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2018 Study Abroad Fair
Saturday, September 29
12pm - 3pm
Trinkle Hall

Join us for the Study Abroad Fair, sponsored by the Global Education Office of the Reves Center for International Studies. 

"Marriage in Times of Love Jihad" by Sreerekha Mullassery Sathiamma, University of Virginia
Monday, October 1
5pm - 6pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 331

Dr. Sreerekha Sathiamma, Assistant Professor, Global Development Studies, University of Virginia

China’s Gray Zone: Non-Confrontational Activism on the Social Web by Jing Wang
Monday, October 1
5pm - 6pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 332

The talk features activists in China who are engaged in non-contentious social action at the juncture when social media has gone mainstream.

Oxford Study Abroad Information Session
Tuesday, October 2
6pm - 7pm
Reves Center for International Studies, Reves Room - 1st Floor

Study in Oxford!

    A New Cold War? Putin, Putinism and U.S.-Russian Relations
    Thursday, October 4
    Tucker Hall, 127A

    The 2018 McSwain-Walker Lecture will be A New Cold War? Putin, Putinism and U.S.-Russian Relations, presented by Brian D. Taylor, Professor and Chair, Political Science, Syracuse University.

    Fall 2018 Tack Faculty Lecture
    Tuesday, October 9
    Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium

    Anne K. Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology, will present "Women Out-Loud! The Gendered Landscape of Islamic Performance" on October 9, 2018 at 7pm. The lecture is the fall installment in the Tack Faculty Lecture Series. 

    Fall Break
    Saturday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 16
    Location not specified
      Classes resume from Fall Break
      Wednesday, October 17
      All day
      Location not specified

      Classes resume from Fall Break

        Shark Tank
        Friday, October 19
        2:30pm - 4pm
        Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
        "The Pulse of Queer Life: Arab Bodies in Gay Bars" by Dr. Mejdulene Shomari
        Friday, October 19
        5pm - 6pm
        Blow Memorial Hall

        This talk will consider how Arab bodies are allowed to inhabit or forbidden from gay spaces, particularly gay bars.

        ITPIR Homecoming BBQ 
        Saturday, October 20
        11:30am - 2:30pm

        Join us for the ITPIR Homecoming BBQ - friends, food, and research!

        "Youth politics and effective pedagogy in Turkey" by guest Dr. Ayca Alemdaroglu
        Tuesday, October 30
        4pm - 5pm
        Blow Memorial Hall, Room 331

        Dr   Ayca Alemdaroglu is currently Associate Director of Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program at Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University. She also teaches in Middle East and North African Studies in this institution.

        Hauben Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball
        Thursday, November 1
        6pm - 7:30pm
        School of Education
        Hauben Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball: (How) Can Teaching Disrupt Racism and Oppression? 
        Middle Eastern Music Ensemble  with Special Guest Aïcha Redouane and Habib Yammine
        Saturday, November 10
        Ewell Hall, Recital Hall (Rm 107)

        Post-socialism in Hong Kong: Zone Urbanism, Urban Horror, and Post-1997 Hong Kong Cinema
        Wednesday, November 28
        5pm - 6:30pm
        Washington Hall, Room 219

        Speaker: Erin Huang (Assistant Professor in East Asian Studies & Comparative Literature, Princeton University)

        George Tayloe Ross Address in International Peace by Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter
        Friday, March 22
        All day

        The George Tayloe Ross Address on International Peace was established to promote peace by exploring and investigating topics of current interest that affect relations among nations, ranging from international political matters to environmental questions.

          Ongoing Events

          Fall Semester Film Series - Scenes of Siberia
          Wednesday, September 12 - Monday, October 1
          Tucker Hall, 127a

          Fall Semester Film Series - Scenes of Siberia

          The Way Back, Sept 12 Tucker 127a 5 pm.
          Angels of the Revolution, Sept 18th, Wash 315 5 pm.
          Dersu Uzala, Sept 27 Tucker 127a 5pm.
          Aerograd, Oct 1 Tucker 127a 5 pm.