International Education Week
Hands Across the World!
November 14 - 20, 2022
A full week of events to celebrate International Education!
Events will be in-person and virtual!
International Education Week (IEW), is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
|12:00 - 1:15 pm||IEW - Kick Off||North entrance of RSU||Join us during the lunch hour for our Kick Off our event for International Education Week. A week of celebrating the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide with colorful, interactive and educational displays of diversity and culture. Enjoy music, performances, cultural clothing, activities, giveaways and more.|
|Open during library hours||Library Exhibit on International Education||Library 2nd floor||November 14 - December 2|
|12:00 - 1:00 pm||Faculty Fulbright on Africa: Stories from International Scholars||Zoom||Africa: Stories from International Scholars. “Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth.” So wrote ecotourism advocate and journalist Brian Jackman. Want to visit Africa? Come hear tales from Fresno State’s own scholars who journeyed to Africa, the continent with 54 nations and even more languages and cultures. Dean Delritta Hornbuckle will discuss her transformative experience building libraries in South Africa post-apartheid. Dr. Benjamin Boone, Music Department, will discuss his time at the University of Ghana (to include some nice music). Dr. Gil Harootunian, moderator, will give a brief overview of the fantastic time she had in South Africa while presenting for the United Nations Environmental Program.|
|12:00 - 1:00 pm||Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets with Chase Bank||Webinar||Ways to recognize, respond to, and reduce the risks of identity theft, along with strategies for protecting other assets.|
|2:00 - 3:00 pm||International Coffee Hour - Korean Street Food||Library 2206||South Korea Study Abroad Alumni will take you to explore Korean street food and share simple Korean recipes that you can make at home.|
|4:15 - 5:15 pm||Global Voices||Zoom||Students from Tokyo, Japan and Fresno State connect virtually to share stories about navigating college life: from study habits to their everyday lifestyles.|
|3:30 pm||In-person Watch Party for The Benefit of the Doubt (Une part d’ombre)||
Kremen Education 140
|Artisit: Sukhpreet Singh
Paintings on Sikh history and Punjabi rural life
|10 am - noon||Scholar Reception||Kremen Education 140||A connecting opportunity for visiting scholars and faculty mentors, and more importantly to recognize the contributions visiting scholars and faculty mentors have made to Fresno State campus internationalization, as well as educational and cultural exchange.|
4 - 6 pm
|CultureFest||Social Science Quad||CultureFest celebrates culture and diversity with all Fresno State student cultural clubs and organizations to expand community global knowledge and appreciation for diversity on campus.|
|5:10 - 6:30 pm||Discussion: The Benefit of the Doubt (Une part d’ombre)||Zoom||Discussant: Samuel Tilman (Director) Sponsors: The French Program and the Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures. In French with English subtitles. 95 minutes. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Pyzh6ZZLkQ|
|6:00 - 8:00 pm||International Culture Night||
Satellite Student Union
|International Culture Night (ICN) connects the Fresno State campus and the local community with culture and traditions from around the world, specifically showcasing the performing arts and fashion of cultures in and around campus.|