Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to Everyone

Capture October 31, 2014 - 4pm - 6pm

A Halloween Bash

Halloween Party with trick or treating with Greeks to follow!  Pumpkin painting, bobbing for apples, sweet treats, costumes.  Open to all Vanderbilt students, scholars, and their families.... KEEP READING

dangerzone November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ilens film: Access to the Danger Zone

Presented by: VU Institute for Global Health Belgium, Somalia, Kenya, Congo, Afghanistan (2012) Dir: Peter Casaer. Narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, this documentary provides a harrowing look at the challenges of delivering humanitarian aid in armed conflicts. Access to the Danger Zone explores the strategies that Doctors Without Borders has used to save lives in the...... KEEP READING

seeking-asian-female November 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens Film: Seeking Asian Female

Presented by: Rory Dicker, Associate Director, Women and Gender Studies USA (2012) Dir: Debbie Lum. An eccentric modern love story about an aging white man with “yellow fever” who is obsessed with marrying any Asian woman and the young Chinese bride he finds online. Lum, a Chinese-American filmmaker, documents and narrates from the early stages...... KEEP READING

wowlogo_whitebackground November 5, 2014 - 12:10pm

World on Wednesday: How to Win the 2015 Global Health Case Competition

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1&2 This spring, multidisciplinary teams composed of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from across the university will compete in the fifith annual Global Health Case Competition and take on a complex, real-world global issue surrounding health.  At this World on Wednesday, competition organizers will explain what the...... KEEP READING

zwei-leben102_v-panorama November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens: Two Lives

Presented by: Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Cinema & Media Arts Germany, Norway (2012) Dirs: Georg Maas, Judith Kaufmann. As the Berlin Wall crumbles, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify at a trial against the Norwegian...... KEEP READING


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