Boston College celebrated International Education Week—spanning from Nov. 15 to 19—with 41 campus-wide events throughout the month of November.
The panel featured Brinton Lykes, co-director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice; Elista Molles, professor of international studies and political science; and Maheen Haider, a Ph.D. student in the department of sociology.
The first event in International Education Week (IEW), organized by the Office of International Programs and the Office of International Students and Scholars, was an hour-long keynote presentation by Yoshiaki Terumichi, the president of Sophia University in Tokyo.
Members of the FACES Council gave a presentation on Tuesday about the importance of having challenging conversation on race and racism on campus, as well as the strategies and practices the organization uses as it goes about facilitating these conversations.
A panel of students and professors reflected on their time spent in summer programs in Croatia and Chile as part of the third day of International Education Week.
Susan Tohn, a professor in the Boston College School of Social Work, and Sarah Castricum, senior instructional developer at the Center for Teaching Excellence, collaborated on “Cultivating Courageous Classroom Conversations,” part of BC’s International Education Week.