For a comprehensive list of international events on and around the
UW-Madison campus, visit Global Happenings.

Information Sessions: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. FLAS Fellowships are funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education to encourage area and international studies and to stimulate foreign language acquisition and fluency. Sponsored by African Studies, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), European Studies, Center for South Asia, Southeast Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, Global Studies, and Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS). For information, visit the website.
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
2:00 - 3:00 pm (undergraduate applicants)
3:30 - 4:30 pm (graduate applicants)
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The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: The Cancer Stage of Carbon-fueled, Consumer Capitalism. John Barry, Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy, Queens University, Belfast, Ireland. Part of 'The Politics and Political Economy of a Post-growth Economy' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center and Global Studies.
4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Post Growth Politics and Green Political Economy: Towards Socio-ecological Resilience and Socio-economic Justice in the 21st Century. John Barry, Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy, Queens University, Belfast, Ireland. Part of 'The Politics and Political Economy of a Post-growth Economy' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center and Global Studies.
4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Open Seminar: The Politics and Political Economy of a Post-growth Economy. John Barry, Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy, Queens University, Belfast, Ireland. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

World Literature/s Research Workshop: Three Essays from 'Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses.' Susan Stanford Friedman, English and Women's Studies. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Advance readings available on the workshop website. Sponsored by Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH) and Global Studies. 3:00-5:00 pm, 212 University Club, 432 E. Campus Mall. For information, visit the website or email.

Call for Applications: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. FLAS Fellowships are funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education to encourage area and international studies and to stimulate foreign language acquisition and fluency. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Administered by the UW National Resource Centers of the International Institute: African Studies, the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), European Studies, Center for South Asia, Southeast Asian Studies, Global Studies, and Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS). Application Deadline: February 15, 2014. For information, visit the website.

Call for Submissions: 'Journal of Undergraduate International Studies' ('JUIS') Spring 2014 Issue. Open to current undergraduates and recent graduates (one semester post-graduation). To submit your work, send attachment via e-mail to address provided below. 'JUIS' seeks to publish the best undergraduate work across the country related to international themes and topics, including, but not limited to: international conflict and conflict resolution, human rights, environmental issues, history, comparative politics & economics, development & trade, global security & international health. Submissions generally range in length from 5-20 pages. Submissions must not have been published in any other publication. Sponsored by 'JUIS.' Submission Deadline: February 16, 2014 (11:59 pm). For information, visit the website or email.

Scottish Independence - Are You Serious? Scotland's Future: Your Guide to an Independent Scotland. David Scheffer, Law, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University. Sponsored by Celtic Studies, European Studies, European Union Center of Excellence (EUCE), Law, Society, & Justice, Comparative Literature & Folklore Studies, International Studies Major, Global Studies, and Political Science.
3:30 pm, 2425 Sterling Hall, 475 N. Charter St.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-8040.

Application Deadline: Scott Kloeck-Jenson (SKJ) Fellowships for Summer 2014. Internship and pre-dissertation travel fellowships are awarded yearly. Program is open to graduate students of any nationality enrolled at the UW-Madison. Applications with a social justice component will receive favorable consideration; however, it is NOT a requirement this year. Sponsored by Global Studies. For complete information on the award and to apply, visit the website,email, or call 608-265-6070.

Call for Papers: HERMES Consortium for Literary and Cultural Studies Seminar 2014: Reading Reconsidered: History, Practices, Materialities, Affects. International Post-Graduate Seminar in collaboration with the universities united in the HERMES-network. To be held June 8-13, 2014 at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Doctoral students in literature are invited to apply to attend this doctoral seminar and symposium. Application is by e-mail only and is comprised of a 200-word abstract of doctoral project and 300-word abstract of proposed paper. Sponsored by the World Literature/s Research Workshop and Global Studies.UW Campus Deadline for Applications: February 28, 2014. For information, email.

Call for Papers: African Studies Symposium: New Approaches to Postwar Empires in Africa.Symposium, which will take place in Madison, Wisconsin, intends to engage the work of junior faculty and graduate students, and encourages the participation of established scholars to foster an intellectually productive discussion. Particularly interested in drawing scholars from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and geographic concentrations (African, European, and Middle East studies; history, literature, sociology, political science, etc.) to better understand the genealogies, experiences, and afterlives of the postwar colonial period. To be held April 10-11, 2014. Proposals of 300-500 words to be submitted through the event’s website. Sponsored by African Studies and Global Studies.
Deadline for Call for Papers: March 1, 2014.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-2380.

Kaleidoscope: Pertenencia: The Theory and Practice of Belonging. 2014 Graduate Student Conference of Spanish & Portuguese. Sponsored by Spanish & Portuguese, Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS), Global Studies, the Kemper K. Knapp Bequest, the Nave Visiting Scholars Fund, the Anonymous Fund, and the Brittingham Fund.
Thursday, March 6, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education, 1000 Bascom Mall. Friday, March 7, 9:00 am-7:00 pm, Pyle Center, 716 Langdon St.

  • 11:30 am-1:15 pm, Keynote: Camonian Disharmony: Lyric, Rhythm, and Empire. Vincent Barletta, Stanford University.
  • 5:15-7:00 pm, Keynote: Women within Walls: The Emparedadas of Medieval and Early Modern Spain. Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami.
Saturday, March 8, 8:30 am-7:00 pm, 460 Memorial Library, 728 State St.
  • 4:15-6:00 pm, Keynote: A Usage-Based Account of a Morphosyntactic Variable: Copula Choice in Spanish. Manual Díaz-Campos, Indiana University, Bloomington.
For information, visit the website or email.

World Literature/s Research Workshop: Recent Literary and Scholarly Censorship in India. Vinay Dharwadker, Languages & Cultures of Asia, Center for South Asia, and Visual Cultures. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Advance readings available. Sponsored by Institute for Research in the Humanities (IRH) and Global Studies.
3:00-5:00 pm, 212 University Club, 432 E. Campus Mall.
For information, visit the website or email.

Introduction to the International Studies Major. Sponsored by International Studies Major. 12:00-1:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-265-2631.

Declare Me! Declaring the IS Major and Global Culture Certificate. Sponsored by International Studies Major.
2:30-3:30 pm, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Latino Republicans: Oxymoron or the Future of the Conservative Movement? Cristina Beltrán, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University, and Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Part of 'Latino Conservatives: Thoughts on Race, Democracy, and the Right' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Chican@/Latin@ Studies.
4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

How Does It Feel? Race, Representation, and Diversity on the Right. Cristina Beltrán, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University, and Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Part of 'Latino Conservatives: Thoughts on Race, Democracy, and the Right' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Chican@/Latin@ Studies.
4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Open Seminar: Latino Conservatives: Thoughts on Race, Democracy, and the Right. Cristina Beltrán, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University, and Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Chican@/Latin@ Studies.
12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

A Bi-lingual Reading (German-English). Emine Sevgi Özdamar, German author. Sponsored by German & European Studies, German, the Trans3 Mellon Workshop, European Studies, the World Literature/s Research Workshop, Global Studies, and Center for the Humanities.
5:30-7:30 pm, 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, email.

Declare Me! Declaring the IS Major and Global Culture Certificate. Sponsored by International Studies Major. 3:00-4:00 pm, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Introduction to the International Studies Major. Sponsored by International Studies Major. 11:30 am-12:30 pm, 326 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Wisconsin Film Festival: 8 Days of comedies, documentaries, animation, and more. Includes films from many countries. Check the website for ticket information. Sponsored by the Arts Institute, Communication Arts, Cinematheque, Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research, Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee, Latin American, Caribbean, & Iberian Studies (LACIS), Jewish Studies, the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC), Asian American Studies, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Journalism & Mass Communication, and many others. April 3-10, 2014, Venues and times vary.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-9009.

World Cinema Day 2014: 'Village at the End of the World.' Denmark, 2012. Directed by Sarah Gavron and David Katznelson. In Greenlandic w/ English subtitles. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Tom DuBois, Scandinavian Studies and Comparative Literature & Folklore Studies. Annual event bringing high school students and teachers to UW-Madison for the screening of a high-quality international film. Held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Film Festival. Registration required; seating limited. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Film Festival and the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC).
10:00 am-12:15 pm, Marquee Theatre, Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-4461.

Fusions Continuum. Fusions aims to highlight the connections and commonalities between Arabic and Jewish art music, which are rarely heard together. Taiseer Elias, oud artist, Menachem Wiesenberg, composer and pianist, and Uri Vardi, cellist and pedagogue. The three artists feel passionate about the value of collaborating through the music of their two cultures, which have so often experienced conflict. Free; no ticket required. Sponsored by Jewish Studies, Jewish Federation of Madison, Music, Consulate General of Israel, Global Studies, Middle East Studies, Chai Point Senior Living, the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, Milwaukee, the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, UW-Milwaukee, the Jewish Museum, Milwaukee, and the Anonymous Fund.
Saturday, April 5th 8:00 pm, Mills Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Sunday, April 6th 12:30 pm, Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Ave.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-4763.

'The Fiscal Crisis of the State’ Revisited. Wolfgang Streeck, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany, and the New School for Social Research, New York. Part of 'The Crises of Democratic Capitalism' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and the Center on Wisconsin Strategy. 4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Has Capitalism Seen Its Day? Wolfgang Streeck, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany, and the New School for Social Research, New York. Part of 'The Crises of Democratic Capitalism' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and the Center on Wisconsin Strategy.
4:00 pm, 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

African Studies Symposium: New Approaches to Postwar Empires in Africa. Free symposium; registration required. Sponsored by African Studies, Global Studies, and European Studies.
Thursday, April 10 1:00-7:30, Tripp Commons, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St.
4:00 pm, 2014 William Allen Brown Memorial Lecture: Imperial Shadows: Pilgrims, Migrants, and 'French' Muslims in the Nilotic Sudan. Gregory Mann, History, Columbia University.
Friday, April 11 8:15 am-3:45 pm, Tripp Commons, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St. For information, visit the website, email, or call 608-262-2380.

Open Seminar: The Crises of Democratic Capitalism. Wolfgang Streeck, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany, and the New School for Social Research, New York. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and the Center on Wisconsin Strategy.
12:00 pm, 8146 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Application Deadline for the Raymond J. Penn Scholarship for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Graduate student scholarship support for dissertators whose research relates to institutional and policy aspects of development, resource conservation, and environmental protection. Must be in a social science or interdisciplinary field and have official dissertator status by the application deadline. Awards typically range from $1000-$3000. Sponsored by Agricultural & Applied Economics, Soil Science, Land Tenure Center, Global Studies, Development Studies, and others.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2014.
For information, email or call 608-262-3412.

The Transformation of Moral Consciousness. Elizabeth Anderson, Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Part of 'The Struggle for Free Labor' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Philosophy.
4:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Talking to Strangers and Cultural Intimacy: Representing the Nation-State in (Post)Imperial Times. Manuela Ribeiro Sanches, Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Sponsored by Spanish & Portuguese, Latin American, Caribbean, & Iberian Studies (LACIS), European Studies, Global Studies, and the Anonymous Fund.
3:30 pm, 336 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-0616.

Introduction to the International Studies Major. Sponsored by International Studies Major.
3:30-4:30 pm, 326 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Experiments in Political Economy. Elizabeth Anderson, Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Part of 'The Struggle for Free Labor' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Philosophy.
4:00-6:00 pm, 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Careers with the IS Major. Focusing on steps you can take now to transition smoothly into the job market. Sponsored by International Studies Major.
4:30-5:30 pm, 336 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Open Seminar: The Struggle for Free Labor. Elizabeth Anderson, Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, and Philosophy.
12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

South Madison International Community Night. West African drumming and dancing by Limanya Drum & Dance Ensemble, Mexican folklore dancing by Ballet Folklórico Nacional of Milwaukee, Classical Indian dancing by Kalaanjali School of Dance, and Traditional Hmong dancing infused w/ hip-hop by REPLAY: HASA Dance Crew. No charge. Sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Madison, the Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium (WIOC), and others.
6:00-8:30 pm, Fountain of Life Covenant Church, 633 W. Badger Rd.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-4884.

Declare Me! Declaring the IS Major and Global Culture Certificate. Sponsored by International Studies Major.
12:00-1:00 pm, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Film Screening: 'Without a Fight.' Beth-Ann Kutchma, Center for Global Initiatives, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A feature-length documentary film that explores how soccer has facilitated social change in Kibera, one of Africa's largest slums. Conversation w/ filmmakers to follow. Sponsored by the International Studies Major, Global Studies, and African Studies.
6:00 pm, Chazen Museum of Art, L140 Elvehjem, 800 University Ave.
For information, email or call 608-265-2631.

Skype to Kenya: Conversation w/ Filmmakers and Kenyan Soccer Players: 'Without a Fight.' Kenyan soccer playersfilmmakers, and Beth-Ann Kutchma, film producer, Center for Global Initiatives, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A feature-length documentary film that explores how soccer has facilitated social change in Kibera, one of Africa's largest slums. Sponsored by the International Studies Major, Global Studies, and African Studies.
10:00 am, L140 Elvehjem, 800 University Ave.
For information, visit the websiteemail or call 608-265-2631.

Money in American Politics: The Past. Thomas Ferguson, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute. Part of 'Money in American Politics: Theory, History, and Evidence' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, Center on Wisconsin Strategy, and the Wisconsin Democratic Campaign.
4:00-6:00 pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Study Abroad with the IS Major. Sponsored by International Studies Major and International Academic Programs.
12:00-1:00 pm, 336 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Money in American Politics: Back to the Future? Thomas Ferguson, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute. Part of 'Money in American Politics: Theory, History, and Evidence' series of events. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, Center on Wisconsin Strategy, and the Wisconsin Democratic Campaign.
4:00-6:00 pm, 8417 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Open Seminar: Money in American Politics: Theory, History, and Evidence. Thomas Ferguson, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute. Sponsored by the Havens Center, Global Studies, Center on Wisconsin Strategy, and the Wisconsin Democratic Campaign.
12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-1420.

Introduction to the International Studies Major. Sponsored by International Studies Major.
4:00-5:00 pm, 326 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Declare Me! Declaring the IS Major and Global Culture Certificate. Sponsored by International Studies Major. 4:00-5:00 pm, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-2631.

Keynote Lecture: Workshop on Forced Migration, Health and Human Rights: Asylum Seekers, Refugees, and International Law: Kakuma Refugee Camp. Allan Kiriga, Attorney, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Nairobi, Kenya. Workshop open to all faculty, staff, students, and community members interested in topic, especially welcome participation by students. Sponsored by the Health Cluster of the Human Rights Program, Global Health, Global Legal Studies, International Studies, and the Mellon Foundation. 4:00-6:30 pm, University Club, 803 State St. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-2240.

Towards an Agenda for Forced Migration, Health and Human Rights: A White Paper Workshop at UW-Madison? Workshop open to all faculty, staff, students, and community members interested in topic, especially welcome participation by students. Sponsored by the Health Cluster of the Human Rights Program, Global Health, Global Legal Studies, International Studies, and the Mellon Foundation. 8:30 am-3:00 pm, Lubar Commons, 7200 Law, 975 Bascom Mall. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-262-2240.

The Nordic Model of Education and 'the Sputnik Shocks': Systemic Competition and Symbolic Recontextualization. Mette Buchardt, Learning and Philosophy, Aalborg University, Denmark. Sponsored by European Studies, Curriculum & Instruction, Global Education Committee and Education, Scandinavian Studies, and Global Studies. 12:00-1:30 pm, 220 Teacher Education Bldg., 225 N. Mills St. For information, visit the websiteemail, or call 608-265-8040.