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Study Abroad Awareness Week

Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 to Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

Discover what it takes to study abroad for a semester and join Spelman’s own study abroad alumna Dr. Keshia Abraham, CIEE director of strategic initiatives for study abroad on "Navigating Global Citizenship while Black:  Intersectionality of Politics and Popular Culture; What Students Should Know," and a panel discussion on "Black Consciousness in Brazilian Popular Culture:  The Importance of Representation," moderated by Dr. Cynthia Neal Spence, Social Justice Program director, UNCF/Mellon Program director and associate professor of sociology at Spelman College.

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MONDAY, JAN. 21

The Study Abroad Office commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

SAB Study Abroad 101Spelman Study Abroad 101 Q & A
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (drop in) | Milligan 1007
Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

SAB Abraham“Navigating Global Citizenship while Black”
The Intersectionality of Politics & Popular Culture…What students should know

4 - 5 p.m. | Manley Atrium
A talk by Dr. Keshia N. Abraham, Spelman study abroad alumna and director of strategic initiatives for study abroad, CIEE.

SAB DIS DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Information Session
4 - 6 p.m. (drop in) | Science Center, Room 203
Psychology majors strongly encouraged to attend. Also pre med, sciences, humanities and social science majors. Research abroad opportunities available.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

SAB Black Consciousness in Brazilian Popular CultureBlack Consciousness in Brazilian Popular Culture
The Importance of Representation
Past, Present & Future
2 -3 p.m.| Suites Private Dining Room

A PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Dr. Cynthia Neal Spence, social justice program director, UNCF/Mellon program director and associate professor of sociology at Spelman College. Panel guests include Ivanilda Amado Cardoso, Sandra Regina Barbosa Soares Coleman, Linda D. Smith, and Terezinha Ribeiro.

SAB CIEECIEE Information Session
4 - 6 p.m. (drop in) | Science Center, Room 203

Meet and greet Dr. Keshia N. Abraham, Spelman study abroad alumna and CIEE director of strategic initiatives for study abroad. CIEE Top Destinations for all Majors: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand

THURSDAY, JAN.24

SAB Returning study roundtableFall 2018 Returning Student Roundtable
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Suites Private Dining Room
Welcome back Fall 2018 semester study abroad students!

SAB GilmanGilman Winners Roundtable Q&A
12 - 1 p.m. (drop in) | Suites Private Dining Room
Want to Learn More about Scholarships to Study Abroad Summer 2019 & Fall 2019? The Gilman International Scholarship supports Pell-Eligible students to study abroad fall, spring & summer who are enrolled in 6 or more credits in approved programs and destinations. Attend this roundtable with Dr. Karen Clay, asssistant director of study abroad and Summer 2019 Gilman Winners, and receive assistance in Gilman essay writing.

SAB ArcadiaArcadia Information Sessions
Australia, Cuba, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Wales
3- 4 p.m. (drop in) | Science Center, Room 203
STEM majors only.

4 - 6 p.m. (drop in) | Science Center, Room 203
ALL majors.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

SAB OPEN HOUSE FRIDAYOpen House Friday
2 - 4 p.m. (drop in) | Study Abroad Resource Room, Milligan 1007
Announcing open house Fridays every Friday. Drop in and learn more about study abroad.

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