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The African Studies Center (ASC) sponsors conferences, lectures, exhibits, film series, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to foster understanding of Africa among members of the U-M community and the public  and to advance the exchange of resources and knowledge between U-M and its partners in Africa.

In addition to our yearly programming, ASC considers funding requests to cosponsor lectures, events, performances,  and activities that coincide with the our mission to promote a broad and deep understanding of the region. Request to cosponsor an event»

The MIRS Advantage - Masters in International And Regional Studies

Charlie Polinko, Academic Advisor
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Join MIRS advisor Charlie Polinko for an informational webinar for the Masters in International and Regional Studies Program. Charlie will present on topics related to the program structure, admissions requirements, funding and financial aid, specialization tracks, and dual-degree opportunities for students interested in applying for the Fall 2022 term. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/v2jDR

The Masters in International and Regional Studies combines an interdisciplinary curriculum, deep regional/thematic expertise, rigorous methodological training, and international experiences to enable students to situate global issues and challenges in their cultural, historical, geographical, political, and socioeconomic contexts and to approach them in diverse ways. MIRS is designed to prepare students for global career opportunities, whether in academia, private, or public sectors.

MIRS builds on the strengths of the International Institute’s interdisciplinary centers and programs. Our centers and programs rank among the nation’s finest in their respective fields of study; five have been designated as U.S. Department of Education National Resource Centers. Students have the unique option of pursuing either a regional or thematic track with multiple specializations anchored in one of our centers or programs.

Specializations include:
African Studies
Islamic Studies
Chinese Studies
Japanese Studies
Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
South Asian Studies
Southeast Asian Studies

For additional information, contact MIRS-Info@umich.edu.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Global, Graduate And Professional Students, International
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Global Islamic Studies Center, African Studies Center, Center for South Asian Studies
Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:00 AM-12:00 PM