Tuesday, November 18
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Global Service Fair: “How YOU can make a difference”
Location: Sarratt Promenade
Students, community members, faculty and staff are encouraged to stop by the Sarratt|Rand Promenade to learn about international community service opportunities in the non-profitsector.
The Humphrey Fellows are leading education experts visiting Vanderbilt from 10 different locations around the world and want to talk with you about the non-profit sector in their home countries. Fellows will share available opportunities in their countries and here in Nashville where you can get involved with immigrants and refugees from their countries to make a difference through service and develop and deeper understanding of current global challenges. The Office of Active Citizenship and Service will also be there to share information and applications for their five global service trips in Quito, Ecuador / London, UK / Rabat, Morocco / Johannesburg, South Africa / Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
12:30pm – 1:30pm – Professionalism and U.S. Culture for International Students
Location: Sarratt 189
Learn how to interview American style and kick start your job search. Open to all international students.
7:30pm – 9:50pm – iLens Film: House of Spirits
Location: Sarratt Cinema
Presented by Chalene Helmuth, Ph.D. (Department of Spanish and Portuguese)
Based on Isabel Allende’s novel, this tale begins in South America in 1926 and details the life of four generations. The film traces the post-colonial social and political upheavals of Chile through the genre of magical realism. At its core is the stormy relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband. An all-star cast plays in this timeless story of secrets, seduction, revenge and forgiveness. English and Spanish with English subtitles. DVD. 140 minutes. Funding provided by the Center for Latin American Studies.