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posted onOct29, 2010

The University of Iowa and Korea’s National Institute for International Education have created a new partnership that offers UI undergraduate students and alumni the opportunity to spend six or 12 months teaching English in primary schools in South Korea as part of the TaLK, or Teach and Learn Korean program.

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posted onOct28, 2010

Two related lectures on women’s activism in postcolonial South Asia will be presented by visiting scholars Nov. 4 and 11 as part of the UI South Asian Studies Program (SASP) lecture series.

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posted onOct28, 2010

In this video, Andy Stoll sits down with International Programs to talk about his 4-year trip around the world, and how he wishes he would have started his journey with a study abroad experience at the University of Iowa.

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posted onOct27, 2010

The next “Slavery in Global Cinema” film series screening will be held Thursday, Nov. 4, 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 film is:

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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 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

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

The article below was published in three different newspapers in Jordan following Dean Thomas’ recent visit. It has been translated to English.

Al-Ma’ani receives University of Iowa delegation

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posted onOct25, 2010

Rex Honey, 1945-2010
Read condolences from Rex’s colleagues

By Lee Hermiston, The Iowa City Press-Citizen

Almost 12 years ago, University of Iowa law professor Burns Weston called up his colleague Rex Honey, who was chair of the Global Studies program Weston had previously organized.

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posted onOct25, 2010

From the CLAS website

Rex Honey

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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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