International Education Week Events:

Monday, October 28th


Wellesley-in-Aix Information Table
Stop by to learn more about studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France through the Wellesley-in-Aix program.  The Resident Director and previous program participants will be on hand to talk about the program and answer your questions. Sponsors: Office of International Study, French Department.

Affording Study Abroad
4:00PM - 5:00PM // PENDLETON EAST 239
Come to this session learn how students receiving financial aid from the College can afford to study abroad during the academic year.  CWS will also discuss funding opportunities available through the Boren,Gilman and Critical Language Scholarships. Sponsors: Office of Financial Aid, Office of International Study.

Wellesley in Aix Reception
4:30PM - 6:00PM // SLATER
Celebration of the Wellesley-in-Aix program for faculty from all departments and program alumnae. Resident Director Monique Fecteau will provide guests with an overview of the program, share new program innovations and explore with guests how the program can better meet the needs of non-French majors. Wine & cheese reception. Sponsors: Office of International Study, French Department.

Education for all: Reducing Illiteracy in Developing Countries
5:30PM - 7:00PM // PENDLETON EAST 139
This talk discusses the continued growth in illiteracy around the world. Many millions are still suffering from inaccessibility to education. What are the possible solution to reduce illiteracy? How can we harness human resources, knowledge and cognitive skills, that even people in the most remote villages have, to help promote literacy? Dinner will be served. Sponsor:  Friends of Israel.

Mezcla Presents: Alice Bag

Alice Bag is a punk rock singer, musician, author and feminist archivist of Latin American descent. She is most famous for being a member of The Bags, one of the first bands of the L.A. punk scene. Her performance would consist of passages from her book "Violence Girl" that details her life growing up in East Los Angeles as a woman of color. Additionally, she will perform songs that reflect those passages, following a Q&A session.