J-1 Exchange Visitor Orientation takes place every Thursday at 1pm at ISSS. This orientation is for newly arrived J-1 Research Scholars, Professors, Short-term Scholars, and Student Interns.
Student Check-In information can be found HERE.
Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to EveryoneMarch 11, 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Commissioned by the Tennessee Women’s Theater Project and written by Christine Mather and Sara Sharpe,Voices of Nashville explores the experience of immigrants in our region through the eyes of these new Americans. TWTP Founder and Artistic Director Maryanna Clarke describes the inspiration this way: “Most people are aware of the explosive growth in the immigrant...... KEEP READING
March 12, 2014 - 12-1pm
International Student and Scholar Services would like you to join us at WOW, where Vanderbilt and the community engage in presentations, informal conversations, and topical lectures on global issues. Lunch is always provided. WOW is every Wednesday at 12 noon in the Student Life Center’s Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2. This week’s topic...... KEEP READING
March 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
Presented by Anand Taneja, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Film Studies. USA (2011) Dir. Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah. One might think that Islamaphobia would hardly be a laughing matter, but the filmmakers extract humor from the experience of being Muslim in Islamaphobic America. English. 81 mins. Blu-ray. Co-sponsored by The Muslim Student Association....... KEEP READING
March 13, 2014 - 7:30pm
Presented by Michael Kreyling, Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Chair of English, Professor of English, and Professor of American Studies. USA (2013) Dir. James Franco. What would compel a Hollywood “heartthrob” to adapt for the screen and direct William Faulkner’s seminal novel, the narrative of which comprises the streams of consciousness of multiple characters? Are Franco’s efforts...... KEEP READING
Upcoming ISSS Activities – F-J & J-1March 5, 2014 - March 07, 2014
$210 Includes two night stay [double occupancy] at Double Tree by Hilton, full buffet breakfast both mornings, daytime admission ticket to the Biltmore for the entire length of visit, lunch on the Biltmore Estate, one Biltmore guidebook per person, Admission to Museum of the Cherokee Indian and transportation. ONLY 5 SEATS LEFT!!!! Click here to...... KEEP READING
April 2, 2014 -
The Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding student efforts in the campus community. With seventeen awards ranging from demonstrated leadership in intramural sports to commitment to cultural education, the Magnolia Awards recognize outstanding leaders across campus.... KEEP READING