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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

Tuesday, November 17

Triton World Cup

2:00pm, Warren Field - East
Assemble a team of 7, choose a country to represent and take on your fellow soccer fans in UCSD's own Triton World Cup.  Email clgiordano@ucsd.edu to participate! 

Wednesday, November 18

Career Fair

More information coming soon

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


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.

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 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 

Time and Location TBD

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. 

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.

International Grad Career Forum and Mixer