News & Events

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
NOVEMBER 14 - 18, 2016

"Empowerment Through International Education"


Monday, Nov. 14 - Friday, Nov. 18

  • International foods served in Blackhawk Food Court and residence halls
  • Displays outside of the Blackhawk Food Court and in Founders Memorial Library

Monday, November 14

  • International Cookie Giveaway, MLK Commons, Holmes Student Center, DuSable Hall, and Barsema Hall, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Study Abroad Reunion (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center Huskies Den, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15

  • International Dress Day, Wear your favorite clothing, accessories, or apparel from the cultures of your choice, all day
  • **CANCELED**ACIREMA Event, Holmes Student Center Capitol Room, 10:00 a.m. MUST SIGN UP TO ATTEND, email isfo@niu.edu
  • International Recognition Reception, Holmes Student Center Sky Room, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • OHANA Cultural Education: Burma, Holmes Student Center Capitol Room, 5:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Asian American Resource Center
  • International Movie Night, Cole Hall, room 100, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.      

    The Anatomy of Hate; A Dialogue to Hope reveals the shared narratives found in individual and collective ideologies of hate, and how we as a species can overcome them.  For six years the filmmaker worked with unprecedented access to some of the most venomous ideologies and violent conflicts of our time including the White Supremacist movement, Christian Fundamentalism as an anti-gay platform, Muslim Extremism, the Palestinian Intifada, Israeli Settlers and Soldiers, and US Forces in Iraq.  By juxtaposing this verite footage with interviews from leading sociological, psychological, and neurological experts, and interspersing stories of redemption told by former “combatants”, the film weaves a tapestry that reveals both the emotional and biological mechanisms which make all of us susceptible to acts and ideologies of hate, and demonstrates how these very same traits make us equally capable of overcoming them...

  • Middle Eastern Music Concert, Music Building Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the School of Music

Wednesday, November 16

  • Luncheon Honoring Study Abroad Program Directors (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center University Suite, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Chinese Music Concert, Music Building Recital Hall, 6:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the School of Music

Thursday, November 17

  • Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center Sky Room, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Culture Fest, Wirtz Hall Atrium & Auditorium, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  ***LOCATION NOW CHANGED TO NEWMAN CATHOLIC CENTER***

Friday, November 18

  • CSEAS Speaker: Dr. Catherine Raymond, Center for Burma Studies, & Ma Sandar Wynn, University Libraries, Altgeld Hall Room 125, 12:00 p.m.

Additional Events During the Month of November:

Friday, November 11

  • Volunteer Opportunity with Feed My Starving Children, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MUST SIGN UP TO ATTEND, email isfo@niu.edu

Saturday, November 12

  • Mongolian Music Concert, Music Building Recital Hall, 5:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the School of Music

Monday, November 21

  • ISFO Thanksgiving Dinner (by invitation only), Holmes Student Center Duke Ellington Ball Room, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 22

  • Women's Basketball, Diversity Night, Convocation Center, 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by Athletics

updated October 27, 2016