International Education Week
November 13 -17 , 2017
International Education Week represents a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education intended to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Join International and Intercultural Student Programs (IISP) in collaboration students, faculty, and staff to celebrate Barnard's community of global learners!
Monday, November 13
Global Ambassador Recruitment, 12:00 - 2:00, Diana Lobby
Global Ambassadors help new international students navigate Barnard and NYC. Stop by the table to learn more about this recently redesigned program.
Study Abroad Scholarship Session, 6:00 - 7:30, Diana LL104 (Sponsored by Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program)
Learn how to search for study abroad scholarships and increase your odds of earning awards. Please note the second half of this program will be devoted to the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program, which provides awards to Pell Grant recipients.
Life After OPT: H-1 B Visa Information Session, 7:30 - 8:30, Diana LL104 (Sponsored by NPZ Law Group, P.C. )
Learn all there is to know about the H-1B visa, which allows international students on F-1 visas to remain in the country with authorization upon completion of their studies.
Tuesday, November 14
Berlin Consortium for German Studies, 12:00 - 2:00, Diana Lobby
Learn more about this competitive study abroad program, which offers participants an opportunity to fully experience German life, customs, and culture. All majors are welcome; requires 4-semesters of German language or equivalent.
Optional Practical Training Session, 6:00 - 7:00, Diana LL502
Learn more about Optional Practical Training, which allows international students on F-1 visas to work off-campus in order to gain professional experience in their field of study. This benefit may be applied while students are enrolled at Barnard or following graduation.
Indian Classical Dance Performance by Lalitha Sindhuri, 7:00 - 8:00, Held Lecture Hall
Attend a dance performance by Laitha Sindhuri, a Fulbright Scholar at Barnard, and be transported to the magic world of India.
Wednesday, November 15
New York Passport Agency, 12:00 - 3:00, Diana Lobby
Stop by and learn more about passport services and international travel requirements. Apply for a new passport or renew an existing one before the holiday rush!
Marketing your International Experience to Land Your Dream Job, 6:30 - 7:30, Diana LL103 (Sponsored by IES Abroad)
Learn how to leverage your study abroad experience when job hunting. Prospective and returned study abroad students as well as international students are encouraged to attend.
Origami Class: Study Break, 7:30 - 8:30, Diana LL103 (By Columbia Japan Society)
Take a break from studying and learn the art of origami!
Thursday, November 16
Academic Programs Abroad (APA) in Paris, 12:00 - 2:00, Diana Lobby
Stop by to hear all about APA in Paris study abroad programs. Meet a representative and ask your questions!
Study Abroad Session for Pre-health Students, 3:00 - 4:00, Altschul 903 (In collaboration with the Office of the Dean of Studies)
Learn all there is to know about studying abroad as a pre-health student. This session will be facilitated by Dean Wendy Garay, International and Intercultural Student Programs, and Dean Melinda Cohen, Health Professions Advising.
A Study Guide to Study Abroad, 7:00 - 8:00, Diana 502
Come learn all about how study abroad works at Barnard! A session with Dean Wendy Garay from International and Intercultural Student Programs (IISP) with time for Q &A .
Friday, November 17
Information Session:Sciences Po, B.A./M.A. Program, 11:00 - 11:45, Diana 203
A skype session with representatives from Sciences Po in France, for students who are interested in having more information about their B.A./M.A. Program.
Friendsgiving MISC Potluck, 6:00 - 8:00, Diana LL103
Potluck multicultural community meal focusing on the idea of "home" and how people define that differently. Students can RSVP by either bringing a dish from their culture to share or pay to eat. Considering this is the week before Thanksgiving, this will be an especially timely event for food, friends, and discussing the holiday. The environment will be casual and comfortable.
Global Learning Beyond the Gates
Step beyond the gates to participate in the following international themed programs throughout New York City!
White Light Festival - Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
November 9 - 15, 2017
See world-class performances, films, and artist talks with a focus on music during White Light Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Tango Festival - Several NYC locations
November 13 - 21, 2017
Tango concerts, performances, and classes for all levels.
Rodin - Met
November 13, 2017 - January 15, 2018
Sixty pieces on display of this iconic sculptor to celebrate the centenary of his death.
Latin- American Cultural Week - Several NYC locations
November 13 - 19, 2017
Theater, art, literature, film, music, and dance events, celebrating the Latin culture.
Arab Cinema Week - Cinema Village
November 17 - 23, 2017
Watch films from different Arab countries.
Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World- The Guggenheim Museum
October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018
This exhibit includes around 150 contemporary Chinese art works by more than 70 artists, from private and public collections around the world.
November 13, 2017 - February 4, 2018
Baskets, sculptures, hanging scrolls, screen apintings, and decorative arts, to illustrate the beauty of bamboo art.
Mummies - American Museum of Natural History
November 13, 2017 - January 7, 2018
This exhibition compares and contrasts mummies in Ancient Egypt and in Pre-Columbian Peru.
Henri- Cartier - Bresson: India in Full Frame - Rubin Museum of Art
November 11, 2017 - January 29, 2018
Photographs of Henri Cartier - Bresson documenting Gandhi's life and everyday life in Delhi.
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