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November 8, 2023

K-State International Education Week announces 10-day schedule

Submitted by Office of International Programs

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Join the Office of International Programs for K-State International Education Week, Nov. 8-17. This campuswide collaboration creates an increased awareness of the global impact that K-State provides by recognizing, advancing and elevating international engagements through a variety of events.

"This week provides a great opportunity for our university community to learn, absorb and support the international initiatives that make our campus a rich and diverse global arena," said Grant Chapman, associate provost for international programs. "We hope that all will take advantage and participate."

The following is the schedule of events. Visit the International Education Week website for event details. 

Wednesday, Nov. 8 

  • "Japan-U.S. Relations after World War II: A K-State Case Study." Hosted by K-State Libraries. 

Thursday, Nov. 9

  • "Exploring American Perspectives: From Kansas to the World." Hosted by the English Language Program. 
  • "Visual Thinking Strategies, Discussions and Language Learning." Hosted by the Beach Museum of Art.

Friday, Nov. 10

  • Coffee Hour: China. Hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services.
  • African Music Festival. Hosted by the African Student Union.

Saturday, Nov. 11

  • Diwali/Garba Night. Hosted by the Indian Student Association at K-State. 

Sunday, Nov. 12

  • International Food Festival. Hosted by the International Coordinating Council. 

Monday, Nov. 13

  • "Connecting Cultures: Wesch builds global bridges through academic exchange." Presented by Michael Wesch, professor of cultural anthropology. 
  • Study Abroad Student Panel. Hosted by the modern languages department. 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

  • "Cross-cultural Collaboration: Sharing the student benefits and faculty input of this global opportunity." Hosted by Cross Cultural International Program. 
  • Vernon Larson Lecture: "First-generation Students' Education Abroad Experience." Hosted by the Office of International Programs, Education Abroad and the First-generation Student Center. 
  • Fulbright Scholars Information Session. Hosted by the Fulbright Scholar Program and the Office of Research Development. 

Wednesday, Nov. 15

  • International Film Festival: "Embrace of the Serpent (2015)" Colombia/ Venezuela/Argentina. Hosted by the Wildcat Film Appreciation Society. 

Thursday, Nov. 16

  • International Film Festival: "Close Up (1990)" Iran. Hosted by the Wildcat Film Appreciation Society. 

Friday, Nov. 17

  • International Collaboration Incentive Grant nomination deadline. Sponsored by the Office of International Programs. 
  • International Film Festival: "EO (2022)" Poland. Hosted by the Wildcat Film Appreciation Society. 

Contact Barbara Lippman at bjlippma@k-state.edu with any questions. Planning for International Education Week 2024, to be hosted Nov 13-22, has already begun. Contact OIP@k-state.edu to be a part of this collaborative event.