International Education Week 2016

Join us for a university-wide celebration of Emory's commitment to international education, November 14 - 18, 2016.

OXFORD: Faculty / Staff Spotlight
Monday, November 14, through Friday, November 18 | Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Lil’s Dining Hall

Bon Appetit and the dining hall staff offer a menu custom-designed by an Oxford College Staff and Faculty members featuring favorite dishes from their home cuisine. Guest chefs include Billy Fan, Dr. Tasha Dobbin-Bennett, Dr. Simba Nkomo, Dr. Nichole Powell, and Dujon Curtis. Sponsored by Oxford College.

OXFORD: Culture and Travel Photo Showcase
Monday, November 14, through Friday, November 18 | Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Lil’s Dining Hall

During IEW, the Oxford College Photography Club and International Student Programs display student submitted photographs highlighting the themes of culture and travel. Sponsored by Oxford College.

Emory College Study Abroad Going Global Sessions

Monday, November 14 | 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15 | 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 16 | 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 17 | 1:00 p.m.
Friday, November 18 | 11:00 p.m.

All sessions will take place in Candler Library Room 216

All students who are interested in learning more about studying abroad are encouraged to attend a Going Global session. Going Global sessions provide all the essential information about studying abroad in Emory College including how to choose a program, program costs, financial aid, application procedures and more.  Sponsored by Emory College Study Abroad.

OXFORD: Henna in Lil’s
Monday, November 14 | Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Lil’s Dining Hall

Come get beautiful henna designs from members from the Indian Cultural Exchange and the Muslim Student Association. Sponsored by Oxford College.

From Genocide to Justice: Rwanda and the Rule of Law
Monday, November 14 | Noon
Hunter Atriam, School of Law
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The speaker, Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper, served as the lead prosecutor for U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in the case of Jean-Paul Akayesu. This case was the first successful prosecution under the 1948 Genocide Convention, with the first conviction at trial for the crime of genocide under international law. Ambassador Prosper served as United States Ambassador-at-Large in charge of the Secretary of State’s Office of War Crimes Issues from 2001 through 2005. From 1996 through 1998, he was lead trial attorney for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Ambassador Prosper has been a federal and state prosecutor in the United States and currently is a partner at the law firm Arent Fox. Sponsored by Emory Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law.

International Night at Clairmont
Monday, November 14 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Clairmont Campus Penthouse

Join the Clairmont Campus Faculty in Residence (FIR) team for an international night with free food and music from around the world. Our special guests will be Tibetan monks, aka “science monks,” who will share their stories and experiences at Emory. There will be a drawing with fabulous prizes featuring intercultural highlights in Atlanta. Sponsored by Campus Life.

Unpacking your Study Abroad Experience
Monday, November 14 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Career Center Conference Room

Learn to “unpack” study abroad experience for resumes and interviews! During the workshop, you will learn how to leverage the skills and knowledge gained during your study abroad experience into your search for a job or an internship (or admission into a graduate program). This workshop is particularly suited for students who have already participated in a study abroad program, but all interested students are welcome. Sponsored by Emory College Study Abroad and Emory College Career Center.

Film screening: The Uncondemned
Monday, November 14 | 7:00 p.m.
Tull Auditorium, School of Law
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Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper will speak at a screening of The Uncondemned, an award-winning documentary that tells the gripping story of the Jean-Paul Akayesu case—focusing on the young lawyers who fought to make rape a crime of war, and on the Rwandan women who came forward to testify and win justice. The Uncondemned is a courtroom thriller and personal human drama that beautifully interweaves the stories of the characters in this odyssey that changed the world of criminal justice forever. Sponsored by Emory Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law.

International Funding Opportunities and Advice for Faculty
Tuesday, November 15 | Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Jones Room, Woodruff Library
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More and more faculty are securing international funding for research. Support is available either domestically for international work or from international agencies. During this hour-long panel discussion, three faculty members who have received such funding will speak on their experiences and offer insights they have gleaned in the process. Box lunches will be provided. Sponsored by Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives and Center for Faculty Development and Excellence.

The panelists are

  • Jonathan Strom, Professor of Church History, Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs, Director of International Initiatives, Candler School of Theology
  • Uriel Kitron, Goodrich C. White Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory College
  • Kenneth Hepburn, Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

OXFORD: Global Learning: Lessons Learned from Travel Courses
Tuesday, November 15 | Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Dean’s Dining Room, Lil’s Dining Hall

Drs. Gunnels, McGehee, and McQuaide discuss Global Learning and lessons learned from travel component courses. Sponsored by Oxford College.

North Decatur International Offices Open House
Tuesday, November 15 | Noon to 1:00 p.m.
North Decatur Building, Room 106

Come join us for a relaxed open house and some coffee and snacks. Representatives from the Laney Graduate School English Language Support Program, International Student and Scholar Services, and Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives will be present to welcome you and explain the roles they play in furthering Emory's internationalization efforts. Sponsored by Laney Graduate School English Language Support Program, International Student and Scholar Services, and Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives.

OXFORD: ISA Cultural Extravaganza in Lil’s
Tuesday, November 15 | 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Dean’s Dining Room, Lil’s Dining Hall
Sponsored by Oxford College.

The Bard in Bollywood Film Series
Tuesday, November 15 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall, Level Three

Vishal Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare Trilogy concludes with the critically acclaimed Haider, which sets Hamlet during the 1995 insurgency in Kashmir, with Shahid Kapoor as Haider and Irrfan Khan as the ghost of the king. The Bhojanic Food Truck will arrive at the Carlos at 6:30 pm, offering Indian street food to moviegoers. The movie will begin at 7:30 p.m. Students can use their Emory card. Sponsored by the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

Emory College Study Abroad—Summer Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, November 16 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Dobbs University Center Coca-Cola Commons

Students are invited to learn about exciting 2017 summer study abroad programs and global internship opportunities. Faculty study abroad program directors will be present as well as former study abroad participants to discuss their programs and answer questions. Sponsored by Emory College Study Abroad.

Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday November 16 | Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Asbury Circle

Come on out to Asbury Circle for this week's focus on International Education Week. Grab some snacks, learn about culture, and enjoy being part of a global institution. Featuring a performance by the dance group Zuri as well as activities planned by the International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board, this week's WW is sure to leave you feeling like a global citizen! Sponsored by Student Involvement, Leadership, & Transitions.

Info session for MBA study abroad
Wednesday, November 16 | 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Goizueta Business School 208

Information about studying abroad for MBA students. Short term and semester options available. Sponsored by Goizueta Business School.

Shakespeare and Accessibility Symposium
Wednesday, November 16 | 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Atwood Hall 360
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This symposium features a number of American and International actors, directors, singers, and professors who will discuss ways that casts, audiences, and designers have become more diverse in the world of Shakespeare. Among those participating: Karen Saillant, of the International Opera Theatre, will discuss the Midsummer Night's Dream costumes designed by local students with Downs Syndrome in Umbria, Italy; Stephen Unwin, prominent British Director, will talk about "Shakespeare and Neurodisability;" Jill Bradbury, Gallaudet University, will present on Shakespeare and American Sign Language; and Andrew Trimmer and Genevieve Simon will offer insights from their work with the "Hunter Heartbeat Method," bringing Shakespeare to audiences on the autism spectrum, a project created in conjunction with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Ohio State University. Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, will speak on film about OSF efforts to create "Access for All."

The Symposium is part of Emory's Year of Shakespeare and is being presented with support of the Halle Institute for Global Learning, the British Council, the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, and the Disability Studies Initiative.

OXFORD: Film Screening: Hotel Dallas with Sherng-Lee Huang and Livia Ungur, directors
Wednesday, November 16 | 7:30 p.m.
Williams Auditorium

A mash-up of fiction and reality, this genre-bending road trip across a Romanian dreamscape features the filmmaker, her father, and Dallas star Patrick Duffy.

Now in its third year with Oxford, the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six films and filmmakers to campus throughout the year, offering students, faculty, staff, and community members an exciting opportunity to engage in direct conversation with directors and producers. We hope you will join us for this exciting series and for the Q&A sessions that will follow each screening. Sponsored by Oxford College.

OXFORD: Emory College Study Abroad Day at Oxford College
Thursday, November 17
Sponsored by Emory College Study Abroad

Going Global Session
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. | Seney Conference Center
Students who are interested in learning more about studying abroad are encourage to attend a Going Global session. Going Global sessions provide all the essential information about studying abroad in Emory College including how to choose a program, program costs, financial aid, application procedures and more. Particular emphasis will be paid to the concerns of Oxford students who want to study abroad.

Emory College Study Abroad Opportunities Table
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Dining Hall
Students will have the opportunity to explore various summer, semester and Global Internship opportunities available through Emory College.

Going Global Session
2:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Seney Conference Center
Students who are interested in learning more about studying abroad are encourage to attend a Going Global session. Going Global sessions provide all the essential information about studying abroad in Emory College including how to choose a program, program costs, financial aid, application procedures and more. Particular emphasis will be paid to the concerns of Oxford students who want to study abroad.

Global Connections Lounge Grand Opening
Thursday, November 17 | 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Longstreet Means Hall

Come celebrate the grand opening of the new Global Connections Lounge, which is replacing the old OISL lounge in the DUC. Intended for all international students, study abroad returnees, and anyone who's a bit globally-inclined, this new lounge will hopefully increase your global connections right here at Emory. So celebrate with us as we watch various student performances, sample food from around the world, and enjoy connecting internationally. Sponsored by Student Involvement, Leadership, & Transitions.

International Awards Night
Thursday, November 17 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Silverbell Pavilion, Emory Conference Center Hotel

Invitation-only event celebrating the recipients of the 2016 International Awards. Sponsored by Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives.

OXFORD: International Student Programs (ISP) hosts IEW Cookies in Candler with the International Student Association (ISA)
Thursday, November 17 | 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Candler Hall, Rathskellar
Sponsored by Oxford College.

OXFORD: iMentor Night Kitchen
Thursday November 17 | 10:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Murdy Hall Kitchen
Sponsored by Oxford College.

OXFORD: ACIREMA
Friday, November 18, 2016 | 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Candler Hall, Akin Room

Cross-cultural simulation for faculty and staff. Sign up required. Sponsored by Oxford College.

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