International Visiting Scholars
The Presidential International Visiting Scholars series is a cross-cultural initiative designed to promote global understanding and literacy and an international educational experience for faculty, learners, and administrators at Wheelock and beyond. During their stay, the College invites the Visiting Scholars to present a lecture on a topic related to their expertise.
Fall 2014 Visiting Scholars
September 3 - 24: Dr. Claudia Ueffing,Hochschule München (Munich University), Germany
Topic Areas: Immigrant children and families, German as a second language, intercultural education, professionalization of early childhood education, special education
Public Lecture: "Enhancing Diversity: German and European Approaches"
When: September 10, 2014 at 4pm
Where: Pilgrim Student Center
October 13 - 27: Renate Minas, PhD, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Topic Areas: Applied Social Research, Social Welfare Policy, International Scholarship and Research, international teaching perspectives
Public Lecture: "Combating Poverty the Swedish Way "
When: October 16, 2014 at 5pm
Where: CCSR 103
November 17-21: Lavina (Wei Le) Chong, Assoc. Professor, Wheelock College Singapore and Seet Fun Wong, Adjunct Lecturer, Seed Institute, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Ngee Ann Polytechnics, Temasek Polytechnics, and SIM University
Topic Areas: Music and Movement Education for Young Children, Arts in Education
Public Lecture: "What it Means to Make and Teach the Arts in Singapore"
When: November 17 at 4pm
Where: Brookline Campus, Board Room (201)