International Forum Schedule of Events Fall 2015

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.









September 1


Matt York Executive Director, One Mobile Projector Per Trainer



How Locally Created Video and Cordless Projectors are Impacting Development



September 22


Lorry Marvin Peace Corps, Sacramento Regional Recruiter



Thinking Beyond Borders (Micronesia)


October 6


Kenneth Naas Career Advisor, CSU, Chico’s Career Center



Exploring International Careers


October 13


Curtis L. DeBerg Accounting Department


SAGE World Cup: Seoul (Korea), 2015


October 27


Jason Clower Comparative Religion & Humanities Department



Book in Common (BIC): “Just Mercy” [Bryan Stevenson’s]


November 3


John Crosby Political Science Department


Model United Nations


November 10      


Sheikh (Ali) Shahnawaz Economics Department


Economic Globalization: Problems and Prospects After the Great Recession


November 17


Jennifer Gruber & Steve Wilhaber (Study Abroad-Office of International Educatio) & a panel of students


“A funny thing happened along my way to …”


November 24






December 1


Julia Kobrina-Coolidge (International Languages, Literatures and Cultures-ILLC) & a Panel of Students



Life doesn't Come with Subtitles: Wonders and Challenges of Teaching International Languages

*Some of these titles are tentative.