International Forum Schedule of Events Spring 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 qdbrito@csuchico.edu , Or (530)898-3251.

 

DATE

 

SPEAKER(s)

 

TOPIC(S)*

 

 

January 27

 

Michael Perelman

(Economics Department)

 

 

The Anarchy of Globalization: Local and Global, Intended and Unintended Consequences

 

 

Febuary 3

 

Jason Nice

(History Department

 

 

Scottish Independence: Past, Present, and Future

 

Febuary 10

 

Jennifer Gruber (Study Abroad) and a Panel of Students

 

 

International Perspectives on U.S. Culture

 

Febuary 17

 

Steve Lewis

(History Department)

Introductions by Dr. Bill Loker (Dean of Undraduate Education) 

 

Drugs, Disappearances, and Mass Graves: Mexico's National Nightmare comes to Reyna Grande's Hometown of Iguala, Guerrero

 

Febuary 24

 

Alice Tilche [School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London]

Co-sponsored by the Anthropology Deptment

 

 

Adivasi minorities and social change in western India

 

March 3

 

Bethany Pinegar and a Panel of International Teachers

(Office of International Education)

 

ESL: Comparative Global Perspectives


  

March 10  

 

Tim Applebee (Chico High School) & Local Musicians 

 

The Iris Music Experience!

 

March 17

 

SPRING BREAK 

 

SPRING BREAK

 

March 31

 

 César Chávez Day

 César Chávez Day

 

 

April 7 

 

Jason Clower (Asian Studies and former field producer at CNN Beijing)

 

  

Running News: ​The Life of a Foreign Journalist in Beijing"

 

April 14

 

Asa S. Mittman (Art and Art History Department)

 

 

Christian Maps, Jewish Monsters:  Creating a Grotesque Past and a Horrifying Future

April 21

 

 

 Tony Waters (Sociology Department  & Joel Zimbelman (Comparative Religious Studies

 

Study Abroad: Tanzania

*Some of these titles are tentative.