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  November 1 - 4

 

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Friday, November 2, 4 p.m.
Trabant University Center

Begin your weekend with OISS and all of your friends! Grab a free cup of coffee and snacks as you meet & mingle with students and scholars from around the world. Domestic or international, all are welcome to attend! This event is sponsored by the Office for International Students & Scholars, Division of Student Life and UD Dining Services.

 

Ambiance de L'Afrique

Ambiance de L'Afrique

Saturday, November 3, 10 p.m.
Trabant University Center MPRs

Join the Delaware African Student Association (DASA) for a celebration of African culture through music. This special installment of Trabant NOW features live performances, refreshments, a special guest-- and is just $5 for UD students!

 


Pogrom Documentary

Pogrom Documentary "My Dear Children"

Sunday, November 4, 4 p.m.
Siegel JCC Auditorium (101 Garden of Eden Road, Wilmington DE 19803)

Attend this screening of the documentary "My Dear Children." After, stay on for a Q&A with director LeeAnn Dance. This event is sponsored by the Center for Global & Area Studies, Jewish Federation of Delaware and Hagley Museum and is free and open to the public.

 

Kedi Showing

International Film

"Kedi"
Sunday, November 4, 7 p.m.
Trabant Theater

In the city of Istanbul, there are more than just human inhabitants. There are also the stray domestic cats of the city who live free but have complicated relationships with the people themselves. This film follows a selection of individual cats as they live their own lives in Istanbul with their own distinctive personalities. As the ancient metropolis changes with the times, will there still be a place for the cats? The International Film Series is sponsored by the English Department.

 

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  November 5-11

 

Tiger Lily Music

Tiger Lily Music

Monday, November 5, 8 p.m.
Gore Recital Hall

On Monday, November 5, the Department of Music will take center stage at 8 p.m. with “Tiger Lily Music,” a faculty-led concert honoring the contributions of women, African American and Latino composers. Tickets are available at Gore Recital Hall and are $15 for adults, $10 for UD faculty/staff and $5 for students.

 

Peace Corps Applicationn Workshop

Peace Corps Application Workshop

Thursday, November 8, 5 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 304

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language and have an experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Explore current openings online.

 

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Friday, November 9, 4 p.m.
Trabant University Center

Begin your weekend with OISS and all of your friends! Grab a free cup of coffee and snacks as you meet & mingle with students and scholars from around the world. Domestic or international, all are welcome to attend! This event is sponsored by the Office for International Students & Scholars, Division of Student Life and UD Dining Services.

 

I, too, Am Study Abroad

Blue Hen Global Connection Bonfire & Barbecue

Sunday, November 11, 1 p.m.
White Clay Creek State Park

Grab a ride to the White Clay Creek State Park and enjoy a bonfire and potluck with members of Blue Hen Global Connection. Bring a dish to share! All members of the University community are welcome to attend. Co-sponsored by the iBuddy International Student Mentorship Program.

 

The Insult Film Showing

International Film

"The Insult"
Sunday, November 11, 7 p.m.
Trabant Theater

In today's Beirut, an insult blown out of proportions finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices. (From Lebanon, in Arabic, 112 minutes). The International Film Series is sponsored by the Department of English.

 

 

 

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  November 12-18

International Education Week!



Celebrate IEW with NAFSA, the Association of International Educators! Visit their website for a full calendar of online learning events.

 

DIY Vejigante Mask Making

DIY Vejigante Mask Making

Monday, November 12, 6 p.m.
Perkins Ewing Room

Learn about Puerto Rican culture with HOLA as you make traditional Vejigante masks with paper mache. All are welcome to attend.



 

Being Well Abroad

Before You Explore: "Being Well Abroad"

Monday, November 12, 4:30 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 304

Create a foundation for your wellbeing abroad by learning tips, strategies and activities to support your mental and emotional health. This event is sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies and Center for Counseling and Student Development.

 

Studying Sbroad as a Citizen Diplomat

Before You Explore: "Studying Abroad as a Citizen Diplomat"

Tuesday, November 13, 5:30 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 104

Enhance your ability to represent UD and the U.S. abroad, by completing this pre-departure training in public diplomacy.

 

 

Strategies to Break Through Cultural Barriers

Dumpling Cook Off

Wednesday, November 14, 5 p.m.
Willard Hall Room 204

Join the Asian & Pacific Islander Student Association in the Food Lab (Willard 204) for a dumpling cook-off! Participants will prepare one of six dumpling recipes and compete for bragging rights. You'll learn to make and get to eat authentic variations of dumplings from around Asia.

 

International Bazaar

International Bazaar

Wednesday, November 14, 7 p.m.
Christiana Engagement Center

Indulge your minds and senses with the sights, sounds and tastes of the world. This Residence Life & Housing, Office for International Students & Scholars and Mettā Creative event is free and open to the public.

 

Fulbright Information Session

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

Thursday, November 15, 3:30 p.m.
McDowell Hall Room 216

This introductory session will introduce the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the application process for undergraduate juniors, seniors, graduate students and alumni. The Fulbright Program is the premier international education exchange program in the United States. Designed to increase mutual understanding between U.S. citizens and people of other countries, The Fulbright Program makes thousands of grants available to students & scholars pursuing research, study, or an English Teaching Assistantship annually. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies.

 

UD Fulbright Reception

5th Annual UD Fulbright Society Reception

Thursday, November 15, 4:30 p.m.
Daugherty Hall

Join the Institute for Global Studies to celebrate five years of the UD Fulbright Initiative and to honor the many community members who have contributed to our success, including 190+ students, faculty, staff and alumni who have received a Fulbright award. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a keynote address by UD Fulbrighter and Legislative Aide in the Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Alexandra Davis (AS14, BE14, AS16M). Registration is required.

 

International Student Essay Contest Winners

6th Annual International Student Essay Contest Reception

Friday, November 16, 4 p.m.
Trabant University Center

Enjoy complimentary refreshments as the Office for International Students & Scholars and Division of Student Life present the winners of this year’s International Student Essay Contest. Hear their stories as they are invited on stage to read their winning essays. Stay on to meet and mingle with students & scholars from around the globe!

 

International Film

"I, Daniel Blake"
Sunday, November 18, 7 p.m.

The latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who’s never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity (From England, in English, 100 minutes). The International Film Series is presented by the Department of English.

 

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November 19 & Beyond

 

 


Delaware Steel Player

Delaware Steel

Monday, November 26, 8 p.m.
Gore Recital Hall

Tickets are available at Gore Recital Hall and are $15 for adults, $10 for UD faculty/staff/alumni & seniors and $5 for students. Cash or check only. Sponsored by the Department of Music.

 

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Before You Explore: "Maximizing Your Intercultural Learning Abroad"

Tuesday, November 27, 3:30 p.m.
McDowell Hall Room 216

Explore a variety of culture-learning strategies aimed at helping you develop intercultural competencies and make the most of your time abroad. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies.

 

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Voices of International Women

Tuesday, November 27, 8 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 306

After the Thanksgiving Break, Global Month picks back up on November 27 with “Voices of International Women,” an annual forum where women from around the world share their experiences. Sponsored by V-Day at UD.

 

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Before You Explore: "Maximizing Your Intercultural Learning Abroad"

Wednesday, November 28, 4 p.m.
Memorial Hall Room 124

Explore a variety of culture-learning strategies aimed at helping you develop intercultural competencies and make the most of your time abroad. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies.

 

Laura Levitt

"The I in my Text: The Politics of Reclaiming a Critical Jewish Feminist Identity in the Present"

Thursday, November 29, 11 a.m.
Trabant Theater

Join Laura Levitt of Temple University in a lecture on reclaiming a critical Jewish feminist identity in the present. Sponsored by the Center for Global & Area Studies, the Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Women & Gender Studies.

 

Students at International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Friday, November 30, 4 p.m.
Trabant University Center

Begin your weekend with OISS and all of your friends! Grab a free cup of coffee and snacks as you meet & mingle with students and scholars from around the world. Domestic or International, all are welcome to attend! This event is sponsored by the Office for International Students & Scholars, Division of Student Life and UD Dining Services.

 

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Show Your Culture Fashion Show

Friday, November 30, 6 p.m.
Bacchus Theater

Join HOLA for this fashion event showcasing traditional and other clothes from a variety of cultures!

 

 

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ELI Dance Party

Friday, November 30, 8 p.m.
Perkins Gallery Room

Close out Global Month with this international dance party featuring dances from around the world, including the U.S.! Sponsored by the English Language Institute.

 

 

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Global Stewardship & Storytelling

Wednesday, December 5, 6:30 p.m.
UD Library Class of 1941 Lecture Room

Pack your camera and plan to share your favorite #UDAbroad moments-- But first, attend this workshop on photography, videography and ethical storytelling best practices.

 

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