Thursday, November 9, 2006

International Education Week Engages in Global Partnerships and Opportunities, November 13-17

Chestertown, MD, November 8, 2006

Read the schedule of events below or view the printer-friendly schedule (PDF).

Monday, November 13

1. International Photo Competition
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Dining Hall
Vote on your favorite photograph. Photos taken by WC students while abroad.

2. Flag Chalking on Martha Washington Square
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Martha Washington Square
Come out and show some international pride and chalk country flags!

3. Movie (Hosted by Office of International Programs)
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
CAC Forum
L'Auberge Espagnole
As part of a job that he is promised, Xavier, an economics student in his twenties, signs on to a European exchange program in order to gain working knowledge of the Spanish language.

Tuesday, November 14

1. Japanese Tea Ceremony and Workshops
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Atrium, Toll Science Center
The Japanese Club invites the WC community to join them for tea. The ancient tea ceremony will be performed by Japanese students who will also teach the art of calligraphy and origami.

2. Movie (Hosted by the Spanish Club)
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
East Hall/International House basement
Y Tu Mama Tambien
Director Alfonso Cuaron's Oscar-nominated film was one of the most talked-about films of 2002. An older woman joins rich teenagers on a escapade that involves seduction, conflict and the harsh realities of poverty.

3. International Dances
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Norman James Theatre
Come see traditional dances from Nepal and Japan performed by WC students.

Wednesday, November 15

1. Open House-Office of International Programs
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Office of International Programs
Learn more about the study abroad opportunities at WC and enjoy international refreshments.

2. International Idol
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Student Center
Based on American Idol with an international flair. We will have commentary from the faculty judges.
*The winner of photo competition will be announced at this event.
*IRC will be selling fortune cookies at this event.

Thursday, November 16

1. A Night in Marseille (Hosted by the French Club)
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
East Hall/International House basement
Les Choristes
A music teacher lands a job at a boys' boarding school populated by delinquents and orphans.
*Crepes will be served.

Friday, November 17

1. Wear your Country on Your Sleeve (Hosted by I-house and IRC)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
East Hall Basement
Open to anyone interested in decorating t-shirts with country flags, fun facts, sayings, and images. We ask that non-residents of the I-House bring an old t-shirt to decorate.

2. Movie (Hosted by the Japanese Club)
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
East Hall/International House basement
Seven Samurai
A desperate village hires seven samurai to protect it from marauders in this crown jewel of Japanese cinema.

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