International Education Week, November 18-22, 2019

Sponsored by the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, campuses around the country will spend the week celebrating the value of international education and cultural exchange. Here at Wheaton, we are planning a busy week of events, including info sessions, student-run events in the evenings, guest speakers and more.Throughout the week, over a dozen events across campus are organized to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

11:30am—3:00pm: Bridgewater Powwow – sponsored by the Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning


Monday, November 18, 2019

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Around the World with Chase Dining: Middle East

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Shared Studios – Why is Education Important? (Honduras) – Club Hub RSVP here


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Around the World with Chase Dining: Europe

10:00am—12:00pm: Shared Studios: Modern Muslim Identity (Palestine) – Club Hub RSVP here

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Faculty workshop: Developing and Proposing a Faculty-led Study Abroad – Woolley Room

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Shared Studios – Arts in America (Colorado Springs) – Club Hub RSVP here

5:00pm – 6:00pm: STEM & Study Abroad Info Session – Science Ctr 1124

6:00—7:30pm: Funding Your International Experience!  –  Meneely 103


Wednesday, November 20, 2019

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Around the World with Chase Dining: Africa

8:30am – 10:00am: Shared Studios: Code to Inspire (Afghanistan) – Club Hub RSVP here

12:00 – 1:00pm: WinHub International Lunch Discussion – National Security and Silicon Valley Speaker: Amy B. Zegart

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Teaching Calligraphy – Balfour Hood Media Center

5:30pm – 7:30pm: Past, Present, and Future: The Value of Identity – Faculty Dining Room

5:30-7:30pm: WISE Wednesday: International Perspectives in STEM – DDS Cafe

8:30pm – 10:00pm: International Bingo – Lyons Den


Thursday, November 21, 2019

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Around the World with Chase Dining: The Americas

10:00am – 12:00pm: Shared Studios: Leadership (Rwanda) – Club Hub RSVP here

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Shared Studio: Brave, Bold, and First (Mexico City) – Club Hub RSVP here

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Speaker Annawon Weeden – Woolley Room

7:00pm – 9:00pm: Faculty-led Film Fest – Ellison Lecture Hall

8:00pm – 9:00pm: Wampanoag Singers & Dancers – Lyon’s Den


Friday, November 22, 2019

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Around the World with Chase Dining: Asia & Oceania

9:00am – 10:30am: Shared Studios: Education & Tolerance (Nigeria) – Club Hub RSVP here

11:00am – 12:00pm: Gays Go Global! – 1960’s Room

11:00am – 1:00pm: Shared Studios: Coffee Chat (Germany) – Club Hub RSVP here

12:30—1:30pm: International Board Game Café in Emerson

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Lymin Lyons: Open Practice – Clark Recreation Center

6:15pm – 7:15pm: KAOS (K-pop) Dance Workshop – Balfour Dance Studio


Events throughout the week may be added, cancelled and/or subject to change. Thank you for your understanding!


Shared Studios’ presence on campus is made possible by the generous support of the Center for Global Education, Worldfest, the President’s Office, the Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning, the Film and New Media Studies department’s Visiting Artist Program and the Caroline Edwards (’70) Fund for Film and the Visual Arts

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