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Fall 2004 Events and Activities

Faculty Seminar: Want to be a Fulbright Scholar?
Attend this workshop and learn how to write a successful Fulbright Grant.  Workshop leaders are former Fulbright Scholars: Dr. Elizabeth Robertson and Dr. Birgit Wassmuth.

Sponsor: CGC

Faculty Seminar: Developing international study seminars.
Sponser: CGC

Fulbright Visiting Specialist Dr. Al-Khuthaila from Saudi Arabia
“Direct Access to the Muslim World”.
Sponsor: CGC

"The Bubble of American Supremacy: The War in Iraq and the 2004 Election"
George Soros (financier, philanthropist, author and philosopher)
Sponsors: CGC

"The Human Face of War: Stories from Inside Iraq"
Rick McDowell and Mary Trotochaud, in-country staff for American Friends Service Committee
Sponsors: CGC and American Friends Service Committee

"Can America Be a Democracy and an Empire Too?"
Benjamin Barber (author of Jihad vs. McWorld and Fear's Empire)
Sponsors: CGC, Provost's Office and United Nations Association

"The People Speak: American Power and Global Security"
Featuring a panel discussion moderated by ABC News correspondent Judy Muller.
Panelists will include former U.S. Ambassador Kenneth Quinn (currently president of the World Food Prize Foundation), former U.S. Ambassador John Menzies (currently President of Graceland University) and Professor James McCormick, Department of Political Science, Iowa State University.
Sponsors: CGC, The People Speak, ABC News, Iowa Division of the United Nations Association and WOI.

Conference on "National Security and the New Arms Race"
Featured Speaker: Former U.S. Ambassador George E. Moose
Sponsors: Univ. of Iowa College of Medicine, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Ecumenical Ministries of Iowa, American Friends Service Committee, Iowa United Nations Association, CGC

"The U.S. Role in Globalization: Present and Future"
Ambassador George Moose
Sponsor: CGC

Tianjin Children's Palace Art Ensemble
Sponsors: CGC and Iowa Sister States

Workshop on Faculty Involvement/Collaboration in Internationalizing the Drake Community
Sponsor: CGC