International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 5-14
11/5/2012, All Day
"Globalizing Our Perspectives"
Monday, November 5:
World Market Fair
10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Sarratt Promenade
"Jezreel: The View from Jezebel’s Window": A Talk by Archaeologist Norma Franklin
7 p.m. The Parthenon, Centennial Park
Jezreel: The View from Jezebel’s Window will provide a sense of Jezreel’s importance by highlighting the
key economic and military roles that it played not just during the biblical period but also subsequently and
up to twentieth century. Sponsored by Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by Anthropology Department,
Classical Studies Department, Divinity School, History of Art Department, Religious Studies Department,
Nashville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.
iLens Presents: Half the Sky (Episode 1)
7:30 p.m. Sarratt Cinema
The documentary inspired by Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, the acclaimed book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, focuses on how sex trafficking, forced prostitution, gender-based violence, and maternal mortality claim one woman every 90 seconds and present the single most vital opportunity of our time.
International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange. This year IEW is being celebrated at Vanderbilt November 5 – 14 with nineteen programs sponsored by International Student and Scholar Services, Global Education Office and Vanderbilt International Office in coordination with LGBTQI Life, Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt Law School, College of Arts and Science, and Jewish Studies.