Fall 2006 Events and Activities

Past Events

"The Globalization Game: Who Wins? Who Loses?"
A panel discussion including Professor David Skidmore, Professor Jimmy Senteza, Professor Mark Kende, Professor Wallace Huffman, Profess Sajeda Amin and Pioneer Hi-Bred research scientist Guoping Shu
Tuesday, November 28, 7pm
Parents Hall North, Olmsted Center
Sponsors: CGC and University of Chicago Alumni Association
Free and open to the public.

"The Last Best Chance"
Film on nuclear proliferation followed by panel discussion.
Wednesday, November 8, 6:30pm
Bulldog Auditorium, Olmsted Center
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions
Free and open to the public.

"Global Issues in Higher Education: What the Drake Community Should Know"
David Skidmore
Thursday, November 9, 12:30pm
Sponsors: CGC and University Excellence in Learning and Development Program

International Night Cultural Show and Dinner
Friday, November 10, 7pm
Sheslow Auditorium
Sponsor: International Students Association
Cultural show is free and open to the public. Advance ticket purchase required for dinner.

International Film Series: Farewell My Concubine
Sunday, November 12, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Mark Ferrara
Chinese film with English subtitles
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

Cari Eggspuehler
CEO of Taskforce to Mobilize American Business for Public Diplomacy
Speaking to political science class.
November 15
Sponsors: CGC and U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy

Barry Jacobs
Director, Strategic Studies, American Jewish Committee and former US Foreign Service Officer
Meeting with students.
November 16, 3:30pm, Medbury Honors Lounge
Sponsors: CGC and the Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations.

Film and Speakers on the Congo: Maurice Carney and Nita Evele
Saturday, November 18, 1-4pm
Bulldog Theater, Olmsted
Sponsors: CGC and Des Moines chapter of Amnesty International
Free and Open to the Public.

"A Little Salsa on the Prairie: The Changing Character of Perry, Iowa"
The Premier of a documentary film directed by Drake Professor Jody Swilky.
October 27, 5:30pm, Sierra Theater, 1618 22nd St., West Des Moines
Tickets are $2 at the door.
Sponsors: CGC, Humanities Iowa, the Iowa Arts Council, The Bock Foundation, Drake University, businesses in Perry and individual donors.

International Film Series: Good Bye, Lenin!
Sunday, October 29, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Eleanor Zeff
German film with English
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

International Film Series: The Motorcycle Diaries
Sunday, September 24, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Matt Esposito
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

"Sustainable Development in Africa"
Dr. Calestous Juma, an environmental scientist from Kenya.
October 18, 5:OOpm-6:00pm
Pomerantz Stage, Olmsted Center.
Sponsors: CGC, World Food Prize Foundation.
Free and open to the public.

"America in the World" Communications Workshop for students, faculty and community leaders.
Trainers from Citizens for Global Solutions.
September 9 and 10.
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions

"Writing With (and Against) National Identity"
Writers from University of Iowa International Writing Program.
September 7.
Sponsors: Drake Writers and Critics Series, Cowles Library, University of Iowa International Writers Program.

"Ethics in a Globalizing World" course development workshop for faculty.
June 18-21.
Sponsors: CGC and U.S. Department of Education.

University News
October 23, 2014
"everyday abstraction: contemporary abstract painting" is on view November 7 through January 23 in the Anderson Gallery.
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