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Spring 2016 Activities

The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship at Drake University
Spring 2016 Speaker and Film Series

January 28
Deslie Billich: Human Rights in Cultural Context

February 2
David Ayón: The Changing Politics of US Latin American Policy: Immigration, Cuba, Presidential Power and the Latino Vote

February 7
International Film Series #1: Molière (2007, Dir. Laurent Tirard)

February 9
Marion Blumenthal Lazan: My Holocaust Story: A Message of Determination, Perseverance, Faith and Hope - Marion Blumenthal Lazan

February 22
Michael Renner:  Kleptomaniacal Chimpanzees, Unripe Figs, and Lousy Knees: Drake Goes To Rwanda 

March 1
Peiqin Zhou: The Invisible Curfew: Women’s Fear & their Use of Public Space during China’s Urbanization

March 8
Panel Discussion: "End of the Commodities Super Cycle: Implications for the U.S. Presidential Election, the World Economy, and Beyond"

March 8
International Film Series #2: Violette (2013, Dir. Martin Provost)

March 22
Esam Boraey:  Youthful Hopes, Painful Realities: Looking Back at the Arab Spring

April 8
Valerie Hudson:  National Security and Women’s Insecurity

April 8-9
Nelson Institute Undergraduate Conference on Global Affairs

April 10
International Film Series #3: Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959, Dir. Alain Resnais)

April 12
Bill Stowe: For our Health: Protecting Surface Waters in Agricultural Watersheds

April 20
Angela James and Sithabile Ntombela: The Impact of Apartheid on Living and Learning in South Africa

 April 28
International Film Series #4: Persepolis (2007, Dir. Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud) 


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University News
March 15, 2018
The Harkin Institute’s Spring 2018 Sussman Lecture on April 12 will feature a discussion on the top national security issues of the day with a panel of experts who work in the field.