Brazil, The United States and Th South American Subsystem

Carlos Gustavo Poggio Teixeira is a professor of International Relations at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Graduate Program San Tiago Dantas and Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado. He is author of the book “Brazil, the United States, and the South American Subsystem” and the “Neoconservative Thinking in the United States’ Foreign Policy”. Presented by International Studies.
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:03pm
Gatton Conference Room

IS Travel Grant Workshop: Budgeting and Application

Are you an International Studies Major? Would you like to travel this winter break?

The College of Arts & Sciences offers awards for international travel. These awards are for independent travel abroad to specified cities and sites, not for formal programs through Education Abroad. The Winter Travel Break 2018 program offers International Studies Majors up to $1700 to travel to London, Paris and Berlin. Students must have earned 30+ credit hours in the major and have at least a 3.0 to apply. Applications are due September 28, 2018 by 4:00pm in room 251 Patterson Office Tower. Applications must include both a budget and an itinerary for their trip.

To help students apply for the program, the International Studies Major will be hosting a Budgeting and Application Workshop on Wednesday, September 12th, from 4:30-6:00pm in Patterson Office Tower, Room 1455. Enjoy some refreshments while getting to know the new Director of International Studies, Dr. Emily Beaulieu, and working on your application.

We look forward to meeting you all!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
POT 1455

Model UN Interest Meeting

Are you interested in global politics? Want to sharpen your debate skills? Interested in learning about the world?

Join the University of Kentucky Model United Nations team. In this era of globalization and international conflict, understanding the global context is more important than ever. Model United Nations allows students to gain leadership and communication skills and interact with students from different countries and diverse backgrounds, all while learning about diplomacy and international relations. 

The MUN interest meeting will be held Thursday, September 6th, at 6om in 1455 Patterson Office Tower.

For more information contact:

Professor Buck Ryan: buck.ryan@uky.edu

Dr. Gregory Hall: gregory.hall24@uky.edu

Hannah Vaughn: hannah.vaughn12@uky.edu

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
POT 1455

Negotiating Life: Resilience in an Era of the China Dream

Ecological practices of daily life have taken on new urgency and approaches as consumer citizens increasingly voice awareness of environmental sustainability in China. This lecture will focus on "everyday ecologies"--personal engagement with social and material worlds to negotiate well-being. 

Professor Nancy Chen is Chair of the Anthropology Department and an affiliate of East Asian Studies and Feminist Studies at UC/Santa Cruz. Her research interests include Chinese biotechnology, food and medicine, and alternative healing practices. She is author or editor of six books, including China Urban

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the UK Confucius Institute. 


Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
White Hall Classroom Building Rm 106

UAE & USA: Building Alliances through Cultural Diplomacy

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
W. T. Young Library, Gallery
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