Thursday, October 6, 2022 (all day)
The Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, with funding from an International Programs Major Projects Award, sets out to explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, language, and culture and how to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the academy. The three-day symposium, taking place on the University of Iowa campus from Thursday, October 6, 2022, to Saturday, October 8, 2022, will bring together leaders and scholars from across disciplines and geographic areas and engage them in an open dialogue about the opportunities that advocating for DEI in the academy provides.
Thursday, October 6, 2022 7:00pm
Students from the UI Department of Theatre Arts bring the page to life in an evening of staged readings of work by the IWP (International Writing Program) Fall Residents. Global Express, now in its 21st year, offers an exceptional peek into literary works by contemporary writers from around the world, and gives international writers the unique opportunity to see their work performed by students from the UI Department of Theatre Arts and local community members before an American audience. Look...
Friday, October 7, 2022 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Starting Aug. 26 (through Dec. 2), Life in Iowa (part of International Student and Scholar Services) and International Student Support and Engagement invite international students and scholars at the University of Iowa to join them for a weekly coffee hour every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at T.Spoons coffee shop (located in University Capitol Centre). Enjoy a (free!) afternoon coffee and engage in casual conversations with students, staff, and faculty from across campus on different topics, ranging from adjusting to life in a new country and friendships to rules of the workplace.