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Interested in getting involved with International Education Week? See the ways you can participate here

*All events are free with no registration required unless otherwise noted. 

Monday, November 16

Flag Parade and Grand Opening Ceremony

11 am, Flag Parade, I-House
12 pm, Opening Ceremony, Town Square
Where the flag parade ends, the party begins! Join us as we begin International Education Week at UC San Diego!  The Grand Opening Ceremony is a chance for campus to get in the groove of IEW with food, fun and music! Sign up HERE

Global Seminars Info Session:  Jazz in Paris

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, International Center Oceanids Pavillion 
Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Jazz in Paris" Global Seminar in Paris, France this summer?  Come to our information session where you can meet Professor Cecil Lytle, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process.

We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more information. 

The Global Forum at International House: Conversations in Global Health 

7 pm, International House Great Hall 
The Global Forum is a public program run by UC San Diego's International House. Its mission statement is to heighten our understanding of global issues and increase our awareness of the world in which we live. The Global Forum is a program that plays a leading role in the international dimension of campus life through speaker series, seminar discussions, student panels, film screenings, and informal presentations. Click HERE for more information.  

Tuesday, November 17

Global Business: Explore, Launch & Develop

8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Rady School of Management 
This course will provide business owners, managers, senior executives and directors, VPs, and entrepreneurs in various stages of venture development the working knowledge and practical tools to explore, launch, and develop new business opportunities beyond the firm’s domestic operations. Learn how “going global” happens in various stages, and how the potential success and risks of engaging in commercial enterprise in global markets are affected by a wide range of unique issues that must be expertly coordinated at both the Operations and Strategic levels for the business. Click HERE for more information. 

International Scholars and Less Common Visa Classifications: Departmental Training 

9:30 am - 11:30 am, International Center Lounge
Participants will learn the appropriate procedures for inviting visitors in less commonly used academic visa classifications, as well as the limitations of these classifications. Information about TN, B-1, WB, F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT), F-1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT), J-1 Academic Training, and O-1, plus campus resources and case studies. Questions and discussion about other classifications are welcome.

Sign up HERE

Resume Workshop for International Spouses

11:00 am - 12:00 pm, IFSO Lobby, International Center West 
Learn best practices for resume writing for the American job market and network with colleagues.  
Register HERE to participate. 

J-1 Bar Workshop for International Scholars

12:00 - 1:00 pm, International Center Lounge 
There’s the 12-month bar, the 24-month bar, the 2 year home residency requirement, and other confusing rules for J scholars. More info and registration will be posted HERE

Triton World Cup

2:00pm, RIMAC Field
Are you ready for some fútbol? Assemble a team of 7, choose a country to represent and take on your fellow soccer fans in UCSD's own Triton World Cup.  Sign up HERE

Global Seminars Info Session: Granada (Spanish Memories, African Hopes Through Literature and Film)

5:00 - 6:30 pm, International Center Oceanids Pavillion 
Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Spanish Memories, African Hopes Through Literature and Film:
Marshall College Humanities" Global Seminar in Granada, Spain this summer? Come to our information session where you can meet Professor Bob Cancel, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process. We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more information. 

Global Seminars Info Session: Culture, Language, and Child Development in Ecuador

5:00 - 6:30 pm, International Center Lounge
Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Culture, Language, and Child Development in Ecuador" Global Seminar in Quito, Ecuador this summer? Come to our information session where you can meet Professor Alison Wishard, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process. We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more information. 

Wednesday, November 18

Career Fair

2 - 3:30 pm, I Center Lounge
Are you a student and interested in working in the field of international affairs?  Join us for a session to learn more about careers in international affairs in the public (government), private (business), and non-profit/NGO sectors.  Participants will hear from a panel representing all 3 sectors and have the opportunity to network with a mixer following the formal program. 

Students will learn what skills are required for launching a successful career abroad, how to build an international career profile, and what kind of employment opportunities exist in the field of international affairs.  

Mexican Neighborhoods in the United States

3:30 - 5:00 pm, Institute of the Americas, Deutz Conference Room 
Inner-cities, African-American neighborhoods, Chinatowns and other abstract concepts of racialized spaces occupy important roles in social theory and policy, yet the concept of the Barrio, or Mexican-American neighborhood, has faded away since Oscar Lewis’ work on “the culture of poverty.” Is there a policy or theoretical use to talking about U.S. Barrios in general or should the discussion of Mexican neighborhoods be place-specific? The presentation compares two Latino neighborhoods: El Barrio/East Harlem, New York City, NY; and El Segundo Barrio, El Paso, TX.

Ernesto Castañeda conducts research on migration, urban issues, health disparities, vulnerable populations and social movements. He compares immigrant integration and ethnic political mobilization in the U.S. and Western Europe. He has conducted surveys and ethnographic fieldwork in the United States, France, Spain, Switzerland, Mexico, Algeria and Morocco.Click HERE to register. 

Global Seminars Info Session:  Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Revelle Formal Lounge
Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism in Edinburgh" Global Seminar in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer? Come to our information session where you can meet Professor Michael Parrish, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process. We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more information. 

Colloquium: Professor Amy Lonetree

Indigenizing Museums and the Move Toward Decolonization: Sucesses and Ongoing Challenges
6 pm - 8 pm, 107 Social Sciences Building
Come here Prof. Amy Lonetree of UCSC discuss  how museums can serve as sites of decolonization through honoring Indigenous knowledge and worldviews as part of the year-long 2015-16 Native American Day Celebration.  

Thursday, November 19

TEDxUCSD 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Location TBD
Enrich and expand your mind listening to UCSD faculty, researcher, alumni and student speakers at the first annual TEDxUCSD event for International Education Week. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Global Seminars Info Session:  Math in Rome

5:00 - 6:30 pm, International Center Lounge

Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Mathematical Beauty in Rome" Global Seminar in Rome, Italy this summer. Come to our information session on Tuesday, October 6th, where you can meet Professor Joe Pasquale, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process.We hope to see you there!  Click HERE for more information. 

Keynote:  Persephone Hooper Lewis

"W" Not "I": the Importance of CommUNITY in the Lives of Native Students, Faulty, and Staff
6 - 8 pm, Cross-Cultural Center, Communidad Room
UCSD Alum and USD Professor, Perse Lewis will provide insights on the importance of creating, strengthening, and sustaining a Native community on college campuses as part of the year-long 2015-16 Native American Day Celebration. 

Friday, November 20

Closing Ceremony at International Friday Café

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, International Center Patio 
Celebrate the end of IEW over lunch at the International Friday Café while enjoying a fashion show featuring styles from around the globe!  Cost for lunch is $5.00 and vegetarian options are available.  For more information on the International Friday Café click HERE.


Events Before IEW

Thursday, November 12

Caurteto Quiroga Performance and Cultural Showcase 

4:30 - 5:30 pm, Phillip Vera Cruz room, Student Center 
The Cuarteto Quiroga, recently appointed quartet-in-residence in charge of the Royal Collection of decorated Stradivarius at Madrid’s Royal Palace, has established itself as one of the most dynamic and unique quartets of its generation. The quartet has won international acclaim from critics and audiences alike for its distinctive personality and bold and original approach to the string quartet repertoire.The group takes its name from the Galician violinist Manuel Quiroga, one of the most outstanding string players in Spanish music history together with Pau Casals and Pablo Sarasate. 

Global Seeminars Info Session: Paris Lit 

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, International Center Lounge
Would you like to learn more about UCSD's "Literature, Art, and Film in Paris" Global Seminar in Paris, France this summer? Come to our information session where you can meet Professor Meg Wesling, learn about the offered courses and program excursions, the many available funding options for the program, and the application process. Click HERE for more information.    

Sunday, November 15

Joint Technology Forum on "Green Technology of the 21st Century"

1 pm - 5 pm, Galbraith Hall 
This half-day workshop aims to inform the audience about key developments in renewable energy as well as water conservation projects. Experts from both industry and academia have been invited to participate as guest speakers to comment on cost effective measures for generation and storage of renewable energy, such as solar energy, as well as technological advances in energy grid for integrating renewable energy from multiple sources.