Special Events on Campus

IU Global

Global Classroom Initiative

The goals of the initiative are to enhance the ability of students to communicate and collaborate across national and cultural boundaries, and to increase their understanding of and respect for norms and values different from their own.

Apply for the fellowship

Intercultural Competence Certificate

This certificate is a professional development opportunity for IU employees seeking to expand their understanding of the complexities of intercultural communication and collaboration.

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Center for the Study of Global Change

Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization

A four-day institute for higher education professionals 

Engage in dialogue and work towards campus and curriculum internationalization

Learn about the institute

Global Studies Graduate Writing Group

Weekly meetings 

Serve graduate students in their global and interdisciplinary research endeavors

Contact to join

The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

Course Development Institute

Highly interactive processes and activities

Receive invaluable feedback from colleagues

Apply for the institute

Online Course Development Institute

Five 4-hour sessions over a 5-day period

Design, develop, and learn how to teach an online course

Complete an application

The Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities


This Symposium will showcase innovative digital-methods research and creations by Indiana University Bloomington faculty and students affiliated with the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities. 

Attend the event

Reading group

Each year, IDAH sponsors small reading groups and seminar-format discussions with pre-distributed readings on a theme.

No events announced in recent years


Office of International Services

International Education Week

A worldwide celebration of diversity 

Honors the richness and diversity of the campus

Celebrate global understanding

IU World's Fare

Interactive exhibits and diverse performances

Meet people and engage with cultures through regional art, dance, and music

Celebrate global cultures

Center for Languages of the Central Asian Regions

Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics

A scholarly research and professional development conference for linguists and language educators

Bring together experts across the fields to focus on research

Attend ConCALL

National African Language Resource Center

Summer Institute for African Language Instructors

A two-week-long summer intensive program

Get connected with experienced African or general language pedagogy specialists

Attend the Summer Institute

The Department of Second Language Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Pragmatics and Language Learning

The annual conference 

Discuss different areas of pragmatics

Submit a paper

Instructional Systems Technology Department

IST Conference

Free, graduate student-run conference 

Gain experience in presenting, organizing, and attending professional conferences

Attend the conference

Department of English

Indiana Writers Conference

Great experiences with gifted writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction 

Foster creativity and community through craft-based workshops

Experience creative writing