Fall 2002 Events and Activities

Humanitarian Law Study Group

Organizers: Charlie Carpenter and Marie Mainil
Sponsor: Associate Provost for Interdiscplinary Programs

Drake Model United Nations SimulationTeam, Fall, 2002.
Organizer: Debra DeLaet (Politics and International Relations)
Sponsors: CGC and Department of Politics and International Relations.

Sunday Foreign Film Series

Sponsors: Center for Global Citizenship, Modern Languages and Literature, DULAP and Department for the Study of Culture and Society.

Like Water for Chocolate (Mexico)
Babette's Feast (Denmark)
Chocolat (USA)
Strawberries and Chocolate (Cuba)
Chocolat (Cameroun)
Bagdad Cafe (USA)
The Widow of St. Pierre (France)
Wild Strawberries (Sweden)
Gariela Cravo e Canela (Brazil)

"Contact Zones: Latina-o Image-Making"
Robert Tejada, Dartmouth College
Sponsors: Latin American Studies, Women's Studies and the Center for the Humanities.

Native American Speakers
Gerome Kills Small, "Gathering Foods and Medicines,"
Orville Little Owl and his Singing and Dance Group, song and dance performance
Sponsors: CGC, Honors Program, Center for the Humanities

Reflections on a Global Year: The Worldview, Post 9/11
A panel of international writers with the University of Iowa International Writers Program
Sponsor: Writers and Critics Series

Thunderbird - The American Graduate School for International Management
Joe Miller, Director of Admissions Outreach, will be discussing graduate training in international business at Thunderbird. Also, Professor Rex Welling of the CBPA will discuss living and working abroad.
Sponsors: Drake International Business Society and CGC.

International Cultural Night and Food Fair
Sponsor: International Students Association.

Artur Gruszczak, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
Sponsors: CGC and The European Council

Thomas Lairson, Professor of Politics, Rollins College
Visiting Politics and Business classes to speak on the politics of East Asian industrialization.
Sponsor: CGC

"Personalizing the Case for International Human Rights and Political Asylum in the Context of Global Change"
Panel Discussion featuring international guests.
Sponsors: International Law Society and National Lawyers Guild

Linda Fasulo (UN Correspondent for NBC News, MSNBC and U.S. News and World Report)
THE UNITED NATIONS AND WORLD SECURITY IN THE POST SEPTEMBER 11TH PERIOD: FOOD, POVERTY & TERRORISM
Sponsor: Iowa Council for International Understanding

Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, Professor of Economics, Drake University
"The Economic Implications of America's Drive to War."
Sponsors: College of Business and Public Administration, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honor Society, and Mobilization for Peace and Justice.

Nobel Prize Winner Norman Borlaug, "Food and Hunger in Africa"
Sponsors: CGC and World Food Prize Institute

Open Forum on the Prospect of War with Iraq
Sponsors: CGC and Mobilization for Peace and Justice

Rural Activists from Latin America
A group of advocates for small farmers and landless people travelling across U.S. as part of a "Rural Justice Tour."
Sponsors: CGC and Agricultural Missions, Inc.

Stalnaker Lecture
"Global Visions: Fukuyama's Dream, Huntington's Nightmare and a Grassroots Reverie"
David Skidmore
Sponsors: College of Arts and Sciences and Emeriti Faculty.

University News
October 29, 2014
The Drake University Board of Trustees recently approved new degree programs in mathematics, science, education, technology, and health sciences while taking initial steps to further enhance the University’s programming through $65 million in new construction and renovation.
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