2023-2024 Global Voices Performing Arts &
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.
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.
FRI., FEB. 16, 2024
Join author Joseph O. Jewell, professor of Black Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago, to discuss his book and its broader implications.
THU., FEB. 15, 2024
Join us for a face-to-face discussion with Ambassador Mark Lippert, as we delve into the intricacies of U.S.-Japan-Korea relations.
MON., FEB. 12, 2024
Join International House, CEAS, Asian Policy Forum, Graduate Council, CUSA, & Harris Student Government for our annual Lunar New Year Celebration.
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!
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.
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.
WED., JAN. 31, 2024
Join International House and the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago for an evening of conversation, music, poetry, and refreshments as we celebrate St. Brigid's Day.
THU., JAN. 25, 2024
Join International House and the Organization of Black Students (OBS) at UChicago as we welcome former NFL linebacker, Spencer Paysinger for the George E. Kent Lecture.
TUE., JAN. 16, 2024
Join us for an in-depth conversation about COP, the issues, the experiences of our students, and the role you can play as a climate champion.
MON., JAN. 8, 2024
Join International House for a unique festival with Kathak dance performances by disciples of Gurus Shovana Narayan, Saswati Sen and Aditi Mangaldas!
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!
THU., NOV. 16, 2023
Join us for an in-person watch party and discussion session as we delve into "The Future of International Education" at the NAFSA Summit!
FRI., NOV. 10, 2023
Join International House and UChicago Presents as we welcome Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness for a special Lunch Talk!
FRI., NOV. 10, 2023
Please join the University of Chicago in recognizing our nation’s veterans during our annual Veterans Day Recognition!
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.
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.
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.
MON., NOV. 6, 2023
Join us for a screening of "The Oil Machine" followed by a moderated discussion with director Emma Davie.
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!
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.
SUN., OCT. 29, 2023
Join us for the documentary screening of “An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines" and explore a little-known event in Holocaust history – the rescue of over 1,300 Jews fleeing Nazi persecution by the Philippines.
FRI., OCT. 27, 2023
Join us for a conversation with Megan Black and Elizabeth Chatterjee on how Friends of the Earth helped Colorado's fight against multinational mining firm, AMAX, and the possibilities and limitations it implies for multiscalar activism today.
WED., OCT. 25, 2023
Join us for an in-depth discussion about the persistent and rising challenges facing Chicago’s immigrant community.
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.
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.
SAT., OCT. 21, 2023
Join International House for an exciting series of performances from traditional Korean performance arts groups ranging from traditional dances, vocalists, and instrumentalists.
THU., OCT. 19, 2023
Join us for a discussion and performance of Sean Shepherd's Quartet No. 3 featuring the Pacifica String Quartet.
MON., OCT. 16, 2023
Join us for a conversation with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and IOP Pritzker Fellow and former Oregon governor Kate Brown.
MON., OCT. 16, 2023
Join us for a conversation between IOP founding director David Axelrod and Representative Pete Aguilar (D-CA).
SAT., OCT. 14, 2023
Join International House as we partner with WHPK 88.5FM for a performance of Noteworthy Jazz Ensemble, a unique ensemble comprised of Chicago Public School music teachers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TUE., OCT. 3, 2023
Join us to celebrate International House Founder's Day with musical guest Bobby Rush preceded by a conversation with Michael Dietler.
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.