College to offer events celebrating November’s International Education Week

 International Education Week, from Nov. 12 to 16, 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 Fort Wayne is celebrating International Education Week with a schedule of events from Nov. 12 to 15. All events are free and open to the public.

Events are located on the Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne) or in the Student Life Center on North Campus (3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne).


Harry Potter: Global Literary Transformations

  • Presented by Mary Bailey and Rose Brunjes
  • Moderated by English associate professor Susan Howard
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov 12
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 2358

Transnational Experiments in Guaranteed Basic Income

  • Presented by Remy Branscomb
  • Moderated sociology professor Daniel Hall
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 13
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 2372

“WOW Wednesday” Global Village

  • 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.
  • Live music and lecture provided by Michael Patterson
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14
  • Student Life Center, Student Commons

International and Intranational Education:  Critical Perspectives
and Institutional Practices and DACA:  Personal Accounts

  • Presented by Andres Garcia and Susana Ruiz
  • Moderated by sociology assistant professor Daniel Hall
  • 11 a.m. to noon Nov. 14
  • Student Life Center, Room 165

Atheistic Existentialism and Religion: Bridging the Gap

  • Presented by Julia Carter
  • Moderated by philosophy instructor Jacob Witucki
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 15
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 2372

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