International Forum Schedule of Events Spring 2016

The Department of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures (ILLC) is pleased to announce its Spring 2014 International Forum. The  forum is open to the local community, and consists of a series of presentations (i.e., lectures, debates, and panel discussions) on a wide variety of topics of current international concern.  As an open forum, INST 301 provides ample opportunities for learning and appreciating the richness of multicultural settings. Students may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units (Credit/no credit grading only). The forum meets every Tuesday, from 4:00 to 5:00 P.M. – 120 Ayres Hall. For additional information, please contact Quirino de Brito, at qdbrito@csuchico.edu , Or (530)898-3251.

 

DATE

 

SPEAKER(s)

 

TOPIC(S)*

 

 

February 2

 

Lorry Marvin Peace Corps, Sacramento

 

 

The Peace Corps, its Mission and Overseas Opportunitiesent

 

 

February 9

Joshua Oliveira Art and Art History Dept (ARTS)

 

 

The Journey is the Education

 

February 16

 

Kanta Hara International Student (Japan)

 

 

A Travelers’s Insights on Bangladesh and Rwanda

 

February 23

 

Georgia Herrera Afro-Cuban Poet

 

Living the legacy of the Cimarrón: Race and Rebellion in Cuba

 

March 1

 

Panel with international educators Office of International Education

 

 

Global Education (TBA)

 

March 8

 

Hannah Burdette Intl. Languages, Literatures & Cultures Dept (ILLC)

 

Insurgent Poetics: Indigenous Cultural Revitalization in Contemporary Latin America
  
March 22    

 

Steve Walhaber (Office of International Education–OIE)& a Panel of Students           

 

Perspectives on American Culture

 

March 29

 

Chasity Maldonado Medina (Farmworker Institute for Education and Leadership Development-FIELD)

 

The Cézar Chávez Legacy

 

April 12

 

Dallas DeForest History Department

On the Periphery: Causes and Consequences of the Greek Crisis

 

 

April 26

 

Najm Yousefi (History Department) & a Panel of Students 

 

 Perspectives on the Middle East

*Some of these titles are tentative.