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November 2018

Dr. Roozbeh Shirazi, “Schooled Towards What Ends? Contingent Hospitality and Contested Belonging in the Afterlives of the War on Terror”

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
159 WI Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Drawing upon his extensive research with youth in secondary schools in Jordan, the US, and France, Dr. Shirazi’s talk will trace how the relationship between schooling and the formation of youth political subjectivities unfolds in…

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“The Diplomat” IRIS 2018 International Film Series

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marquee Theatre, Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706
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“The Diplomat” featuring an introduction and post-screening Q&A by the film’s producer, UW-alumna Stacey Reiss “The Diplomat” tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty…

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2018-19 Tobias Lecture: Dr. Anna Shternshis, “Singing and Laughing Against Fascism”

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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    Based on a recently discovered archive of the Kiev Institute for Jewish Culture in Ukraine and illustrated with a multi-media presentation, this lecture discusses Soviet Yiddish amateur songs about the destruction of the…

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World Appreciation Day 2.0: Using International Skills in Careers

November 15 @ 8:15 am - 12:15 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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“World Appreciation Day 2.0: Using International Skills in Careers” is a half-day mini-conference for high school students that will be held on the UW-Madison campus. This event will be held on Thursday, November 15, at Union South,…

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“Gods of the Plague” IRIS 2018 International Film Festival

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Chazen, 750 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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In this sequel to Love is Colder Than Death, Franz (now played by Baer) is released from prison and starts planning a supermarket robbery. He also rekindles his relationship with old flame Johanna (Schygulla) and lights…

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Christopher Cermak, “The Challenge of Immigration: Benefits and Obstacles to Seeking an Integrated Workforce”

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Christopher Cermak is a journalist who has returned to the United States after more than six years in Germany. He has most recently worked as an editor and correspondent for Handelsblatt Global in Berlin, covering…

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December 2018

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge, “Metrical Claims and Poetic Experiences: Klopstock, Nietzsche, Grünbein”

December 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
University Club, Room 312, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Why should we care about patterns of syllables in poems—that is, about meter? Is there any reason to study the rules that poets, theorists, philosophers, and critics have given for making such patterns, or their…

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Lauren Prather, “From Monitoring to Meddling: How Foreign Actors Shape Local Trust in Elections”

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
422 North Hall, 1050 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Lauren Prather (University of California, San Diego) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego in the School of Global Policy and Strategy. Her current research focuses on the domestic…

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(Re)Imagining Empire Workshop, “Vicarious Conquest: The Medici and the New World”

December 7 @ 8:45 am - 5:30 pm
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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This program is a part of the Borghesi Mellon Interdisciplinary Workshops in the Humanities, co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Center for the Humanities at UW-Madison, with support from Nancy and David…

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MSI Teacher Workshop: “Building Global Communities: A Conversation about Immigration”

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alverno College, 3400 S 43rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53234
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Sponsored by the Center for European Studies with IRIS. On Saturday, December 8, from 9 am to 4 pm, Alverno College and UW-Madison's Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS), along with UW-Milwaukee's Center for Latin…

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