Upcoming Events

  • February 2017
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Tama Baldwin

Iowa City Foreign Relations Council Luncheon Program: Tama Baldwin

2/22/2017 - 12:00 pm
, The Congregational Church
“From Svalbard to Standing Rock: The Idea of the Sublime in a Time of Climate Change” Tama will speak about the landscapes experienced though her work, which includes a book about wilderness civilizations, a collection of photographs of the far northern biome, as well as bodies of work on the absence of natural darkness and landscape as experienced at a high rate of speed. These photographed stories are derived from her experiences in the high arctic and the recent #NoDAPL...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/22/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Wednesday topic: Games and activities.
"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

2/23/2017
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Hubbard Commons
"Faces of Diplomacy," a traveling exhibit featuring portraits and videos of those who serve on the frontlines of diplomacy, will be on display at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) from February 23-25. The free exhibit will be located in Hubbard Commons and may be viewed during IMU open hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The portraits and videos in this exhibit tell the story of those who advance diplomatic relations at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. missions around the world. These...
Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

2/23/2017 - 9:30 am
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/23/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Thursday topic: Popular culture and special topics.
"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

2/24/2017
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Hubbard Commons
"Faces of Diplomacy," a traveling exhibit featuring portraits and videos of those who serve on the frontlines of diplomacy, will be on display at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) from February 23-25. The free exhibit will be located in Hubbard Commons and may be viewed during IMU open hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The portraits and videos in this exhibit tell the story of those who advance diplomatic relations at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. missions around the world. These...
BGC: Pronunciation of Chinese Names and Greetings

BGC: Pronunciation of Chinese Names and Greetings

2/24/2017 - 9:30 am
University Capitol Centre, 1117
This session serves as an introduction to Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) pronunciation. Using the most commonly seen Chinese names as examples, it introduces the romanization system of Chinese pronunciation—Pinyin, the four tones, and greetings in Mandarin Chinese. Participants may take courses individually, without working toward a certificate. Successful fulfillment of the Building Our Global Community certificate requires completion of one required core course and four elective...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/24/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Friday topic: Open discussion and special topics.
European Studies Group Lecture

European Studies Group Lecture

2/24/2017 - 2:30 pm
Phillips Hall, Room 315
The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Professor Jenny Anger of Grinnell College on "The Exhibition of Modern Art in Berlin (1913): Using 3D Simulation to Explore the Past" at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24 in 315 Phillips Hall.  The event is free and open to the public. Jenny Anger is professor of art history at Grinnell College and a specialist in...
The Safe Zone Project in Mandarin

The Safe Zone Project in Mandarin

2/24/2017 - 3:00 pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 343 (Ohio State)
Take a glimpse into the LGBTQ community, understand the differences in the rainbow world between China and the U.S., and hone your diversity and inclusion intelligence. This session will be delivered in Mandarin. To register email safe-zone@uiowa.edu Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the...
"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

"Faces of Diplomacy" Exhibit

2/25/2017
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Hubbard Commons
"Faces of Diplomacy," a traveling exhibit featuring portraits and videos of those who serve on the frontlines of diplomacy, will be on display at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) from February 23-25. The free exhibit will be located in Hubbard Commons and may be viewed during IMU open hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The portraits and videos in this exhibit tell the story of those who advance diplomatic relations at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. missions around the world. These...
Bijou After Hours presents: 'Train to Busan'

Bijou After Hours presents: 'Train to Busan'

2/25/2017 - 11:00 pm
FilmScene
While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on a train from Seoul to Busan. “In the manner of the most enjoyable horror pictures, every time you think things can't get worse, they do.” —Miami Herald
  • Director: Sang-ho Yeon
  • Runtime: 118 min.
  • Rating: NR
TRAILER Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/27/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Monday Topic: The week's chosen theme.
Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

2/27/2017 - 12:30 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Please join International Programs for one of several information sessions to discuss the process of applying for a Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad and better prepare them to thrive in the global economy. Scholarships are awarded to U.S. citizen...
Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11

Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11

2/27/2017 - 5:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, Executive Board Room (Room 2390)
The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the Japan Foundation will present "Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11" on February 27-28. The two-day event will highlight the grassroots activism by Fukushima residents after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters of March 2011. This event is free and open to the public. Voices of Fukushima Workshop February 27, 5:00-8:00 p.m., 2390 UCC (Executive Board Room) This workshop will be an exploration of...
English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

English Language Discussion Circles (ELDC)

2/28/2017 - 12:30 pm
Pappajohn Business Building, Room S126
These daily discussion circles serve as an open forum to improve language and conversation skills, build relationships, and learn about different cultures. Each day has a new topic or activity that allows us to create this sense of community. No advanced preparation, registration, or reservation is required—just show up as often as your schedule allows. We look forward to chatting with you and getting to know you better!  Tuesday topic: Current events.
LGBTQ and Study Abroad Information Session

LGBTQ and Study Abroad Information Session

2/28/2017 - 6:00 pm
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center
International Programs and Study Abroad invite UI LGBTQ students to a study abroad information session co-sponsored by the The Center for Diversity and Enrichment on Tuesday, February 28, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the LGBTQ Resource Center, 125 Grand Ave. Court. Learn about the benefits of study abroad, scholarships, documentation, timelines, and considerations specific to LGBTQ students, including a Q&A panel discussion from recently returned study abroad students. Individuals with...
Peace Corps Week Info Session

Peace Corps Week Info Session

2/28/2017 - 7:00 pm
University Capitol Centre, International Commons (1117)
Celebrate 56 years of the Peace Corps by learning how you can be part of the next generation to promote peace and friendship. Returned volunteers will share their stories. Check out openings at www.peacecorps.gov/openings. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Meredith Mahy Gall in advance at...
Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11

Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11

2/28/2017 - 7:00 pm
Pomerantz Center, Room C20
The Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and the Japan Foundation will present "Voices of Fukushima: Art, Community, and Information after 3-11" on February 27-28. The two-day event will highlight the grassroots activism by Fukushima residents after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters of March 2011. This event is free and open to the public. Voices of Fukushima Workshop February 27, 5:00-8:00 p.m., 2390 UCC (Executive Board Room) This workshop will be an exploration of...
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