International Education Week, from Nov. 13 to 17, is a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State, meant “to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide … Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences,” according to the U.S. Department of State website.
Locally, Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus is celebrating International Education Week with a schedule of events from Nov. 13 to 16.
Events are located in the Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne) or the Student Life Center (3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne).
Inequality: International and Intranational
Presented by economics assistant professor Matt Fisher
Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 13, Coliseum Campus Room 2316
Fomenting Dissent: Black Resistance to Post-Racialism in the Internet Age, followed by an open forum on race in America
Presented by sociology assistant professor Lisa Beringer
Lecture: Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 14
Open forum: 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 14
Coliseum Campus Room 2348/2350
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 desserts will be provided.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Student Life Center main hall
Music Universe, Music Mind: Afro-Caribbean Musical Currents
Performance by Stann Champion, musician, artist, and activist
Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Blue Bamboo Café in the Student Life Center
Three Ways of Making Moral Decisions
Presented by philosophy instructor Jacob Witucki
Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 16, Coliseum Campus Room 2316