Upcoming ISSS Activities – Open to Everyone

diwale September 23, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Presented by: Samira Sheikh, Associate Professor of History, Asian Studies and Islamic Studies India (1995) Dir: Aditya Chopra. A young man and woman, both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain, fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. However, the girl’s traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal...... KEEP READING

still-life_big September 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: Still Life

Presented by: Jennifer Fay, Associate Professor of Film and English and Director, Program in Cinema & Media Arts and Lutz Koepnick, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of German and Cinema & Media Arts China, Hong Kong (2006) Dir: Zhangke Jia. This haunting minimalist drama takes as its focal point the real-life construction of the Three Gorges...... KEEP READING

wowlogo_whitebackground September 24, 2014 - 12pm-1pm

WOW: Connecting Multicultural Populations with Disability Resources

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 Presented by: Alexander Santana, The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/TN Disability Pathfinder Overview of Tennessee Disability Pathfinder’s Multicultural Outreach Project, which included a statewide bilingual HELPline, website resources family support group, and community trainings on a local, state, and national level, online Camino Seguro database of...... KEEP READING

The-Great-Beauty1 September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens film: The Great Beauty

Presented by: Andrea Mirabile, Associate Professor of Italian Italy, France (2013) A journalist has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. When his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, he finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his...... KEEP READING

filme-as-melhores-coisas-do-mundo-4 October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ilens Film: The Best Things In The World

Presented by: Marcio Bahia, Assistant Professor of Portuguese Brazil (2010) Dir: Lais Bodansky. The coming of age story of one month in the lives of Hermano and Pedro, two brothers who find out their parents are getting a divorce because their father is gay. With all the challenges in the process of becoming an adult,...... KEEP READING


Upcoming ISSS Activities – F-J

CulturalCafeFlier2014 September 25, 2014 - 12pm to 1pm

Culture Café

NEW STUDENTS ONLY!! Join us every Thursday in September to discuss adjusting to your new environment: Vanderbilt, Nashville, or the United States. Open to new international students and new American students. Sarratt 363. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored with the Psychological & Counseling Center (PCC).... KEEP READING

October 2, 2014 - 12pm-1pm

OPT Employment Session

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 If you are an F-1 student who will be graduating this year please join us to learn more about your employment opportunities after graduation. Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an employment option available to F-1 students when the employment is directly related to the...... KEEP READING

October 7, 2014 - 5pm-6pm

J-1 Students and J-2 Dependents Employment Session

Location: Student Life Center Lower Level Meeting Room 3... KEEP READING