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Recent Events and Contests

  • International Education Week

  • Literacies, Inequalities, and Transnationalism 2021 Speaker Series (click to download PDF)

    Sponsored, in part, by the Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker Endowed Professorship of Education and International Studies in Collaboration with Springboard to Learning

  • Race and Racism: A Transatlantic Dialogue

    An online lecture series with UMSL faculty about race and racism in St. Louis, and the United States. Co-sponsored with the City of Stuttgart, Germany.

  • Yōkai Drawing Contest - sponsored by UMSL Global and the Ei'ichi Shibusawa/Seigo Arai Endowed Professorship in Japanese Studies

View previous events on our YouTube channel

Signature Events and Contests

United Nations Day Contest

International Photo Contest

The International Photo Contest is an opportunity for UMSL students, faculty, and staff to share original photography taken outside the United States. Entries are judged on the quality of the image, artistic expressiveness, and creativity. Judges also reserve the right to consider geographic and thematic variety, as well as relevance to the mission of International Studies and Programs, in selecting the winners. This contest is typically held in the spring.

International Education Week

International Education Week begins the Monday after November 11th each fall. It is an opportunity to celebrate international education and study abroad worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs highlighting both Study Abroad and International Education in the United States.

UMSL Global Events

Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, and performances are hosted throughout the year by UMSL Global, its sub-units, and its endowed professorships, along with university and community partners. To be notified of upcoming events, please join our email list.

Trying to find the name of one of our past events? Check our program archive.

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