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UW International Education Week 2017

We are excited to announce our participation in International Education Week (IEW), November 13 - 17 2017. Inspired by The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, FIUTS is collaborating with partners across the University of Washington on a series of events that celebrate the benefits of international education and global exchange at the UW. IEW is a joint initiative between the US Department of State and the US Department of Education to highlight the value of global education at schools, colleges, universities and institutions across the nation.

We are excited to announce our participation in International Education Week (IEW), November 13-17, 2017. Inspired by The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, FIUTS is collaborating with partners across the University of Washington on a series of events that celebrate the benefits of international education and global exchange at the UW. IEW is a joint initiative between the US Department of State and the US Department of Education to highlight the value of global education at schools, colleges, universities and institutions across the nation.

Check back for events as they are added!

 


 

Monday - Friday, November 13 - 17

International Student Appreciation Display by IELP

International & English Language Program (IELP) instructors and staff are writing what they admire, appreciate and love about international students. Our thank-yous will be displayed in University Tower, on the monolith screens, and on the Fusion TV screens on Floor 13 of the Tower, at Puget Sound Plaza downtown, and in 45th St. Plaza in the University District. Additionally on Floor 13 of the Tower, there will be a visual *tree of appreciation* because this appreciation grows daily!  Drop into the Tower, Floor 13, and see!

Time: Throughout IE Week, November 13-17

Location: University Tower

Hosted by: IELP

 


 

Monday, November 13

Syrian "Sisters of Men" and the Gendering of Arab Internationalism, 1938-1949

Nova Robinson, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Seattle University. This talk will explore how women’s rights activists in the twentieth century shaped the governing structures of independent Syria and Lebanon and the larger post-war international system.

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Location: Thomson Hall, 317

Hosted by: the Middle East Center, Jackson School, and UW. Part of the 2017 Fall Quarter "Voices in Middle East Studies" series.

 


 

Tuesday, November 14

International Education Week Celebration

FIUTS will be hosting an International Education Week kickoff event in the FIUTS office. Stop by and grab a schedule of events for the week, catch up with friends, have a snack, and contribute to an IE Week inspired art project!

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Location: FIUTS Office, HUB 206

Hosted by: FIUTS

 


 

Wednesday, November 15

Intro to Italian!

Get a taste of what it might be like to take Italian at UW! This little language session may entice you to take our courses in the Winter (try Italian 111) or Spring (study in Italy) or Summer (Italian 134).

For more information about Italian Language studies at UW please contact Sabrina Tatta, Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, sabri@u.washington.edu, (PDL C-252). And to make an appointment please visit https://frenchanditalian.calendarspots.com

A presto (see you soon)!

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Location: Padelford C 242

Hosted by: French and Italian Studies

 


 

Wednesday, November 15

Global Health Business Case Competition

GHBCC builds on the traditional business school case competition model by bringing together students from multiple disciplines to address, in twenty-four hours, a critical global health challenge. This competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students from UW’s Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses. Registration opens December 1. Attend the INFO SESSION: Wednesday, November 15.

Time: 12:30 PM and 5:00 PM

Location: Deloitte Commons, Paccar Hall

Hosted by: Foster School of Business, Global Business Center

 


 

Wednesday, November 15

Global Challenges/Interdisciplinary Answers: Civic Discord

Each year, UW Honors freshmen select a complex issue, and our community tackles their biggest questions, together. The event joins speakers from (seemingly) unconnected disciplines to closely examine a problem that appears insurmountable to our students. You are invited into challenging conversations where differences are not only respected, but valued and absorbed into evolving perspectives. More Info.

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Location: HUB, North Ballroom

Hosted by: UW Honors Program

 


 

Wednesday, November 15

Financial Planning for Study Abroad Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of how to financially plan for study abroad. It will cover financial aid basics, budgeting, scholarships, money saving strategies and tips on generating extra cash before you go abroad.

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Location: Ethnic Cultural Center, Asian Room

Hosted By: UW Study Abroad

 


 

Thursday, November 16

Visiting Scholar Lecture: Yael Rice on Mughal Albums

Yael Rice is an Assistant Professor of the History of Art and Asian Languages and Civilizations at Amherst College.

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Location: Art Building, 317

Hosted by: School of Art + Art History + Design, Department of History, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, Textual Studies Program, Jackson School



 

Thursday, November 16

Tateuchi Asian Business Distinguished Lecture Series: US-Japan Relations Disrupted? An Ambassador's Perspective

International trade and the foreign policy landscape have taken many unexpected turns in 2017. Former Japanese Ambassador to the US, Ichiro Fujisaki, will share his perspective on the future of trade, Japanese economic impacts, foreign threats and US-Japan relations in the current administration.

Register Here.

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Location: Dempsey Hall, 3rd Floor, Anthony's Forum

Hosted by: UW Global Business Center with generous support of the Tateuchi Foundation

 


 

Thursday - Saturday, November 16 - 18

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenco

With spectacular dancing, cathartic song and virtuosic guitar, Noche Flamenca brings to the stage the essence and integrity of one of the world’s most complex and mysterious art forms.

Time: 8:00 PM (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

Location: Meany Center for the Performing Arts

Hosted by: Meany Center for the Performing Arts

 


 

Friday, November 17

Auto-Empathy: Cultures of Pragmatism and Collective Action in Revolutionary Iran; Dr. Arash Davari, Whitman College

Persion Studies Workshop Series: this talk revisits activist efforts to incite revolt in Iran, from leftists in the late 1960s and early 1970s to liberals and Islamists in the year before the revolt became mass-based. It focuses in particular on the history of mourning ceremonies, or chihilum (fortieth-day mourning rites), as techniques of protest.

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Location: Denny Hall, 211

Hosted by: The Department Near Eastern Languages and Civilization




Sunday, November 19

FIUTS Event: "Get Some Dim Sum"

Go together with FIUTS to have some delicious dim sum food. This event will be a great way to hang out with old and new friends, talk, celebrate and continue to build inclusive and diverse communities!

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Joyale in International District (Meet at George Washington statue at 10 am to travel together)

Hosted by: FIUTS


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