This week in the Center for International Education…
International Education Week continues today with a whole new set of great events and presentations! The Center for International Education has collaborated with many departments and organizations across campus to bring you a full week of incredible events. We hope that you will join us and help us spread the word about why international education is so important! Stayed tuned throughout the week with updates on the day’s events and a description about them.
Featured Events – Tuesday, November 15th
Taiko Workshop (12pm – 1pm)
Sonoma County Taiko is a non-profit organization dedicated to “learn, share, and promote Taiko as a cultural art form.” Join us for a FREE workshop and learn some of the basic moves and techniques used in this ancient Japanese art. Workshop hosted in Salazar Quad.
Faculty Lecture Series: Dr. Michael Cohen (1pm-2pm)
“Biological Research and Teaching on the Island of Okinawa”
Dr. Michael Cohen, Associate Professor of Biology, will discuss recent Okinawan history and academics from the perspective of relations with the U.S. Presentation will be in Schulz 3001.
IEW: Language Bites (2pm – 3pm)
Have you ever wanted to learn a language, but do not have the time? Stop by and check out our “Language Bites”, where you can sample French, German, Spanish and many more languages! This is a great opportunity to a get a little taste of an array of languages which could spark your interest to learn more! Join us in Schulz 1121. https://www.facebook.com/events/1688453911472778
Info Session: Peace Corps (3pm – 4pm)
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated change makers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Learn about the different opportunities and benefits of serving with Peace Corps. Meet Barbara Smith, Regional Recruiter. Join us in International Hall 106. More here: https://www.peacecorps.gov/. Check out the Facebook event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/322121518158667
Dialogue: Making Travel-based Education Worthwhile (4pm – 6pm)
Michelle Mazzeo, Director of North Bay International Studies Project (NBISP), facilitates a dialogue about the purpose of travel-based education. Dissecting power and privilege, participants will explore how educators can bridge the gap between understanding global patterns of risk and taking action in local communities. Location: Schulz 1121. https://www.facebook.com/events/1572860576097324