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International Calendar of Events 2017

Through out the whole week the Office of International Affairs’ Education Abroad will host several information sessions on different programs in different countries including Jamaica, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, New Zealand and Nicaragua. To learn more details and time, visit our calendar of information sessions.

Monday, November 13

Migration and Arts Discussion
3 – 4:30 p.m.
18th Avenue Library, Room 350 A

The Migration Studies Working Group will be hosting a discussion on different art practices and projects that relate to the study of Migration from different viewpoints and disciplines. Professor Johanna Sellman and Carolin Mueller will be leading the conversation. They will introduce two projects to the community at The Ohio State University that will highlight the relationships between the Arts and Migration Studies. Please feel free to bring materials from artistic projects that you know as well. 

This event is free and open to all interested persons. Refreshments and cookies will be provided. To prepare for this meeting, visit the event page for more information.

Institue for Japanese Studies Lecture: Kaoru Iokibe, "From Black Ships to ONE PIECE: Japan-U.S. Relations"
4 – 5:30 p.m.
100 Ramseyer Hall

The Institute for Japanese Studies will host Professor Kaoru Iokibe from the University of Tokyo for a lecture titled, "From Black Ships to ONE PIECE: Japan-U.S. Relations."

His talk will cover the history of Japan-U.S. relations, from Admiral Perry's Black Ships and the subsequent opening of Japan until today's frequent political, economic, military and cultural interactions between the two countries. Learn more and register online

Education Abroad Pop Up Table
3 – 5 p.m.
Crane Cafe in Hagerty Hall

Meet with students who have studied abroad and can answer your education abroad questions.

Global Glam!
5:30 – 7 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

Join Global Engagement as they take a look at beauty trends from the United States and South Korea. There will be a live makeup demonstration as we discuss the similarities as well as differences between the two cultures.

Register online (space is limited, so please only register if you are committed to showing up). Contact Shaniqua Ingol with any questions.

Tuesday, November 14

Education Abroad Pop Up Table
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Crane Cafe in Hagerty Hall

Meet with students who have studied abroad and can answer your education abroad questions.

Education Abroad Getting Started Session
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

These sessions will help students explore the basics of education abroad. At a Getting Started session, you'll learn more about how to select the program that's right for you, how to finance your education abroad, how to navigate the application process and more. It is strongly recommended that all students interested in education abroad attend a Getting Started session. No reservations are required, students may show up to a session that fits their schedule.

Institue for Korean Studies Lecture and Performance: Moo Kil Kim and Yang Duk Park
4 – 5:15 p.m.
206 Denney Hall

The Institute for Korean Studies and Korean 2451 will host a talk and demonstration on Geomungo instrumentation and rhythm and Pansori with Moo Kil Kim and Yang Duk Park. Visit event page for details.

Mershon Center Speaker Series: Manon Pignot
4:30 – 6 p.m.
1501 Neil Avenue, Room 120

Manon Pignot is a French historian specializing in the experience of children during World War I and in war and more broadly. She is an associate professor at the Jules Verne University of Picardy and a junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. 

Register online.

Center for Slavic and East European Studies: "The Impact of the Bolshevik Revolution at Home: Voices from Columbus"
5:30 – 7 p.m. 
143 University Hall

How did the 1917 Russian Revolution affect the lives of people who are currently living in Columbus? This panel will host a number of Columbus residents who will discuss how the 1917 Russian Revolution altered the fate of their families and their futures. The panel will be chaired by George Kalbouss.

Global Engagement Night
6 – 7 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Join the Office of International Affairs for Global Engagement Night on Tuesday evening! Domestic and international students are invited to engage in conversation over the theme of the night, global junk food and snacks.

Wednesday, November 15

Global Passport Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, November 16, 2:30 – 5 p.m.
140 Enarson Classroom Building
In celebration of International Education Week, please join us on Thursday, November 16 from 2:30 - 5 p.m. as we navigate Ohio State's campus to find the diverse resources that make our campus great! Groups of three to six people are encouraged to participate.
The scavenger hunt begins at 2:30 p.m.at the Office of International Affairs located in 140 Enarson Classroom Building.
 
Please note that if you cannot make it to the 2:30 p.m. kickoff, you have until 3:30 p.m. to pick up a passport at the OIA front desk. We will return to OIA at 5 p.m. to announce the winners. Good Luck!

4th Annual Wind and Stream: Bridging the Poetics of Korean and Andean Music
Meet the performers, 2:45 – 4 p.m.
Panel discussion, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
132 Hale Hall (MLK Auditorium)

This Andean-Korean panel and performance event is planned as a one-of-a-kind collaborative project that reflects Ohio State's vision of academic interdisciplinarity in the direaction of pedagogy and theory of performance, language and culture. On November 16, we will explore questions about language, culture, poetics, performance and pedagogy that emerge from intercultural comparison and shared intercultural presence and experience (convivencia) in a public diagogue and musical demonstration with performers and a subsequent panel discussion. Free and open to the public by ticketed reservations only. This event is expected to sell out so please reserve your ticket early!

Education Abroad Getting Started Session
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

These sessions will help students explore the basics of education abroad. At a Getting Started session, you'll learn more about how to select the program that's right for you, how to finance your education abroad, how to navigate the application process and more. It is strongly recommended that all students interested in education abroad attend a Getting Started session. No reservations are required, students may show up to a session that fits their schedule.

Thursday, November 16

Education Abroad Pop Up Table
5 – 7 p.m.
Hale Hall reception area

Meet with students who have studied abroad and can answer your education abroad questions.

Friday, November 17

4th Annual Wind and Stream: Bridging the Poetics of Korean and Andean Music
Dinner Reception at 5:30 p.m.
Performance starts at 7 p.m.
The Bronwynn Theatre, McConnell Arts Center of Worthington

This Andean-Korean performance event is planned as a one-of-a-kind collaborative project that reflects Ohio State's vision of academic interdisciplinarity in the direaction of pedagogy and theory of performance, language and culture. On November 16, we will explore questions about language, culture, poetics, performance and pedagogy that emerge from intercultural comparison and shared intercultural presence and experience (convivencia) in a public diagogue and musical demonstration with performers and a subsequent panel discussion. Free and open to the public by ticketed reservations only.

On November 17 will be the public performance by two Korean master musicians, students from the USO Korean percussion class and acclaimed Andean music group KUYAYKY. The dinner reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and the performance at 7:00 p.m. Please reserve your seats early since space is limited. All events including the reception and performance are free and open to the general public. This event is expected to sell out so please reserve your ticket early!

12th Annual International Scholar Research Exposition
Bricker Hall, 1st and 2nd floor

The display is on the first and second floor of Bricker Hall, near the Office of the Vice President of Research. Current international J-1 visiting scholars to The Ohio State University were invited to submit research summaries and from those, 37 finalists were asked to create research posters for display. The posters will be on display in Bricker Hall during November and December 2017.