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March 2019

International Seminar Series: “Afro-Brazilian Religions and the Contemporary Roles of Women”

Date:
Wednesday, March 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Afro-Brazilian Religions and the Contemporary Roles of Women Speaker: Dr. Carole Myscofski Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the most popular…

International Student Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Thursday, March 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a direct line of communication between the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and the international student community at Illinois State University.  The ISAB is offered the opportunity to provide input on projects and services organized by OISP, and to discuss important issues impacting the international student community.  The primary goal of the ISAB is to ensure that all projects, programs, and services provided to international students are focused on enhancing the…

April 2019

International Seminar Series: “Mormonism: The American Religion or the Next World Religion”

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Mormonism: The American Religion or the Next World Religion Speaker: Dr. Patrick Mason Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the most…

International Seminar Series: “Image Makers and Image Breakers: Art and Iconoclasm in the Northern Renaissance”

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Image Makers and Image Breakers: Art and Iconoclasm in the Northern Renaissance Speaker: Dr. Saskia Beranek Presentation Overview: Speaker Bio: Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the…

International Seminar Series: “Buddhism in Communist China: Hangzhou as a Case Study

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Buddhism in Communist China: Hangzhou as a Case Study Speaker: Dr. Qiliang He Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the most…

International Seminar Series: “What I Learned About the Modern World from Teaching Comparative Global Fundamentalisms”

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: What I Learned About the Modern World from Teaching Comparative Global Fundamentalisms Speaker: Dr. Stewart Winger Presentation Overview: TBD Speaker Bio: TBD Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the…

International Student Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) provides a direct line of communication between the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and the international student community at Illinois State University.  The ISAB is offered the opportunity to provide input on projects and services organized by OISP, and to discuss important issues impacting the international student community.  The primary goal of the ISAB is to ensure that all projects, programs, and services provided to international students are focused on enhancing the…

International Fair 2019

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The United International Association (UIA) will be hosting the 48th annual International Fair at Illinois State University on Saturday, April 27th, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. The event, which runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., is free and open to the public. The International Fair provides the Bloomington-Normal community with a unique exposition featuring food, music, entertainment, and traditional, cultural clothing from around the world. Student groups and community organizations will host country- and region-specific displays, and…

May 2019

International Seminar Series: “How Our Students Read Other Religious Cultures”

Date:
Wednesday, May 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: How Our Students Read Other Religious Cultures Speaker: Jan Neulieb, Ph.D. Presentation Overview: Speaker Bio: Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the most popular internationally focused events…