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Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

WorldCanvass

MERGE
WorldCanvass will celebrate International Education Week* with a program on “Educational Cross-fertilization: the Iowa/India Connection.” The program will feature UI President Bruce Harreld’s presentation of the 2018 International Impact Award to Rajat Jay Sehgal and the Sehgal Foundation for their leadership in support of community-based development activities, educational access, and the empowerment of women, particularly in rural India.  Sehgal will also be recognized for the foundation’s...
WorldCanvass
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

What does it mean to be a Graduate and Professional #GlobalHawkeye?: Shaping your confidence in approaching professional development opportunities

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), 341--Historic Iowa River Room--Former Purdue Room
International Education Week series (Graduate and Professional Students event):...
What does it mean to be a Graduate and Professional #GlobalHawkeye?: Shaping your confidence in approaching professional development opportunities
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 3:30pm

Noh Theater Events - Introduction to Noh

Van Allen Hall, Room 70
The Japan Foundation, International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures are pleased to invite master woodcarver Kitazawa Hideta and noh performer and playwright David Crandall to the University of Iowa campus for a three-day event of workshops, and performances (November 12-14)....
Noh Theater Events - Introduction to Noh
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Boren Awards Information Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
International Programs will host a Boren Awards information session on Tuesday, November 13, from 3:30-5 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre. Learn about award requirements, the application process, and have your questions answered by Boren representative Jeff Cary and campus advisor Karen Wachsmuth....
Boren Awards Information Session
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 9:30am

Noh Theater Events - Translating the Music of Noh

Phillips Hall, Room 318
The Japan Foundation, International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures are pleased to invite master woodcarver Kitazawa Hideta and noh performer and playwright David Crandall to the University of Iowa campus for a three-day event of workshops, and performances (November 12-14)....
Noh Theater Events - Translating the Music of Noh
Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:30pm

Noh Theater Events - Elements of Noh

Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A
The Japan Foundation, International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures are pleased to invite master woodcarver Kitazawa Hideta and noh performer and playwright David Crandall to the University of Iowa campus for a three-day event of workshops, and performances (November 12-14)....
Noh Theater Events - Elements of Noh
Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Gender-based Violence Through a Global Lens: Forum Theatre

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
An introduction to Monsoon will be followed by a Forum Theatre application of the Theatre of the Oppressed, which was established in the early 1970s by Brazilian theatre director and activist Augusto Boal. The interactive approach between actors and audience will feature a short skit performed by actors addressing various forms of global oppression, such as sexism, racism, homophobia, Islamophobia, etc. – and making errors. Audience members then intervene by replacing an actor of their...
Gender-based Violence Through a Global Lens: Forum Theatre
Monday, November 12, 2018, 10:00am

Noh Theater Events - Noh and Kyogen Masks

MERGE
The Japan Foundation, International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures are pleased to invite master woodcarver Kitazawa Hideta and noh performer and playwright David Crandall to the University of Iowa campus for a three-day event of workshops, and performances (November 12-14)....
Noh Theater Events - Noh and Kyogen Masks
Friday, November 9, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Study Abroad Information Session: Germany

Phillips Hall, Room 315
UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Germany are invited to attend an information session on the Academic Year in Freiburg program, on Thursday, November 8, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in 315 Phillips Hall....
Study Abroad Information Session: Germany
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

South Asian Studies Lecture

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
The South Asian Studies Program will present a talk by Paul Greenough focused on the life of immigrant scholar Sudhindra Bose and his observations on Midwest America during his time in Iowa City from 1904-1946. This talk will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, in 1117 University Capitol Centre.  ...
South Asian Studies Lecture
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Corporate social responsibility is an increasingly important and visible topic in the business world as evidenced by the many corporations that are adopting social responsibility actions into their business practices. One reason for this social developments is that companies have long been associating sustainability of business models with socially responsible practices. However, social responsibility also has limitations and difficulties for firms, which present important questions. What are...
“Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America”
Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11:30am to 12:30pm

Study Abroad Information Session: Sicily

University Capitol Centre, Room 1111B
UI students who are interested in having a unique hands-on study abroad experience in Italy are invited to attend an information session on the Archaeological Field Work Abroad program, on Tuesday, November 6, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in 1111B University Capitol Centre....
Study Abroad Information Session: Sicily
Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Monday, November 5, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A Q&A with the Creative Team Behind Iphigenia Point Blank

Old Capitol Museum
For our second installment of the 18-19 Hancher @ the Pentacrest Museums Series, join Iphigenia Point Blank: Story of the First Refugee collaborators Lisa Schlesinger (playwright), Marion Schoevaert (director), Kinan Azmeh كنان العظمة (composer), George de la Pena (choreographer), and Layale Chaker (violinist), for a conversation about their project, which will premiere in the UI Theatre Building this November....
A Q&A with the Creative Team Behind Iphigenia Point Blank
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Reporting Health Through the Eyes of Women and Girls

Pappajohn Business Building, W10 (Auditorium)
Brian Mutebi is an award-winning journalist and the executive director of Education & Development Opportunity in Uganda. Starting off as a freelance writer, Brian Mutebi inspired change in women and girls’ rights through his words in “I Use a Pen to Take Up the Case of Girls and Women”. Brian grew up in Uganda and eventually became the executive director of the Education Development Opportunity in Uganda (EDOU). He was also the 2016 winner of the “120 Under 40”, named “Commonwealth Young...
Reporting Health Through the Eyes of Women and Girls
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 9:00am to 10:15am

Canaries in a Coal Mine: Training the Next Generation of Global Health Professionals

Pappajohn Business Building, W10 (Auditorium)
Dr. Phaedra Henley will be giving a keynote address at "The Right to Health in a Changing World."  Dr. Phaedra Henley is a professor at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda and the Director of the Division of One Health. Dr. Phaedra Henley earned her Bachelors of Medical Sciences, Masters in Environmental and Sustainability, and PhD in Pathology at Western University. She is the director of the Division of One Health at UGHE and runs Master of Science in Global Health Delivery...
Canaries in a Coal Mine: Training the Next Generation of Global Health Professionals
Friday, November 2, 2018, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

"An Old Woman Gave Us Shelter" - Dr. Rui Gomes Coelho

Macbride Hall, Room 27
The Departments of Anthropology and Spanish and Portuguese, and the European Studies Group will present a lecture by Dr. Rui Gomes Coelho titled "An Old Woman Gave Us Shelter: Resistance and Hospitality in the Galician-Portuguese Border." This talk will take place on Friday, November 2, at 2:30-4 in 27 Macbride Hall....
"An Old Woman Gave Us Shelter" - Dr. Rui Gomes Coelho
Friday, November 2, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Culture in the Classroom

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
All sessions taken for the program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr. ...
Culture in the Classroom
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Stanley Awards for International Research Info Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork....
Stanley Awards for International Research Info Session
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A reading by Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori

Gilmore Hall, Room 106
The Japan Foundation New York together with International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures present a workshop and bilingual reading with Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori on Tuesday, October 30, 2018....
A reading by Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori

Phillips Hall, Room 318
The Japan Foundation New York together with International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures present a workshop and bilingual reading with Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori on Tuesday, October 30, 2018....
Murata Sayaka and Ginny Tapley Takemori
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Peace Corps Information Session

College of Public Health Building, N171 CPHB
Come join us for a Public Health Peace Corps Information Session. Learn about Peace Corps’ hands-on, grass roots approach to international, sustainable development as well as the work being done by Peace Corps’ Health Sector, promoting important topics such as: nutrition, HIV prevention, maternal and child health and water sanitation....
Peace Corps Information Session
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

"The New Challenges Facing the European Union" 

Congregational United Church of Christ
The immigration crisis has really changed the European Union in ways that were probably not foreseeable just a few years ago, and it is generating significant political effects. One major effect has been the rise of "illiberal democracies", and more generally a redistribution of the cards in recent elections in the European Union, a redistribution that is weakening the traditional parties of the center-left or the center-right populist parties, and giving rise to populist extreme parties. The...
"The New Challenges Facing the European Union" 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

The Last Metaphor - A Theatrical Reading

Theatre Building, 172
The International Writing Program (IWP) Presents a Dramatic Reading of The Last Metaphor Playwright Usman Ali (IWP Writer-In-Residence from Pakistan) Acted by Elijah Jones (University of Iowa) and Usman Ali Directed by Usman Ali Free - all are welcome!
Friday, October 26, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Diary of an Old, Mad Woman - A Dramatic Reading

Shambaugh House
The International Writing Program (IWP) & UI Theatre Arts Present a Dramatic Reading of Diary of an Old, Mad Woman Written by Umar Timol (International Writing Program Writer-In-Residence from Mauritius) Acted by K.T. Peterson Directed by Eric Forsythe Free - all are welcome!
Diary of an Old, Mad Woman - A Dramatic Reading
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 9:30am to 11:00am

STS/BGC: Effectively Supervising International Students

University Services Building, 112
Cross-listed with Supervising Today’s Students (STS)...
STS/BGC: Effectively Supervising International Students
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Sejong Talks

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
University of Iowa's King Sejong Institute invites you to attend The Sejong Talks on Wednesday, October 24, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre, with a lecture entitled "Korea in the World," delivered by Dr. Hyaeweol Choi, the C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies....
Sejong Talks
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

"Bringing International Sports Competitions to Our Community; Diplomacy, Logistics, and Challenges"

Congregational United Church of Christ
Within the past 5 years, the Iowa City/Coralville area has become a hub of international sporting events. Wrestling has been on of the biggest draws. In 2012, the U.S. Wrestling Olympic Team Trials held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena smashed the attendance record with 57,766 people in attendance. The 2016 Olympic Team Trials saw similar success setting the 2nd place attendance record. The success of the Olympic Team Trials enabled Iowa City to host the 2018 Wrestling World Cup this past April,...
"Bringing International Sports Competitions to Our Community; Diplomacy, Logistics, and Challenges"
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Global Health Fall 2018 Reception

University Capitol Centre, 2520D
Want to get involved in Global Health? Come hear students talk about how they completed their internships, study abroad, and research in Global Health Studies. Enjoy free food from Oasis Falafel. Everyone is welcome!     
Global Health Fall 2018 Reception
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series

Prairie Lights Books
Sundays this fall: The International Writing Program (IWP) and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from their best work!...
International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series
Friday, October 19, 2018, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series

Shambaugh House
Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ.IWP Fall Residents Reading Oct. 19:Bayasgalan BATSUURI  (poet, translator; Mongolia) has published 12 books of translation from English to Mongolian. Her English-language poetry collection Rain of the 13th Month came out in 2009; her poetry is widely anthologized. The founder of the publishing house Tagtaa, which aims to broaden gender representation in literature,  in...
International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series
Friday, October 19, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Peace Corps Information Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Come learn about current openings in the Peace Corps, the application process and hear stories from recently returned volunteers. ...
Peace Corps Information Session
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

“Political and Policy Obstacles to Feeding the World”

Congregational United Church of Christ
John Norris has over three decades of political, policy and administrative experience at the highest levels of state and federal government on energy and agricultural issues. Prior to becoming a Partner and Co-Owner of the State Public Policy Group (SPPG) based in Des Moines, Iowa, Norris served as the Minister-Counselor for Agriculture for the United States Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome, Italy. He was appointed by President Obama in 2009 and 2012 to serve as a Commissioner...
“Political and Policy Obstacles to Feeding the World”
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Academic ESL: Facilitating Student Success

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
All sessions taken for the program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr. ...
Academic ESL: Facilitating Student Success
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00pm

Bilingual Reading with Takiguchi Yūshō

Gilmore Hall, Room 106
Join the UI Japanese Program for two evenings (October 15 & 16) of bilingual readings with author Takiguchi Yūshō.  Takiguchi Yūshō, winner of the Akutagawa Prize and 2018 International Writing Program participant, will read selections from two of his works in the original Japanese, and members of the Workshop in Japanese Literary Translation will read their English translations. Both events are free and open to the public....
Bilingual Reading with Takiguchi Yūshō
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:00pm

Bilingual Reading with Takiguchi Yūshō

Gilmore Hall, Room 106
Join the UI Japanese Program for two evenings (October 15 & 16) of bilingual readings with author Takiguchi Yūshō.  Takiguchi Yūshō, winner of the Akutagawa Prize and 2018 International Writing Program participant, will read selections from two of his works in the original Japanese, and members of the Workshop in Japanese Literary Translation will read their English translations. Both events are free and open to the public....
Bilingual Reading with Takiguchi Yūshō
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series

Prairie Lights Books
Sundays this fall: The International Writing Program (IWP) and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from their best work!...
International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series
Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Korean Cooking Class

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Do you want to try cooking Korean food? Learn about Korean culture while making Korean food at one of several cooking classes offered by the King Sejong Institute at the University of Iowa....
Korean Cooking Class
Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series

Shambaugh House
Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ.IWP Fall Residents Reading Oct. 12: Chandramohan SATHYANATHAN (poet; India) is the author of poetry collections Warscape Verses (2014) and Letters to Namdeo Dhasal (2016), shortlisted for Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize and the Harish Govind Memorial Prize. Sathyanathan coordinates English-language poetry readings in Kerala as well as a subaltern cultural collective...
International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series
Friday, October 12, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Friday, October 12, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Series at ICPL: "Creating in Full View" AKA "Technology & The Writer"

Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A
Join the community conversation over free pizza, with Ida IWP Fall Residents Salah Badis (Algeria), Cai Tianxin (PRC), Iva Pezuashvili (Georgia), and Bejan Matur (Turkey) discussing "Creating in Full View": With the rise of social media, writers are no longer solitary figures; their audiences can speak to them directly, commenting on their work alongside other readers. How has this changed the role of the writer?
International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Series at ICPL: "Creating in Full View" AKA "Technology & The Writer"
Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Culture in Academia

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
All sessions taken for the program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr. ...
Culture in Academia
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Russian Artists vs. the Russian Government

Congregational United Church of Christ
What's the current relationship between the Russian government and the country's cultural figures and institutions? The case of the Russian PEN Centre illustrates a broader collapse of freedom of speech, and revisions of recent history have become normal. What aims are being pursued? And what will be the consequences of these trends?...
Russian Artists vs. the Russian Government
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

BGC: Navigating Intercultural Conflicts

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
To register for courses, sign into UI Employee Self Service, click on "My Training" to be rerouted to Learning and Development. Click on “Enroll in Courses” tab and use search bars to find desired sessions. ...
BGC: Navigating Intercultural Conflicts
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

WorldCanvass

MERGE
WorldCanvass begins its tenth season of internationally focused discussions on October 9 with “The Politics and Impact of Immigration.” Arguments over reasonable and desirable immigration legislation and the control of U.S. borders have long vexed the political class, policy makers, and the American public, but they’ve become extraordinarily polarizing under the heightened rhetoric of recent years. WorldCanvass will explore, from diverse and often divergent points of view, the complexities...
WorldCanvass
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Sunday, October 7, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Iowa City Book Festival: International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series

Prairie Lights Books
Sundays this fall: The International Writing Program (IWP) and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from their best work!...
Iowa City Book Festival: International Writing Program (IWP) Prairie Lights Reading Series
Friday, October 5, 2018, 1:00pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Friday, October 5, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Iowa City Book Festival - International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Series at ICPL: "You Must Read This"

Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A
Join the community conversation over free pizza, with Ida IWP Fall Residents Rasha Khayat (Germany), Chow Hon Fai (Hong Kong), Tehila Hakimi (Israel), and Dan Coman (Romania) discussing "You Must Read This": Many of us carry within us a special writer or book whose work, vision, or voice has uniquely captivated us, perhaps remaining a lifelong, essential attachment. Panelists share the books and authors that have most affected them.
Iowa City Book Festival - International Writing Program (IWP) Panel Series at ICPL: "You Must Read This"
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

“Religion and New Realities, Moscow, Kiev, and Shanghai”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Robin W. Lovin is a Visiting Scholar in Theology at Loyola University Chicago and University Professor of Ethics emeritus at Southern Methodist University. He is the author of several books on religion and society, including Christian Faith and Public Choices: The Social Ethics of Barth, Brunner, and Bonhoeffer (Fortress Press, 1984) translated into Chinese, Reinhold Niebuhr and Christian Realism (Cambridge University Press, 1995), Christian Realism and the New Realities (Cambridge University...
“Religion and New Realities, Moscow, Kiev, and Shanghai”
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 9:00am to 11:00am

BGC/BUILD: An Introduction to Federal Regulations Affecting International Students

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Cross-listed with Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD)...
BGC/BUILD: An Introduction to Federal Regulations Affecting International Students
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 11:30am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, 1124
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Monday, October 1, 2018, 3:30pm

Study Abroad Information Session: School for International Training

College of Public Health Building, N171
UI students who are interested in field-based research projects abroad are invited to attend an information session with SIT Study Abroad on Monday, October 1, 3:30 p.m. in room N171 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)....
Study Abroad Information Session: School for International Training
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Hubbard Park
Come and enjoy this exciting celebration of the traditional Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival organized by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Campus Activities Board, and the Organization for the Active Support of International Students. There will be food such as moon cakes and popcorn and carnival games where you can win prizes! Come compete with all your friends! Around 7:30 we will begin our performances that range from traditional Chinese dance to modern break dancing. We hope to...
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Friday, September 28, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Introduction to Engaging Across Cultures

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
All sessions taken for the program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr. ...
Introduction to Engaging Across Cultures
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Global Internship: Information Table

Pappajohn Business Building, South Galleria
Stop by our table to chat with a Tippie student who has interned abroad....
Global Internship: Information Table
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

International Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships Open House

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching? Please join International Programs for our International Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships Open House to learn how you can apply for different types of merit-based awards, such as:...
International Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships Open House
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

BGC: Pronunciation of Chinese Names and Greetings

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 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....
BGC: Pronunciation of Chinese Names and Greetings
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Peace Corps Information Session

University Capitol Centre, Executive Board Room (Rm 2390)
Come learn about work being done by the Peace Corps, our mission and the application process. Hear stories from recently returned volunteers.
Peace Corps Information Session
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

“The Golden Age of Russian Guitar”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Oleg Vitalyevich Timofeyev, is an American musicologist and musician of Russian origin, specializing in lute and Russian guitar. He is best known for his pioneering work in the discovery, promotion, interpretation, and authentic performance of the repertoire for the 19th- and 20th-century Russian seven-string guitar....
“The Golden Age of Russian Guitar”
Monday, September 24, 2018, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Gilman Scholarship Info Session

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....
Gilman Scholarship Info Session
Friday, September 21, 2018, 10:30am to 11:30am

Gilman Scholarship Info Session

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....
Gilman Scholarship Info Session
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Gilman Scholarship Info Session

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....
Gilman Scholarship Info Session
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:00am to 1:30pm

Global Health Information Fair

College of Public Health Building, 1st Floor Atrium
Visit with representatives from a variety of disciplines about opportunities to study abroad, opportunities for international experiential learning, and international fellowship and funding options within public health and the health sciences
Global Health Information Fair
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Spotlight Series: Harnessing Data in a Global Health Crisis with Amy Maxmen

College of Public Health Building, N110 CPHB
Global Public Health Week keynote speaker Amy Maxmen will discuss her work in global health crises and the struggle many aid organization face to track, analyze and respond to information fast enough to provide help. ...
Spotlight Series: Harnessing Data in a Global Health Crisis with Amy Maxmen
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

A Roundtable with the 2018 IWP Residents from Africa

Pappajohn Business Building, Room S401
Join the African Studies Program for "A Roundtable with the 2018 International Writing Program Residents from Africa." This event will take place on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. in S401 Pappajohn....
A Roundtable with the 2018 IWP Residents from Africa
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11:30am to 1:30pm

Culture in the Classroom

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
All sessions taken for the program are free of charge and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Participants must register in advance here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCokwXm292s6Vdr. ...
Culture in the Classroom
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Dying Well: A Community Forum on Palliative Care in Iowa and in India

University Athletic Club
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
Dying Well: A Community Forum on Palliative Care in Iowa and in India
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Developing the Role of the Pharmacist in India

Pharmacy Building, Banker Room (115)
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
Developing the Role of the Pharmacist in India
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

8th Annual Charles A. Hale Lecture

Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chamber
Join International Programs and the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 8th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "History's Autobiography," delivered by professor Maurico Tenorio-Trillo on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in Old Capitol Museum Senate Chamber....
8th Annual Charles A. Hale Lecture
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Palliative Care is Everyone's Business: Social Capital and Community Participation

Congregational United Church of Christ
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
Palliative Care is Everyone's Business: Social Capital and Community Participation
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Study Abroad Fair

University Capitol Centre, 2nd Floor
Don't miss your chance to learn about over 200 study abroad opportunities!...
Study Abroad Fair
Monday, September 17, 2018, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The Global Impact of U.S. Opioid Policies

Nursing Building, 20
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
The Global Impact of U.S. Opioid Policies
Monday, September 17, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Navigating the Study Abroad Fair

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Join International Programs for a pre-fair event Monday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre. Learn how to get the most out of your time at the Study Abroad Fair (Sept. 18) and hear Diversity Ambassadors discuss their study abroad experiences....
Navigating the Study Abroad Fair
Monday, September 17, 2018, 12:00pm

Treat the Suffering, Not Just Diseases

Medical Education Research Facility, 2117
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
Treat the Suffering, Not Just Diseases
Monday, September 17, 2018, 8:00am

Moving Knowledge, Not People: Project Echo

General Hospital, Internal Medicine Library, GH SE324
International Programs welcomes acclaimed physician and pain and palliative care specialist Dr. M.R. Rajagopal to Iowa City for a series of talks during September 16-18....
Moving Knowledge, Not People: Project Echo
Friday, September 14, 2018, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series - with Guest Translator Steve Bradbury

Shambaugh House
Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series... with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ, introduced this week by distinguished visiting translator Steve Bradbury....
International Writing Program (IWP) Shambaugh House Reading Series - with Guest Translator Steve Bradbury
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 4:30pm to 6:30pm

South Asian Studies Lecture

University Capitol Centre, Executive Board Room (Rm 2390)
The South Asian Studies Program will present a lecture by University of Iowa professors Dr. William Story and Dr. Kelly Baker entitled "Infants, Mothers, and Water" on Thursday, September 13, from 4:30-6 p.m. in UCC 2390 (Executive Boardroom).  This event is free and open to the public....
South Asian Studies Lecture
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

“Creating Alternative Worlds in Animation”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Peter Chanthanakone is an award winning director and producer specializing in 3D animated short films. He has won numerous film festival awards and his works has been selected in major film festivals around the world such as Germany, France, Austria, Canada, China, Belgium, S. Korea, Pakistan, India, Australia, Italy as a retrospective at the 2013 VIEW Animation Video Festival and on a giant screen in Times Square in the NYC International Film Festival. Cumulatively, his work has been...
“Creating Alternative Worlds in Animation”
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00am to 12:00pm

BGC: Introduction to Building Our Global Community

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
This introduction session will introduce the Building Our Global Community program and share an overview of the international student and scholar population at the University of Iowa.  Participants will have opportunity to learn about the cultural adjustment experienced by international students, and participate in an interactive activity demonstrating the challenges of being a non-native English speaker. The session will conclude with an international student panel sharing their experiences...
BGC: Introduction to Building Our Global Community
Friday, September 7, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Korean Cooking Class

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Do you want to try cooking Korean food? Learn about Korean culture while making Korean food at one of several cooking classes offered by the King Sejong Institute at the University of Iowa....
Korean Cooking Class
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

"Healthcare Delivery in Developing Countries"

Congregational United Church of Christ
John Canady, a native of Jefferson, Iowa, received his Bachelor's degree in chemistry from Grinnell College in 1980. Following graduation John enrolled in the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. Canady completed two residencies, the first in Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa, was completed in 1988. He then completed a residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Kansas....
"Healthcare Delivery in Developing Countries"
Thursday, August 30, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Study Abroad After Party

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Join us at the Study Abroad After Party at 1117 UCC! There will be free pizza and we'll be sharing our stories from abroad. August 30, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm International Commons, 1117 UCC
Study Abroad After Party
Thursday, August 30, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Study Abroad 101 Information Session

Pappajohn Business Building, Room W401
Curious about study abroad but don't know where to start? Come to Study Abroad 101, where we will explore the steps to get started, including: Tippie study abroad programs; study abroad scholarships; academic planning for study abroad; and how to apply.
Study Abroad 101 Information Session
Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

“Iowa’s Role in Agriculture and International trade: Why Tariffs and Trade Agreements Matter”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Chad Hart is an extension economist and associate professor of economics at Iowa State University. Chad is a native of southwest Missouri, growing up on a rural homestead near Stark City, Missouri. He received his Ph.D. in economics and statistics in 1999 from Iowa State University. His work has concentrated on crop marketing, crop insurance, international trade agreements, and bioenergy policy. Chad is also a partner in FarmRisk, an Iowa firm that develops revenue insurance products for...
“Iowa’s Role in Agriculture and International trade: Why Tariffs and Trade Agreements Matter”
Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Fund For Education Abroad Info Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Join International Programs for an information session to discuss the process of applying for a Fund for Education Abroad scholarship on Wednesday, August 29, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre....
Fund For Education Abroad Info Session
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 1:30pm

Study Abroad India Winterim Info Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Study Abroad, part of International Programs, will host an information session on its India Winterim program, on Monday, August 27, at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday, August 28, at 1:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre....
Study Abroad India Winterim Info Session
Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 8:30am to 4:30pm

China Intellectual Property Road Show

Boyd Law Building, 295
The Innovation, Business and Law Center at the University of Iowa College of Law invites you to a day-long program on intellectual property and China that we’re hosting on August 28 in conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. ...
China Intellectual Property Road Show
Monday, August 27, 2018, 10:30am

Study Abroad India Winterim Info Session

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Study Abroad, part of International Programs, will host an information session on its India Winterim program, on Monday, August 27, at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday, August 28, at 1:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre....
Study Abroad India Winterim Info Session
Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“The Baltic States, NATO, and Russia”

Congregational United Church of Christ
Ron McMullen, currently the University of Iowa’s Ambassador-in-Residence, served as U.S. Ambassador to Eritrea. Ron has over 30 years of diplomatic experience and has lived, worked, or traveled in over 100 countries. In Burma he worked closely with Aung San Suu Kyi and pro-democracy groups.  He helped prevent civil conflict in Fiji.  He was shot at in Sri Lanka, and helped train mongooses to detect heroin.  He took Hillary Clinton on a tour of South Africa’s Robben Island with Nelson Mandela....
“The Baltic States, NATO, and Russia”
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

MERGE
Enjoy authentic green tea and sweets from Japan at the UI Japanese Program's Tea Ceremony events on at Monday, August 20, 1-4 p.m. and Tuesday, August 21, 1-4 p.m. at MERGE in downtown Iowa City (136 South Dubuque Street)....
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Monday, August 20, 2018, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

MERGE
Enjoy authentic green tea and sweets from Japan at the UI Japanese Program's Tea Ceremony events on at Monday, August 20, 1-4 p.m. and Tuesday, August 21, 1-4 p.m. at MERGE in downtown Iowa City (136 South Dubuque Street)....
Japanese Tea Ceremony