Carroll Hosts International Education Week

Carroll Hosts International Education Week

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Carroll College is participating in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs nation-wide "International Education Week" from November 13-17, 2017. We will be highlighting the week with several events.

Monday/Tuesday (13/14)

Fair Trade Sale: Grassroots Uganda
Brought to campus by a fair-trade women’s empowerment organization that works in the slums and rural areas of Uganda.
Campus Center upper level • 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Monday (13)

Foreign Language Film Series: Theeb
During World War I a Bedouin boy embarks on a perilous journey to guide a British officer. (Arabic, United ArabEmirates)
Corette Library Sage Room • 7 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Tuesday (14)

Revolutionary Movements & International Relations
Council on Foreign Relations’ Academic Conference Call. Presentation plus Q&A with professors/students from around the world.
St. Charles Hall room 110 • 10–11 a.m. • Open to the public • Free

Kumamoto-Montana Sister State Celebration
Join the governors of Montana and Kumamoto and visitors from Japan for the governors’ remarks, a taiko drum performance, and a reception.
State Capitol Rotunda • 3 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Stories from the Twilight
Kevin Hadduck, a published poet, will talk about his work with We Are Not Numbers, an organization that mentors young Palestinian writers in Palestine and Lebanon.
Corette Library Sage Room • 3:45–5:30 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Tres Vidas
A chamber music theatre work for singing actress and trio based on the lives of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni. Text by Marjorie Agosin.
FLEX Theatre • 7 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Wednesday (15)

Poems in Many Tongues
Carroll's multilingual students, faculty, and staff will share their favorite poems in an array of languages while we enjoy some international snacks.
Corette Library Sage Room • 5–6:15 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Thursday (16)

100 Years of Mateship
Joe Hockey, Australian Ambassador to the US, will speak on international trade, banking, and the unique relationship between Australia and the US.
Simperman Hall Wiegand Amphitheatre, room 101/202 • 2:15–3:45 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Oxfam Hunger Banquet
The place you sit and the meal you eat are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty.
Campus Center dining hall • 5–6 p.m. • Carroll students only • $/meal plan

Friday (17)

Latin Dance Night
Come enjoy Latin music and dance for all skill levels with DJ Jammin’ Johnny. Learn to dance salsa, merengue, bachata, and much more.
Campus Center upper level • 8–11 p.m. • Open to the public • Free

Sunday (19)

International Dinner
International students, along with Sodexo, will offer a variety of international cuisines representing where Carroll students come from.
Campus Center dining hall • 5 p.m. • Carroll students only • $/meal plan