IEW

International Education Week

November 15–19

Let’s Go Global!

International Education Week (IEW), November 15–19, 2021 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to learning experiences in the U.S.

There are so many ways to become a more globally-minded citizen during your time at the U. Join us for the following events to learn more.

Events at Salt Lake Campus


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Viva Peru Dance

Viva Peru Dance

Kick off International Education Week with a lively outdoor performance of traditional Peruvian culture.

VIVA PERU DANCE showcases the richness of the traditional dances of their ancestral homeland, proclaiming that dance is a passion—a manifestation of the customs and traditions of Peru.

Free and open to the public. No registration required.

Monday, November 15th
12:30–2:30 p.m.

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Filméxico

Filméxico 2021 lineup will feature prominent works by Afro Mexican and Indigenous filmmakers, as well as seasoned, new and local talent.

Monday, November 15th
Tuesday, November 16th
Wednesday, November 17th
Thursday, November 18th

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florentine codex

Florentine Codex: Life and Art of the Nahuatl World

Speakers: Abelardo de la Cruz and Diana Magaloni Kerpel (en Español)

The life of the pre-Hispanic Nahuatl people was painstakingly documented by Fray Bernardino de Sahagún along with local scribes, grammatists and painters.

Monday, November 15th
7 p.m.

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FLAS

FLAS Scholarship Info Session

FLAS Fellowships are federally funded awards offered through the University of Utah's Asia Center or Center for Latin America.

Monday, November 15th
5–6 p.m.
Tuesday, November 16th
12–1 p.m.
Thursday, November 18th
5–6 p.m.

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Boren Awards

Boren Awards

Join Learning Abroad and Jeffrey Cary, Outreach & Recruitment Manager at the Institute of International Education for the Boren Awards, to learn more about the Boren Awards scholarships and fellowships (up to $25,000). During this webinar, we will go over eligibility criteria, the application processes, and tips for creating a strong submission.

Monday, November 15th
11 a.m–12 p.m.

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Global Public Health Learning Abroad Alumni Panel

Global Public Health Learning Abroad Alumni Panel

The Global Public Health program will host a Learning Abroad Alumni Panel, where our Alumni will share incredible stories about their experience abroad.

Tuesday, November 16th
5:30–7 p.m.

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5 Ways Learning Abroad Changed My Life

5 Ways Learning Abroad Changed My Life

Join the Office for Global Engagement for a lecture and mini-concert by Matthew Stevens, Project Coordinator for the Office for Global Engagement.

Matthew’s experience studying in Japan impacted his life greatly. He is an accomplished musician and will share his love of Japanese flute with attendees.

Tuesday, November 16th
12–1 p.m.

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Going Global

Going Global Career Panel

This year Going Global has gone virtual! We have a great group of panelists and networkers with experience in many different fields, including Health, Government, Tourism, Law, and Business.

Wednesday, November 17th
4:30–6:30 p.m.

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India Food

India Food Tour: Take A Bite Around the World

You're invited to attend & participate (optional) in a 1-hour cooking activity where our chefs will cook an Indian dish.

Wednesday, November 17th
5–6 p.m.

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Aaron-Sherinian

Eccles Global Keynote Speaker

Eccles Global Learning Abroad will host keynote speaker Aaron Sherinian, Senior Vice President for Global Reach at the Deseret Management Corporation (DMC).

Thursday, November 18th
12–1 p.m.

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Minari film

Film Screening: Minari

Join Learning Abroad for a screening of Minari to explore the intersections of Korean and American culture and learn more about the U Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea. This Academy Award-nominated film’s director, Isaac Chung, is a U of U alum and former U Asia Campus faculty.

Dustin Schwindt, U Asia Campus Professor of Film & Media Arts, will introduce the film. Light refreshments provided. Admission is free, but registration is required.

Thursday, November 18
6–9:30 p.m.

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international student showcase

International Student Showcase

The U campus community is invited to join international student organizations for a special showcase and celebration of global cultures.

Friday, November 19th
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

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*Please note this event was originally advertised as starting at 5:30. The actual start time is 4:30. Thanks.

Events at U ASIA CAMPUS


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Tuesday
Nov. 16

Flamenco Lecture by Alessandro Navarro Barbeito

4–5:30 p.m. KST | 1 a.m. MST
u104 & Zoom Meeting ID: 961 3036 7939
Passcode: cidc_iew

Working Professionally in Korea as a Foreigner

5–6 p.m. KST | 2 a.m. MST
Zoom Meeting ID: 937 7571 6132
Passcode: uac_iew

Wednesday
Nov. 17

The Rise of Anti-Korean Sentiments in East Asia

12–1 p.m. KST | 9 p.m. MST
Zoom Meeting ID: 581 4287 260
Passcode: uac_iew

Music & Dance of Latin America

7–8 p.m. KST | 4 a.m. MST
Zoom Meeting ID: 848 6259 4707
Passcode: Dance

Thursday
Nov. 18

The Writing & Rhetoric Dept. Presents:
Korean Calligraphy Workshop

3–4 p.m. KST | 12 a.m. MST
u833 Multipurpose Room

International Meet-Up: U+1 Meet & Greet

6–7 p.m. KST | 3 a.m. MST
Zoom Meeting ID: 942 3881 0435

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