2017-2018 CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
International Studies & Programs

Date Event Time Location
September 23, 2017 German Teachers Workshop with Anja Schmitt, Goethe-Institut Chicago language consultant (RSVP required to gcc@umsl.edu) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
September 23, 2017 International Performing Arts Series - Pangea 8 p.m. Lee Theatre, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
September 27, 2017

Dr. Edwin Fedder Annual Lecture In Foreign and International Affairs: "Russia's Resurgence and the End of the Post-Cold War Era" - Prof. Alexander Cooley, Claire Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard College and Director, Harriman Institute for the study of Russia, Eurasia, and East Europe, Columbia University

7 p.m. Century Room A, Millennium Student Center
September 28, 2017 "My Morning Dose of Cheer: The Iconic Females of Japanese Television Serial Drama" - Prof. Linda Chance, University of Pennsylvania 5:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
September 28, 2017 "The Role of the Sheehy Skeffington Family in Irish History in the 20th Century" - Prof. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, NUI-Galway 4 p.m. Shoenberg Theater, Missouri Botanical Garden
October 5, 2017 "The Trillick Railway Outrage: Assassination and 'Alternative Facts' in Postfamine Ireland" - Prof. Sean Farrell, Northern Illinois University 12:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
October 9, 2017 "Congestion Problem in China and a New Solution" - Prof. Shunfeng Song, University of Nevada - Reno 11 a.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
October 19, 2017 Poetry reading: "The Humanity of Eyes" - Prof. Iggy McGovern, Trinity College, Dublin 12:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
October 22, 2017 The Mylonas Lecture in Classical Art and Archaeology: "Lord of the Gold Rings: The Grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos" - Prof. Sharon Stocker, University of Cincinnati 2 p.m. Saint Louis Art Museum Auditorium
October 26, 2017 "Cultural Living: Cosmopolitan Modernism in Imperial Japan" - Prof. E. Taylor Atkins, Northern Illinois University 5:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
October 30, 2017 Dr. Nicholas Matsakis Memorial Lecture: "The Impact of Thermopylae on our Modern World" - Elias Matsakis 7 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. lecture Century Room A, Millennium Student Center
November 11, 2017 International Performing Arts Series - Karan Casey & Maura O'Connell 8 p.m. Lee Theatre, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
November 12, 2017 International Performing Arts Series - Rebetiki Istoria 3 p.m. Lee Theatre, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
November 14, 2017 Book Launch: "Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time" - Prof. Susan Naramore Maher, University of Minnesota-Duluth and Prof. Drucilla Wall, University of Missouri-St. Louis 12:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building
November 16, 2017 Concert by Einshoch6: "Hip Hop meets Classical" (RSVP required to gcc@umsl.edu) 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. J.C. Penney Auditorium
January 18, 2018 Professor Diane Touliatos Endowed Annual Lecture in Greek Studies: "Ancient Greek Poetry nad Byzantine Hymnography" - Dr. Nick Giannoukakis 7 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. lecture Century Room A, Millennium Student Center
February 17, 2018 International Performing Arts Series - Black Umfolosi 8 p.m. Lee Theatre, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
March 15, 2018 Catherine Pelican Memorial Lecture in Greek Culture: "Peoples of the Sea, Philistines, and the Greeks of the Bronze Age: view from the recent excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel" - Prof. Haskel Greenfield, University of Manitoba 7 p.m. reception; 7:30 p.m. lecture Century Room A, Millennium Student Center
March 24, 2018 International Performing Arts Series - Taikoza 8 p.m. Lee Theatre, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
April 26, 2018 "The Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism in the Wake of the Abuse Tribunals" - Eamon Maher, ITT-Tallaght 12:30 p.m. Room 331, Social Sciences & Business Building