                                   

12:00-1:00       Sociological Understandings of Globalization, CC2372
Daniel Hall, Associate Professor of Sociology, Global Studies Advisor    
Global Studies Certificate Information session
Coffee from Old Crown Coffee Roasters Provided


3:30-5:00         Emerging Markets, Trade and Poverty in a Globalizing World,  CC2348/50
Matthew Fisher, Instructor of Economics
Moderator: Daniel Hall

4:00-6:00         Futsal tournament, Student Life Center gymnasium
A modified form of soccer played with five players per side on a smaller, typically indoor, field

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18                                                                                                                      

11:00-2:00       Global Village, Student Life Building Entrance/Main Hall
Visit tables representing different countries and sample traditional ethnic food. Learn about the various cultures represented by students, faculty, and staff at Ivy Tech.
Lunch and ethnic desserts will be provided.

12:00-1:00       The Berlin Conference of 1884 and the Rise of European Imperialism, CC2372
Anthony Conley, Assistant Professor of History
Moderator: Daniel Hall
Coffee from Old Crown Coffee Roasters Provided

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19                                                                                                                          

3:30-5:00         Islam vs. Isis, CC2348/50
Dr. John Morrow, Professor of Languages
Moderator: Daniel Hall

5:00-7:00         Basketball tournament, Student Life Center gymnasium

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