International Education Week 2022

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

"The Long Shadow of Colonialism in Martinique and Guadeloupe" An International History Lecture by Dr. Andrew Daily | 5:00 PM

Through the lens of the Chlordecone Scandal, Dr. Daily will discuss the lingering shadow of colonialism in the French Overseas Departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Linking present-day Chlordecone pollution to slavery, colonialism, racism, and underdevelopment, he will show how longer histories of inequality and exclusion structure contemporary forms of environmental racism. 


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

"How to Maximize Language Learning Opportunities During Study Abroad": Lunchtime Discussion | 12:00 PM

Bring your own lunch and discuss how you can maximize your language learning opportunities with other students, especially when studying abroad. The discussion will be lead by Dr. Kelz from the World Languages Department. 


"Role of Faculty in the Study Abroad Program" Lecture by Dr. Romar Rodriguez-Leon | 5:00 PM

Dr. Romar Rodriguez-Leon will be teaching students about the benefits of a Faculty-Led Study Abroad program, and the role faculty lead in study abroad programs. 


"Sobremesa y Siesta: Study Abroad and Shifts in Sociological Perspective" Lecture by Mr. Allen Woodall | 5:30 PM

Mr. Allen Woodall will be presenting students about the perspective changes that occur for individuals who go abroad, as he relates these shifts in perpspective to his own time living in Spain. The presentation will include a look at Cost of Living, Social Spaces, Social Practices, and Politics abroad.


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Culture Shock in the USA: Panel with International Faculty/Staff | 5:00 PM

Student will be presented with a unique outlook on American culture, as Mr. Allen Woodall hosts a panel with International Faculty/Staff to discuss their experience with culture shock upon coming to the United States. 


Friday, November 18, 2022

Japanese Chopstick Challenge | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Come test your chopstick skills to see how many Beans you can pick up in a minute using chopsticks! Or just come learn how to use chopsticks and why chopsticks are such a useful utensil.