International Education Week

Thank you for a successful International Education Week!

November 13 - 17, 2017

International Education Week is a national event promoted by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

CSUMB proudly celebrated this event with five days of showcasing arts and cultures from around the world.

Have questions, feedback, or ideas for next year's International Education Week? Email international@csumb.edu

International Education Week

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International Education Week Events

All week

International Art Exhibition

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00pm — 12:00am
Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Library atrium

Enjoy the works of artists from around the globe as part of International Education Week! Featuring pieces from two Iranian artists, one Mexican/Spanish artist, and a collection of student photos from a faculty-led study abroad program in Spain.

About the artists

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Monday, November 13

Diversity Appreciation March

Monday, November 13, 2017
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Gavilan Hall

March will begin at the international sign in front of Gavilan Hall (Building 201) and proceed around campus, ending at Tanimura & Antle Library

Come to Gavilan Hall, grab a flag and join in a colorful procession across campus! The March will kick off International Education Week and serve as the grand opening for the International Art Exhibition at the Library. All are welcome to attend!

International Education Week: North America (including Native), Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica

Monday, November 13, 2017
2:00pm — 4:00pm
Main Quad

Stop by the International Education Week table in the quad to learn about the cultures of North America (including Native), Australia, New Zealand, and Antarctica while enjoying fun activities!

Performance: Aztec Dancing

Monday, November 13, 2017
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Main Quad

Soak in the mesmerizing beauty that is Mexican Aztec Dancing in celebration of International Education Week.

Film Screening: Encounters at the End of the World

Monday, November 13, 2017
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology Building Room 104

"Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it." Stay afterwards for a Q&A!

View trailer

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Tuesday, November 14

International Education Week: Africa & the Middle East

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Main Quad

Stop by the International Education Week table in the quad to learn about the cultures of Africa and the Middle East while enjoying fun activities!

Performance: African Drumming

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Main Quad

Feel the rhythm of traditional African drumming as we celebrate African & Middle Eastern Culture as part of International Education Week.

International Education Week Keynote Address: The importance of International Education on Homeland Security

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:30pm — 8:00pm
World Theater

Celebrate International Education Week with a lively keynote address by Ramin Asgard, former Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Generals Patreaeus and Mattis, covering the critical relationship between international education and Homeland Security.

RSVP

International Art Exhibition

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00pm — 12:00am
Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Library atrium

Enjoy the works of artists from around the globe as part of International Education Week! Featuring pieces from two Iranian artists, one Mexican/Spanish artist, and a collection of student photos from a faculty-led study abroad program in Spain.

About the artists

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Wednesday, November 15

International Education Week: Asia & Pacific Islands

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Main Quad

Stop by the International Education Week table in the quad to learn about the cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands while enjoying fun activities!

Performance: Lion Dance, Fisherman Dance, & Noho Paipai

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
2:00pm — 3:00pm
Main Quad

Enjoy the magic of the Chinese Lion Dance, the Japanese Fisherman Dance, and a performance of the Hawaiian Noho PaiPai from our own APIA in the Main Quad as part of International Education Week!

Film Screening: "The Dialogue"

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology Building Room 104

As part of the "Crossing Borders" series, "The Dialogue" follows four American and four Chinese university students as they travel together through Southwest China and Hong Kong. Stay tuned afterwards for a student panel.

View trailer

International Art Exhibition

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00pm — 12:00am
Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Library atrium

Enjoy the works of artists from around the globe as part of International Education Week! Featuring pieces from two Iranian artists, one Mexican/Spanish artist, and a collection of student photos from a faculty-led study abroad program in Spain.

About the artists

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Thursday, November 16

International Education Week: Europe

Thursday, November 16, 2017
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Main Quad

Stop by the International Education Week table in the quad to learn about the cultures of Europe while enjoying fun activities!

Performance: Tarantella Italian Dance

Thursday, November 16, 2017
3:00pm — 4:00pm
Main Quad

Immerse yourself in the colorful Italian folk dance known as the Tarantella, performed by your fellow students as part of International Education Week!

Film Screening: La Promesse

Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30pm — 9:00pm
Student Center Room East Wing

La Promesse, set in Belgium, involves a teenage boy and his father who traffics and exploits illegal aliens. The two come into conflict when an immigrant accidentally dies and they need to cover their tracks. Stay tuned for a Q&A afterwards!

View trailer

International Art Exhibition

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00pm — 12:00am
Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Library atrium

Enjoy the works of artists from around the globe as part of International Education Week! Featuring pieces from two Iranian artists, one Mexican/Spanish artist, and a collection of student photos from a faculty-led study abroad program in Spain.

About the artists

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Friday, November 17

International Education Week: South & Central America

Friday, November 17, 2017
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Main Quad

Stop by the International Education Week table in the quad to learn about the cultures of South and Central America while enjoying fun activities!

Film Screening: American Textures

Friday, November 17, 2017
6:00pm — 9:00pm
Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology Building Room 104

As part of the "Crossing Borders" series, "American Textures" follows six young Americans of Black, White and Latino origin on a road trip through diverse communities in the southern United States to confront race through dialogue. Q&A afterwards!

View trailer

International Art Exhibition

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
2:00pm — 12:00am
Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Library atrium

Enjoy the works of artists from around the globe as part of International Education Week! Featuring pieces from two Iranian artists, one Mexican/Spanish artist, and a collection of student photos from a faculty-led study abroad program in Spain.

About the artists

International Week @ the DC

Monday, November 13, 2017 to Friday, November 17, 2017
7:00am — 8:00pm
Dining Commons

In celebration of International Education Week, enjoy dishes from around the world at the Dining Commons! The chefs will prepare recipes representing at least 8 countries/cultures each day, in sync with the information tables out in the Quad!

Opportunity Drawing & Passport

Congratulations to our recipients of CSUMB swag, and two Study Abroad Fee Waivers ($250 value each) and many thanks to all students who participated in collecting International Education Week Passport stamps, and to the faculty who awarded extra credit for them!

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Our valued partners

CSUMB International Partners would like to thank the following partners for their support of International Education Week.

With special thanks to CSUMB departments/organizations:

  • OC3
  • Dining Commons
  • Cinematic Arts & Technology (CART)
  • Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library
  • International Club