Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Institute for Regional and International Studies National Resource Center (IRIS NRC) supports and enhances global awareness and inspires informed thinking about the complexities of our world.
We provide resources and expertise to K-12 and post-secondary educators, students and the community at large. Working in collaboration with campus, national, and international partners, IRIS NRC strives to put the Wisconsin Idea into action. We are committed to offering cross-regional and globally themed programming in an effort to understand our increasingly interconnected world.
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February 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Zoom link Yashica Dutt is a leading anti-caste journalist and the author of Coming Out as Dalit. She spent a decade covering arts, culture, and fashion in New Delhi and …
February 26, 2021 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm UW Madison faculty will vote in March about whether to encourage the university’s private foundation to divest from fossil fuel companies. On Friday, Professor Steph Tai from the …
March 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Zoom link Between 1838 and 1920 western colonial governments transported about 500,000 indentured Asians from India to the Caribbean. The arrival of these indentured laborers was in response …
March 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Tev Lee of the UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center will moderate a discussion with undergraduate Thida Hok Chong (President, KΓ Chapter for ΣΛΓ National Sorority Inc. ; Treasurer, Multicultural …
March 10, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Join us for this unique event with the Pulitzer Center and UW Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication! Click here to register.
- December 5Global Conversations CONNECT – South Asia8:30 AM, Center for Dairy Research, 245 Babcock Hall, 1605 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706
- December 5Art Exhibition: “Dancing with Devils: Latin American Masks Traditions”10:00 AM, Hillel Foundation, 611 Langdon St.
- December 5Book Presentation/Lecture: “Poetics of Walking: “Poems” (1817) by John Keats (1817) by John Keats”LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series12:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
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