NYU World Tour is Here!

Taking place October 26 – 31, this week will be dedicated to celebrating our NYU global and international community. The week’s events will feature free food from around the world, art exhibits, entertainment, giveaways, and will give you insight into each of NYU’s global sites and study away programs.  Visit nyu.edu/worldtour for all the details and journey across the world with NYU!

Save the date!
Don’t forget to RSVP for The NYU Leadership Initiative’s upcoming event on Thursday, November 5th featuring Gail McGovern, CEO of the American Red Cross. Save your spot here http://bit.ly/1W5GC4h!

Let’s Talk International: Cross-Cultural Conflict – Tuesday, November 3, 2015

At our next Let’s Talk International, we’ll explore cross-cultural conflict, including our own approaches to conflict and practices for navigating conflict across cultures.

RSVP here for Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 12 pm – 1:30 pm. Lunch is provided. Space is limited.

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures.

“Belle” A Conversation and Film Screening – Thursday, October 29, 2015

NYU’s Office of the Vice Provost invites you for a conversation with screenwriter Misan Sagay and a screening of her powerful film, Belle, on Thursday, October 29th at 6pm.

Thursday, October 29th: Cantor Film Center, 6PM

Professor Renée Blake (FAS Linguistics and Social and Cultural Analysis; Director, Africana Studies) will moderate a brief conversation with screenwriter Misan Sagay before the film screening. Event begins promptly at 6:00 pm. Doors open at 5:45 pm.

Belle is the 2013 multi-award winning film that brings us powerfully close to a historical moment where race, class, gender and justice collide. Prior to the screening, screenwriter Misan Sagay will share her own story, reflecting on her personal connection with the main character and the 1779 painting that inspired the film.

Safe Zone Ally Training – Friday October 23, 2015 10am-1pm

Friday, October 23, 2015
10am – 1pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Sq East, 3rd Floor Lounge
Breakfast will be provided

Safe Zone is a campus wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals, and are aware of various LGBTQ resources. The three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students and those questioning their sexuality and gender identity.

All Steinhardt faculty, administrators, staff, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, of all departments, are invited to participate.

This three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students. Individuals who complete this training and then choose to post a Safe Zone card should be comfortable with LGBTQ students approaching them to talk about LGBTQ related issues, or to help students find campus or local resources.

Click here to register.

Abilities in the Cinema – Thursday, October 22, 2015

Join us for a viewing of “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” followed by a panel discussion:

Thursday, October 22, 2015

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – 8:50 pm – Film viewing
8:50 pm – 9:30 pm – Panel discussion

Location: 5 Washington Place, Room 101

Learn more and RSVP here.

Sponsored by Steinhardt Academic Departments and the Council for the Study of Disabilities

Volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade – Saturday, October 31, 2015

Celebrate Halloween with the Steinhardt International Advisory Committee and Steinhardt Student Affairs as we volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade, a time honored tradition providing tricks and treats to over 3,000 area children, including a parade around Washington Square Park, free goodie bags, rides, face painting, live music, and more!

RSVP required.

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015
Time: 12:45 pm – 4 PM
Location: RSVP above for details.

International Advisory Committee – Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Connect with other globally-minded students by joining NYU Steinhardt’s International Advisory Committee (IAC).

The IAC is open to all Steinhardt students interested in intercultural exchange, international diversity, and being involved in student activities.

Learn more at the next meeting on Wednesday, October 28th from 1 PM – 2:30 PM in Pless 3rd Floor Lounge. Lunch is served.

RSVP here.

Mission Statement: The International Advisory Committee (IAC) assists the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs in the organization and promotion of activities which celebrate and engage the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within the Steinhardt community. The Committee serves as a forum for communication and recommendation between the Steinhardt student population and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs on topics of intercultural exchange, international diversity, and the unique needs of the international student population.

France on Campus Award

Are you eager to explore a new culture? Already have a passion for France? Want to share your enthusiasm for French culture with your campus community?

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, in partnership with Kickstarter and OrgSync, have established the France on Campus Award under the patronage of film director Wes Anderson to celebrate and support initiatives that explore France in new and creative ways. The France on Campus Award is intended to help student organizations eager to launch or continue a major France-related project on campus by providing a unique package of funding, mentoring and networking. With this support, awardees will be expected to expose new audiences to France and French culture on their campus and beyond.

The call for application is open from October 5 through November 22, 2015. The application guidelines are available at: http://frenchculture.org/sites/default/files/fca-guidelines-17.pdf

More information is available at: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/grants-and-fellowships/france-on-campus-award