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Spring 2004 Events and Activities

Global Youth Institute

Presentation by CGC Director David Skidmore
Sponsor: Des Moines High Schools, CGC

"War Babies"
Charli Carpenter
Talk and video on children born of wartime rape.
Sponsor: CGC

Pan American Day Luncheon
Panel Discussion: "Time for a New Neighbor Policy"
Sponsors: CGC, Pan American Committee and La Fuerza Latina.

"Organizing for Global Change: Stories from the Trenches"
Conference for international NGOs.
Sponsors: CGC and United Nations Association of Des Moines

Iowa National Geographic Bee
Sponsor: National Geographic Bee (CGC host)

"Step Across This Line: An Evening with Salmon Rushdie"
Salmon Rushdie
Sponsor: Bucksbaum Lecture Committee

Jennifer Fish
"Engendering Democracy in South Africa: The Case of Domestic Labor"
Sponsors: Department for the Study of Culture and Society and Provost's Office

Ron Godard, Department of State
"Careers in the Foreign Service"
Sponsor: International Law Society

"Feminisms and their Discontents:  The Criminalization of War-Time Rapes in Bosnia."
Professor Karen Engle, University of Texas School of Law
Sponsors: CGC, Women's Studies, Culture and Society

Reception for Past (and Future) Recipients of Fulbright Fellowships.
Sponsor: CGC

Reading from "All Rivers of the World"
John Murray, Australian writer
Sponsors: CGC and Center for the Humanities.

"Democracy and Human Rights: Lessons from U.S.-Russian Relations"
Professor Ludmilla Selezneva, Russian historian
Iowa Council for International Understanding Dinner Forum.
Sponsors: CGC and ICIU.