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Elon University Celebrates
International Education Week

November 15-19, 2010

Mexico: Beyond the Headlines

Calendar of Events

Monday, Nov. 15

  • 12:15-1:30 pm - Important Anniversaries - Dr. Michael Matthews - Irazú Coffee House
  • 3:35-5:15 pm - Latino Community Credit Union: Serving Those in Need With Sound Business Practices - Alejandro Sánchez - KOBC 101
  • 5:00-8:00 pm - International Food Festival - McEwen Dining Hall
  • 7:30 pm - International Education Week Concert - Elon Percussion Ensemble - Yeager Recital Hall

Tuesday, Nov. 16

  • 9:40-10:20 am - College Coffee featuring Mexican Treats - Phi Beta Kappa Commons
  • 12:15-2:00 pm - Mexican Telenovelas’ Impact on Culture & Economy - Dr. Lisa Paulin - Irazú Coffee House
  • 4:00-6:00 pm - The Story of a Mexican-American Woman - Evelina Solis - KOBC 101
  • 6:00-7:00 pm - Mexican Cooking Class* Dr. Michael Matthews - El Centro Kitchen
  • 7:00-8:00 pm - Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano McKinnon E & F

Wednesday, Nov. 17

  • 12:15-1:15pm - Archaeology of Mexico Dr. Rissa Trachman - Irazú Coffee House
  • 3:35-5:15 pm- Panel Discussion: Immigration - Dr. David Coates, Dr. Peter Siavelias - Isabella Cannon Room
  • 7:00-8:30 pm - Film: Vamonos Con Pancho Villa - KOBC 101

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • 9:50-10:20 am - College Chapel - Dr. Janyth Frederikson - Whitley Auditorium
  • 12:15-2:00 pm - The Latino Migration Experience in NC - Dr. Hannah Gill - Irazú Coffee House
  • 4:00-6:00 pm - Panel Discussion: NAFTA - Dr. Antonio Ortiz Mena Lopez Negrete; Kent Shigetomi; Stephen Brereton; moderated by Steve Kelly - KOBC 101
  • 7:30-8:30 pm - Violence, Security, and Democracy: Can Mexico Win Its War on Drugs? Dr. Roderic Camp - KOBC 101

Friday, Nov. 19

  • 1:00-3:00 pm - Taste of the World - Fireside Lounge, Moseley Center
  • 6:00-9:00 pm - International Education Week Fiesta - Periclean Scholars Class of 2013 - McKinnon Hall

*RVSP required - sign up in El Centro de Español

Presenters' Biographies

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About International Education Week

International Education Week 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 is part of their efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

More information on international education week can be found on the National International Education Week website.

Elon's Past Celebrations of
International Education Week