The University of Iowa will host a Business Japanese Workshop for Japanese language teachers on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, led by Motoko Tabuse, professor of world languages from Eastern Michigan University.
International Programs is pleased to announce a new partnership with FilmScene, Iowa City's non-profit cinema arts organization, which promises to bring a new flavor to IP’s television and radio series WorldCanvass.
Topics covered in this episode:
- favorite foods from U.S.
- favorite foods from home country
- most interesting American habits
Walking on the beach in Mexico, collecting garbage, Blake Rupe never thought she’d be an Internet entrepreneur. But almost exactly one year later, that’s what happened.
In this episode:
-What's your favorite American dessert
-Where is one place you would like to visit in the U.S.?
-What was the hardest thing about moving to Iowa?
The University of Iowa thinks it was the first university in the nation to do it. Saturday evening, the UI broadcast the Tippie College of Business graduation ceremony over the web to China, with Chinese commentary and translation.
On Saturday’s University of Iowa Tippie College of Business graduation ceremony, family members, friends, and potential international students in China will be able to watch the ceremony through a narrated version of a live-stream broadcast.
“Bundan Snark: Writing and Fighting in Modern Japan” is the theme of an upcoming conference at the University of Iowa exploring an alternate history of the Japanese literary establishment. The conference will be held on Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 2390, University Capitol Centre (Executive Boardroom).
An upcoming workshop at the UI will address the question of what happened to Marxism in China, North Korea, and beyond on Thursday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre. The workshop is free and open to the public and no pre-registration is required.
Thanks to the support of generous private donors, these UI students were able to study or conduct research abroad in the past year, gaining invaluable experiences and memories that enhanced their education and lives.
The 8th-annual Iowa City Russian Guitar Festival (IARGUS) will feature a lineup of artists from around the world on May 1-4, 2014. Admission for each concert is $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, with festival passes available for $50 for adults, $35 for seniors, and $25 for students.
Naveen Kishore, an Indian whose parents fled from Lahore at the time of Partition, will present a SASP seminar in the form of a dramatic monologue titled “My life in the arts, publishing and design—a brief rumination about nothing” on Monday, April 28 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.
The final event in the European Studies Group’s spring Lunch & Talk series will be Friday, April 25, 2014, when the topic is "Conversations with a Cabbage: Cyrano de Bergerac's Posthuman Moon."
Hao Huang, tenor and professor of voice from Wuhan Conservatory of Music, will perform a recital of folk and artistic songs from Chinese and Western operas on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre Recital Hall.
The astonishing scientific and medical advances of recent decades have led to previously unimaginable revelations about the human body’s innermost secrets. On the May 9 WorldCanvass, a diverse panel of experts will discuss the language of the brain and what we’re learning about mind and body interactions. The public is invited to attend the live recording of WorldCanvass, from 5-7 p.m. in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum.