Luncheon Series

The Returnee Lunch Series is designed to give recent study away returnees a chance to gather with Macalester faculty and staff to reflect on and talk about issues that come up with particular salience to study away programs. They may be academic (language acquisition abroad, for example), or comparative (internships abroad and at home), or of personal significance (such as the impact of study away on questions of ethnicity and identity). International Center staff hopes that the series will extend and deepen the learning that comes from study away.

Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 (unless otherwise noted)

Returnee Lunch Registration complete by 3:00 on the Monday before each week's lunch.

DateThemeConvenerVenue
Sept. 23

Reverse Culture Shock: What is it and How to Deal with it?

Prof. Zornitsa Keremedchieva

Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Sept. 30 No lunch. -- --
Oct. 7 Coming Home: Settling in, Getting Closure, Staying Connected Eily Marlow Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Oct. 14 Breaking the Rules Abroad: Reflecting on Cultural Collisions Prof. James von Geldern Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Oct. 21 Mental Health and Study Away Mia Nosanow Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Oct. 28 Articulating your Study Away Experience John Mountain Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Nov. 4 Encountering Faith Abroad Kelly Stone Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Nov. 11 Identity and Study Away Chris MacDonald-Dennis Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Nov. 18 Privilege, Positionality and Study Away Karla Benson-Rutten Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Nov. 25 Am I a GLobal Citizen Yet? Study Away and your Global Identity Kevin Morrison Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Dec. 2 Gender and Study Away GSRC Old Main 4th Floor Lounge
Dec. 9 End of semester/finals prep -- --