Upcoming Events

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  • Virtual Film Festivals: Global and Local [GMF 2021]

    February 26, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    How has COVID-19 impacted film festivals around the world? Join us for a VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE with Sten Saluveer, Head of NEXT/ Marche Du Film - Festival de Cannes, Catherine Manci, Public Programming Specialist at Georgia Tech, and Matthew Foster, Director of the Dragon Con Film Festival. The conversation will begin with a screening of a short film by Georgia Climate Project and is moderated by Dr. Gregory Zinman, Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication. Upon registration, you will receive a Bluejeans Link to join the event. This event is organized by the School of Modern Languages and co-sponsored by the Atlanta Global Studies Center, the Office of the Vice-Provost for International Initiatives, and Serve-Learn-Sustain at Georgia Tech.

    This is part of the 2021 Global Media Festival, which explores Sustainable Cities and Communities.

    Learn more about the Global Media Festival: https://globalmediafest.modlangs.gatech.edu/

    REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-film-festivals-global-and-local-gmf-2021-tickets-141150758719

    CONTACT: Amanda Weiss at amanda.weiss@modlangs.gatech.edu

  • Case Study Workshop

    February 26, 2021, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Case Study Workshop | Friday February 26 | 2-5 pm

    We are looking forward to meeting you and learning with you about how to leverage case studies into our foreign language classrooms to immerse students in experiential learning with the goal to develop intercultural understanding and competence.

    To participate, please RSVP [here] by Wednesday, February 24.

    This workshop is fundend by AGSC and Agnes Scott.

    The Case Study Project Team:

    Volker Franke (Kennesaw State University)

    Barbara Drescher (Agnes Scott)

    Hyoun-A Joo (Georgia Tech)

    Britta Kallin (Georgia Tech)

    Annika Orich (Georgia Tech)

    Jenny Strakovsky (Georgia Tech)

    Lina Tuschling (Kennesaw State University)

     

    Link: https://bluejeans.com/190744116

     

  • President's Day Presidential Trivia

    HSOC President Trivia 2021

    February 26, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: Virtual, via Discord

    Join us for President-themed trivia on Friday, February 26th at 6:30 pm! Winner will receive a President's day themed prize!
  • History and Sociology Club Social Hour

    HSOC Social Hour 3/4

    March 4, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Virtual via Bluejeans (Link TBA)

    The History and Sociology Club will be hosting monthly social hours for students and faculty to chat in an informal setting.
  • Screening of HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013)

    HAFU Screening

    March 11, 2021, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Join us for a LIVE virtual screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary film Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013)! The film explores multiculturalism in Japanese society through the experiences of mixed-race Japanese people. The screening will be followed by a roundtable on multiculturalism and community sustainability with director Megumi Nishikura, Dr. Aurora Tsai from the University of Tokyo, and Dr. Tiffiny Hughes-Troutman, director of CARE at Georgia Tech.

    This event will be hosted on Bluejeans. Upon registration, you will receive an e-mail with a Bluejeans link to the event.

    Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hafu-film-screening-tickets-137660519319

    Contact: Josh Baldwin at jbaldwin33@gatech.edu

    This screening is part of the 2021 Global Media Festival, which explores United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. This series is organized by the Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages and co-sponsored by Atlanta Global Studies Center, Office of the Vice-Provost for International Initiatives, and Serve-Learn-Sustain. Learn more about the Global Media Festival: https://globalmediafest.modlangs.gatech.edu/

  • 2021 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage

    Dr. Anthony Fauci

    March 15, 2021, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Location: Online

    Georgia Tech is proud to honor the legacy of a great alumnus and civic leader, former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. The Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage shines a light on those around the world who bravely act to improve the human condition.
  • Publishing Workshop with Professor Ian Bogost

    March 25, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Professor Ian Bogost will present on “Writing for a General Audience.” Dr. Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing. He also holds appointments in the Scheller College of Business and in the School of Architecture. Dr. Bogost is also a contributing editor at The Atlantic.

    Thursday, March 25, 2021, 10am-11am

    Blue Jeans link: https://bluejeans.com/843427300
     

     

     

  • Student Honors Celebration 2021: Time TBA

    Student Honors Celebration 2016

    April 6, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Location: Online

    The 2021 Student Honors Celebration recognizes students who have achieved academic and scholastic excellence in their programs of study at Georgia Tech.
  • When the Whistle Blows

    When the Whistle Blows

    April 7, 2021, 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

    Location: Harrison Square

    Held near the conclusion of spring semester in the shadow of the Tech Tower, the simple ceremony combines Tech’s richest and oldest traditions to create a solemn tribute.
  • Delta Phi Alpha - German National Collegiate Honor Society Initiation Celebration

    April 13, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    We will celebrate the initiation of our 2021 Delta Phi Alpha members in our GT chapter, Upsilon Lambda. The new members will receive a certificate and an honor cord for graduation, if they choose. The National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship.

  • HSOC Graduate Forum Speaker- Nicole Starosielski

    Nicole Starosielski

    April 14, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Location: online

    Associate professor of media, culture, and communication, Dr. Nicole Starosielski of NYU, will give a talk on “Cable Supply: The Historical Chokepoint of Global Networks.”
  • President's Graduation Celebration

    President's Graduation Celebration

    May 6, 2021, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: Tech Green

    Graduates are invited to create one last Tech memory at the President’s Graduation Celebration on Thursday, May 6, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tech Green.
  • Spring Commencement: Ph.D. Ceremony

    GT Commencement

    May 7, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! Family and guests are welcome to celebrate your accomplishments at Georgia Tech's Commencement on May 7 and 8, 2021.
  • Spring Commencement: Master's Ceremony

    GT Commencement

    May 7, 2021, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! Family and guests are welcome to celebrate your accomplishments at Georgia Tech's Commencement on May 7 and 8, 2021.
  • Spring Commencemnt: Bachelor's Ceremony

    GT Commencement

    May 8, 2021, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location: Bobby Dodd Stadium

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! Family and guests are welcome to celebrate your accomplishments at Georgia Tech's Commencement on May 7 and 8, 2021.

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