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Karen Wachsmuth
The Fulbright Lunch & Learn seminar series continues with "Why the Japanese School Year Begins During Cherry Blossom Season: A Glimpse into 21st-Century Japanese Education," featuring guest speaker Karen Wachsmuth, associate director, International Fellowships, International Programs. This event will take place Friday, April 7, from 12:15-1:00 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre.

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Public tears and secrets of the heart
The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Professor L. Elena Delgado of Grinnell College on "Public Tears and Secret of the Heart: Populism, Secessionism, and the Question of Democratic Excess" at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7 in 315 Phillips Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

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Prahlad Singh Tipanya
The UI South Asian Studies Program (SASP) will host an evening of Kabir songs by the award-winning Prahlad Singh Tipanya group. This event is free and open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Voxman Music Building. 

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WorldCanvass Ad
While immigrants have long fueled the American experiment, passionate debate about the pros and cons of immigration are nothing new. The rhetoric of recent national and local elections highlights tensions around changing demographics, inspiring debate about the impact of immigration on employment, on crime, and on community identity, while challenging the citizenry to examine their values and notions of what it means to be an American. WorldCanvass host Joan Kjaer and a diverse panel of guests discussed the history of immigration in the Midwest over the past century and a half, as well as current questions about bilingualism, multiculturalism, and belonging and exclusion in times of international and domestic conflict.

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Join us for a week of events to help you learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program! Each session will provide different information and will have a Q & A period, so please attend as many as you can. All levels of undergraduate and graduate students welcome!

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UI International Programs and the African Studies Program invite you to attend an upcoming event titled “Privilege, Self-Respect and Integrity.” Featuring guest speaker Samantha Vice is Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg), this event will take place on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 3:30-5 p.m. in 304 EPB (Gerber Lounge). 

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UI International Programs and the African Studies Program invite you to attend an upcoming event titled "Vandalism: On the Limits of Free Jazz." Featuring guest speaker Michael Titlestad, professor in the Department of English, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, this event will take place on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 3:30-5 p.m. in 304 EPB (Gerber Lounge). 

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Learn about amazing study abroad opportunities in Spanish-speaking countries!

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Let's Learn Korean
Students, adults, and children of any language level are invited to sign up for a variety of community classes with the UI King Sejong Institute during the spring 2017 semester.

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UI International Programs and the African Studies Program invite you to attend an upcoming event titled "They come to take our women and our jobs: Migrants, marriage, and national belonging in South Africa." Featuring guest speaker Brady G'sell, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology and history, University of Michigan, this event will take place on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 12-1:30 p.m. in 1117 University Capitol Centre (UCC). 

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