Special & Co-sponsored Events

Special Events

The Alworth Institute occasionally hosts or co-sponsors events and programs that do not fit into its other categories of programs. 

Thursday, September 3 4:30 p.m.Information Session – Internships and Careers with the US State Department – Presented by Thomas Hanson, retired Foreign Affairs Officer with the US State Department and Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence – Register at https://z.umn.edu/Hanson

Friday, September 11 through Sunday, November 22 – Supported Event - Virtual Spanish Film Festival – go to https://calendar.d.umn.edu/event/1405-virtual-spanish-film-festival for more information on the films and dates - Details and information regarding streaming access can be obtained by providing an RSVP at https://forms.gle/RcszqWwusFAFPC3T7

Wednesday, December 2 – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Special Event - Literature, Rhetoric, and Culture:  Lessons from Iceland, Manitoba, and Minnesota – Presentations by Þórdís Edda Jóhannesdóttir, Lecturer, University of Iceland; Jón Karl Helgason, Professor, Department of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Iceland; Ásta Kristín Benediktsdóttir, Post-doctoral researcher, University of Iceland; and, Andrew McGillivray, Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric & Communications, University of Winnipeg – Register at https://z.umn.edu/IcelandF20