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  • Peace Corps - Employer Information Session

    02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
    06-28-2016
    School of Global and International Studies Building, Room 1106

    Peace Corps can be an opportunity for you to solidify your critical language skills, gain international experience in a developing context, and establish a more in-depth perspective of your region or country of interest. Peace Corps currently has many openings departing between January – June 2017, including China, Mongolia, Ukraine, Georgia and other countries in Eastern Europe/Central Asia. You could put your Portuguese language skills to use in Mozambique, or be part of the first ever group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Myanmar (Burma). The Arts + Sciences Career Services and Summer Language Workshop will be hosting a Peace Corps information session. Please join the special Information Session on Tuesday, June 28th at 2 p.m. with the Peace Corps where you will be able to learn more, ask questions and have your resume reviewed by Peace Corps Regional Recruiters. There is also an opportunity to meet 1:1 at Soma on Monday, June 27th starting at 4:30 p.m.

  • Brown Bag Talk: Toivo Raun "Baltic Security in the Post-Soviet Era"

    01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
    07-06-2016
    Global and International Studies, Room 1118

    Join the Summer Language Workshop for a Brown Bag Talk by Toivo Raun, Professor in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, on "Baltic Security in the Post-Soviet Era." This lecture will be presented in English, and is free and open to the public.

  • Michael Spiro’s “World Percussion Celebration Concert” with special guest Valerie Naranjo

    07:00 p.m. - 08:30 p.m
    07-12-2016

    Michael Spiro is an internationally recognized percussionist, recording artist, and educator, known specifically for his work in the Latin music field. He has performed onhundreds of records, co-produced several instructional videos for Warner Bros. Publications (featuring such renowned artists as David Garibaldi, Changuito, Giovanni Hidalgo, and Ignacio Berroa), and produced seminal recordings in the Latin music genre, including Orquesta Batachanga, Grupo Bata-Ketu, and Grupo Ilu-Aña. Michael is currently a Professor of Music at Indiana University, where since 2008 he has developed the curricula in both the Percussion and Jazz Departments for teaching Latin American music and culture. Previous to this appointment he was a faculty member or artist-in-residence at universities world wide, including the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Massachusetts, University of Missouri, University of Wisconsin, Banff Center of the Arts, the Rotterdam Conservatory, Duke University, University Akron, Lawrence University, California State University at San Diego, University of North Carolina, Winthrop College, and Cornish Institute of the Arts amongst many others.

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