Past Conferences and Workshops

Workshop by Komal Shah on Sufi music & dance

This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Workshop by Lyon Liefer on Indian bansuri

This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Workshop by Saraswathi Ranganathan on Indian veena

Learn how the iconic veena is part of the South Indian classical music environment.

Dates: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Workshop II by Rehanna Kheshgi on the music of Assam

Rehanna, a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology, will offer an introduction to the music of Assam through its various song traditions. This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Madras in the 1930s

Dates: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:15am to Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:15am
Foster 103 (1130 East 59th Street)

7th Chicago International Education Conference

SALAC is proud to cosponsor the Chicago International Education Conference , which will be hosted at the International House at the University of Chicago by the Center for International Studies, Friday, November 7, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. The conference theme is Problem Solving: Classroom, Community, and the World.

Through presentations and discussions, the International Education Conference links curriculua that addresses global issues—world conflicts, human rights, climate change—and problem-solving strategies applicable to everyday dilemmas that students confront.The event is intended for K-12 teachers and administrators, but open to all interested individuals. Attendees can earn up to 6 clock hours/CPDUs applicable to ISBE licensure requirements.

The keynote speakers are Karen Robinson and Emily Pilloton. Robinson is the Senior Education Manager for the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights Education project "Speak Truth to Power," a global in initiative to educate students through the experiences of human rights defenders. Issues range from slavery and environmental activism to religious self-determination and political participation. Pilloton founded and serves as executive director of "Project H," an education non-profit that uses design to empower youth and transform communities. Youth-led public design projects are rooted in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) content to connect in-school learning to out-of-school possibility.

The Chicago International Education Conference is free and open to the public. RSVP is not required to attend.

Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the Office of Programs & External Relations in advance of the program at 773-753-2274.

Dates: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:30pm

Workshop on the music of Assam by Rehanna Kheshgi

Rehanna, a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology, will offer an introduction to the music of Assam through its various song traditions. This event is free and open to the public.

Dates: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Logan 703

Islamicate Studies Symposium

Dates: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am
SSA and Logan Center

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