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International Education Week 2012

 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK 2012

At Morgan State University

 Dates: November 11-16, 2012

 Schedule of Events

 Theme: “Growing the Future, Leading the World” through International Engagement

 SPONSORED BY:

The Center for Global Studies and International Education

In association with the Student Government Association, Golden Key Honor Society, the International Students’ Association and the Department of World Languages and International Studies.

 

SUNDAY
November 11, 2012
CHURCH SERVICE
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Morgan State University Chapel
Sponsored by the Morgan State University Chapel

 

MONDAY
November 12, 2012

FLAG DAY
Venue: University Student Center
Sponsored by the International Students’ Association

 

TUESDAY
November 13, 2012

Symposium on Brazil

Brazil – History, Culture and Society, in the Context of the Brazilian Economy

 Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Student Center – Room 316


Opening Remarks & Introductions: Dr. Helen Harrison, Chair, Department of World Languages and International Studies
Welcome/Greetings: Dr. T. Joan Robinson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Expected Guests from the Brazilian Embassy:

Mr.Pedor Saldanha, Counselor

Mr. Andre Durham Maciel de Castro, Cultural Attaché and

Ms. Maricy Schmitz, Technical Assistant in the Education Sector

 

Facilitator: Dr. Rosangela Vieira-King

 

 

Order of Student Presentations
Delonzo Ballard Religion and the Brazilian

Economy: a Survey

Steven Bell and Alexis Graves The Impact of Social Issues on the Brazilian Economy
Tiffany Blackwell, Andre Grant and Erin Hayes Energy Sources in Brazil, an Emerging Economic Superpower
Jeff Bozier and Kara Clark The Importance of Rio de Janeiro in Brazilian Economic Affairs
Darryl  De Sousa and Paula Gordon Landmarks of Brazil, the World’s 6th Largest Economy
Ashley Duncan The Brazilian Economy from a LGBT
Perspective: 1985 to 2012
Simone Durham and Audrehona Mingo The Effects of Drugs on Brazilian society and Economy

 

Bryanne Richburg Governance and the Brazilian Economy: 1964 to the Present
Shaquoyia Rose and Antanesha Brentley The Brazilian Economy: Turning on a Pivot
Lidiya Yohannes, Shamika Young and Kalynn Fields The Brazilian Economy: From 2002 to the Present
Morgan Wilson The Rise to Power of Dilma Rousseff and Brazil’s Economy
Kristina Ackerman’s

Study Abroad Experience

 Socioeconomic Stratification in Bahia: a Brief Study

 

Sponsored by the Department of World Languages and International Studies

International Artistic Showcase

Including a performance by the Essence African Dance Troupe and a Dance Competition!

 Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Venue: University Student Center- Ballroom A and B

 

Sponsored by the International Students’ Association

 

WEDNESDAY
November 14, 2012
International Opportunities for Faculty 

(A Faculty Development/Exchange Session)

 

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: University Student Center- 212A

 Facilitator: Dr. Carleen Leggett, Director of the Fulbright Program

 

Presenter: David Levin, US Department of State: Education and Cultural Affairs Division

 Dr. Umaru Bah, Associate Professor of Communications Studies and Fulbright Scholar

 

Sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and International Education, the Department of World Languages and International Studies, the Fulbright Program

 

 

International Experiences

(A Study Abroad Session)

 Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 Venue: University Student Center – Theater


Facilitator:  Dr. Elizabeth Gunn.


The student panelists will include:

  • Kristina Ackerman/Brazil
  • Ashlee Banks/American University, London
  • Malaika Clements/American University, London         
  • William Jay/ Colombia
  • Nyame-Kye Kondo/Ghana

 

The faculty panelists will include:

  • Dr. Joanna Crosby, MSU
  • Ms. Brenda Brown, MSU
  • Dr. Carleen Leggett, MSU

 

The Afro-Cuban Experience

 

-A film on the Afro-Cuban Experience with commentary by Gloria Rolando of the Cuban Film Institute and Tomas Robaina Fernandez, an Historian at the Cuban National Library.

 

-Asylum Seekers and Human Rights – The Asylee Women Enterprise (AWE) 

 

Sponsored by The Center for Global Studies and International Education and the Morgan State University’s Honors Program

 

 

THURSDAY

 November 15, 2012
Washington Passport Service

A session hosted by the United States Passport Services to explain the new rules and regulations governing international travel and the issuance and renewal of passports

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 Venue: Outside the University Student Center Theater

 And in the Theater from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm for (secure) passport processing

While here, they will be accepting applications for new passports as well as for passport renewals.

 *This session is open to everyone within the Morgan State University Community.

 

International Movie Night

Time: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Venue: Student Center/Room 316

Movie Title
Last King of Scotland

SPONSORED BY:
The Center for Global Studies and International Education and Morgan State University
Montebello Complex Room D 205-210
In association with the Student Government Association, Golden Key Honor Society,
The International Students’ Association and the Department of World Languages and International Studies

 

Phone: (443) 885 – 4027   or   (443) 8854029           Fax: (443) 885 – 8364

 

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