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January 2021

Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin: Webinar Series

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A discussion with Becca Schwartz (Resettlement Director, Jewish Social Services of Madison) on current issues with refugee resettlement in Wisconsin. Register here.

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Understanding Windrush and the Black Caribbean Diaspora in the U.K. (1/28/2021)

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Part of the monthly IRIS International Film Club.

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February 2021

Using Persepolis to Teach About the Middle East (2/2/21)

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the February International Film Club event with Professor Roozbeh Shirazi from the University of Minnesota, who will present about the film and graphic novel Persepolis and its use in the classroom.

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International Studies careers: Global Security

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join us for an International Studies career event designed to support you in developing your career path in international fields. Our theme will be Global Security. Register here. Register to attend to learn about: career…

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Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin: Webinar Series

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A discussion with Paul Van Auken (Associate Professor of Sociology, UW-Oshkosh) about his research refugee resettlement and refugee communities in Wisconsin. Register here.

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Teaching About the Middle East and North Africa – Rethinking Approaches (2/24/21)

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a book club with Dr. Maria Hantzopoulos, Associate Professor and Chair of Education and Coordinator of Secondary Teacher Education, Vassar College. Professor Hantzopoulos was the primary investigator for and recipient of the…

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March 2021

International Studies Careers: International Education

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Join us for an International Studies career event designed to support you in developing your career path in international fields. Our theme will be International Education (careers related to: international educational development, international education in…

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Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin: Webinar Series

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A discussion with Sarah Dryden-Peterson (Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education) on her research and on the civic education of refugees. Register here.

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April 2021

Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin: Webinar Series

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A discussion with Karin Brown (Executive Director & Senior Evaluator, One Earth International Credential Evaluations) on challenges in the recognition of refugees’ educational credentials. Register here.

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May 2021

Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin: Webinar Series

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Panel discussion: College students with refugee backgrounds discuss experiences with college and careers. Participants TBA. Register here.

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