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Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:10 PM

Annette Gordon-Reed will present the Jefferson lecture on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in conjunction with the observance of Constitution Day. The lecture, entitled "Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination," will be held in the Chevron Auditorium of International House and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Fall SIETAR Kick-Off Meeting

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6:20 PM

After a summer break, the SIETAR meetings are beginning again, and we hope you will join us! For those of you who don't know SIETAR, we are an organization that promotes and facilitates intercultural education, training and research through professional interchange. At this fall kick-off meeting, we will meet at the I-House Café for a "getting to know you" social hour. Refreshments and food...

Study Abroad Fair

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Come to the Study Abroad Fair and learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students. Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cal’s signature event of the year for education abroad. For more information, visit http://studyabroadfair.berkeley.edu

Global Homecoming

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Global Homecoming

I-House is pleased to host its Second Annual Global Homecoming, a day of excellent networking opportunities, unique I-House experiences, and scrumptious international treats! The House will be buzzing with excitement, and we hope you will join in the fun. Schedule of Events: 10:00 – 11:00 AM Welcome Reception Continental Breakfast with Mimosa Bar 10:30 – 11:00 AM Resident Host Family...

Oktoberfest Celebration

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

German cuisine will be served for an Oktoberfest celebration, I-House style! The menu will be posted at: http://ihouse.berkeley.edu/dining/menu.php

Our Environmental Destiny

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Our Environmental Destiny A Talk by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. The first among a new breed of environmentalists, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeepers, senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and president-at-large of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Chevron Auditorium, International House...

Diwali Indian Dinner

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Happy Diwali

Don’t miss Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights! Enjoy a lavish buffet of Indian delicacies and see our Dining Hall transformed with festive lights, candles and decorations. Everyone is welcome to join I-House residents for these special all-you-can-eat buffet dinners. Cultural theme dinners are free for I-House residents and at $15, a bargain for the public! Weekly menu posted at:

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training

Friday, December 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM

This two-day workshop is an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), an empirically-supported training program based on the pioneering research of Kristin Neff and the clinical perspective of Chris Germer. MSC combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our capacity for emotional wellbeing. Mindfulness is the first step—turning with loving awareness toward...