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CANCELED: German Culture and Conversation Table

A 4-week table designed for anyone interested in German language and culture, especially for students heading to Germany with the Atlantis program. Sessions are theme-based and revolve around conversational survival skills as well as cultural insights. Topics touch on geography, the sounds of German, dialects, transportation, food, banking, and proper etiquette while interacting in a new cultural setting. General discussion encouraged and many tips given! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Center for European Studies, and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELED: Pa’ La Calle: Student Panel and Open Mic

La Casita Cultural Center will host a Panel Discussion and Open Mic exploring Hip-Hop & Reggaeton. Event is free and open to the public. This event serves as the culmination of a year-long project titled Pa’ la calle (To the Streets) which examined urban cultures from various vantage points. Pa’la calle, opened to the public in September of 2019 after months of planning and engagement with community members who collaborated in the production. Inspired by urban culture, Pa’ la calle explored life in the barrios, street art, graffiti and artistic expressions through music genres that spring from the hip-hop culture, such as reggaeton, now a global phenomenon.

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CANCELLED: Chinese Culture and Conversation Table

Please join us for the opportunity to practice your Chinese and learn more about a variety of cultural topics. The Culture and Conversation Table will serve as a forum to meet and converse with individuals who share similar interests. All language levels are welcome. 歡迎/欢迎! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, and East Asia Program Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELLED: Spanish Culture and Conversation Table

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your Spanish conversation and learn about the cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain. Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA), and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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POSTPONED: Friday Fireside Chats

EVENT POSTPONED Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series featuring intimate Fireside Chats with innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who will share their stories and insights.  Each is a dynamic, successful entrepreneur with a powerful message.  These are unique opportunities to meet innovation leaders, and enjoy personal conversations from the hearts and minds of great entrepreneurs. Each guest brings a unique perspective.  Fireside Chats are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.

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CANCELLED: German Culture and Conversation Table

A 4-week table designed for anyone interested in German language and culture, especially for students heading to Germany with the Atlantis program. Sessions are theme-based and revolve around conversational survival skills as well as cultural insights. Topics touch on geography, the sounds of German, dialects, transportation, food, banking, and proper etiquette while interacting in a new cultural setting. General discussion encouraged and many tips given! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Center for European Studies, and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELED: Exploring More: New York City Weekend Shuttle

This Exploring More trip has been canceled. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit the “City That Never Sleeps,” New York City! This ticket includes roundtrip transportation to and from Bryant Park in NYC only. Students are responsible for all associated expenses and logistics for their weekend stay in the Big Apple including food, lodging and any entertainment. Printed or mobile ticket and valid SUID required to attend. For questions or to request accommodations by Friday, April 3, 2020, please contact the Office of Student Activities at stactivities@syr.edu or by call 315.443.2718. Friday, April 10–Sunday, April 12, 2020, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Cost: $88, register and pay through the My Tickets Portal. Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 8 a.m. The returning bus will depart from NYC on Sunday, April 12 (Easter Sunday), at 2 p.m. (Accessible bus available).

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CANCELLED: Russian Culture and Conversation Table

Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Russian conversation skills and learn about Russian culture. All are welcome to attend, from beginners to native speakers. Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, and Center for European Studies. Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELLED: German Culture and Conversation Table

A 4-week table designed for anyone interested in German language and culture, especially for students heading to Germany with the Atlantis program. Sessions are theme-based and revolve around conversational survival skills as well as cultural insights. Topics touch on geography, the sounds of German, dialects, transportation, food, banking, and proper etiquette while interacting in a new cultural setting. General discussion encouraged and many tips given! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Center for European Studies, and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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POSTPONED: AAPI Heritage Month Book Club Discussion

In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, join us for a book club discussion of Samira Ahmed’s “Internment.” Led by Lia Figurelli ’21, Hannah Kim ’20, and Kianna Shakir ’22. Food will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of English, and Renée Crown University Honors Program. Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs and AAPI Heritage Month Planning Committee. If you need an accommodation in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Contact Huey Hsiao at huhsiao@syr.edu.

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CANCELLED: Italian Culture and Conversation Table

Qui si parla italiano! If you are interested in Italian language and culture, please join us for pizza, biscotti, caffè, and conversazione! All levels of language ability are welcome (from beginners to native speakers). Benvenuti a tutti! The Italian Culture and Conversation Table will be led by faculty members of the Italian program. Ci vediamo! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Center for European Studies, and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELLED: Portuguese Culture and Conversation Table

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your Portuguese conversation. All proficiency levels welcome! Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA), and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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CANCELED: Friday Fireside Chats

Join us in the Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library for a series featuring intimate Fireside Chats with innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs who will share their stories and insights.  Each is a dynamic, successful entrepreneur with a powerful message.  These are unique opportunities to meet innovation leaders, and enjoy personal conversations from the hearts and minds of great entrepreneurs. Each guest brings a unique perspective.  Fireside Chats are open to the public, free of charge.  Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to launchpad@syr.edu.

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CANCELED: The Capitalist-Rescue Narrative: Afghan Women and Micro-Entrepreneurship

This event has been canceled.   Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs South Asia Center presents Purnima Bose, Associate Professor of English, Indiana University The Capitalist-Rescue Narrative: Afghan Women and Micro-Entrepreneurship Bose’s talk focuses on Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, which describes Afghan women’s economic activities under the Taliban. Lemmon narrates Afghan entrepreneurship through the lens of US style capitalism and its attendant production arrangements. Ultimately, the text assumes that arrival into capitalist modernity requires Afghanistan’s integration into the global economy, a route open to Afghan women through the NGO sector. Contact Emera Bridger Wilson at elbridge@syr,edu with any questions or concerns.

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CANCELLED: Building Climate Resilience

This is a conference call hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations. The Academic Conference Call series provides the opportunity for students across the country and around the world to participate in an interactive conversation with a CFR fellow, Foreign Affairs author, or other expert. Calls take place every other week during the fall and spring semesters and are dedicated to a wide range of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy topics. Background readings are distributed prior to each call, and the audio recording is posted online afterward. The speaker for this conference call is Alice C. Hill, Senior Fellow for Climate Change Policy, Council on Foreign Relations. For background reading, participants may want to review the following: Alice C. Hill and Leonardo Martinez-Diaz, “Adapt or Perish: Preparing for the Inescapable Effects of Climate Change,” Foreign Affairs, January/February 2020. Stewart M. Patrick, “A Global Pact for the Environment,” CFR.org, April 22, 2019. Fred Krupp, Nathaniel Keohane, and Eric Pooley, “Less Than Zero: Can Carbon-Removal Technologies Curb Climate Change?,” Foreign Affairs, March/April 2019. This event is sponsored by the International Relations Program. For additional information, please contact 315-443-2306.egge

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CANCELLED: Spanish Culture and Conversation Table

This is a wonderful opportunity to practice your Spanish conversation and learn about the cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain. Sponsored by Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA), and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Contact Havva Karakas-Keles for more information: hkarakas@syr.edu

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