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Spring 2003 Events and Activities

Visiting European Journalists (Editorial and Opinion Writers)

Meeting with faculty, students and community to discuss American public and media opinion about the U.S. role in the world.
Sponsors: CGC, Iowa Council for International Understanding, State Department's International Visitor's Program.

"Crisis in the Koreas"
Public forum with visiting peace activists from South Korea to discuss U.S.-South Korean relations and North Korean nuclear crisis.
Sponsors: CGC, American Friends Service Committee, STAR*PAC.

Scott Kugle
"Islam Beyond Violence"
Annual Stringfellow Lecture
Sponsor: Department of Philosophy and Religion, Humanities Center.

Dedication Event for the Center for Global Citizenship
"Doing Business Across Cultures"
An open panel discussion including business leaders and Drake faculty. The panel discussion will follow an invitation-only dedication dinner to celebrate the founding of the Center for Global Citizenship.
Sponsor: CGC

Sunday Foreign Film Series

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

"Ponette" (France, Jacques Doillon, 1996.
"Central Station" (Brazil, Walter Salles, 1998)
"Yi Yi / A One and A Two" (Taiwan, Edwand Yang, 2000)
"Butterfly" (Spain, Jose-Luis Cuerda, 1999)
"Pelle the Conqueror" (Denmark, Bille August, 1988)
"The Bicycle Thief" (Italy, Vittorio de Sica, 1948)
"The Cup (India, Khyentse Norbu, 1999)
"Germany Pale Mother" (Germany, Helga Sanders-Brahms, 1980)
"The Grave of the Fireflies" (Japan, Isao Takahata, 1988)
"Oriana" (Venezuela, Fina Torres, 1991

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, India
"Current Political and Cultural Conditions in Tibet"
Moderator: T.K. Lin, Professor of History.
Sponsors: CGC, Department for the Study of Culture and Society, Student Activities Board, Humanities Iowa.

"Cham Performance"
A Tibetan Buddhist spiritual dance performance.
Sponsors: CGC, Department for the Study of Culture and Society, Student Activities Board, Humanities Iowa.

"The Iraq Crisis: Should the United States Go to War?"
An Open Forum.
Sponsor: CGC

"Rebuilding Iraq"
Student-Faculty Discussion Group.
Sponsor: Students for Global Citizenship.

Model World Parliament
Four Drake students participated in Model World Parliament in Washington, D.C.
Sponsor: CGC.

Drama: "Faces of Freedom"
Play about immigrant experiences.
Sponsors: CGC, Thresholds Art Festival, Iowa Theater Touring Company.

Michael Beschloss, Historian
"Democracy in a Time of Crisis"
Sponsor: Bucksbaum Lecture Fund.

Pan American Day Dinner and Speaker
Miguel Teran
Sponsor: CGC, La Fuerza Latina, Humanities Center, Pan American Day Committee.

Drake Model European Union Simulation Team, Spring, 2002.
Organizer: Professor Eleanor Zeff (Politics and International Relations)
Sponsors: CGC and Department of Politics and International Relations

National Geographic Bee High School Competition for State of Iowa
Sponsors: CGC and National Geographic Bee

Summer Faculty Workshop on Language Across the Curriculum
Sponsors: CGC and Drake University Language Acquisition Program.