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BA in International Studies

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International Studies Newsletter

The International Studies Program publishes a new newsletter every week during the fall and spring semesters. The newsletter provides upcoming events, opportunities to build skills, and post-graduation opportunities. Check out the most recent newsletter here.

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

IS Student Lauren Salloum awarded ICRU Fellowship to work with Dr. Žmolek

Lauren Salloum, a fourth year student in International Studies, has been awarded a $2,500 Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) fellowship for Summer 2021 to work with Dr. Michael Žmolek in commencing work on an edited collection of primary source documents on the history of capitalism.

IS Senior Lexy Winecke Presents Her Honors Thesis at ESURF

Congratulations to IS senior Lexy Winecke on presenting her research at ESURF. Lexy worked with Dr. Kathleen Newman (Spanish & Portuguese) on her honors thesis "Feminist Activism and the Legalization of Abortion in Argentina."

International Studies Student Holly Harris Chosen as Emerging Leader by Global Ties U.S.

International Studies student Holly Harris was chosen to be an Emerging Leader by Global Ties U.S. which is a a non-partisan, non-profit organization based in Washington D.C. This incredible honor allowed Holly to learn and discuss problems affecting the international field during a national meeting with other organizations, U.S. government agencies, and leaders in the international exchange field. Holly was able to apply for this position as a Program Coordinator at CIVIC.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Explore Iowa Law

Saturday, October 2, 2021 (all day)
Boyd Law Building

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 : 12 – 4 pm - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Register in Handshake!
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Why Anne Frank Still Matters—An Obermann Conversation

Monday, October 18, 2021 5:00pm to 6:00pm
For several generations, Anne Frank has been a household name—the WWII diarist whose posthumously published book has been translated into more than 70 languages. But do younger generations know her story? When they encounter her, what resonates with them? In this conversation, we'll consider Anne's legacy and the ways her experience as a refugee, a person in hiding, an advocate for human rights, and a joyful creative spirit can speak to new generations. Speakers will include: Kirsten Kumpf…
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Las Cafeteras

Saturday, May 7, 2022 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium
TICKETS ADULTS: $25 / $35 / $45 COLLEGE STUDENTS: $10 / $10 / $40 YOUTH: $10 / $10 / $22   We haven’t quite convinced Las Cafeteras to become the Hancher house band, but we are thrilled to welcome them back to Iowa City! Committed to a creative combination of musical heritages—and to social justice—this band from East LA is a Hancher favorite of the first order. Their performances are always a joyous celebration.   EVENT PARTNERS Scott C. Hagen and Denise E. DeLorme John and Patricia…
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