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International Education Week

The week of November 12 - 18, 2018 marks the 18th annual celebration of International Education Week. A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is an opportunity to promote a broader understanding of world cultures. Ohio State joins thousands of other institutions worldwide participating in events that bring an international perspective to college campuses. Connect with IEW 2018 online.

Monday, November 12

NSEP Boren Advising
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
100 Hagerty Hall

Make an appointment with Assistant Director for the Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures Rebecca Bias for the NSEP Boren scholarship advising. Boren recepients study a wide range of critical languages in world areas underrepresented in study abroad. Please make an appointment for advising.

Trondbuss Molecular Genetics Information Session
5 – 6 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The Trondbuss Molecular Genetics program will focus on an introduction to biomedical laboratory sciences, aiming to provide students with an exposure to techniques used for analysis in medical laboratories from routine techniques used for analysis of biological samples to cutting-edge technology such as genome sequencing in a clinical setting.

Tuesday, November 13

Education Abroad Pop Up Table
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Crane Cafe in Hagerty Hall

Meet with students who have studied abroad and can answer your education abroad questions.

Education Abroad Getting Started Session
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

These sessions will help you explore the basics of education abroad. At a Getting Started session, you'll learn more about how to select the program that's right for you, how to finance your education abroad, how to navigate the application process and more. These sessions take place during autumn and spring semesters.

Global May Hungary Information Session
2:30 – 4 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

First and second year students of all majors who are interested in studying abroad are encouraged to learn more about the Global May Hungary program. Like the other Global May programs, this program will act as an introduction to the history, culture and current events of the region without assuming any prior knowledge. Students will spend three weeks in Budapest and one week in Poland (Warsaw and Krakow), thus allowing them to experience a more comparative approach to these topics. This program satisfies the requirements for the Diversity GE (Global Studies) and the Open Option GE (Education Abroad).

Global May Spain Information Session
4 – 5 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

This Global May program will allow you to gain an understanding of the multicultural and global history of the city of Madrid. Shaped by immigration, migration and international commerce, Madrid is a great location for you to think critically about your surroundings and compare Spain’s melting pot and diversity to the United States. This four-week program is open to all majors, taught in English and the three hours of credit earned on this program can be used to satisfy the Education Abroad open option GE. Come to an information session to learn more about Global May Spain and think about where next May will take you.

Global Engagement Night
6 – 7 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Join the Office of International Affairs for Global Engagement Night on Tuesday evening! Domestic and international students are invited to engage in conversation over the theme of the night, global junk food and snacks.

Wednesday, November 14

EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Information Session
12 – 1 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2019 and academic year 2019-2020 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program. Fellowships are available for Ohio State graduate and professional school students pursuing a course of study requiring advanced foreign language and area studies training, as well as undergraduate students of junior or senior standing in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field who have successfully completed two years of East Asian language study at the college level. Subject to approval, FLAS fellowships may also be used for foreign language and area studies at other U.S. or foreign institutions.

RSVP to easc@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.

Education Abroad Drop-In Advising
1 – 4 p.m. 
140 Enarson Classroom Building

Education abroad specialists hold drop-in advising hours Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. to help you find the program that's right for you. They are also available via email and phone at 614-292-6101 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or you can schedule an appointment to discuss specific programs they manage. Email program questions to abroadadvisor@osu.edu.

Education Abroad Getting Started Session
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

These sessions will help you explore the basics of education abroad. At a Getting Started session, you'll learn more about how to select the program that's right for you, how to finance your education abroad, how to navigate the application process and more. These sessions take place during autumn and spring semesters.

The European Model of Sport Information Session
5 – 6 p.m. 
105 PAES

The European Model of Sport is a study abroad program that takes students on a seminar through Europe, giving them a unique firsthand experience in international sports. The course is designed to introduce students to the European model of sport management, marketing and sports law, and to provide students with an understanding of the changing context for sport in a global society. Participants will attend lectures from European sport executives, conduct student workshops, participate in organized class discussions as well as activities and tour sport facilities.

Thursday, November 15

Berlin Then & Now: People, Places, and Experiences Information Session
4 – 5 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

On this program, students will explore and experience Berlin by learning about some of the most influential and memorable people who live or have lived in the city - from its establishment as a capital of the Kingdom of Prussia in the 18th century to its present role as capital of a reunified Germany and an important center of European politics and culture. This program is open to all majors and will travel in May 2019. This program satisfies the requirements for the Diversity GE (Global Studies) and the Open Option GE (Education Abroad).

Medieval Art in Italy: Rome and Florence Information Session
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

Medieval Art in Italy will be taught with a week in Columbus and over two weeks engaging directly with works of art in Rome and Florence, Italy. The focus of the course will be on the art and architecture of these cities from the Late Roman Empire through the Early Renaissance (approximately 300-1400 CE). We’ll explore churches, town halls, catacombs, mosaics, paintings, sculptures, icons and other media in order to understand the cultural landscape of the medieval Italian city.

Through the Lens of AgriCulture, Sustainability and Diversity Information Session
5 – 6 p.m.
246 Ag Administration

This May program will provide students a different perspective on agriculture and other economic sectors that influence food, fiber, construction and fuel. Students will also have the opportunity to explore culture outside of the classroom and view, first-hand, food and production based on varying available natural resources, socioeconomic status and needs of the region and/or country.

Education Abroad Pop Up Table
5 – 7 p.m.
Hale Hall reception area

Meet with students who have studied abroad and can answer your education abroad questions.

Film screening of Listopad
7 – 9 p.m.
014 Psychology Building

Join CSEES for a screening of the film Listopad: A Memory of the Velvet Revolution followed by a discussion with producer Jeffrey Brown.

Friday, November 16

Exploring Jamaican Arts and Culture Information Session
12 – 1 p.m.
141 Sullivant Hall

This study abroad course will focus on arts and cultural practices in schools, colleges, museums and cultural institutions in Jamaica. The program is in partnership with the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica. Students will stay in centrally located townhouses, meet cultural ambassadors and leaders, arts educators and government officials and visit cultural sites in and around the capital, Kingston, such as the Institute of Jamaica and Music Museum, Trench Town Studios, Seville Great House, the Historic Dunn's River Falls, The Little Theatre for a National Pantomime performance, Bob Marley Museum and local schools. This program will involve working with youth who are participating in a local summer arts camp.

German Language Study Abroad Information Session
1 – 2:30 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

German language students of various levels are encouraged to look into their study abroad options. For students of a more elementary level, the German Language Program in Dresden is a nice fit. This program will spend eight weeks in Dresden with Professor Andy Spencer learning both language and culture. Eligible students have completed German 1103 or German 2101 prior to departure. The Dresden Summer Language Program also satisfies the requirements for the Cultures and Ideas GE and the Diversity (Global Studies) GE. For students at a slightly higher level (completion of 2102), there is the Goethe Institut program. This program can accommodate several levels of German and students have the option of traveling for four or eight weeks. For upper level language students, there is the Bonn Program (Academic Year 2019-2010 or Sommersemester 2020); eligible students must have completed at least German 3101.

EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Information Session
2 – 3 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2019 and academic year 2019-2020 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program. Fellowships are available for Ohio State graduate and professional school students pursuing a course of study requiring advanced foreign language and area studies training, as well as undergraduate students of junior or senior standing in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field who have successfully completed two years of East Asian language study at the college level. Subject to approval, FLAS fellowships may also be used for foreign language and area studies at other U.S. or foreign institutions.

RSVP to easc@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.

Between France and Morocco: Diversity in the Francophone World Information Session
3:30 – 5 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Students are invited to learn more about this ODI scholars and PASS program to France and Morocco. Exploring religious, cultural and social identities, this program travels between Paris and Aix in France before heading to North Africa. This is a joint program between the History Department and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

The Institute for Chinese Studies presents "The Centenary of the May Fourth Movement" Lecture Series
4 – 5:30 p.m.
110 Orton Hall

Margherita Zanasi, associate professor, Department of History at Louisiana State University will give her leacture, "Rethinking Economic Modernity: The Debate on Luxury Consumption in Qing China (1644-1911)." This event is free and open to the public.

The History and Archaeology of Medieval Ireland: Trim and the Blackfriary Information Session
5 – 6 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

The History and Archaeology of Medieval Ireland: Trim and the Blackfriary education abroad program allows students to dive into the rich history of medieval Ireland. Open to undergraduate students of all majors and backgrounds, this program will take students to the impressive historic town of Trim, Ireland during the summer. Students will spend their time actively participating in an archaeological excavation of a medieval monastery and cemetery, known as the Black Friary. A team of professional archaeologists will guide students along the way, providing them with opportunities for first-hand experience and unique professional insights. Also included in the program are numerous field trips and ample time to travel Ireland independently.

EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Information Session
2 – 3 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building