International Forum Schedule of Events Fall 2014

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 2


Jim Brobeck

Water Policy Advocate (AquAlliance)



AquAlliance: Defending Northern California Waters 



September 16


Jennifer Wilking

Political Science Department



“(Challenges of) Democracy in China”


September 30


Ann Schulte

School of Education



One Year Down Under



October 7


Muge Akyildiz

(Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department-RECR)



Leisure and Social life in Turkey 


October 14


Jacque Chase and Olivia Vandamme Geography and Planning Department



Experiencing Sustainability Abroad: From Chico State to Brazil


October 21


Tony Waters

Sociology Department




October 28


Paul Lopez

Sociology Department



Guest Worker Programs: Be careful what you ask for?


November 4


Jennifer Clowers 

Peace Corps 



Guinea and Niger


November 18


Jennifer Gruber & Steve Wilhaber

(Study Abroad-Office of International Education) & a panel of students



“A funny thing happened along the the way to …”


















*Some of these titles are tentative.