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International Education Week

November 17-21, 2014

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International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the US Department of Education and the US Department of State to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. All faculty, students and staff are strongly encouraged to participate in the various activities throughout the week!

Activities for IEW 2014 are still being determined. For reference, see last year's schedule below.

International Education Week 2013 Calendar

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Thursday

Friday

Saturday

ENTIRE MONTH OF NOVEMBER: International Photo Showcase (UC Exhibit Hall)

NOVEMBER 7 - 16: 14th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival (various venues in San Diego)

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12:15pm: Languages & Literature International Film Series - Italy ("My Brother is an Only Child")

(Serra 204)

5:30pm: International Poetry & Performance Reception

(French Parlour)

12:15pm: Subsidiary, Solidarity and the Importance of Catholic Missionary Work in Haiti

3:00pm: Micro-Money: Kiva Talks About the Micro-Financing of Global Education and Entrepreneurship

(MRH 127)

3:30pm:International Photo Contest Reception

(UC Exhibit Hall)

7:00pm: Music from Mexico, Indonesia, China, and America

(Shiley Theater)

7:00pm: Languages & Literature International Film Series - Hong Kong ("IP Man")

(Founders 123)

4:00pm: IOG Reception

RSVP Requested

(UC Exhibit Hall)

12:20pm: Graduate School in the UK Info Session

(SOLES 131)

7:00pm: International Student Organization Holiday Dinner & Dance

7:00pm: "Documented" - a film featured as part of the 14th Annual Asian Film Festival

(New Central Library)

7:00pm: Languages & Literature International Film Series - Germany ("Bella Martha")

(Founders 123)

9:00am: Internationalization of the Curriculum Faculty Workshop

RSVP Requested

(KIPJ Conference Rooms H/I)

Campus Contacts for International Education Week

Kira Espiritu, Ph.D. (Co-Chair) – Director, International Studies Abroad
kespiritu@sandiego.edu, 619-260-4598

Jessica Luchesi (Co-Chair)– Associate Director, International Studies Abroad
jessicalu@sandiego.edu, 619-260-4598

Languages & Literature International Film Series - Italy

Hosted by the Department of Languages and Literatures

Monday, November 11th at 12:15pm in Serra Hall 204

"Mio Fratello e Figlio Unico - My Brother is an Only Child". Two brothers come of age in a small Italian town in the '60s and '70s. For more information about the film series, click here.

International Poetry & Performance Reception

Hosted by the International Center

Monday, November 11th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm in the French Parlour (inside Founders Hall)

This annual event features students, faculty and staff reading short works of poetry in any language playing musical instruments or singing. Most participants choose to read a short poem in their native language, play or sing a song from their home region and then provide a brief explanation of its meaning or personal significance. Performances range from funny, to sad, to emotional to patriotic.

Subsidiary, Solidarity and the Importance of Catholic Missionary Work in Haiti

Sponsored by The College of Arts and Sciences, Office of Pre-Health Advising, University Ministry, Career Services, Department of Biology, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Community Service Learning, and School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Tuesday, November 12th at 12:15pm in IPJ Theatre

Guided by the Catholic missionary principles of subsidiary and solidarity, Deacon Moynihan will discuss the role of The Haitian Project (THP) in creating a better future for Haiti and describe the life and responsibilities of a THP volunteer. Volunteers are on the front lines of addressing Haiti's greatest obstacles by seeking locally sustainable solutions that are executed in solidarity with those we seek to help. Deacon Patrick Moynihan has been living and working in Haiti with his family since 1996 as president of The Haitian Project and head of its Louverture Cleary School, a tuition-free, Catholic, co-educational secondary boarding school outside Port-au-Prince that educates the future leaders of Haiti. Deacon Moynihan is committed to building the education and leadership of Haiti from within. With 16 years of experience on the ground, Deacon Moynihan is an expert commentator of Haiti's needs both before and after the earthquake. For more information, contact Cassandra Gomez.

Micro-Money: KIVA Talks About the Micro-Financing of Global Education and Entrepreneurship

Hosted by the School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Tuesday, November 12th from 3:00pm - 4:00pm in MRH 127 (SOLES building)

Join us for food and an interesting conversation about microfinance--and to learn more about the future of the SOLES Kiva Microfinance Club! Participants will also have the opportunity to engage virtually with a Kiva team member. For more information, visit the KIVA Facebook page. To learn more about the SOLES/KIVA partnership, click here.

International Photo Contest Reception

Hosted by Residential Life and the International Center

Tuesday, November 12th from 3:30pm - 5:00pm in the UC Exhibit Hall

Come and view the amazing photos taken across the world by USD students. Categories include: Torero Pride Abroad, Cultural Connections, Landscape/Scenery & America Through An International Lens. Winners in each category will be announced at this reception.

An Evening of Music from Mexico, Indonesia, China, and America

Hosted by the Music Department, Copley Library and the International Center

Tuesday, November 12th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm in Shiley Theater

An International Week celebration that features the Mariachi and Gamelan Ensembles from USD and the Greater San Diego Chamber Orchestra with Chinese soprano soloist Wei Feng and USD student Daniel Myers, conducted by USD Music faculty Dr. Angela Yeung. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors and USD faculty, staff, and alumni, and $5 for students (USD or non-USD students). For tickets and more information, please contact 619-260-2362 or email Ms. Li Fu.

Languages & Literature International Film Series - Hong Kong

Hosted by the Department of Languages and Literatures

Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00pm in Founders 123

"Ye Wen - Ip Man" is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life of Yip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and master of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on events in Ip's life that supposedly took place in the city of Foshan during the Sino-Japanese War. For more information about the film series, click here.

International Opportunity Grant Reception

Hosted by the International Center

Thursday, November 14th from 4-6pm in the UC Exhibit Hall

The International Center, will be hosting the 2013 International Opportunities Grant Reception to be held Thursday, November 14th from 4-6pm in the UC Exhibit Hall. All international research and work of IOG recipients from recent years will be displayed. Recipients will also be present to discuss their projects. RSVPs are requested no later than Friday, November 8th. To RSVP, please click here.

For questions regarding the IOG Reception, please contact Kelli Bagley at kbagley@sandiego.edu.

Graduate School in the United Kingdom Info Session

Hosted by the College of Arts & Sciences' English Department

Friday, November 15th from 12:20pm-1:15pm in SOLES 131

London Calling: Learn about how to apply to Graduate School and succeed in the U.K. Discover how you can gain your Master's degree in a year or a PhD degree in 3 years from world leading universi􀆟es and gain an international experience which will set you apart! This interactive session will be presented by Chris Payne from King's College London and cover an overview of U.K. graduate study, benefits of studying in the U.K., application process and how to find scholarships to support your study in the U.K. The session will also discuss educational cultural differences between the U.S. and U.K. and provide options for your academic success and beyond. This session is a must for anyone thinking of studying in the U.K.!

For more information please contact the English Department at english@sandiego.edu.

International Student Organization Holiday Dinner & Dance

Hosted by the International Student Organization and the International Center

Friday, November 15th - for more information, please visit the USD International Center in Serra Hall room 315.

Documented - An Asian Film Festival Feature Film

Sponsored by University Relations and the International Center

Friday, November 15th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the New Central Library

A Pulitzer-winning American without papers hasn't seen his mother in the Philippines for 20 years. This film has received the following honors: Gala Screening at the 2013 AFI Docs Film Festival and the Audience Award (Documentary) at the 2013 Hawaii International Film Festival. Filmmaker is scheduled to attend. For more information about this film and for ticket information, click here

Languages & Literature International Film Series - Germany

Hosted by the Department of Languages and Literatures

Friday, November 15th at 7:00pm in Founders 123

"Bella Martha" was filmed in Hamburg, Germany, and Italy. This film is about a workaholic chef who is forced to adjust to major changes in her personal and professional life that are beyond her control. The film won the Créteil International Women's Film Festival Grand Prix Award, and the Goya Award for Best European Film in 2002. It was also nominated for the German Film Awards Outstanding Feature Film. For more information about the film series, click here.

Internationalization of the Curriculum Faculty Workshop

Hosted by the International Center and the Center for Educational Excellence

Saturday, November 16th from 9am-4pm in the KIPJ Conference Rooms H/I

The International Center and the Center for Educational Excellence will be hosting the 6th annual Internationalization of the Curriculum Workshop Saturday, November 16th from 9am-4pm in KIPJ Rooms H/I. Participants will work hand-on with their own syllabus and will leave the workshop with an internationalized version. Stipends are available according to various levels of commitment. For more information view our event flyer. RSVPs are requested no later than Monday, November 11th. To RSVP, please click here.