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International Institute Programming

The International Institute’s centers sponsor numerous conferences, lectures, exhibits, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to educate the university community and the public about global issues and inspire discussion and dialogue. 
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  • CJS Special Event: Japanese Consular Services at U-M

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    Speaker: The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit
    Academic Unit: Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)
    Date: 09/03/2014; 1:00PM to 4:00PM
    Location: Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library's Gallery (Room 100)


  • Fulbright Application: Final Touches Workshop

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    Speaker: Kelly Peckens and/or Heather Johnson, Fulbright Program Advisor, University of Michigan
    Academic Unit: International Institute
    Date: 09/04/2014; 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute-Room 2609


  • ISP Lecture. “Arabic and Chinese Calligraphy: A Short Introduction.”

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    Speaker: Haji Noor Deen, calligrapher
    Academic Unit: Islamic Studies Program
    Date: 09/04/2014; 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University


  • CSAS Conference: Recalling Democracy: Lineages of the Present

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    Academic Unit: Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
    Date: 09/05/2014; 8:30AM to 6:00PM
    Location: Room 1636 School of Social Work Building


  • Fulbright Application: Final Touches Workshop

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    Speaker: Kelly Peckens and/or Heather Johnson, Fulbright Program Advisor, University of Michigan
    Academic Unit: International Institute
    Date: 09/05/2014; 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute-Room 2609


  • Films. The Last Day of Summer (Ostatni dzien lata) and Innocent Sorcerers (Niewinni czarodzieje).

    Films in Polish with English subtitles. Read More
    Academic Unit: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    Date: 09/08/2014; 7:00 PM
    Location: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St


  • The Grandmaster

    Part of the Electric Shadows Contemporary Chinese Film Series, sponsored by the U-M Confucius Institute and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies Read More
    Academic Unit: Center for Chinese Studies
    Date: 09/10/2014; 7:00PM
    Location: Michigan Theater Screening Room
    603 East Liberty Street


  • CSEAS Noon Lecture Series: Commodity Flows, Diaspora Networking, and Contested Agency in the Eastern Indian Ocean c. 300-1500

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    Speaker: Ken Hall, professor of history, Ball State University
    Academic Unit: Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)
    Date: 09/12/2014; 12:00PM to 1:00PM
    Location: Room 1636, SSWB


  • PICS Career Event: Internships in India

    Co-Sponsored by LSA Development, Mr. Kelley Rea, and Mrs. Mary Jean Jecklin Read More
    Speaker: Rachna Dushyant Singh
    Academic Unit: Program in International and Comparative Studies (PICS)
    Date: 09/12/2014; 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute--ECC Room, 1st Floor


  • PICS Career Event: Graduate Programs in International and Public Affairs

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    Academic Unit: Program in International and Comparative Studies (PICS)
    Date: 09/15/2014; 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute-Room 1644


  • ISP Lecture. “Arab Influences on European Musical Traditions during the Era of the Crusades.”

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    Speaker: Dwight Reynolds, professor of religious studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Academic Unit: Islamic Studies Program
    Date: 09/15/2014; 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University


  • Film. Night Train (Pociag).

    Jerzy Kawalerowicz, director (98 min., 1959). In Polish with English subtitles. Read More
    Academic Unit: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)
    Date: 09/15/2014; 7:00 PM
    Location: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St


  • PICS Orientation and Q&A: International Studies

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    Speaker: Folake Graves
    Academic Unit: Program in International and Comparative Studies (PICS)
    Date: 09/17/2014; 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute-Room 1644


  • CWPS Artist in Residence Lecture. The Role of a Queen Mother in Asante Culture

    Co-sponsored by: African Studies Center (ASC), Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS), African Students Association (ASA) Read More
    Speaker: Nana Afia Adoma II, Queen of Antoa-Krobo in the Asante Kingdom
    Academic Unit: Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)
    Date: 09/17/2014; 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: DAAS Conference Room: 4701 Haven Hall


  • ASP Lecture. “An Armenian American Artist—Back to the Front.”

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    Speaker: Eric Bogosian, Manoogian Simone Foundation Fellow; and Artist in Residence, Institute for the Humanities, U-M
    Date: 09/17/2014; 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Helmut Stern Auditorium, U-M Museum of Art, 525 S. State


  • American Dreams in China

    Part of the Electric Shadows Contemporary Chinese Film Series, sponsored by the U-M Confucius Institute and the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies Read More
    Academic Unit: Center for Chinese Studies
    Date: 09/17/2014; 7:00PM
    Location: Michigan Theater Screening Room
    603 East Liberty Street


  • CJS Noon Lecture Series: Ritual Song in Heian Japan: Shōmyō and Shirabyōshi

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    Speaker: Makiko Sakurai, Songwriter/Vocalist (Tendai Ōhara chant)/Performer (shirabyōshi dance)
    Academic Unit: Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)
    Date: 09/18/2014; 12:00PM to 1:00PM
    Location: Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


  • ISP Lecture. “An Iranian Metamorphosis.”

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    Speaker: Mana Neyestani, cartoonist and illustrator
    Academic Unit: Islamic Studies Program
    Date: 09/18/2014; 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University


  • Penny Stamps/WCED Lecture. “Punk Prayer.”

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    Speaker: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, members of Pussy Riot/Zona Prava
    Academic Unit: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED)
    Date: 09/18/2014; 5:10 PM
    Location: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty


  • CWPS Faculty Symposium

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    Academic Unit: Center for World Performance Studies (CWPS)
    Date: 09/19/2014; 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: SSWB/International Institute- Room 1636