• Lunch and Language

    Lunch & Language: The Philippines

    The first Lunch & Language of the year featured The Philippines. It was held on January 24th at the Louis A. Simpson Building.  The presenters were Ma. Florevel (Floe) Fusin-Wischusen with the Princeton Institute for Computational Science & Engineering and Marie Burke with the School for Public and International Affairs. Both were born and raised in the Philippines— Floe is from the Province of Iloilo and Marie is from the capital city of Manila.  The presentation started with the singing of the Philippine National Anthem titled “Lupang Hinirang” rendered by the presenters. It was followed by a discussion on the Philippine history, its pre-colonial alphabet and writing system, cultural traditions…

  • Lunch and Language: Philippines

    Please mark your calendars for our next event, Lunch and Language, with a focus on the Philippines. Our speakers will present in Filipino language with an opportunity at the end to ask questions (in English😊) and there will be wonderful food from a local Filipino restaurant. Hope to see many of you there.

  • Virtual International Film Club: In the mood for love

    Zoom info Film title: In the Mood for Love  Trailer: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/219420 Watch at Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/princeton/video/219420  (PUID required)     Synopsis: Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite, until a discovery about their spouses creates an intimate bond between them. At once delicately mannered and visually extravagant, Wong Kar-wai’s IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE is a masterful evocation of romantic longing and fleeting moments. With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography by Christopher Doyle and Mark Lee Ping-bin, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the…

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    Bead and Bond Event

    Crafting is the finest way to unwind during a lunch break at work. The Craft and Chat committee organized a Pandora-style bracelet event called “Bead and Bond.” The participants gathered around a table, grabbed their beads and bracelets, and got right to work. The event reminded us of all of our elementary school crafts days as we talked about color-coordinating beads and charms. Some participants crafted two or three bracelets to distribute to friends and loved ones. An hour of crafts was followed by tea, coffee, cookies, and a lovely cranberry cake. It was amazing to put a face on our members, and we all had a great time making…

  • Bead&Bond – crafting event

    Dear IEGAPers, We are happy to invite you to our first Craft and Chat Committee event in this academic year:  Bead and Bond We will be making Pandora-like Bracelets using glass beads and metal bracelets. You may be able to make up to two bracelets. You can keep the bracelets for yourself or give them as a gift! Cookies and coffee from Olives will be served.  

  • Eastern & Central European Day

    The event aims to raise awareness about the culture and history of Central and Eastern Europe at large, highlighting the broader context of the war in Ukraine. We will have round tables with authentic food where speakers and students knowledgeable about Central and Eastern Europe will give brief talks and engage in discussions with the attendees. Date: November 12, 2022 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Carl A Fields Ctr for Equality / 104 Multi-Purpose Room Registration:  RSVP

  • International Coffee Break

    We will provide a prompt for writing and discussion and good company! Come see our new space in the basement level of New South Building and reconnect with friends. Please contact us with any questions at pwrites@princeton.edu. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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    Fall Member Meeting

    It was great to see so many members, both new and old, during our first in-person meeting of the fall. We hope that everyone had a great summer, was able to take some time off to refuel, and is excited about the new academic year. Here are the most important topics covered in our meeting. We discussed continuing the virtual International Film Club events. We are looking for  members to join the Committee to help select the movie for the month through Kanopy, plan the group discussion date, set up and send out the Zoom meeting to the group, and moderate the discussion. We also considered other options for in-person…

  • Facilities Picnic

    Campus location: TBD ERGs will have one table and we will need volunteers to staff for 1-hour shifts between 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. If you want to volunteer, please sign up here.

  • Habitat for Humanity: UNITY BUILD (off-campus)

    If you are looking for some volunteer opportunities outside work, please consider volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. Currently Habitat is looking for VOLUNTEERS for their Unity Build Event! IEGAP members can sign up individually here. A couple IEGAP members plan to join, but we’re hoping to see both new and familiar faces.

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