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Office of International Studies and Programs

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Upcoming Events

November 2019

International Seminar Series: “Parents’ Childbearing Decisions in the Era of the Two-Child Policy in Mainland China”

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one of the most popular internationally focused events on campus and continue to draw ever-growing crowds of students, faculty and community members. Audience members are given…

International Seminar Series: “Designing Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Typography: Understanding Heritage and Cultural Identity of China”

Date:
Wednesday, November 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Graphic Design is a service-oriented profession where designers have a greater responsibility to be culturally aware, and understand diversity, inclusion, and social constructs to create designs that are authentic and relevant to the multicultural community we serve.┬áIt is imperative that design education adopts new methodologies to address cross-cultural learning and understand minority identities in the US. The design sequence has established a 3+1 program with Shanghai Normal University Tianhua College of Art and Design, and selected students will arrive to…