Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series

About our Public Programming

International House is more than just a residence for individuals from around the world. A wide array of programs and activities are offered at International House throughout the year. Music and cultural performances, outreach programs with Chicago-area international organizations including foreign consulates, orientation programs and visits around Chicago, language exchanges and discussions, forums and debates led by distinguished guest speakers are among the hundreds of activities held every year. Many programs are co-sponsored with University departments as well as numerous student organizations on campus. Programs and activities have been developed to enrich the student experience. International House also serves the increasingly international interests of the Chicago community. Programs are designed to bring different segments of the Chicago-area community into the academic universe of students.

Featured Events

Fri., Jun. 03, 2016

CANCELLED:Where Did All the White Criminals Go: Reconfiguring Race on the Road to Mass Incarceration

CANCELLED and rescheduled for fall quarter. The Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop presents a lecture by Khalil Gibran Muhammad.  Dr. Muhammad is the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library. In July, he will join the Harvard faculty as Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

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Sat., Jun. 04, 2016

International Wine Tasting

Back by popular demand, this time-honored reception will help us learn about wines from select regions across the globe as we enjoy a musical performance by the acclaimed Chicago world music ensemble, Copacabana Trio and an appearance from the Passistas Samba Dance Troupe.

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