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International Events Calendar 

To promote the diversity of the University and community, Global Affairs brings you the International Events Calendar highlighting events held at the University with an international and/or multicultural focus.

To submit an event, use the U.Va. Calendar and remember to check the box for "International." If you have questions about submitting your events, email calendar@virginia.edu.

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Multi-day Events

International Education Week

Global Grounds Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, October 30

Slavic Film Series: Wounds
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Clemons Library
Description: Ране [Wounds] Serbia, 1998; 94 min. Directed by Srđan Dragojević This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.
Contact: Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, creees.uva@gmail.com, 434-924-6384
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Friday, October 31

SARC Dean's Forum lecture: Janne Terasvirta ALA Architects, Helsinki, Finland
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Campbell 153
Description: "RE: Public Architecture"
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Contact: School of Architecture
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Monday, November 3

CORE: Identity in Translation
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Maury 104
Description: This will be the first Cultural Orientation Reflection and Engagement Seminar in the "Preparing to Depart" series. Thomas Talhelm will discuss identity in other cultures.
Contact: Institute of the Humanities &, Global Cultures
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Friday, November 7

CORE: Writing to See, Seeing to Write
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Maury 104
Description: The second seminar in the International Studies Office's Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement series "Preparing to Depart." Hannah Holtzman will discuss how writing can help one actively engage in culture.
Contact: Institute of the Humanities &, Global Cultures
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Wednesday, November 12

Intro to Cross-Cultural Miscommunication
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Minor 130
Description: Julie Starr will lead the third seminar in the "Preparing to Depart" Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement seminar series hosted by the International Studies Office.
Contact: Institute of the Humanities &, Global Cultures
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Saturday, November 15

Go Global Expo And International Tea Festival - IEW
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Ballroom
Description: First event of a week of International Education Week Events. Expo to showcase the diverse global experience on Grounds. Performances, exhibits, food, interactive booths. Free lunch from 12-1PM. Raffle prizes
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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Monday, November 17

Language Fair
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Kaleidoscope Room
Description: Meet over 20 language faculty members. Learn about language resources, courses and opportunities to start, improve or practice a language.
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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Polyglot Politicians: The Pros and Cons of Using Foreign Language in American Politics
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Newcomb Commonwealth Room
Description: Janet Cowell, Treasurer of the State of North Carolina, speaks on the importance of having foreign language speakers in our political system, and the lack thereof. Reception to follow
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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Tuesday, November 18

Passport Drive
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Ballroom
Description: Department of State will be on Grounds to accept Passport applications for students, faculty, staff and their families. Come and renew, or get a new Passport. Photographer on hand for 6$. Check our website for a list of materials to bring.
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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CORE: Making and Unmaking Stereotypes
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Minor 130
Description: Ingrid Hakala will lead the last of the International Studies Office's Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement seminars in the "Preparing to Depart" series.
Contact: Institute of the Humanities &, Global Cultures
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Wednesday, November 19

Passport Drive
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Newcomb Ballroom
Description: Come and get your Passport renewed, or get a new Passport. For UVA Faculty, staff, students and their families. Go to our website for a list of what to bring and the cost. Photographer available for $6.00
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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Education Abroad Open House
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Minor Hall Rm 208 (Study Abroad Library)
Description: Come and find out more about Study Abroad opportunities at UVA. Speak with students who have participated. Refreshments
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Contact: Erica Goldfarb, evg5f@virginia.edu
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