College invites public to celebrate International Education Week, featuring guest speaker/musician Stann Champion

Stann Champion

International Education Week, from Nov. 18 to 22, is a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State. According to the U.S. Department of State website, it is meant “to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.”

Locally, Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne is celebrating International Education Week with a schedule of events from Nov. 18 to 21. Two of this year’s events will feature special guest speaker Stann Champion, a Chicago based musician, arts educator, community activist and WNUR FM Radio Host. Champion will be giving a public lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and an acoustic performance on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Ivy Tech Fort Wayne will be Champion’s first stop on his “Giving Thanks Tour 2019.”

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).

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism is a Humanism

  • Presented by Brian Boone
  • Moderated by Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Jacob Witucki
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov 18
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 1312

The Music of the Moors in Spain:  Development and Influence on Western Culture

  • Special guest presenter Stann Champion
  • Moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology Daniel Hall
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 19
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 1360–61

 “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 provided by Stann Champion
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20
  • Music from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Student Life Center, Student Commons

The Politics of Terrorism:  A Growing History of Discontent

  • Presented by Julia Carter
  • Moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology Daniel Hall
  • Noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 21
  • Coliseum Campus, Room 1360–61

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