Workshops, Trips, & Events

Workshops for Students

Workshops for Students

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Workshops for International Employees

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Workshops for UB Departments

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  • September 13, 2014

    AAA Driver Improvement Course

    AAA's six-hour defensive driving course will enable you to receive a 10% discount on your car insurance, reduce the number of points on your driving record (if you have any violations), refresh your driving skills and learn techniques for collision prevention. Advance Registration is required. Contact International Student and Scholar Services at 645-2258 for registration instructions.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=42766E8C-1975-11E4-8F87-F298668AA734

  • September 16, 2014

    Car Insurance 101: How to Choose It & What to Do If You Have an Accident

    Learn what types of insurance coverage are available, how they differ, what the State of New York requires and what to do if you have an accident.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=52231254-1975-11E4-9CE0-F2986815A734

  • September 19, 2014

    "Chocolat" (1988, U.S.)

    A young French woman returns to West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in Northern French Cameroon, where her father was a colonial administrator. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy Protee, who was a man of great nobility, and of the intricate nature of relationships between French expatriates and native Africans. Shaun Irlam, Department of Comparative Literature, will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=7C3825F6-18F4-11E4-8146-F298ACF0A734

  • October 10, 2014

    “Wadjda” (2012, Germany)

    A young Saudi girl enters her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the money she needs to buy a green bicycle that has captured her interest. Her efforts at memorizing the verses impress her teacher, but when she wins the competition and announces her intention to buy the bicycle, her teachers have another idea what to do with the money. Jeannette Ludwig, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=82E7B61E-18F4-11E4-A27B-F298ADFBA734

  • October 11, 2014

    AAA Driver Improvement Course

    AAA's six-hour defensive driving course will enable you to receive a 10% discount on your car insurance, reduce the number of points on your driving record (if you have any violations), refresh your driving skills and learn techniques for collision prevention. Advance Registration is required. Contact International Student and Scholar Services at 645-2258 for registration instructions.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=0D283F24-1977-11E4-A79F-F2989816A734

  • October 29, 2014

    Winter Driving

    Do you know how to drive safely on snow and ice? Come learn safety tips for driving in the winter.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=2F60185A-1977-11E4-80C1-F2989BEAA734

  • November 7, 2014

    “The Lives of Others" (2006, Germany)

    In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police is conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover. Emotionally drawn to the subjects of his surveillance, he becomes increasingly absorbed by their lives and his loyalties begin to shift. David Fertig, Department of Linguistics, will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=89A8658E-18F4-11E4-924F-F298AF50A734

  • November 12, 2014

    Holidays Around the World : Iran

    Over 100 countries are represented at UB. Have you ever wondered about the cultural, historical, political and religious holidays celebrated in other countries? Come listen to Iranian students present the origin, significance and customs surrounding major holidays celebrated in Iran.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=4F05D9F6-1977-11E4-8BF7-F2989F29A734

  • December 5, 2014

    “Walkabout" (1971, Australia)

    A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts. Along the way, they meet a young aborigine on his "walkabout", a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are initiated into manhood by journeying into the wilderness alone. Jeannette Ludwig, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=90493166-18F4-11E4-A66E-F298B06EA734

Workshops

  • Fall 2014 Workshops to Be Announced