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International Calendar of Events 2019

Monday, November 18

Annual International Scholar Research Exposition
November 2019-January 1,2020
Bricker Hall, first and second floors

The International Scholar Research Exposition showcases some of the world-class research undertaken by the more than 1,800 international visiting scholars at The Ohio State University. This exposition recognizes the scholars presence on campus and the significant contribution they make to the university and the global community. The research exposition will be on display in Bricker Hall during November and December. Research summaries of the 2018 international scholar participants can be viewed online.

Latin American Studies FLAS Fellowship Info Session
9-10 a.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

The Center for Latin American Studies is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2020 and academic year 2020-2021 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

Zambia Culture and Society Information Session
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

The Zambia Culture and Society study abroad program is intended to introduce students to diverse aspects of Southern African societies and cultures including literature, arts and music, folklore, geography, architecture and the economy. It will also enable students to explore and critically examine the predominant cultural, historical, social, economic and political themes of the Southern African region through site visits, lectures, fireside group discussions, films, journal-keeping, essay assignment and other related activities. Southern Africa is an ideal site for the study of contemporary Africa, and Zambia has been selected as a good sampled representative of the region because of its situation within the economic history and politics of the general social context of Southern African life.

Italian Language Information Session
4-5p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The Zambia Culture and Society study abroad program is intended to introduce students to diverse aspects of Southern African societies and cultures including literature, arts and music, folklore, geography, architecture and the economy. It will also enable students to explore and critically examine the predominant cultural, historical, social, economic and political themes of the Southern African region through site visits, lectures, fireside group discussions, films, journal-keeping, essay assignment and other related activities. Southern Africa is an ideal site for the study of contemporary Africa, and Zambia has been selected as a good sampled representative of the region because of its situation within the economic history and politics of the general social context of Southern African life.

EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Info Session
5-6 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2020 and academic year 2020-2021 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

RSVP to easc@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.

Genocide and its Aftermath in Rwanda Information Session
5:30-6:30 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Attend this information session to learn more about the Genocide and Its Aftermath in Rwanda education abroad program. This program will explore the 1994 Rwandan genocide and its aftermath through active learning experiences in Rwanda. You will begin by studying the origins of the genocide with an emphasis on why the genocide occurred and, more broadly, what causes genocide globally. 

Tuesday, November 19

EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Info Session
11 a.m-12 p.m.
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The East Asian Studies Center is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2020 and academic year 2020-2021 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

RSVP to easc@osu.edu with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.

Slavic and East European FLAS Fellowship Info Session
1:30-2:30 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

The Center for Slavic and East European Studies is seeking applications for fellowships for summer 2020 and academic year 2020-2021 under the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

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

These sessions will help you 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. These sessions take place during autumn and spring semesters.

Global May Hungary Information Session
3-4 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

First and second year students of all majors who are interested in studying abroad are encouraged to learn more about the Global May Hungary program. Like the other Global May programs, this program will act as an introduction to the history, culture and current events of the region without assuming any prior knowledge. Students will spend three weeks in Budapest and one week in Poland (Warsaw and Krakow), thus allowing them to experience a more comparative approach to these topics. This program satisfies the requirements for the Diversity GE (Global Studies) and the Open Option GE (Education Abroad).

Changes in Urban China: Shanghai Information Session
4-5 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Attend this information session to learn more about the Changes in Urban China: Shanghai education abroad program. This history course will be unlike any others you have taken at Ohio State. Rather than sit in a classroom – study the history, culture and language of Shanghai, the world's largest and one of its most cosmopolitan cities, firsthand by taking classes at East China Normal University and visiting major historical sites in and around Shanghai.

Global May China Information Session
4:30-5:30 p.m. p.m. 
100 Enarson Classroom Building

Learn more about the Global May China study abroad program, which will introduce you to the laid-back city of Chengdu, capital of the Sichuan province. Each participant is matched with a local university student to immerse oneself in the strong traditions, culture, historical significance and culinary delights of this region. This four-week program is open to all majors, taught in English and the three hours of credit earned on this program can be used to satisfy the Education Abroad open option GE. 

Global Engagement Night: International Education
6-7 p.m. 
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Join the Office of International Affairs for Global Engagement Night every Tuesday evening during the semester. Domestic and international students are invited to engage in weekly conversations on a variety of themes. This week, we will discuss international education. Snacks will be available!

Concert and Conversation with Andrés Ramírez
7-9 p.m. 
100 Ramsayer Hall

Andrés Ramírez, Ecuadorian filmmaker, rapper, and activist, will participate in a brief informal conversation about his history and experience in 21 years of participation in hip hop circuits throughout Latin America. The event will then transition into a rap concert with his work and audiovisual samples of hip hop in several indigenous languages of the Andes.

Click here to see a list of other events taking place during Andrés Ramírez' visit.

Wednesday, November 20

Education Abroad Drop-In Advising
1-4 p.m. 
140 Enarson Classroom Building

Education abroad specialists hold drop-in advising hours Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. to help you find the program that's right for you. They are also available via email and phone at 614-292-6101 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or you can schedule an appointment to discuss specific programs they manage. Email program questions to abroadadvisor@osu.edu.

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

These sessions will help you 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. These sessions take place during autumn and spring semesters.

History and Archaeology of Medieval Ireland: Trim and the Blackfriary Information Session
5-6 p.m. 
100 Enarson Classroom Building

The History and Archaeology of Medieval Ireland: Trim and the Blackfriary education abroad program allows students to dive into the rich history of medieval Ireland. Open to undergraduate students of all majors and backgrounds, this program will take students to the impressive historic town of Trim, Ireland during the summer. Students will spend their time actively participating in an archaeological excavation of a medieval monastery and cemetery, known as the Black Friary. A team of professional archaeologists will guide students along the way, providing them with opportunities for first-hand experience and unique professional insights. Also included in the program are numerous field trips and ample time to travel Ireland independently.

Thursday, November 21

Global May Uganda Information Session
4-6 p.m. 
100 Enarson Classroom Building

All students are invited to learn more about the Global May Uganda program based in the “Pearl of Africa.” Participants will explore the concept of human security (access to clean water, health care and education) while earning GE credit.

International Student Career Counseling Series
4-5:30 p.m.
140 Enarson Classroom Building

Want information about how to navigate the job search American style? Join Student Life’s Career Counseling and Support Services and the Office of International Affairs for a seven-week career counseling workshop series. This session will cover salary negotiation. RSVP online. More information at go.osu.edu/InternationalCareerWorkshops.

Friday, November 22

Global "Hotspots" of the Early Modern World: Argentina
4:30-5:30 p.m.
160 Enarson Classroom Building

Attend this information session to learn more about the exciting Global "Hotspots" of the Early Modern World: Argentina May study abroad program. Hotspot cities such as Buenos Aires served as key centers of economic exchange, imperial expansion and culture influence that shaped the emerging modern world we live in today. These "hotspots" attracted diverse populations and connected empires with broad colonial regions and served as hubs of international trading networks.