Published 28 July 2014

A listing of international events on and around the UW-Madison campus
compiled by Global Studies and the Division of International Studies.
Please email any questions to Global Happenings.

All events free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, Nation Building, and the Origins of the Vietnam War. Edward Miller, Dartmouth College. Sponsored by Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) and Southeast Asian Studies. 2:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-263-1755.

Film Screening: 'Waiting for Uighurstan.' Documentary, 1996. Filmmaker: Sean Roberts. Sponsored by the Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI) and Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA). 4:00-5:30 pm, 2190 Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-3379.

The Indus Civilization and Its Writing: Recent Discoveries and Controversies. Mark Kenoyer, Director, SASLI. Sponsored by South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) and Center for South Asia. 1:45 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-261-1194.

Cinematheque and WUD Film Committee Present Summer Movies at the Marquee: 'Nostalghia.' Soviet Union, Italy, 1983. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Russian, Italian w/ English subtitles. Sponsored by Cinematheque and the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD). 7:00 pm, Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-3627.

Registration Deadline: 2014 International Children's and Young Adult Literature Celebration: Muslim Journeys. Featuring: Ali Alalou, author, Saideh Jamshidi, peace journalist, Rukhsana Khan, author, and Naheed H. Senzai, author. One-day workshop geared towards educators, librarians, students, and children's literature enthusiasts. Registration: $65 ($35, students). Sponsored by the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC), Center for South Asia, Global Studies, UW-Milwaukee, Madison Area Technical College, and others. August 16 (8:30 am-5:00 pm), Wisconsin Ballroom, Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-261-1194.

Cinematheque and WUD Film Committee Present Summer Movies at the Marquee: 'Kind Hearts and Coronets.' UK, 1949. Directed by Robert Hamer. Sponsored by Cinematheque and the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD). 7:00 pm, Marquee Theater, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-3627.

2014 International Children's and Young Adult Literature Celebration: Muslim Journeys. Featuring: Ali Alalou, author, Saideh Jamshidi, peace journalist, Rukhsana Khan, author, and Naheed H. Senzai, author. One-day workshop geared towards educators, librarians, students, and children's literature enthusiasts. Sponsored by the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC), Center for South Asia, Global Studies, UW-Milwaukee, Madison Area Technical College, and others. 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Wisconsin Ballroom, Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-261-1194.