October 17, 2008
08-174

Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

VSU Hosts International Education Week

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University will share and celebrate international education and exchange program opportunities for VSU students during International Education Week from October 27-30.

Members of the VSU and local communities are invited to attend lectures from visiting scholars, an international fair and various performances. The International Education Week is sponsored by the Center for International Programs, the Department of Philosophy and the Honors Program. President Patrick Schloss signed a proclamation declaring International Education Week. View it at http://www.valdosta.edu/cip/documents/Proclamation2008.pdf .

All of the following events are free and open to the public:

Monday, October 20
7 p.m. - "Jews, Christians and Muslims of Spain", University Center
Lecture, Dr. Serrán-Pagán, Dept of Philosophy, Dogwood Room

Monday, October 27
7 p.m. - Russian Folk Music Performance, University Center
“Balalaika” group from Syktyvkar, Russia, UC Theatre

Tuesday, October 28
7:30 p.m. - The Indian Music of Esha Bandyopadhyay, Pound Hall
“Indranil Mallick", North Campus

Wednesday, October 29
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. International Fair and Bazaar; Study Abroad Fair - meet international students, view country displays, participate in the bake and souvenir sales, pedestrian mall, main campus
6 p.m. - “The Indian Music of Esha Bandyopadhyay and Hildegard’s Indranil Mallick", Downtown 101 E. Central Ave
7:30 -9:30 p.m. - Latin Dance Lessons and Party, University Center Cypress Room

Thursday, October 30
5 p.m. - Pumpkin Carving Center for International Programs, Main Campus
6 p.m. - International Halloween Party, Main Campus
7 p.m. - Movie viewing, International foods with traditional Halloween treats, Main Campus
7 p.m. - Movie viewing: "El Orfanato," Baily Science Center room 3009