Friday, February 3, 2012

“Develop Your World: International Education Summit 2012” at Harper College, Palatine, Illinois

The International Student Office and International Studies and Programs at Harper College are pleased to announce our Second Annual “Develop Your World: International Education Summit 2012” on Friday, March 2, 2012 in the Wojcik Conference Center! Develop Your World: International Education Summit 2012 aims to bring together scholars, faculty, and administrators from Harper College and a variety of Illinois and Wisconsin colleges to highlight and focus on the issues of global education and comprehensive internationalization in general with a specific emphasis on curriculum infusion.

Please inform anyone you believe might be interested in attending. This event is free and open to all.

Program of Events:

8:30 am: Registration and coffee in lobby of Wojcik Conference Center, Harper College

9 am: Keynote address (Wojcik Center Amphitheater): Dr. John Hudzik, , Michigan State University and NAFSA Senior Scholar for Internationalization.  [read Dr Hudzik’s guest post on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s International blog]

10:30 am: 2 concurrent sessions:

a) Approaches to Curriculum Infusion (W-216) : Dr. Hilary Kahn, Director of the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University

b) Study Abroad and Curriculum (W-217): Professor Christopher Deegan, Director of Study Abroad at the University of Illinois-Chicago

12 pm: International Buffet Lunch

1 – 2:30 pm:  2 concurrent sessions on curriculum infusion with content from specific geographic regions:

a) Africa (W-216): Professor Jeffrey Rice, Department of History and Program of African Studies, Northwestern University

b) Southeast Asia (W-217): Professor Trude Jacobsen, Assistant Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Department of History, Northern Illinois University

For more specific information on the individual sessions, please visit For directions to and maps of the College, please visit

If you are interested in registering for the Summit, please contact Jill Izumikawa on 847-925-6756 or

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