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UAH celebrates International Education Week 2013

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Deborah Levine, editor-in-chief of the American Diversity Report, and a blogger with The Huffington Post.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 4, 2013) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is celebrating International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 11-18, with a lecture by acclaimed author Deborah J. Levine. IEW activities hosted on the UAH campus include films, panel discussions, international cuisine tasting, entertainment, and a free Thanksgiving dinner.

The week's activities begin on Monday, Nov. 11, with a Global Perspectives Institute Fulbright Scholars Panel at 8 a.m., in the Tom Bevill Center (room 280). At 10 a.m., award-winning (National Catholic Press Association) author Deborah Levine will lead the workshop "Global Southern Connections."

Levine is editor-in-chief of the American Diversity Report, and a blogger with The Huffington Post. Her publications include The Matrix Model Management System: Guide to Cross Cultural Wisdom, Inspire Your Inner Global Leader, and her most recent book publication Going Southern: The No-Mess Guide to the South. Additionally, Levine presents workshops, trains, and creates start-ups of community multicultural prospects. She is the president of the Cross Cultural Academy School of the South. Levine founded the DuPage/Chicago Interfaith Resource Network, and recently was honored with the 2013 Champion of Diversity Award from DiversityBusiness.com.

Additional International Education Week 2013 highlights include:

Nov. 11 events:

  • Make Your Mark on the Map: Where We're From, Where We've Been, Where We're Going!, all day, Louis Salmon Library Lobby
  • Henna/Calligraphy in Different Languages, 11 a.m., to 1 p.m., Louis Salmon Library Lobby
  • Books For Africa: Donate books to aid children in Africa, all day, Louis Salmon Library Lobby
  • "The Dialogue" Film & Moderated Discussion: Explorations in Cross-Cultural Friendship (Pizza and Popcorn), 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Frank Franz Hall Multipurpose Room

Nov. 12 events:

  • French Culture & Cuisine Bake Sale, all day, Morton Hall Lobby
  • "Syria: Understanding the Conflict," presentation by Dr. Kathy Hawk, Director, Global Understanding Initiative, 5:30 p.m., to 7 p.m., Morton Hall 204

Nov. 13 events:

  • Display & Presentation: Political Figures Throughout History + Desserts, 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., Morton Hall Lobby
  • Make Your Mark on the Map: Where We're From, Where We've Been, Where We're Going!, all day, Morton Hall Lobby
  • Study Abroad Fair: Where Will You Go?, 11 a.m., to 2 p.m., University Center Lobby

Nov. 14 events:

  • Slavic Culture & Cuisine Bake Sale, all day, Morton Hall Lobby

Nov. 15 events:

  • Dance, Dance, Dance! Demonstrations and performances featuring global dance forms such as salsa, belly-dancing, Bollywood, ballroom, and more!, 11a.m., to 2 p.m., University Center (The Slab)

Nov. 18 events:

  • Annual Harvest Dinner featuring American Thanksgiving-style dinner - FREE!, 4:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., Baptist Student Center

Participating sponsors for 2013 International Education Week activities include:
UAH Office of Diversity, Office of Vice-President for Research, Office of International Engagement, UAH: Division of Student Affairs, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Department of Political Science, Global Studies Program, M. Louis Salmon Library International Services Council of Alabama, Fulbright Alumni Association: Alabama Chapter, Chinese Student & Scholar Association, French Club, Indian Student Organization, International Student Association, Political Science Club, Salsa Club, Slavic Club, and SGA First Council.

For more information, contact:
Joyce Anderson-Maples
(256) 824.2101
maplesj@uah.edu