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  October 30 - November 5

 

ArtRage

ArtRage and the Politics of Reconciliation: Decolonizing Curatorial Practice in South Africa

A Lecture by Nomusa Makhuba
Monday, October 30, 5 p.m.
Old College Room 202

South African art historian and artist Nomusa Makhuba will speak about how art signifies inclusion. Makhuba teaches art history and visual culture at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa and her research focuses on African popular culture, photography, interventionism, live art & socially engaged art. Read the UDaily article to learn more.

 

ELI Halloween Picnic

ELI Halloween Picnic

Tuesday, October 31, 2 to 4 p.m.
189 W. Main Street

Join the English Language Institute for their spooky celebration of Halloween! Enjoy free food, pumpkin carving & Scarecrow-making as you meet & mingle with international and domestic students. Prizes will be awarded to those wearing the best costume. All are welcome to attend.

 

PJ Ivanhoe

“The Values of Spontaneity"

A Lecture by Historian of Chinese Thought PJ Ivanhoe
Tuesday, October 31, 4 p.m.
Trabant University Center Rooms 209-211

TBD

 

 

PJ Ivanhoe

“Selfishness & Self-Centeredness”

A Lecture by Historian of Chinese Thought PJ Ivanhoe
Wednesday, November 1, 12:20 to 1:10 p.m.
Brown Lab Room 101

TBD

 

 

School of Education Colloquium

"Informal Mathematics Education: The Growth of New Avenues for Mathematics Learning"

a School of Education Colloquium by Ricardo Nemirovsky
Wednesday, November 1, 1:25 to 2:25 p.m.
Willard Hall Room 207

Informal learning encompasses a wide rage of activities and institutional settings, including museums, after school programs, summer camps, street fairs, community centers, art festivals, craft apprenticeships and sport facilities. Over the last 20 years, informal mathematics education programs and institutions have multiplied worldwide. This colloquium will review this growing movement and discuss arising challenges and opportunities, including its complex relationships to school mathematics. Nemirovsky will then share data and reflections from a program at an art museum, attended by 9 and 10 year-old children who volunteered to participate.

 

International Career Strategies

International Students & Career Strategies

Thursday, November 2, 1:30 & 8 p.m.
Available online via your Handshake Portal

UD International Students are invited to explore strategies for landing the perfect job after graduation. Log in to your Handshake Portal to register for this Career Services event.

 

 

Russian Revolution Anniversary

“1917: The Russian Revolutionary Moment in Perspective”

A Symposium, Lecture & Exhibition
Thursday, November 2

The University of Delaware will hold a daylong symposium, including a public lecture and an exhibition of revolutionary posters, marking the centennial of the Russian Revolution on Thursday, Nov. 2. The events, all free and open to the public, will be held at various locations on UD’s Newark campus. The symposium, featuring scholarly papers and discussions, will focus on the influence of the 1917 revolution in different parts of the world and will be academic in nature. The lecture in the evening is specifically designed for a broad public audience and will address the lessons of the revolution in the context of the 20th century. The speaker will be Ronald Grigor Suny, a renowned scholar, lecturer and commentator for major media outlets who has written extensively on Soviet history. During the symposium and lecture, 21 Russian Revolutionary posters will be on display in an exhibit titled “Visualizing the Russian Revolution: Political Posters from the Early Years of the Soviet Union.” The posters, reproductions from the Swarthmore College collection, are also now on view, through Nov. 2, in the Reading Room of UD’s Morris Library. Learn more about the November 2 events online.

 

Fulbright Reception

UD Fulbright Society Reception

Thursday, November 2, 9 to 10:30 p.m.
The Lerner Atrium

IGS is proud to sponsor this year's reception as part of the Department of History's symposium, public lecture and exhibit entitled, "1917: The Russian Revolutionary Moment." Attend the lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. in 115 Purnell Hall and join us for this special reception where Russian-inspired hors d'oeuvres and desserts will be served.

 

International Coffee Hour

OISS International Coffee Hour

Friday, November 3, 4 to 6 p.m.
Old College Hall

Join the Office for International Students & Scholars and the Delaware Diplomats for their favorite weekly signature event! Enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea), some snacks and meet & mingle with fellow U.S. & international students and scholars. All are welcome to attend! Use #OISSCoffeeHour on social media to share your favorite moments!

 

Shanghai Quartet

"The Shanghai Quartet: 35 Years of Our American Experience"

Saturday, November 4, 3 p.m.
Gore Recital Hall

Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations, the Shanghai Quartet has become one of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles. Formed at the Shanghai Conservatory in 1983 and based in the U.S., the string quartet’s elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire, allowing it to traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western music and cutting-edge contemporary works. This concert will feature clips from the quartet’s upcoming documentary film interspersed with selected movements to tell the story of their experiences in America. Purchase your tickets with the UD Master Players Concert Series.

 

International Games Day

International Games Day

Saturday, November 4, 12 to 5 p.m.
Morris Library

Come celebrate gaming in all its forms - learn, play, and discuss! Everyone is invited! Arrive at 12 noon for refreshments and an opening, kickoff event where you can meet gaming groups from campus and the Newark community! This event is sponsored by the UD Library.

 

My Friend from the Park

International Film

"My Friend from the Park"
Sunday, November 5, 7 p.m.
Trabant Theater

​A budding friendship between nursing mothers starts with the promise of liberation but soon ends up being a dangerous business. “An unexpected friendship is the catalyst to explore class conflict, female solidarity and the responsibilities of single motherhood in Argentinian director Ana Katz’s engaging My Friend In The Park” (Allan Hunter, Screen Daily). In Spanish.

 

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  November 6-12

 

Artist in Residence

International Artist in Residence Mural Project

Featuring Aurora Sidney-Ando
Monday, November 6, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
James Smith Hall

Join College of Arts & Sciences International Artist in Residence Aurora Sidney-Ando for an interactive mural-making project. Originally from Mexico, Sidney-Ando received her BFA in Painting & Drawing from the University of Colorado and her Ph.D. in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology from Saybrook University with an emphasis on expressive arts for healing and social change. During her time in Delaware, she will work on projects both with the University community and with Nemours and the Hicks Anderson Community Center.

 

The Other Iran

"The Other Iran"

Featuring UD Distinguished Professor of History Rudi Mathee and Journalist Fariba Amini
Monday, November 6, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 308

The U.S. media often portrays Iran as an oppressive country, a land inhabited by fanatics who never stopped chanting “Death to America” and ruled by a clerical regime that poses an imminent nuclear threat to the world. In reality, Iran is an amazingly diverse, culturally rich society that cannot be reduced to its government. Some Iranians accept their leaders, others reject or work around them, but they are all proud of their long history, love to quote poetry, and are remarkably open to the world. Rudi Matthee, UD Distinguished Professor of History, and his wife, journalist Fariba Amini, who spent three weeks in Iran in the early summer, will offer a glimpse of this kaleidoscopic society with a lecture illustrated with slides and short videos. Presented by the Center for Global & Area Studies and Islamic Studies Program.

 

I, too, Am Study Abroad

"I, Too, Am Study Abroad"

A Panel on Identity as a Factor in Study Abroad
Tuesday, November 7, 6 p.m.
Trabant Lounge

Hear from a panel of traditionally underrepresented UD study abroad alumni about their experiences traveling the globe. Ask questions about how their experience as a student of color, first generation college student and/or member of the LGBTQ+ community impacted their time abroad. No registration is necessary and all are welcome to attend. This event is co-sponsored by the Delaware Diplomats Program, Blue Hen Global Connection, Haven, HOLA, the Office for International Students & Scholars and We're First.

 

Perkins Beverage & Jam

Perkins Beverage & Jam

Tuesday, November 7, 4 p.m.
Perkins Concourse

Join the University Student Centers for an afternoon of free food and live music by Ryan Bacher! Learn more by visiting the University Student Centers website. This event runs weekly during the Fall & Spring semesters!

 

Study Abroad

Maximizing Your Study Abroad: Strategies for Culture Learning

Wednesday, November 8, 3:30 to 5 p.m.
McDowell Hall Room 104

This workshop, run by the Institute for Global Studies, will prepare future study abroad students to completely immerse themselves in their global experience. Hear from IGS staff and ask any questions you may have!

 

Study Abroad

Maximizing Your Study Abroad: Strategies for Culture Learning

Wednesday, November 9, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Old College Hall Room 202

This workshop, run by the Institute for Global Studies, will prepare future study abroad students to completely immerse themselves in their global experience. Hear from IGS staff and ask any questions you may have!

 

Salt Seeker

“Salt Seeker: Life and Death Under the Khmer Rouge Regime”

A Lecture by Daravan Yi, survivor of the Cambodian genocide
Thursday, November 9, 2 to 3:15 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 205

Hear author and founder of Salt Seeker Foundation, Inc. discuss his experiences under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia during the late 1970s. This event is sponsored by the Jewish Studies and Asian Studies Programs.

 

Global Games

Global Games

Friday, November 10, 2 to 4 p.m.
UD Lil' Bob Gym 1

Celebrate Global Month by participating in this Olympics-like game! Compete in activities ranging from basketball and soccer to real-life Hungry Hungry Hippo. Win prizes and meet new U.S. and international friends. Feel free to bring a teammate or sign up and we'll pair you with another student for the games! Registration is encouraged, but not required. Sponsored by the IGS Delaware Diplomats Program, English Language Institute and OISS.

 

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Friday, November 10, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Old College Hall

Join the Office for International Students & Scholars and the Nepalese Student Association for their favorite weekly event! Enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea), some snacks and meet & mingle with fellow U.S. & international students and scholars. All are welcome to attend! Use #OISSCoffeeHour on social media to share your favorite moments!

 

Tailgating 101

Tailgating 101

Saturday, November 11, Time TBD
Delaware Stadium

Join Recreation & Athletics to learn about American football and to experience the tradition of tailgating! Enjoy free food and lawn games as you meet and mingle with fellow U.S. and international students & scholars. All are welcome to attend. Bring your friends, family & colleagues!

 

Tanna

International Film

"Tanna"
Sunday, November 12, 7 p.m.
Trabant Theater

​Visually glorious, the film beautifully tells the story of young lovers breaking all the rules and risking everything to be together. Tanna is the first feature shot entirely in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Based on dramatic events that took place on the volcanic island in 1987 and performed by the people of the island, the film weaves fascinating details of tribal life into a universally accessible and emotionally affecting romantic drama. In Nauvhal.

 

IEW

International Education Week Kickoff Events

Sunday, November 12
University of Delaware Residence Complexes

Each complex across campus will host an event to celebrate the start of International Education Week! Contact your RA for more details.

 

 

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  November 13-19

International Education Week!



Celebrate IEW with NAFSA, the Association of International Educators! Visit their website for a full calendar of online learning events.

 

Fulbright

Fulbright Interest Meeting

Monday, November 13, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
McDowell Hall Room 220

UD undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni are invited to this introductory session with UD Fulbright Program Advisor, Lisa Chieffo. Explore opportunities to teach English, study or conduct an independent research project in one 140+ countries around the world after you have your bachelor’s degree in hand. No registration is necessary. For more details on the U.S. Fulbright Student Program, visit the Institute for Global Studies website.

 

Global Populism Series

"Understanding Populist Governance in Latin America"

An installment of the Global Populism Lecture Series by Julio Carrion
Monday, November 13, 3 to 5 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 318

Julio Carrion is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Political Science & International Relations at UD as well as a member of the Latin American & Iberian Studies faculty. This free public lecture is part of a weekly series on Global Populism that features lectures from seven leading scholars on manifestations of populism around the world. This series is sponsored by the European Studies Program and the Center for Global & Area Studies.

 

Perkins Beverage & Jam

Perkins Beverage & Jam

Tuesday, November 14, 4 p.m.
Perkins Concourse

Join the University Student Centers for an afternoon of free food and live music by Ryan Bacher! Learn more by visiting the University Student Centers website.

 

 

International Quizzo

"Fork on the Left, Pass on the Right: Global Etiquette & Rules" Special Edition Quizzo

Tuesday, November 14, 7 to 8 p.m.
Perkins Student Center

Answer globally-themed trivia questions and earn prizes! Come solo or with your friends. All are welcome to attend! Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies and University Student Centers.


 

Strategies to Break Through Cultural Barriers

Strategies to Break Through Cultural Barriers in a Global Job Search

Tuesday, November 14, 1:30 and 8 p.m.
Available online via your Handshake Portal

International students, view this webinar from the comforts of your residence hall, apartment, or study space and learn about key strategies for breaking through barriers in the job search. Sponsored by Career Services.

 

Learn & Play

"Learn & Play: Global Education Games from Around the World"

Wednesday, November 15, 12 p.m.
Perkins Concourse

Stop by in between classes or during lunch to de-stress from a busy week. Try a new game as you explore the countries and cultures of the world. Enjoy free snacks and giveaways. This event is sponsored by the University Student Centers.

 

Bazaar

International Bazaar

Wednesday, November 15, 7 p.m.
Christiana Engagement Center

This event will highlight the many cultural dining opportunities in the Newark and surrounding Newark areas and feature several crafts and activities form various cultures. Sponsored by Residence Life & Housing.

 

Strategies to Break Through Cultural Barriers

USA Work Visas: Excellent Alternatives to the H-1B

Thursday, November 16, 1:30 and 8 p.m.
Available online via your Handshake Portal

International students, view this webinar from the comforts of your residence hall, apartment, or study space and learn about alternatives to the H-1B. Sponsored by Career Services.

 

Learn & Play

Global Service & Scholarship Panel

Wednesday, November 16, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Christiana Engagement Center

Join representatives from Peace Corps, the UD Fulbright Initiative, Engineers without Borders, BuildOn, the UD Alternative Breaks Program, UD Community Engagement Scholars and more to learn about global opportunities that are available on campus and after graduation. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies and the Peace Corps.

 

Essay Contest Reception

International Student Essay Contest Reception

Friday, November 17, 4 to 6 p.m.
Old College Hall

Living and studying away from home can be a challenging yet rewarding experience for many international students. This special Coffee Hour will announce the first, second and third place winners of the International Student Essay Contest as they read their stories to the audience. Refreshments along with tea and coffee will be served. This yearly signature event is sponsored by the Office for International Students & Scholars.

 

Thanksgiving with OISS

Thanksgiving Dinner with OISS

Sunday, November 19, 5 p.m.
Embassy Suites

The International Community at UD is invited to learn more about the Thanksgiving holiday and enjoy a free traditional American meal. Tickets for this annual event, held each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving Day, are free but limited to the first 350 international students, scholars, and their family members to register to attend. More details about location and time, registration, ticket pick-up, and transportation will be available closer to the event on the OISS website.

 

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November 20 & Beyond

 

 


Hao You Night

Hao You Night

Tuesday, November 28, 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall Room 109

Join the Confucius Institute and Institute for Global Studies for an evening of Calligraphy gift making just in time for the holidays! "Hao You" in Chinese means "good friend." So, come prepared to meet & mingle with fellow U.S. & international students! No registration is necessary and all are welcome.

 

Study Abroad Storytelling

Study Abroad Storytelling 101

Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.
UD Library Student Multimedia Design Center

Join representatives from the Institute for Global Studies and UD Library for a hands-on workshop on documenting your study abroad experience. The workshop will focus on impactful digital storytelling, global storytelling ethics and will feature an introduction to resources available to all UD students for editing and producing both photo and video content. Those studying abroad during Summer or Winter 2017 or Spring 2018 are especially encouraged to attend and to later participate in the 2017-18 Study Abroad Photo and Video Contest.

 

Anand Panwaler

The Place of Cold Water

A Lecture by Anand Panwalker
Thursday, November 30, 7 p.m.
Gore Hall Room 103

Join Dr. Anand Panwalker, Infectious Disease specialist at Christiana Care, for a talk on his recent memoir, "The Place of Cold Water." Panwalker, originally of Indian descent, tells the story of his family's move to Kenya, life in the British colony, his move back to India and later to the United States in search of opportunity.

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