Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to Everyone

maqbool1 February 3, 2015 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: Maqbool

Presented by: Jane Miller Wanninger, Lecturer of English and Anand Taneja, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. India (2003) Dir: Vishal Bhardwaj. Based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth with the Mumbai underworld as its backdrop, the story follows the right-hand man of the most powerful ganglord. With great visuals, it is a haunting operatic tragedy. Urdu and Hindi...... KEEP READING


ivan and ivana February 4, 2015 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: Ivan and Ivana

Presented by: Jennifer Fay, Director of Cinema and Media Arts and Jeff Daniel Silva(filmmaker). USA (2011) Dir: Jeff Daniel Silva. After the Kosovo war devastates a young couple’s homeland and their dreams, they set out to rebuild their lives anew in America. Arriving in California amidst the peak of a housing boom that would soon...... KEEP READING


February 4, 2015 - 12:10 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

World on Wednesdays

Building Global Citizenship Engagement Opportunities for Students with the U.S. fund for UNICEF The U.S. Fund for UNICEF`s Nashville Global Citizenship Fellow will highlight UNICEF’s life-saving work for children around the world, discuss the idea of global citizenship, and elaborate on opportunities for Vanderbilt Students to engage locally with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Presented...... KEEP READING


Culture of poverty February 11, 2015 - 12:10 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

World on Wednesdays

The Culture of Poverty? Presented by Georgie Asfoura People in poverty face obstacles that those in the middle and wealthy classes don’t-but what’s the best frame work for understanding the impact of poverty on their lives? Join us for a presentation by Georgie Asfoura, a 2nd year  LOP student, as she shares stories from her...... KEEP READING


nobody-knows-movie-poster-2004-1020305145 February 11, 2015 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: Nobody Knows

Presented by: Yoshikuni Igarashi, Associate Professor of History. Japan (2004) Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda. Four siblings live with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, charging her oldest boy to look after the others. And so begins the children’s odyssey. Though engulfed by...... KEEP READING


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