Events


MAY
4
Date:
Friday, 04 May 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location:
International Center Room 201
Department:
Office of International Health and Safety
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The Office of International Health and Safety offers "Critical Incident Management Seminars" several times per year. Program Directors and Assistants who have not completed this seminar within the last two years must attend a seminar in advance of their program's departure.

We encourage all Program Directors and Assistants to take advantage of this valuable opportunity. The goals of this seminar are to assist in: preventing foreseeable harm; preparing for critical incidents on education abroad programs by providing information, tools, and resources; responding to the needs of students; implementing recommendations for enhancing health, safety, and security on education abroad programs; and, understanding Program Director responsibilities.

Registration requested. Please email oihs(at)msu.edu

MAY
9
Date:
Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Time:
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
University Lutheran Church
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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All CVIP members are invited to attend the Salad Luncheon followed by the presentation of recognition awards and scholarships, and the election of officers to the CVIP Board.

MAY
14
Date:
Monday, 14 May 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
JUN
10
Date:
Sunday, 10 Jun 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
JUN
18
Date:
Monday, 18 Jun 2018
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location:
303 International Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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This event will occur Monday - Friday, June 18 - 22, 2018

Registration Deadline: April 1, 2018 

Are you interested in incorporating Africa, Asia, and Latin America more effectively into your classes? This free workshop is open to K-12 educators with priority given to mentor teachers of MSU interns. During this five day workshop, area experts will use the power of stories to provide deeper insight into the history, economy, culture, and topical issues of a place. College of Education experts will provide teachers with pedagogical support for internalizing current curriculum or creating new materials. Upon successful completion of the summer institute, teacher participants will receive a $200 stipend, free curricular resources, and 30 SCECHs. 

Workshop Presenters: 
Dr. Jan Alleman, Department of Teacher Education
Dr. Siddharth Chandra, Asian Studies Center, James Madison College
Dr. Margo Glew, Global Educators Cohort Program
Chris Kaiser, Department of Teacher Education
Dr. John Metzler, African Studies Center, College of Education
Dr. Fredy Rodriguez-Mejia, Department of Anthropology

For more information, contact Jennifer Pippin at pippinj1(at)msu.edu

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, African Studies Center, Asian Studies Cente, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Global Educators Cohort Program, and the Department of Teacher Education. 

JUN
28
Date:
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
JUL
2
Date:
Monday, 02 Jul 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
Date:
Monday, 02 Jul 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
MSU Main Library
Department:
African Studies Center
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From Nsukka to Now: The History of African Studies at MSU

August – December 2018 in the MSU Main Library

This exhibit traces the origins and history of African Studies at Michigan State University, beginning with the founding of the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1960. Using material from MSU Libraries' Special Collections, it focuses on three key themes in this history: partnership, innovation, and activism. This exhibit is sponsored by MSUFCU.

AUG
17
Date:
Friday, 17 Aug 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program
SEP
13
Date:
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
Time:
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Rm 201 International Center
Department:
African Studies Center
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For more than fifty years, Dr. Hartwig has lived in Minnesota, North Carolina and Tanzania as a teacher, researcher, program facilitator and as a writer. She taught at St. Olaf College and North Carolina Central University. The Lutheran College Consortium for Tanzania, an exchange program between several Lutheran colleges and the University of Dar es Salaam was operative for thirty-three years. Mwangaza Education for Parthership ELCA/ELCT is in its twenty first year. She has published four books, the most recent – EDUCATION OF A STRANGER (2014) and LIVING WITH DYING – A FAMILY VOCATION (2017).

The primary documents, letters, pictures and tapes related to ANICETI KITEREZA – A TANZANIAN EPIC, were collected in 1969 when she lived on the island of Ukerewe. During that time, her husband, Gerald Hartwig, assembled oral traditions from the Bakerebe in preparation of writing their history. Kitereza was one of his informants. The Hartwigs published four articles related to Kitereza's novel – Bwana Myombekere na Bibi Bugonoka.

Currently, Dr. Hartwig lives in Roseville, MN. She is mother of four, grandmother of five and great-grandmother of seven.