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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 11, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Graduate Student Prospective Night

Date:November 11, 2019
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Banquet Room, University Club
Description:Enjoy dinner and conversation with department faculty, staff,and graduate students to learn more about applying into our programs, and student experiences. We welcome all interested students to join us, including those who may qualify for fellowships awarded to highly qualified underrepresented students.nnRSVP by 4 November is necessary in order to s

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 12, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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LACIS Lecture Series: “When is a Style? Tiwanaku and the Middle Horizon”

Date:November 12, 2019
Time:12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:Presented by Jonah Augustine, Honorary Fellow, Department ofAnthropology, UW-Madison. Please join us for weekly lecture series.nnCO
URL:https://lacis.wisc.edu/outreach/upcoming-events-2/

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Language Institute Brownbags: Language Over Lunch

Date:November 12, 2019
Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:1351 Van Hise Hall
Description:Connect and Share!. An informal space for UW-Madison language educators to share successful teaching practices and engaging classroom act
URL:https://languageinstitute.wisc.edu/language-over-lunch-connect-and-share/

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Spanish Conversation Table

Date:November 12, 2019
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:The Sett, 2nd floor, Union South
Description:La mesa de conversación. All levels of Spanish speakers are welcome at this informal weekly conversation table, sponsored by the Depart
URL:http://spanport.wisc.edu/department-life/conversation-tables

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La pazza gioia (Like Crazy, 2017)

Date:November 12, 2019
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:L196 Education Building
Description:Hosted by La Cineteca Italiana. Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who likes to believe she's onintimate terms with world leaders. Donatella is a tattooed introvert, a fragile young woman locked in her own mystery. They are both patients at the Villa Biondi, a progressive but secure psychiatric clinic. Paolo Virzì's new film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between the two women as they flee the mental institution in se
URL:https://www.facebook.com/events/508862759684903/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 13, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Gender Studies Abroad

Date:November 13, 2019
Time:3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:3401 Sterling Hall
Description:Learn from a panel of GWS and LGBTQ+ Studies students who recently studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan, Cape Town, South Africa, and Varanasi, India. Andy Quackenbush from UW-Madison Study Abroad - InternationalAcademic Programs will join us to share information about how to plan fora semester or summer abroad. nnThere will be snacks. We will be in 3401
URL:https://www.facebook.com/events/448370169152486/?active_tab=about

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Sustainable Vikings: Understanding Nordic Global Leadership in Sustainable Capitalism

Date:November 13, 2019
Time:4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:5120 Grainger Hall
Description:Dr. Robert Strand, Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business, University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business

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Internships & Research Abroad for STEM

Date:November 13, 2019
Time:5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:175 1410 Engineering Dr.
Description:Come learn about summer internships for STEM students, particularly in research settings with many opportunities available in Germany and Japan. Deadlines for many research abroad programs are between Decemberand February so preparing to apply over break or before is important. We'll talk about opportunities through the International Internship Program as
URL:http://internships.international.wisc.edu

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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CSA Fall Lecture Series: Ajantha Subramanian (Professor, Anthropology & South Asian Studies, Harvard University)

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:Meritocracy and Democracy: The Social Life of Caste in India. How does the utopian democratic ideal of meritocracy reproduce historical inequality? At the heart of the study are the Indian Institutes of Technology, or IITs, a set of highly coveted engineering colleges that are equally representative of Indian meritocracy and, until recently, of caste exclusivity. In this talk, I hope to show that the politics of meritocracyat the IITs illuminates the social life of caste in contemporary India.n
URL:https://southasia.wisc.edu/2019-fall-lecture-series/ajantha-subramanian/

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Comparative Politics Colloquium

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Location:Ogg Room 422, North Hall
Description:Jae-Jae Spoon, Professor of Political Science, University ofPittsburgh. Professor Jae-Jae Spoon's research focuses on comparative electoral behavior primarily in Europe. She is interested in understanding political party strategies and their outcomes for the party, its elected officials, and voters, and how party type and size, institutions, and context influence parties’ decision‐making at both the domestic and European levels. She has a particular interest in the behavior of new and small political parties.

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Financial Aid Drop-In Advising for Study Abroad

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Study Abroad Resource Center, 301, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
Description:Concerned about funding your study abroad experience?. Don't betoo concerned about funding your study abroad experience. It's more possible than you think!nnAttend this session to learn about the cost of studying abroad and how to usenvarious resources (including financial aid, scholarships, and savings) to fund your program.

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School for Field Studies (SFS) Drop-In Advising

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:3rd Floor, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
Description:Are you interested in gaining research and field experience while studying abroad? nnMegan Telzrow from The School for Field Studies (S
URL:https://www.facebook.com/events/2550965571666660/

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Peace Corps Walk-In Advising

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:200B Bascom Hall
Description:Get your questions about Peace Corps service answered. The UW Campus Peace Corps Recruiter is on hand to answer your questions about Peace Corps service and provide application assistance. No appointment necessa

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Russia: Rise and Fall of the Rule of Law

Date:November 14, 2019
Time:4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:CREECA Fall Lecture Series. In this talk, Hon. Sidney Brooks will present an abbreviated statement of fact and personal experience dealing with the Russian Supreme Commercial (Arbitrazh) Court from 1991 to 2016. He will tell the first-hand story of working with the Supreme CommercialCourt of Russia as it reformed and adopted principles intrinsic to an independent, objective, and fair court system, and practices consistent with the rule of law, individual rights, transparency and deterring corrup
URL:https://creeca.wisc.edu/event/russia-rule-of-law/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 15, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Peace Corps Madagascar and Beyond

Date:November 17, 2019
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:TBD on Campus
Description:Join the Peace Corps Advocates for this presentation!. Evan Morier, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Madagascar 2011-2013, is a UW candidate for his PhD in Political Science. He will be speaking about his service, and how he went from English Educator in Peace corps to PhD candidate

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 18, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Peace Corps Walk-In Advising

Date:November 18, 2019
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:200B Bascom Hall
Description:The Campus Peace Corps Recruiter can answer your questions!. The UW Campus Peace Corps Recruiter is on hand to answer your questions about Peace Corps service and provide application assistance. No appointment n

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Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies (LACIS) UndergraduateDrop-in Advising

Date:November 18, 2019
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:Are you interested in geography, culture, languages, and more? Please drop in and meet with the LACIS undergraduate advisor, Sarah Ripp, who will review your DARs report and discuss the program with you!n

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Global Research Poster Fair

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Morgridge Commons, Education Building
Description:Hosted by WISCAPE and the Global Engagement Office. Join us inMorgridge Commons in the Education Building to network with colleagues; learn about School of Education facult​y, student, and visiting scholarresearch​; and celebrate International Education Week.nnLUNCH INCLUD
URL:http://globalresearch.eventbrite.com

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LACIS Lecture Series: "Chile's Political Crisis and the Pinochet Constitution"

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:Presented by Javier Couso, Professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Diego Portales and Utrecht University. After weeks of massive protests both peaceful and riotous, the gov't of Chile has announced thatit will move toward a constitutional convention to replace the 1980 constitution, put in place by the Pinochet military regime. Professor Couso will appear by Skype to discuss why Chile needs a new constitution, and whatare the different avenues by which this can happen. With Alexandra Huneeus & Heinz Klug, UW-Madison.nnLunch & beverages will be served on a firs
URL:https://lacis.wisc.edu/event/panel-chiles-political-crisis-and-the-pinochet-constitution/

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"For Sama" Documentary Film Screening and Discussion

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Marquee Theater, Union South
Description:Screening of the documentary film "For Sama" It tells the incredible story of Waad al-Kateab, a journalist/filmmaker who filmed her lifefor over five years during the conflict in Aleppo, Syria- her marriage to a doctor who operated the only functioning hospital in their besieged area, the birth of her daughter Sama, and the cataclysmic events unfolding

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Spanish Conversation Table

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:The Sett, 2nd floor, Union South
Description:La mesa de conversación. All levels of Spanish speakers are welcome at this informal weekly conversation table, sponsored by the Depart
URL:http://spanport.wisc.edu/department-life/conversation-tables

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La signorina effe (Miss F, 2008)

Date:November 19, 2019
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:L196 Education Building
Description:Hosted by La Cineteca Italiana. Emma Martano, born to a blue collar family originally from Southern Italy and transplanted in Turin, isa computer systems employee at FIAT. Having worked from a very young ageto establish her independence, she’s now about to graduate with a degree in mathematics and is close to marrying Silvio, a widower, single father and manager at the Turinese company. It’s September 1980, and FIAT has just announced that it will lay off 15,000 workers, which has caus
URL:https://www.facebook.com/events/489130878576610/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 20, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Practicing English And Cultural Exchange (PEACE)

Date:November 20, 2019
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:University Apartments Community Center Room 139
Description:Practicing English And Cultural Exchange (PEACE) is a free andinformal ISS-sponsored class for UW-Madison international and U.S. students, scholars, and spouses held at University Apartments Community Centerin Room 139 (no registration necessary). Through PEACE, participants canactively improve their English skills while learning about many global cultures. It is also an excellent opportunity to meet new people and build friendships. Come join us Wednesday night and give PEACE a chance!nnCONTAC
URL:https://iss.wisc.edu/event/conversation-corner/2019-11-20/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2019

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:126 Memorial Library
Description:Lecture by Prof. Simone Cinotto: "Do I Love Something that Does
URL:https://frit.wisc.edu/event/week-of-italian-cuisine-in-the-world-2019/

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CSA Fall Lecture Series: Ajay Verghese (Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of California, Riverside)

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:Secularization with Hindu Characteristics. This project aims toreinvigorate the study of secularization by examining Hinduism in India,the world’s largest Asian tradition with over one billion followers. India should be considered a ‘crucial case’ for secularization theory asa deeply religious and fast-developing country. I show that education andincome do not correlate with secularism, but personal security is a cons
URL:https://southasia.wisc.edu/2019-fall-lecture-series/ajay-verghese/

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Peace Corps Walk-In Advising

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:200B Bascom Hall
Description:Get your questions about Peace Corps service answered. The UW Campus Peace Corps Recruiter is on hand to answer your questions about Peace Corps service and provide application assistance. No appointment necessa

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Government Regulation of the Rites of Passage in Eurasia

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location:206 Ingraham Hall
Description:CREECA Fall Lecture Series. A lecture with Turkhan Sadigov, aResearch Scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Sadigov studies the impact of social and political activism of population, political culture, informality, and collectively shared ideas on citizen pro-activism and the development of formal and informal political institutions in post-Soviet societies. He holds PhD in Political Science from SUNY at Albany
URL:https://creeca.wisc.edu/event/rites-of-passage-eurasia/

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Boren Graduate Fellowship Information Session

Date:November 21, 2019
Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:336 Ingraham Hall
Description:Boren Fellowships provide up to $36,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, orincreased language proficiency. We will review the range of options, eligibility requirements, the application process, service requirements, an
URL:https://iris.wisc.edu/funding/students/boren/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 22, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Telling 100 Stories: Italian History and Culture in Special Collections

Date:November 25, 2019
Time:09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:976 Memorial Library
Description:Framed by Boccaccio’s Decameron, a collection of tales set during the Plague, this exhibit highlights holdings in Special Collectionsabout Italy, its history, language, and culture. Books & manuscripts on display (in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Latin) datefrom the Renaissance through the 20th century. Installed in conjunction with the triennial conference of the American Boccaccio Association (Madison, October 3-6). Local conference sponsor is the Department of French & It
URL:https://www.library.wisc.edu/specialcollections/exhibits/physical-exhibits/

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Peace Corps Walk-In Advising

Date:November 25, 2019
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:200B Bascom Hall
Description:The Campus Peace Corps Recruiter can answer your questions!. The UW Campus Peace Corps Recruiter is on hand to answer your questions about Peace Corps service and provide application assistance. No appointment n

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