International Education Month Events

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The University of Georgia
210 Memorial Hall
Athens, Georgia 30602

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST
Monday-Friday (excluding holidays)

Are We There Yet?

November 19, 2021
7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Fine Arts Building
Pamoja Dance Company presents “Are We There Yet” a Fall Showcase that you DON’T wanna miss! The show’s theme takes the audience on a road trip through The U.S. We will be visiting all of your favorite cities from Atlanta to New York to Houston and many more!

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Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection

Ongoing (during museum hours)
Georgia Museum of Art
This exhibition presents Japanese pottery and porcelain created by three generations of master ceramic artists. Made with both ancient and modern materials and methods, their works are exceptionally diverse. They share the outstanding craftsmanship and sophisticated design characteristic of Japanese contemporary ceramics. All works in the exhibition come from the collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz.

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Power and Piety in 17th-Century Spanish Art

Ongoing (museum hours)
Georgia Museum of Art
Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery in Greenville, South Carolina, and provides visitors with the opportunity to see works by premiere Spanish baroque painters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Bartolomé Murillo, Pedro Orrente and others. Viewers will be immersed in a selection of paintings that uphold the tenants of Catholic Counter-Reformation Art illustrative of the struggle between the Catholic church and the rise of the Protestant Reformation in Europe, which dominated the art scene in 17th-century Spain.

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Free Passport Photos!

Ongoing (during open hours)
Tate 375
UGA Passport Services provides photographic services for U.S. passport applications, visa applications, and the UGA Study Abroad program.  

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Are We There Yet?

November 19, 2021
7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
Fine Arts Theater
! The show’s theme takes the audience on a road trip through The U.S. We will be visiting all of your favorite cities from Atlanta to New York to Houston and many more! So hop in, buckle up, and enjoy the ride!

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International Coffee Hour: Office of Global Engagement

November 19, 2021
11:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.

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Internships & Exchanges Info Sessions

November 18, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall
Learn about your options to intern abroad with Terry College at our International Internships & Independent Experiences info session! We’ll cover internship placement and exchange options, as well as available scholarships and funding.

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French Conversation Table

November 18, 2021
2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m.
Gilbert Hall 311
This weekly conversation table is open to everyone with an interest in speaking French regardless of level. Come join us for conversation or just to listen! Anyone interested in making new friends and learning about French and Francophone culture and language is welcome.

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UGA Mentor Program Mentee Orientations (Virtual)

November 18, 2021
6:00p.m. – 6:30p.m.
The UGA Mentor Program, the University’s first comprehensive mentorship initiative, is a digital platform which allows students to form mentoring relationships and/or conduct informational interviews with UGA mentors (faculty, staff, and alumni), regardless of geographic location, who can help make their future a little clearer.

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Nuggets of Knowledge

November 18, 2021
12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m.
Tate Student Center Reception Hall
Nuggets of Knowledge is a monthly lunch-and-learn series that provides students with bite-sized leadership development opportunities. These hour-long sessions will introduce the concept of leadership and utilize guest speakers from across campus to provide diverse perspectives on each topic.

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Education Abroad 101 Information Session

November 18, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
MLC 158
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

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Exchange Program Group Advising

November 18, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Tate 142
Learn more about UGA International Exchange Programs in a small group session; Explore programs online at t.uga.edu/1GQ or studyaway.uga.edu; Please use your MyID login credentials to register and attend.

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Global Georgia Info Session (Virtual)

November 17, 2021
4:00p.m.- 5:00p.m.
This domestic field study examines the legal, financial, cultural, and demographic conditions for companies conducting international business in Georgia, with a particular focus on logistics and supply chain. Students visit the state Capitol, companies, and nonprofit organizations in select cities.

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Quechua Conversation Table (Virtual)

November 17, 2021
3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Our weekly Quechua Table is Rimasunchis. All who are interested are welcome and encouraged to join! No prior knowledge of Quechua is required to attend. Those interested in joining can contact Sarah Hubbel for the Zoom link. Tupananchiskamayá!

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ACIREMA Simulation

November 17, 2021
1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.

Join students, faculty, and staff who as they participate in an interactive program designed to increase awareness for what international students experience prior to arriving at UGA for their academic career.

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Border Literatures

November 17, 2021
7:00p.m.
Library and Professor Nicholas Allen, in  association with the Willson Centre for Humanities and Arts at the University of Georgia.

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Internships & Exchanges Information Sessions

November 15, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
arn about your options to intern abroad with Terry College at our International Internships & Independent Experiences info session! We’ll cover internship placement and exchange options, as well as available scholarships and funding. Students may attend in-person or on Zoom using the button below.

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Language Labs

November 15, 2021
6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.
International students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts.

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Portuguese Conversation Table

November 15, 2021
5.00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Main Library
Mesa Portuguesa is our weekly Portuguese conversation hour. Come join us to practice Portuguese and make new friends! Anyone interested in the language and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries is welcome. Previous knowledge of Portuguese language is not required.

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Cultural Dynamics of Job Searching in the United States

November 22, 2021
Tate Student Center, Room 479
For graduate students seeking jobs within industry, government, non-profit organizations or other non-academic settings, navigating the unique culture of professionalism in the U.S. can be challenging. Join us for an interactive discussion on the cultural dynamics of networking, interviewing, and job searching.

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African Thanksgiving in America

November 13, 2021
(5:00p.m.- 8:00p.m.)
Memorial Hall
This is an annual potluck event. In addition to American turkey and potato meals, there will be various African cuisine for a feast. This is an opportunity to meet and interact amidst great African music.

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AASA APIDA Night Market

November 13, 2021
7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Tata Plaza
Tickets are 1$ and will be purchased at event. Join AASA for the night market, make friends and have fun!

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Global Dawgs

November 12, 2021
Tate Intersection
Global Dawgs is a training workshop for UGA faculty and staff to explore and develop intercultural competency and communication skills. It also allows for participants to learn more about international students at the University and learn best practices to support international students on campus.

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International Coffee Hour: Taiwanese Student Association

November 12, 2021
11:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.

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Passport Terry Application Workshops

November 11, 2021
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
Planning to apply for the Passport Terry Scholarship for your study away program? Attend our workshop to get helpful tips and tricks for a successful application!

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Passport Terry & Scholarships Information Sessions

November 11, 2021
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
Learn about our Passport Terry Scholarship Program, a centralized application for multiple study away funds focused on increasing and diversifying study away at Terry College, as well as additional scholarships available across the UGA Campus

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French Conversation Table

November 11, 2021
Gilbert Hall 310
This weekly conversation table is open to everyone with an interest in speaking French regardless of level. Come join us for conversation or just to listen! Anyone interested in making new friends and learning about French and Francophone culture and language is welcome.

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Archipelago: A Reader (Virtual)

November 11, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
The director for the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Nicholas Allen, will give a talk at the Dublin Book Festival on Nov. 11 about the upcoming collection Archipelago: A Reader, which he edited with Fiona Stafford.

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International Business Trends in Georgia

November 10, 2021
(4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.)
C010, Benson Hall (Business Learning Community)
Join us in an exciting session about economic and trade trends in the state of Georgia! Hosted by Mario Gonzalez from the UGA Small Business Development Center, gain useful insight into international business opportunities in our very own state.

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Spanish Immersion Open House

November 10, 2021
6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Mary Lyndon Hall
Have you ever considered joining a language community? Drop-in anytime during our open house to learn about what it’s like and meet some of our language community residents!

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Movie Night! Boogie

November 10, 2021
7:30p.m.
Tate Center
Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, N.Y., dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals and the burden of expectation.

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Education Abroad 101 Information Session

November 10, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
MLC 155
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

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UGA-Liverpool Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Session

November 9, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
 The Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) program partners Terry College undergrads with students from the University of Liverpool’s Management School (ULMS) to create business solutions for a given set of international business projects.

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UGA Mentor Program Mentee Orientations (Virtual)

November 9, 2021
12:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.
The UGA Mentor Program, the University’s first comprehensive mentorship initiative, is a digital platform which allows students to form mentoring relationships and/or conduct informational interviews with UGA mentors (faculty, staff, and alumni), regardless of geographic location, who can help make their future a little clearer.

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Language Labs

November 9, 2021
12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.
International students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts.

Read More »

Passport Terry Application Workshops

November 8, 2021
4:30p.m. – 5:00p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
Planning to apply for the Passport Terry Scholarship for your study away program? Attend our workshop to get helpful tips and tricks for a successful application!

Read More »

Passport Terry & Scholarships Information Sessions

November 8, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
Learn about our Passport Terry Scholarship Program, a centralized application for multiple study away funds focused on increasing and diversifying study away at Terry College, as well as additional scholarships available across the UGA Campus

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Italian Conversation Table (Virtual)

November 8, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
This weekly conversation group is open to everyone with an interest in speaking Italian, regardless of level. Anyone interested in the language and culture of Italy is welcome! Join us and make new friends. Contact Concettin Pizzuti for the Zoom link!

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Portuguese Conversation Table

November 8, 2021
5.00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Main Library
Mesa Portuguesa is our weekly Portuguese conversation hour. Come join us to practice Portuguese and make new friends! Anyone interested in the language and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries is welcome. Previous knowledge of Portuguese language is not required.

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Education Abroad 101 Information Session (Virtual)

November 8, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

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International Coffee Hour Hosted by Dawgs for Israel

November 5, 2021
11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.

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Terry General Study Away Info Sessions

November 4, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
A400 Boyd Conference room in Moore-Rooker Hall and Zoom
ut your options to study away with Terry College at our general information session! We’ll cover study abroad, domestic field study, exchange, and internship programs, as well as available scholarships and funding.

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French Conversation Table

November 4, 2021
2:30p.m. – 3:30p.m.
Gilbert Hall 309
This weekly conversation table is open to everyone with an interest in speaking French regardless of level. Come join us for conversation or just to listen! Anyone interested in making new friends and learning about French and Francophone culture and language is welcome.

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Education Abroad 101 Information Session

November 4, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
MLC 153
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

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Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Scholarship Information Session

November 4, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Tate 142
The Asia-Georgia Internship Connection scholarship awards up to $5000 per student. Current undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates (within one year) are eligible. The primary objective of this grant is to fund internships; however, a small subset of grants can be used to fund students applying to study abroad programs.

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Karaoke Night

November 3, 2021
7:00p.m.
MLC
The Arab Cultural Association will be hosting a karaoke night to celebrate Arab culture and the Arab community here on campus.

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Study Abroad Student Alumni Panel (Virtual)

November 2, 2021
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Terry offers a wide variety of study abroad programs throughout the year to maximize your ability to participate in an international education experience. Join us during this virtual alumni panel to learn more.

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Quechua Conversation Table (Virtual)

November 3, 2021
3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Our weekly Quechua Table is Rimasunchis. All who are interested are welcome and encouraged to join! No prior knowledge of Quechua is required to attend. Those interested in joining can contact Sarah Hubbel for the Zoom link. Tupananchiskamayá! 

Read More »

UGA Mentor Program Mentee Orientations (Virtual)

November 3, 2021
12:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.
The UGA Mentor Program, the University’s first comprehensive mentorship initiative, is a digital platform which allows students to form mentoring relationships and/or conduct informational interviews with UGA mentors (faculty, staff, and alumni), regardless of geographic location, who can help make their future a little clearer.

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ITAP Presentation

November 3, 2021
3:00p.m.
MLC 348
Filing taxes in the US can be confusing. While the U.S. government has complex tax laws, the purpose of this program is to help identify UGA International Students/Scholars if they must file tax forms, what to file, when to file by and what resources we offer to answer tax filing questions and complete and file federal and state tax returns. Join us to learn more!

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Education Abroad 101 Information Session

November 3, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
MLC 153
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

Read More »

Exchange Program Group Advising

November 3, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Tate 141
Learn more about UGA International Exchange Programs in a small group session; Explore programs online at t.uga.edu/1GQ or studyaway.uga.edu; Please use your MyID login credentials to register and attend.

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D.W. Brooks Awards Lecture (Virtual)

November 2, 2021
3:30p.m.
CAES hosts the annual lecture series and faculty awards for excellence in memory of D.W. Brooks. This year will feature a dynamic and interactive talk by United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Chief Scientist Ismahane Elouafi.

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Language Labs

November 2, 2021
6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.
International students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts.

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Language Labs

November 1, 2021
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
International students at UGA a comfortable and reoccurring space to practice their American-English language skills and ask questions to clarify points of confusion related to the complicated nature and nuance of conversational English and U.S. cultural concepts.

Read More »

Portuguese Conversation Table

November 1, 2021
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Main Library
Mesa Portuguesa is our weekly Portuguese conversation hour. Come join us to practice Portuguese and make new friends! Anyone interested in the language and cultures of Portuguese-speaking countries is welcome. Previous knowledge of Portuguese language is not required.

Read More »

Education Abroad 101 Information Session (virtual)

November 1, 2021
5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.
StudyAway 101 is a general information session that answers the most frequently asked questions and showcases the many types of UGA study abroad program types and options. Live, remote StudyAway 101 sessions are offered weekly throughout the semester, plus a pre-recorded option is available.

Read More »

Italian Conversation Table (Virtual)

November 1, 2021
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
This weekly conversation group is open to everyone with an interest in speaking Italian, regardless of level. Anyone interested in the language and culture of Italy is welcome! Join us and make new friends. Contact Concettin Pizzuti for the Zoom link!

Read More »

Terry General Study Away Info Sessions

November 1, 2021
4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.
Moore-Rooker Hall, A400 Boyd Conference Room
Learn about your options to study away with Terry College at our general information session! We’ll cover study abroad, domestic field study, exchange, and internship programs, as well as available scholarships and funding. Also available virtually via the Register button.

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Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Problem

November 1, 2021
12:30 p.m.
School of Social Work: Room 245
This Students for Global Social Work Lunch-n-Learn will focus on “Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Problem.” Panel discussion and Q + A with experts from the Center on Human Trafficking Research & Outreach (CenHTRO) and the African Programming & Research Initiative to End Slavery (APRIES).

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World Fest

November 1, 2021
11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m.
Tate Plaza
Rain location: Memorial Hall Ballroom
Join ISL, student organizations, and campus departments from across UGA as we celebrate the kick-off of International Education Week 2019! This event is free to the UGA community and will include activities, food, performances, and other fun events that showcase the international diversity at UGA.

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Parade of Flags

November 1, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 11:30a.m.
The Arch

Join students from around the world as we kick-off International Education Week with this fun display of international diversity. The parade route goes from the Arch to Tate Plaza and concludes at World Fest!

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