Immigration Film Festival
Old Town, Alexandria, VA
Oct 23 7:00 pm EDT Join the School for Public and International Affairs for a special screening of two short films in conjunction with the Greater Washington Immigration Film Festival. To RSVP and for more information go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/best-short-films-tickets-17770178081 or visit http://www.immigrationfilmfest.org/ Movies being screened - "Dreamers Among Us" and "I was Born in Mexico But" Dreamers is made by young undocumented teenagers who live in the shadow in the United States and want to get out of the shadows, to live a normal life. I Was Born In Mexico But is the story of a young woman who was brought to the US when she was a few months old, who feels she belongs in neither world. Location - 1021 Prince Street, 3rd floor, room 305, Alexandria, VA Street parking, bike rack, Capital Bikeshare, bus and metro accessible.
Graduate Studies Info Session
1021 Prince St., Alexandria VA
Nov 12 6:00 pm EST Learn more about the Graduate Programs offered by the School of Public and International Affairs!
Russia and Ukraine: The Search for Identity in the 21st Century
Nov 17 6:00 pm EST Metropolitan Institute is happy to present the 2015 Fall MI + SPIA Speaker Series for more information visit us at https://www.mi.vt.edu/2015-fall-lecture-series/ Russia and Ukraine: The Search for Identity in the 21st Century Lecturer: Bill Gleason, US State Department Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Time: Doors open at 6pm. Lecture begins at 6:30pm Location: 900 N. Glebe Road, 2nd Floor, Arlington, VA Synopsis: The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 lead to a furious scramble for identity among the 15 nations that replaced the USSR. The two biggest nations in that scramble are Russia and Ukraine. How are they doing in their search for a new identity and what does this all mean for us? RSVP before11-15-2015 at https://russia-and-ukraine.eventbrite.com