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 , Or (530)898-3251.









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.