International Education Week 2022

Culture Show Recap

Moving Together With Joy

The College of Wooster celebrates International Education Week (IEW) from November 6-12, culminating in the Culture Show on Saturday, November 12. This week provides many opportunities to explore international issues and the various cultures that our global community has to offer.

The theme for this year is “Moving Together With Joy!” This theme speaks to the challenges we face as a global society, but how as a campus community we can continue to move through and find time to celebrate our global diversity. International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and the exchanging of cultures worldwide.

Culture Show Live Stream

Culture Show Program (pdf)
International Education Week Schedule

Sunday, November 6 | 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Mini World Cup

Location: Scot Center
Come kick off IEW with a futsal tournament in the Scot Center with nine teams and 56 players participating from across the College community.

Monday, November 7 | 6:30-8:30 pm
Ambassador Symposium & Global Bazaar
Location: Lowry Student Center
Learn from your fellow students about the cultures and global opportunities at the College!

Tuesday, November 8 | 7:00-7:45 pm
International Internships with APEX
Location: APEX – Gault Library Lower Level
Learn about internships as an international student, or opportunities for experiential learning outside the United States!

Wednesday, November 9 | 4:30-6:00 pm
El-Perú Waka’: Twenty Years of Research at a Maya Center
Location: Gault Recital Hall
The documentary, produced by Claire Pugel, director of video and multimedia at the College, showcases Dr. Olivia Navarro-Farr’s work on site in El-Perú Waka, an ancient Maya city located in northern Guatemala. Navarro-Farr will speak about her research, followed by the presentation of the documentary.

Wednesday, November 9 | 7:00 pm
IN CONTEXT: The Wooster Mummy
Location: Burton Gallery/Ebert 223
Did you know that the sarcophagus of the Wooster mummy is the oldest container in the museum’s collection that is still doing its job? Forget the lore, come learn the real history and what Ta-irty-bai continues to teach us. Dr. Marianne Wardle will be joined by Prof. Monica Florence (History) and Prof. Bhakti Mamtora (Religion) to learn what we know about the mummy’s life and history, how it can help us think about life and afterlife, and the ethical care and keeping of human remains in museum collections.

Wednesday, November 9 | 7:00-11:00 pm
International Night at the UG
Location: The Underground
Enjoy a relaxing night with some international music and beverages at The Underground!

Thursday, November 10 | All Day
IEW Cultural Dress Day
Today’s the day that our Stylish Scots add some global flair!

Friday, November 11 | 12:00-1:00 pm
IEW Swag Wagon
Answer trivia questions about Wooster’s global community and win some international swag!

Saturday, November 12 | 6:00-8:00 pm
IEW Culture Show
Location: McGaw Chapel
The culmination of International Education Week, celebrate the global cultures of Wooster at the Culture Show!

Last Year’s Culture Show Recap