Why study Arabic? In this video, Onalee Yousey, a 2013 UI graduate in political science and international studies, talks about her experience in Morocco through the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship Program.
“In our laws, it’s declared that Chinese people have the rights to have free speech, but in actuality [they do] not; it should change,” said UI junior Liqi Wang.
The University of Iowa offers two programs through the Pushkin Institute in Moscow for students to study abroad in the summer. This program offers students intensive Russian language courses as well as culture courses. Come to an info session Feb. 26 to learn more.
The upcoming Oscars are a reminder that whether you call them movies, films or cinema, motion pictures have always been a mix of industry and art. This week, Iowa Citians have a unique opportunity to see a documentary whose focus is a recent test-case of conditions affecting free speech in contemporary China.