For the week of September 24, 2019
TODAY: Sept 24, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
International Women's Coffee Hour at Passion Works
Join the Women’s Center and ISFS for a collaborative art session as they create art for the International Women’s Exhibit in March 2020! If you're not sure about where to go, you can join us at the Women's Center at 3:40 to walk to Passion Works together! We do ask that art that is created during this session be reflective of one’s own experiences. Click here for more information.
G raduate Coffee Hour Networking
Wednesday September 25, 6:00- 7:30pm, Donkey Coffee
Join the Graduate Students for coffee and any free drink of your choice. This is an opportunity to chat , network and interact with graduate students.
The Street Imam Explains Islamophobia
Wednesday Sept 25, 6:00pm, Schoonover 450
Join the school of Media Arts and Studies as they host a lecture on Islamophobia and how they seep into the daily lives of Muslims from the classroom to the courtroom. Join them for an informative discussion!!
Greater Columbus Sister Cities International Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Greater Columbus Sister Cities International is a non-profit organization that enhances the quality of life of the greater Columbus region and its global network of sister cities through the development and advocacy of engagement and exchange. Join the GCSCI for their annual meeting this year and learn more about the importance of global relationships click here to register now and reserve your seat!!
A Discussion on L2 Motivation, Anxiety & Effort among Learners of African Languages
Friday Sept. 27, 12:55-1:50pm Gordy 301
A Lecture on the Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today
Friday September 27, 4:30pm Bentley 124
Latin American Studies is a hosting a lecture on "The Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today" by Pedro Perez- Sarduy. Join them for an interesting but informative lecture.
World Languages Welcome Party and Music!!
Friday September 27, 5:00 -8:00pm Multicultural center 219
Join the Asian Studies, African Studies and Center for International Studies for a collaborative first ever World Languages Welcoming Party!! Join us as we appreciate the beauty of different languages and musics from across the globe!!
Professional Development Workshops Opportunity
Thursday, October 3
Register now for the above professional development workshops. These sessions are designed for those who are currently teaching or have plans to teach in the future. Contact Becky for more information.
Talk on Sexual and Reproductive Health Risk
SPOTLIGHT: Call for Papers
'Arts,Health, Wellness & Sustainable Development
Join the College of Fine Arts on a two day Symposium on Arts, Health, Wellness, and Sustainable Development. Applications are opened for individual papers, round-tables, workshops, panels,posters, performances, films, and other forms of research and creative activity!! Application Deadline is December 31, 2019!!
Send you applications to Paschal Yao Younge OR Zelma Badu-Younge
The Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Award offers a $17,500 stipend—$10,000 to be used for summer research support and $7,500 for research assistance during the academic year.

Selection: The Award will recognize junior faculty candidates who not only balance research, teaching, and service but also give great weight to the creation of an inclusive campus community for underrepresented students and scholars. 

Deadline: December 2, 2019

Application information available at this link .
Global Health & Innovation Conference: Apply Now!!
Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 4-5, 2020
17th Annual Conference
At Yale University and the Historic Shubert Theater
in New Haven, Connecticut
Register for the Global Health & Innovation Conference
by September 30 for 50% off the registration rate
The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 4-5, 2020, is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,000 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, change-makers, professionals, and students from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.

Abstracts are currently being accepted for research presentations, program presentations, and for the social impact pitch presentations, including submissions for the $10,000 and $5,000 GHIC Innovation Prize. For those submitting a research or program abstract, the final deadline is October 15th.
The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
The Japan Exchange and Teaching(JET) program is an important opportunity through the Japanese government for college graduates to work in Japan. For more information about the program click here !!
Learn a New Language : Summer 2020!!
Summer accelerated programs are a great way to learn a new language. The Indiana University Language Workshop offers funding for intensive study in 25 languages! Click here for more information about the program. For early Acceptance and Scholarship Apply by January 31!
'WFUNA' Peace Fellows Program!!
WFUNA Peace Fellows Program gathers together young people around the globe who demonstrate interest in the UN’s peace-building work and SDG 16+, especially in peace-building efforts in the North East Asian region. Click here for more information and Apply Now!!
Ohio Latin Americanist Conference
We invite all Latin Americanists and Latinx Studies scholars, educators, and students from institutions of higher education to participate in this annual meeting. Participants do not have to be from Ohio to present/attend.
All proposals are welcome and may include (but are not limited to) literature, linguistics, history, education, geography, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, art, area studies such as cultural, international, women’s, gender, ethnic, and sexuality studies and film and cinema studies. We also invite proposals related to the natural sciences, environmental science, bioethics, and other fields underrepresented in past OLAC conferences. We will also provide panels with creative writing, a tradition that began in 2017, and an opportunity for shorter 10-minute mini-presentations.
This year’s conference will feature guest speaker Dr. Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Stony Brook. In addition, free entertainment will be offered Friday night to include music and the presentation of a play. 
For more information contact Betsy Partyka
University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies Conference!!
The UF Center for Latin American Studies is happy to announce our 69 th Annual Conference designed to cultivate conversations across boundaries disciplinary and otherwise about what it means to be on Earth in an era of radical social-ecological change. Participants are invited to share research and experiences applying ecology, linguistics, ethnography, ethno-musicology, governance, law, geography and other approaches to dimensions of being on earth: territories, soundscapes, bio-cultural diversity, and relationships. Send your proposals via this link!
For more information about the conference click here
Midwest Political Science Association 78th Annual Conference

Join the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) April 16-19, 2020 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL for the Annual Conference of the MPSA. Home of the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS), one of the top-ranked academic journals in the discipline, MPSA promotes the professional study and teaching of political science to facilitate communication, develop standards, and encourage research in theoretical and practical political problems.
The MPSA Annual Conference hosts more than 4,500 attendees from 60+ countries across more than 9 0 political interest areas . The conference brings together scholars, researchers and decision makers in the political science community to exchange information and address the latest scholarship in political science. For more information and registration click here
mAppAthens: Touring Athens Made Easy
The OHIO Museum Complex has released a website that has made it easy to tour Athens with the use of mAppAthens. See exciting places and walk through our story map and get to learn about fascinating and popular spots in and around Athens . Click here for more information and guidelines on how to use mAppAthens.
Visiting Scholar and Artist Lecture
School of Interdisciplinary Arts cordially invites you to a Visiting Scholar and Artist Lecture by Kofi Agawu, Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York for
"African Perspectives on Music and/in Language.” 

Baker Center 239 on Oct. 16 at 1:00 with refreshments
Global Arts Festival
Have announcement for the CIS weekly? Submit it 4pm each Friday week to The CIS weekly goes out every Monday afternoon during the semester (except on holidays and during the summer).