Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to EveryoneJanuary 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
Presented by: Haerin Shin, Assistant Professor of English. South Korea, Czech Republic, USA, France (2013) Dir: Joon-ho Bong. In this sci-fi epic from director of The Host and Mother, a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet. The final survivors board the SNOWPIERCER, a train that travels around the globe via a...... KEEP READING
January 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
Presented by Laura Carpenter, Associate Professor of Sociology and Dr. Christy Halbert, U.S. Olympic Boxing Coach. Austria/USA (2014) Dir: Ruth Kaaserer. Boxingis a brutal sport. A man’s world. Is there a difference when women box? This documentary shows three women who live on the edge of society, making a living from odd jobs. As boxers,...... KEEP READING
January 28, 2015 - 12:10pm - 1pm
LGBTQI Speak Out Panel: Narratives of LGBTQI and Allied Identities through an International Lens The LGBTQI Life Speakers OUT program is an initiative that seeks to create dialogue within the Vanderbilt community about issues of sexual identity and gender identity and expression. In the format of panel presentations for classes, residence halls communities, or campus...... KEEP READING
February 4, 2015 - 12:10 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.
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
February 11, 2015 - 12:10 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.
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...... KEEP READING