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posted onOct26, 2010

Some Americans know Indonesia as the country where President Obama lived as a boy, others know it as a tourist paradise with astonishing biodiversity and others know almost nothing about it.

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posted onOct26, 2010

Would you like to learn more about the Middle East and the Muslim World?  Stop by the Middle East and Muslim World Studies (MEMWS) program open house to find out how!

The MEMWS open house is an informal get-together where you can talk with professors, students and staff about:

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posted onOct26, 2010

By Alyssa Marie Harn, The Daily Iowan

Four days in Morocco. One crossing and a shattering of stereotypes. Five years ago, University of Iowa Associate Professor Denise Filios traveled to Morocco for the first time.

During the trip, she realized that, although borders may separate people, they are all similar. The Spanish professor has been to Morocco four times since then, but she will never forget that first experience.

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posted onOct25, 2010

The African Studies Association cordially invites the university community and the general public to its upcoming forum, “Africa: Facts and Myths” on Friday Nov. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the Schaeffer Hall Auditorium Room 140.

The forum involves a presentation of statements which the audience will be asked to identify as fact or myth, and then one of our representatives or our special guest, Prof. Lyombe Eko will give an explanation of the right answer. The audience will also have a chance to ask questions.

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posted onOct22, 2010

Bolivian writer and literary scholar Edmundo Paz Soldán is visiting the Iowa City area Nov. 1-2 for two free events, both open to the public.

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posted onOct22, 2010

The next “Slavery in Global Cinema” film series screening will be held Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in 2520D UCC. It is free and open to the public.

This series from the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies allows audiences to explore the history and meaning of slavery practices through a variety of documentaries, feature-length films and personal accounts by filmmakers.

This week’s films are:

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posted onOct21, 2010

The next “Slavery in Global Cinema” film series screening will be held Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in 2520D UCC. It is free and open to the public.

This series from the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies allows audiences to explore the history and meaning of slavery practices through a variety of documentaries, feature-length films and personal accounts by filmmakers.

This week’s films are:

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posted onOct20, 2010

The Institute of Cinema and Culture is pleased to announce a screening of:

La historia más larga de Bilbao jamás pintada
[The Longest Story of Bilbao Ever Painted]

By Spanish director and painter Félix de la Concha

Wednesday, October 27, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m., in 101 BCSB

Féliz de la Concha and Ana Merino, his producer, will be present for the screening.

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posted onOct20, 2010

In 1984, Dr. R. Balasubramaniam and a group of four young medical students from the Mysore Medical College in India set out to serve the poor and the marginalized in the spirit of reform and sacrifice. Beginning with the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) Ayurvedic hospital, after 25 years they have built up substantial hospital-based health and education programs and community development Initiatives that benefit nearly 300,000 tribals and non-tribals.

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posted onOct19, 2010

Presenter: Fungisai Nota (Wartburg College)
Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 25, 12-1 p.m.
Location: 315 Phillips Hall

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posted onOct18, 2010

What: “The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Africa”
When: October 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: 285 Boyd Law Building
Presented by: Ms. Florence Gatome, Senior Manager, Public Sector Group, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Nairobi, Kenya

Lecture will be followed by a moderated Q&A discussion with U of I Law Professor Enrique Carrasco.

There will be a reception following the Q&A program—refreshments will be provided.

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posted onOct15, 2010

A Feature Reassembly approach to L2 knowledge of existential quantifiers

Foreign Language Acquisition Research and Education (FLARE) Forum

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m.
Location: 2520D University Capitol Centre
Presenter: Heather Marsden, University of York

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posted onOct14, 2010

The UI African Studies Program is pleased to invite the university community and the general public to the second lecture in its Fall Baraza series.

UPDATE: THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELED.

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posted onOct14, 2010

A screening of the award-winning documentary “Crossing Borders” will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, in 1505 Seamans Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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posted onOct14, 2010

The UI Opera Studies Forum (OSF) will continue its lecture series coordinated with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD theatre screenings with a talk on Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” Thursday, Oct. 28, presented by Katherine Eberle. All lectures take place at 5:30 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre conference seminar room 2520D and are free and open to the public.

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