2018-2019 Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series

About the Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series

The Global Voices Lecture Series hosts prominent speakers, round-table discussion groups, and special interest conferences and seminars. As a part of this program, leading figures from the world stage come to share their thoughts and exchange ideas with students and members of Chicago’s civic community on major issues facing the country and the world. The Global Voices Performing Arts Series provides a showcase for all performing arts at the University of Chicago's International House. The Global Voices Performing Arts Series has established a vibrant exchange with a wide range of Chicago-area cultural institutions, arts organizations, dance companies, ethnic and folk arts groups, and music and theater groups.

To view descriptions for past events, please visit our past program archives. If you are interested in having the Global Voices Program co-sponsor one of your events, please check out our rooms available for reservation and the Co-Sponsorship Application and Terms.

2018-2019 Global Voices Performing Arts & Lecture Series

Tue., Jan. 08, 2019

International Houses Worldwide Event: Seventy Years of India-US Relations: Prospects and Challenges

International House at the University of Chicago is collaborating with the UChicago Delhi Center, the Indo-American Friendship Association, and the India Habitat Centre for this panel discussion that will examine the bilateral relationship between India and The United States both from an historical perspective and with a look ahead to the future. The panel will discuss and debate what the past seventy years has meant for the India-US partnership and will look ahead to prospects and challenges for the future.

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Sun., Jan. 13, 2019

The Chicago Ensemble 42nd Season, Program II

Offering an innovative mix of familiar masterworks and lesser-known repertoire performed in varied combinations of instruments and voice, the Chicago Ensemble has occupied a unique place in Chicago's cultural life for over 40 years. Pieces by Schubert and Schumann make up The Chicago Ensemble’s second program in the group’s ambitious 42nd season. 

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Sun., Jan. 13, 2019

International Houses Worldwide Event: I-House Day Tokyo

Join fellow Alumni and friends to celebrate the I-House spirit for I-House Day Tokyo on Sunday, January 13. I-House Days are a wonderful way to meet, reconnect and gather with fellow Alumni in your city.

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Mon., Jan. 14, 2019

Black String: A Lunch Conversation

Join the University of Chicago's Center for East Asia Studies and International House as we welcome Black String members, Yoon Jeong Heo, Jean Oh, Aram Lee, and Min Wang Hwang to engage in a conversation about their music careers and impressive repertoire which focuses on improvisation as an important aspect of Korean traditional music and attempts to create a unique language through Asian intuition and musical idiom.

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Wed., Jan. 16, 2019

Kreisman Panel: Space, Equity, and Lessons Learned from the Housing Field

International House hosts the Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law & Policy, a partnership between the University of Chicago Law School, Office of Civic Engagement, and the Mansueto Institute, which brings together the fields of urban science and law to advance housing scholarship and generate new ideas about cities and housing. The conversation will explore the definition of spatial inequity with panelists from academia, practice, policy, and activism. 

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