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4/19/2012

Film about international student experiences in U.S. will be shown April 22

Lewis Liú relocated from China to the United States with a Hollywood dream. But during his three years in film school, his Hollywood dream met reality. Liú's M.F.A. film thesis, Drifting in Los Angeles: Chinese Students, Film Schools, and Hollywood Dreams, will be screened at 8 p.m. April 22 in the Bijou. Admission is free and open to the public. After an expedition to visit his friends who are film students at the University of Southern California, Liú found that film school in Hollywood isn't the heaven young filmmakers imagine. And Californians were treating his Chinese friends as second-class citizens.
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4/10/2012

Gusto Latino returns to the UI April 20 for night of Latin music and dancing

Join Salsa Vibe and the UI’s Global Village for a night of salsa dancing, musical performances, and a dance competition at this year’s Gusto Latino. Gusto Latino has been an annual event at the UI for over two decades. It brings together a wide range of students and community members of diverse backgrounds to interact through music, dance, and conversation.
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2/9/2012

UI conference Feb. 18 to focus on justice for Iowa workers

An upcoming one-day conference at the University of Iowa will discuss the challenges workers face in Iowa’s growing low-wage economy. The conference is designed to bring together Iowa immigrant rights advocates, labor union activists, faith leaders, and community service providers to review basic workplace legal protections and discuss ways communities can promote justice for all Iowa workers.
10/7/2011

Traditional Mongolian group AnDa Union will share their music and culture on October 28 WorldCanvass Studio

Want to experience something fantastic, even otherworldly? Can you imagine standing on the grasslands of Mongolia and listening to the ancient art of throat-singing? Most likely, you’ve never heard anything like it, and you’ll never forget it if you join us for a live performance and discussion with AnDa Union on Oct. 28. The music and conversation start at noon in room 2780, University Capitol Centre. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
6/28/2011

Student Reflections on Race and Ethnicity: Study Abroad in Beijing (video)

In this video, Rochelle Liu talks about her study abroad experience in Beijing, China. She was able to connect to her extended Chinese family, fulfill requirements for her Chinese minor, and feed her sense of adventure by zip-lining off the Great Wall of China. Liu advises students to be open minded of other cultures and learn to appreciate your host country’s history and people.
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