International Education Week 2012
International Education Week is a national event coordinated by the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education to celebrate and promote international education and exchange. International Education Week 2012 will take place at the University of Notre Dame from November 9-16.
IEW 2012 Schedule of Events
Asian Allure 2012: Potluck
Friday, November 9, 7:00 p.m., & Saturday, November 10, 5:30 p.m., Washington Hall, $7 presale at the LaFortune Box Office, $10 at the door
Join Notre Dame's cultural clubs for a variety of individual and group performances celebrating Asian heritage and culture. Open to the public. Presented by the Asian American Association.
Film & Discussion: The Legacy of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday, November 11, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Hesburgh Center Auditorium, Free
The Muslim Students Association of Notre Dame will host a screening of the film Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet and a discussion of the film presented by Dr. A. Rashied Omar of the Kroc Institute. All are welcome. Pizza will be provided. Presented by the Muslim Students Association.
Sunday, November 11, LaFortune Ballroom, Free
7:00 p.m. - Diwali Puja/Prayer
8:00 p.m. - Indian Dinner
9:00 p.m. - Dandiya and Bollywood Dance
Diwali, "the festival of lights,” is one of the largest festivals in India and symbolizes the triumph of truth over evil. The Indian Association of Notre Dame’s Diwali celebration will include prayers to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, followed by dinner and dancing. Open to the public. Presented by the Indian Association of Notre Dame, Campus Ministry the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Notre Dame International.
Film & Discussion: Asterix chez les Bretons
Tuesday, November 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m., CSLC - 329 DeBartolo Hall
Join Bernadette Joyeux from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne for dinner, a screening of the French film Asterix chez les Bretons and an intercultural discussion. RSVP to email@example.com. Open to Notre Dame Students. Presented by French and Francophone Studies, French Club, College of Arts & Letters and the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC).
Films: To the Devil & Beau Travail
Tuesday, November 13, 8:00 p.m., DPAC Browning Cinema, $4-$7
Join Director Claire Denis to screen two films, To the Devil & Beau Travail, as part of the Nanovic Institute's Film Series: Power and Fragility. For more information and tickets, visit http://performingarts.nd.edu/. Open to the public. Presented by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
International Taste of South Bend
Wed., November 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, LaFortune Ballroom, Free
Sample free international cuisine provided by local ethnic restaurants. Open to the public. Presented by Notre Dame International.
Lecture: "How Can A University Promote Integral Human Development?"
Thursday, November 15, 4:00 p.m., Hesburgh Center Auditorium
Ken Hackett, former president of Catholic Relief Services, and Ray Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America, will speak about how a university can promote integral human development. For more information, visit http://kellogg.nd.edu/events/calendar/fall2012.shtml#1115. Presented by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.
Princess Marie Gets a Facelift
Thursday, November 15, Snite Museum of Art, Free
5:00 p.m. Light refreshments available in the Atrium
5:45 p.m. Presentation
South Bend Art Conservator Monica Radecki will explain the treatment that several of the paintings received in preparation for the exhibition Breaking the Mold: The Legacy of the Noah L. and Muriel S. Butkin Collection of Nineteenth-Century French Art. For more information, visit http://sniteartmuseum.nd.edu/calendar.html. Open to the public. Presented by the Snite Museum of Art.
2012 Laura Shannon Prize Lecture
Thursday, November 15, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Eck Visitors Center Auditorium, Free
Eric Nelson, Professor of Government at Harvard University, will give a lecture entitled ‘The Lord Alone Shall be King of America’: European Hebraism and the Republican Turn of 1776 at the 2012 Laura Shannon Prize award ceremony. Nelson won the Laura Shannon Prize for his book The Hebrew Republic: Jewish Sources and the Transformation of European Political Thought by Harvard University Press (2010). Presented by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
From Street to Screen: A Festival of North African Film
Thursday, November 15, DPAC Browning Cinema, $4-7 per film
6:30 p.m. - Neither Allah Nor Master
9:30 p.m. – Bab’Aziz – The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul
For more information and tickets, visit http://performingarts.nd.edu. Open to the public. Presented by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the Program in French and Francophone Studies, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and Teaching Beyond the Classroom Grant, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts.
Memorial Fundraiser for Ziqi Zhang’s Family
Friday, November 16, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Coleman-Morse Center Student Lounge, $8-$10
Join the Chinese Friendship Association of Notre Dame to help raise money for the family of Ziqi Zhang, the St. Mary’s international student who passed away on October 18. A Chinese dinner will be served. Tickets are $8 if you RSVP by Wednesday, November 14 to firstname.lastname@example.org or $10 at the door. Presented by the Chinese Friendship Association, Campus Ministry, Notre Dame International and the Student Activities Office.
Canadian Ball Hockey Tournament
Friday, November 16, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., Rolfs Recreation Center, Cost: $5 for a team
Join the Canadian Association of Notre Dame Youths (CANDY) for a Canadian Ball Hockey Tournament. Winners will receive gift cards to local establishments. For more information or to sign up to participate, email Leo at email@example.com. Teams may have up to seven players and players are encouraged to bring their own sticks and helmets if possible. Presented by CANDY.
International Education Week at the University of Notre Dame is brought to you by Notre Dame International. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.