Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series

2023-2024 Global Voices Performing Arts &
Lecture Series

Stephan Palmié – “Thinking with Ngangas”

WED., FEB. 28, 2024

Join Stephan Palmié on a series of unusual comparative investigations of Afro-Cuban ritual and Western science hoping to challenge the rationality of Western expert practices, revealing the logic that brings together enchantment and experiment.

Free Speech in a Time of War

TUE., FEB. 27, 2024

Join the Chicago Forum and International House Global Voices Program as we discuss the current speech climate at UChicago and the overlaps with the wider world.

Lunar New Year Celebration

MON., FEB. 12, 2024

Join International House, CEAS, Asian Policy Forum, Graduate Council, CUSA, & Harris Student Government for our annual Lunar New Year Celebration.

64th Annual UChicago Folk Fesitval

FRI & SAT., FEB. 09 & 10, 2024

Join the International House Global Voices Performing Arts Series as we support the University of Chicago Folklore Society for this two-day celebration of traditional and folk music from all around the world!

Battle for the Soul of Dalai Lama

WED., FEB. 7, 2024

In a recent article in Foreign Affairs, Dr. Lobsang Sangay delves into this battle for the soul of the Dalai Lama. Join us for a conversation on the intricacies of the succession to the 14th Dalai Lama. He will be joined by Tom Ginsburg, a Distinguished Service Professor of International Law at the University of Chicago.

The Doomsday Clock

TUE., FEB. 6, 2024

Join us just 2 weeks after the 2024 time on the Doomsday Clock has been set, for a conversation on the existential crises facing our planet with Rachel Bronson and Daniel Holz. In a conversation moderated by Neil Steinberg, they will discuss the newly announced time of the Clock and how we can turn back the hands of it.

Asian Night Market

TUE., NOV. 28, 2023

Join us for a night of food and drinks under the stars to celebrate and support the work of International House on Giving Tuesday! 

Veterans Day Recognition

FRI., NOV. 10, 2023

Please join the University of Chicago in recognizing our nation’s veterans during our annual Veterans Day Recognition!

The Role of the Mother in Counterterrorism

THU., NOV. 9, 2023

Please join The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and International House for a discussion featuring Amal Hamada, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies in the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Egypt.

Author Meets Readers: Alejandra Díaz de León

WED., NOV. 8, 2023

Please join International House Global Voices and the University of Chicago Immigration Workshop to discuss Alejandra Díaz de León and her recent book about transit migration through Mexico.

Megan Buskey – “Ukraine Is Not Dead Yet”

TUE., NOV. 7, 2023

Join International House as we partner with Seminary Co-op Bookstores for an Author Night with Megan Buskey on her book "Ukraine Is Not Dead Yet: A Family Story of Exile and Return." The discussion will be followed by a Q&A.

Día de Muertos

THU., NOV. 2, 2023

Join us at the International House Assembly Hall for a special celebration of Día de Muertos including various food and fun activities!

Dipesh Chakrabarty – “One Planet, Many Worlds” – Linda M.G. Zerilli

MON., OCT. 30, 2023

Join International House as we partner with Seminary Co-op Bookstores and the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT) for an Author Night with Dipesh Chakrabarty on his book One Planet, Many Worlds: The Climate Parallax, Chakrabarty. He will be joined in conversation by Linda M.G. Zerilli. 

Human Rights and the Future of Afghanistan ft. Nader Nadery

TUE., OCT. 24, 2023

Join International House and The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights as we partner with The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs to present a conversation on human rights and the future of Afghanistan with Nader Nadery, Former Human Rights Commissioner, Afghanistan; Peace Negotiator; and Senior Fellow at the Wilson Center.

U.S-China Relations: Where Do We Go From Here?

MON., OCT. 23, 2023

Join us for a moderated conversation with Professor Zhiguo He, Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh, and Professor Kenneth Pomeranz to discuss trade disagreements, governing philosophies, Russian relations, and the progress made in recent State meetings with the U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Commerce, and Secretary of the Treasury. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. Michael Kulma, Assistant Director of Programs and Communications, International House at the University of Chicago.

Sarah Newman’s “Unmaking Waste”

WED., OCT. 11, 2023

CISSR invites you to attend a book talk for Sarah Newman on October 11, 2023. Sarah Newman will be in a roundtable discussion with Claudia Brittenham, Pauline Goul, and Mariana Petry Cabral about her new book.

JB Pritzker: Progressive Governorship

TUE., OCT. 10, 2023

Join us as we welcome Illinois Governor JB Pritzker for a conversation with Wall Street Journal White House reporter Sabrina Siddiqui.

“Chosen” Screening with Director Joseph Juhn

FRI., OCT. 6, 2023

Join International House and the University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) for a screening event of the documentary film Chosen (2022). The screening will be followed by a conversation between Director Joseph Juhn and Mee-Ju Ro, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago, and a Q&A session with the audience.

2023 University of Chicago Global Health Symposium and Poster Session

THU., OCT. 5, 2023

Join the Susan and Richard Kiphart Center for Global Health and Social Development and the Center for Global Health at the University of Chicago for student presentations on global health and development research, internships, and other learning experiences from the summer of 2023.

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17th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival

SAT., SEP. 23, 2023

International House is proud to support the 17th Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival! Each year, this jazz celebration features the finest artists in local, national, and international jazz. 


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