The University of Iowa

International Accents

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E.g., Friday, January 21, 2022
Drs. Joel and Sandra Barkan
11/22/2021

Donor spotlight: Drs. Joel and Sandra Barkan

The generosity of Drs. Joel and Sandra Barkan led to the creation of a scholarship for undergraduate students to study abroad in non-Western countries. Both Sandra (PhD comparative literature ’84), formerly comparative literature professor and associate dean of the Graduate College, and her late husband, Joel, political science professor, had distinguished careers at Iowa and helped to infuse international education on campus.
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11/18/2021

Thanksgiving meal for UI students, scholars, and community members

International Programs, the Center for Diversity and Enrichment, and the Office of the Dean of Students are partnering to host a special Thanksgiving meal for UI students and community members on Monday, November 22. For students who stay on campus during Fall Break week, the meal offers an opportunity for them to celebrate Thanksgiving, eat with other students and community members, and join in community with each other.
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11/10/2021

Roundtable discussion on Authoritarianism to held Dec. 9

As a follow-up to Professor Timothy Snyder’s Ida Beam lecture "History and Freedom: The Past, Present, and Future of Tyranny," International Programs, the Department of French and Italian, and the European Studies Group will host a panel of international experts to discuss authoritarian movements in Europe, the Americas, and Southeast Asia.
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11/8/2021

Distinguished professor Timothy Snyder to deliver lecture on history of tyranny Dec. 1

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 5 p.m., International Programs, the Department of French and Italian, the European Studies Group, and the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures will host a lecture from Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Timothy Snyder, professor of history from Yale University, entitled "History and Freedom: The Past, Present, and Future of Tyranny."
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