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Upcoming Events

  • September 2018
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
Sunday, October 7, 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
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
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
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
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, 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, 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, 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
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
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