International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. For SMU students, faculty and staff, the week-long event includes a number of festivities provoking thought and discussion through fun activities, food and prizes.
According to Anna Lippard, SMU International Services specialist, “International Education Week is an opportunity for all SMU students to learn more about other cultures, meet international students, and to celebrate the diversity on SMU’s campus.”
Listed below includes details regarding various events and activities scheduled for SMU’s International Education Week:
- Tuesday, Nov. 18 – SMU Summer 2015 Programs Fair: Hosted by SMU Abroad, the SMU Summer 2015 Programs Fair features over a dozen international programs. The event will take place 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the Hughes-Trigg Commons.
- Wednesday, Nov. 19 – International Day Celebration: A celebration lunch for international students to wear their traditional clothes, enjoy free food, dancing, entertainment and prizes. The event will take place 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom.
- Thursday, Nov. 20 – The Dialogue: Film Screening and Panel Discussion: A free movie screening of The Dialogue, a film about U.S. and Chinese students traveling to China. Following the screening, Chinese international students and American students who have studied abroad will come together to discuss their experiences around intercultural communication. The event will take place 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Theater.