Luncheon Series

International Center
Markim Hall, Second Floor
651-696-6129 fax

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Academic-Year Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-noon

The Returnee Lunch Series is designed to give recent off-campus study returnees a chance to gather with Macalester faculty and staff to reflect on and talk about issues that come up with particular salience to off-campus 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 abroad on questions of ethnicity and identity). International Center staff hopes that the series will extend and deepen the learning that comes from off-campus study.

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

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

Feb. 18

Coming Home: Settling in, Getting Closure, Staying Connected

Eily Marlow

Markim 201
Feb. 25 Putting your Global Perspective to Work in Minnesota: A Partnership with MN2020 Katie Pratt Markim 303
March 4 International Service: Am I Really Helping? Kelsey Schultz Markim 303
March 11 Midterms -- --
March 18 Spring Break -- --
March 25 Connecting Local Innovations to the Global Environmental Challenge Chris Wells Markim 303
April 1 Study Abroad and Tourism: Do They Differ? Khaldoun Samman Markim 303
April 8 Identity and Study Abroad: Why It Matters Chris MacDonald-Dennis Markim 303
April 15 Gender and Study Abroad GSRC Markim 303
April 22 Wealth, Happiness and Life: Reflecting on Disparities After Study Abroad Bill Moseley Markim 303
April 29 Articulating your Study Abroad Experience Mary Emanuelson / John Mountain Davis Court
May 6 End of semester/finals prep -- --