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International Culture Programs
The Great Food Cities of the World: Tokyo

Part of a 6-session course, food expert and passionate culinary historian Fred Plotkin offers a gastronome’s dream tour of six global centers of food and drink. This session focuses on the city of Tokyo.

Date
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
More Than Just a Meal: Italian Cuisine as a Key to Culture

Learn how get the most out of a culinary-focused travel adventure in Italy as writer Elizabeth Minchilli reveals why food is the most authentic—and delicious—way to understand a country where fabulous cuisine is just as revered as its treasured artistic masterpieces.

Date
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
The Great Food Cities of the World: San Francisco

Part of a 6-session course, food expert and passionate culinary historian Fred Plotkin offers a gastronome’s dream tour of six global centers of food and drink. This session focuses on the city of San Francisco.

Date
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Become a More Curious Traveler

Travel expert Christine van Blokland is ready to change the way you travel. The Emmy-winning host of PBS’s “Curious Traveler” series offers strategies to help you approach a new city exactly as she does when producing her show: as a mystery to be solved.

Date
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
U.S.–China Relations: Looking Ahead

A panel moderated by Robert Daly, director of the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, examines a relationship between nations that has transitioned from an era of engagement to one of mutual suspicion and testing as they vie to shape global practices to suit contrasting social and political systems.

Date
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
Istanbul Unveiled

It is a city of mystery, a city of wonders, and a city whose history is unlike any other. Let Serif Yenen, a travel specialist, be your guide as he highlights some iconic places to visit as well as those waiting to be discovered in this storied city.

Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.