Join IES Abroad for a conversation with Janet Napolitano (IES London | Spring ‘78), politician, lawyer, and university administrator who served as the 21st Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009 and third United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013, under President Barack Obama.
Gregory D. Hess, Ph.D. President and CEO of IES Abroad will interview Janet covering everything from how she first chose a career in public service, who her career mentors and champions were along the way, how study abroad provided life skills for the various roles she’d held, and how she navigated high-level positions in often male-dominated spaces. Janet is a graduate of Santa Clara University and the University of Virginia School of Law. Don’t miss this enlightening conversation!
Drawing from our popular German Pop Culture class, this lecture provides and overview on topical phenomena and trends in German popular culture. It introduces and analyzes different formats and media, such as German rap music, cinema, TV-series, and theatre. With prominent examples, it disucsses questions on the specificites of contemporary German Pop culture, its historic ruptures and the abyssess of its collective imaginary. Join us on Monday, June 28 at 11 AM Central Time / 12 PM Eastern Time and bring your questions, as there will be plenty of time for discussion!
Dr. Susann Neuenfeldt's professional career began in 2004 with director residencies at the renowned Maxim Gorki Theater and the Volksbühne. From 2011 to 2014, she was resident director at Theaterkapelle Berlin. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies and lectures at the Berlin University of the Arts and Humboldt University of Berlin, among others. She is also a faculty member at IES Abroad Berlin.
Our exchange partner - The University of Sydney - presents a series of virtual events to help you learn more about Australian culture!
From the Great Dividing Range, to the Great Australian Bight and the Great Sandy Desert - join A/Prof Wayne Cotton on an interactive session on what the fuss is about with our beautiful natural landscape.
Registration required, and a link to join will be sent after registering.