International Education Week 2013

Office of Global Engagement

International Education Week 2013 Schedule 
November 17 - 21, 2013

Sunday, November 17

Fair Trade Show
Stockton Action Volunteers for the Environment (SAVE) is partnering with the South Jersey Fair Trade Alliance (SJFTA) once again to host the 9th Annual International Gift Fair. The event is free and open to the public and will feature local merchants selling fair trade products offered by volunteers and local nonprofit organizations that offer alternative gift options and information on local vendors. For more information, contact Stanley at: stockton.save@gmail.com. 
Campus Center Events Room 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, November 18

Japanese Kimono Presentation
Authentic Japanese Kimono are on display.
Main Campus F-Wing Atrium 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The RSC "Get a Passport" Campaign
Whether you plan on traveling abroad or not, a passport is a must have document allowing you to explore the world even on a minute's notice. Do not hesitate to obtain your passport - take advantage of the one-stop-shop opportunity to fill out your passport application and complete it with a passport photo.
C/D Atrium 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

International Studies Minor Tabling
Learn more about the International Studies minor, its requirements and how it can enhance your higher education.
Campus Center Food Court 10:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Judo Class
Learn, enjoy and practice the ancient martial art and Olympic sport of Judo. For more information, contact, David Goldmann at David.Goldmann@stockton.edu
Big Blue Sports Center 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Study Abroad Tabling
Interested in studying, volunteering or visiting abroad? We will answer all your questions about going abroad and provide you with the information, tools and resources you need to get started. For more information, contact Brian Pluchino at Brian.Pluchino@stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Food Court 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

"Small Island" Film Screening
"Small Island" explores the diaspora of Jamaican immigrants in England during and after World War II. A subsequent discussion will follow the screening. For more information contact Esther Lawrence at Esther.Lawrence@stockton.edu. 
Main Campus B-001 at 12:00 p.m.

"Checkpoint Charlie Foundation" Partnership Presentation and Brown Bag Lunch (Faculty Only)

This Berlin based foundation, founded in 1994 by the Berlin State Legislature was created for the purpose of developing and maintaining German-America relations. This non-profit and non-partisan Foundation promotes and organizes educational exchanges of faculty and students of both countries. Dr. Andrea Mehrlander, the Executive Director of Checkpoint Charlie Foundation, will give a short presentation about the partnership possibility and the various programs the Foundation has to offer, most highly recommended for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, as well as Education, Social Work, International and Environmental Studies. For more information, contact India Karavackas at India.Karavackas@stockton.edu.
Holocaust Resource Center at 12:30 p.m.

"Les Visiteurs" French Comedy Viewing
Would you like to practice your French? Then come to the viewing of this comedy about a medieval nobleman and his squire who are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. The noblemen enlists the aid of his descendent to try to find a way to return home, all the while trying to cope with the cultural and technological changes distinguishing his time from ours. For more information, contact Kory Olson at Kory.Olson@stockton.edu.
Main Campus F-121 3:25 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.

"Amazing China" The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera at Binghamton University
A 160 year old form of traditional Chinese theater, Beijing Opera combines music, vocal performance, mime, dancing and acrobatics into a performance like no other. With the use of elaborate and colorful costumes performers utilize the skills of speech, song, dance and combat to bring to us this cultural treasure of China. For more information, contact JY Zhou at JY.Zhou@stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Theater 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

"Origami Mathematics Lessons" Workshop
In this lesson the ancient Japanese tradition of origami is presented not only as an art form but as an education tool, used to teach students about the culture and history of origami and to showcase the art of paperfolding as a method to teach mathematical concepts. For more information, contact Norma Boaks at Norma.Boaks@stockton.edu
Campus Center Meeting Room 5 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lili Mendoza (Panama) - A Reading for the Visiting Writers Series
Panamanian poet and fiction writer Lili Mendoza, author of the short story collection "The Patent Leather Heart A-go-go", will read from her work. 
Main Campus F-111 8:00 p.m.

Funday Monday
The Office of Event Services & Campus Center Operations together with the Office of Service Learning bring you a fun night of programming, where participants can create some international crafts they can take home, watch a cultural film and enjoy a variety of cultural snacks. For more information, contact Chrissie King at Christina.King@stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Coffee House at 8:00 p.m. Open to everyone, no ticket required.

Tuesday, November 19

Poster Fair and GeoDome
Poster Fair - a visual presentation of enlightening global knowledge applicable to all areas of study is paired with the GeoDome - an inflatable, portable, immersive visualization dome with the entire interior surface acting as a 3-D projection screen. Whether you want to take a trip to countries and monuments anywhere in the world while inside The GeoDome or want to learn more about Stockton's own student, faculty and staff international involvement projects this event is for you. For more information about the Poster Fair contact India Karavackas at India.Karavackas@stockton.edu, to learn more about the GeoDome contact Russell Manson at Russel.Manson@stockton.edu.
C/D Atrium 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

International Studies Minor Tabling
Learn more about the International Studies minor, its requirements and how it can enhance your higher education 
Campus Center Food Court 10:20 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Study Abroad Tabling
Interested in studying, volunteering or visiting abroad? We will answer all your questions about going abroad and provide you with the information, tools and resources you need to get started. For more information, contact Brian Pluchino at Brian.Pluchino@stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Food Court 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

U.N. Guest Speaker: Claudia Diaz, Human Rights Officer from the Office of Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect 
Speaker will give a presentation about the prevention of genocide. Claudia Diaz currently works as a Human Rights Officer with the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect. Prior to this position, she spent 10 years working with the U.N. in different conflict and post-conflict countries, such as Guatemala, Nepal, Sudan (Darfur), Timor-Leste and Venezuela. Her work focused on issues related to international human rights law and international humanitarian law, including investigations into allegations of violations of those norms. Ms. Diaz has also held positions with the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with the national human rights institution of Afghanistan. She holds an advanced degree in Law and a Masters in Human Rights and Democratization.
Campus Center Theater 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Impact of International Study Tours to Holocaust Sites 
Students will speak about their experiences on study tours to Holocaust related sites.
Campus Center Meeting Room 1 1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Fulbright Opportunities for Study and Research Abroad
Lecture will explore the Fulbright U.S. Student Program which offers fellowships to U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students and young professionals and artists to study abroad for one academic year, as well as the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program that sends American scholars, professionals and artists to lecture and/or conduct research abroad for up to one year. For more information, contact Robert Nichols at Robert.Nichols@stockton.edu.
Meeting Room 2 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Pursuing the American Dream Through International Eyes" Panel Discussion
Stockton's faculty and staff will address their experiences coming to the United States, ways they have persevered through that journey and how it has contributed to who and where they are today. Panel Includes: Professor Sonia Gonsalves, Ms. Johana DeJesus, Professor Aakash Taneja, Professor Erdem Aktug, and Professor Luis Garcia. For more information, contact Esther Lawrence at Esther.Lawrence@stockton.edu.
Main Campus F-115 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence Speaker Patricia Guy
Patricia Guy is a Foreign Service Officer located in New York Metro Area. Her last position with the Department of State was the Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania. As the Diplomat in Residence (DiR) her responsibility is to provide guidance and advice for students, professionals and the community about the Department careers. She will speak about the Department career opportunities, answer questions and share insight into the Foreign and Civil Service careers, internships and fellowships. For more information, contact India Karavackas at India.Karavackas@stockton.edu.
Campus Center Theater at 3:00 p.m.

Transforming Conflict and Building Global Peace Through Art: Printmaking and Storytelling with Combat Paper NJ
As part of the peace-building lecture series, Professor Jessica Bonnan-White will host Professor David Keefe's lecture about "healing through art" - a way of recovering from the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), where veterans can take their old uniforms, shred them, and subsequently turn them into pieces of art. For more information, contact Jessica Bonnan-White at Jessica.Bonnan-White@stockton.edu. 
Main Campus F-111 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

"U.N. Millennium Development Goals" Panel Discussion
The U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a set of goals with measurable indicators developed by the United Nations in coordination with development organizations, member states, and NGO's. Some of the Goals include eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, achieving universal primary education, and promoting gender equality and empowering women. This interdisciplinary panel will discuss the progress of the MDGs up to now, the controversy over the 2015 target date, criticisms of the MDGs as they were designed and implemented, and recommendations for their replacement after they expire in 2015. For more information, contact Tina Zappile at Tina.Zappile@stockton.edu or Tarek Gad (President of the Model U.N. Club) at gadt@go.stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Theater at 5:30 p.m.

"Clinical experiences in China and Haiti" Panel Discussion
Holistic Health minor and the DPT program's faculty and students will discuss 2 educational experiences abroad to China and Haiti. This panel discussion will examine the evolution of the opportunities, learning outcomes and results from Interprofessional Education research in both countries through a mixed-methods approach. A discussion on the volunteer international clinical opportunities will follow. For more information, contact Mary Lou Galantino at MaryLou.Galantino@stockton.edu.
Main Campus F-202 6 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 20

Poster Fair and GeoDome
Poster Fair - a visual presentation of enlightening global knowledge applicable to all areas of study is paired with the GeoDome - an inflatable, portable, immersive visualization dome with the entire interior surface acting as a 3-D projection screen.
C/D Atrium 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

International Studies Minor Tabling
Learn more about the International Studies minor, its requirements and how it can enhance your degree.
Campus Center Food Court 10:20 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

“Harvest of Empire” Film Screening
A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today.
Campus Center Theater 11 a.m.

Judo Class
Learn, enjoy and practice the ancient martial art and Olympic sport of Judo.
Big Blue Sports Center 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Study Abroad Tabling
Have all your questions about going abroad answered; receive information, tools and resources you need to get started.
Campus Center Food Court 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Emotional Intelligence/Cultural Intelligence. What’s the Link?” Workshop 
A 1 hour workshop where participants will be introduced to the concepts of emotional and cultural intelligence and learn how they are interdependent on one another.
Campus Center Meeting Room 5 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

“Nicholas Fairplay: Stone Carver” Film Screening
This 27 minute video interweaves an English master stone carver’s creation of a seven-foot marble Venus with his thoughts on the ancient craft and his personal story.
Campus Center Theater 2:00 p.m.

“Service Learning in Uganda” Symposium
Speakers will discuss their experiences doing volunteer work in a developing nation and share their observations and experiences.
Main Campus K 141 3:30 p.m.

“Immigration Reform” Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion
An interdisciplinary panel will look at the pros and cons of immigration and discuss the complexities of a meaningful immigration reform in the United States.
Campus Center Theater 4:00 p.m.

The “Glocal” Event – “Finding Home” Film Screening
“Finding Home” is a film that brings awareness to the problem of homelessness in Atlantic City through the lives and testimonials of 6 homeless individuals. Make donations new and gently used winter clothing that benefit the homeless in Atlantic City.
Campus Center Theater at 6:30 p.m.

Lili Mendoza (Panama) - A Reading for the World Above Poetry
Panamanian poet and fiction writer Lili Mendoza will read in the World Above Reading Series.
Dante Hall in Atlantic City 7p.m.

Thursday, November 21

International Studies Minor Tabling
Learn more about the International Studies minor, its requirements and how it can enhance your higher education 
Campus Center Food Court 10:20 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Study Abroad
Interested in studying, volunteering or visiting abroad? We will answer all your questions about going abroad and provide you with the information, tools and resources you need to get started. For more information contact Brian Pluchino at Bria.Pluchino@stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Food Court 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sustainable Food Sources Sampling
EDIBL strives to promote sustainable, alternative protein sources from across the globe. Almost every other country depends on entomophagy as a daily source of nourishment. This event will attempt to break down the stigma the Stockton community has about eating bugs, and open students' minds to trying something new! For more information, contact Alexis Dimitroff at demitroa@go.stockton.edu. 
Campus Center Food Court 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Salsa and Bachata Dance Class
Join us for a night filled with Latino rhythms and fun, expressive dancing during this dynamic and energetic dance class. If you like music and enjoy a fun social gathering, want to learn more about salsa and bachata, or are just looking for something interesting to do, then this is an experience for you! This dance class has something for everyone - romantic Bachata, or Salsa with elements of jazz and rock, this will be a night to remember. For more information, contact Tait Chirenje at Tait.Chirenje@stockton.edu
Lakeside Lodge 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

November 18-22 Week-long events

International Flag Display
Flags of over 30 countries are displayed in the Campus Center Food Court and Coffee House. Is your flag among them? Find out!
CC Foof Court & Coffee House

Korean Pop-Culture Presentation
Life-size poster cutouts of traditional Korean bride and groom are displayed, accompanied by Psy - Korean pop-culture phenomenon.
F-Wing Atrium

N-Wing Restaurant and Campus Center Food Court International Cuisine
"Eat local think global," relax and enjoy a variety of cuisines from around the globe. Standard costs apply.
N-Wing

Globaledcon: Connecting Educators and Organizations Worldwide
The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real-world problems. Visit www.globaleducationconference.com for more information.

Many Thanks to the Sponsors of International Education Week at Stockton 

Office of International Services
School of Arts and Humanities
School of Business
School of Education
School of General Studies
School of Graduate and Continuing Studies
School of Health Sciences
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences