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ISI Fall 2014 Lecture Series

ISI Fall 2014 Lecture Series [article image]

When: Mon, Oct 13 2014 12:00am  Mon, Oct 27 2014 1:15pm 

Where: Various Locations

The International Studies Institute (ISI), College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Mexico, presents the Fall 2014 Lecture Series:

“Modern Societies in Crisis: Global Challenges and Solutions,” October 13—27, 2014.

All events are free and open to the public. They are held at the College of Education Classroom 103, George Pearl Hall 101 (Architecture Building), and Dane Smith Hall.

Schedule of Events

Monday, Oct. 13

12:00-1:15 pm (College of Education Classroom 103)
“Thinking Beyond Oil: Futurity, Blood, and Dependency"
Daniel Worden, Ph.D.
, Associate Professor, English Department, UNM.

5:30-7:00 pm (College of Education Classroom 103)
"The Burden of Proof -- Nurturing Public Reason in responding to Climate Change,"
Thomas Daniel Moritz
, University of the West.

Lecture 5:30—6:30. Refreshments and discussion: 6:30-7:00

Wednesday, Oct. 15

12:00-1:15 pm (College of Education Classroom 103)
"What Comes After the American Century?" Alex Lubin, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of American Studies, UNM.

5:30-7:00 pm(College of Education Classroom 103)
“Shared Security: Embracing both the international and domestic contexts"
David Henkel, Ph.D.
, Professor Emeritus, Community and Regional Planning, UNM.

Lecture: 5:30—6:30. Refreshments and discussion: 6:30--7:00

Thursday, Oct. 16

12:30-1:45 pm (George Pearl Hall 101 auditorium)

“Building China: Tradition, progress, modernity”
Hong Chen, AIA
, Design Director, Steinberg Architects, Shanghai, China.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

1:00-2:00 pm (Dane Smith Hall 333)
“The European Social Contract and the Eurozone Crisis”
Joseph Jupille, Ph.D.
, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE). University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2:00-3:00 (Dane Smith Hall 332)
“Seeking Justice and Social Transformation after Armed Conflict:  Lessons from Africa”
Jennifer Moore, JD.,
Professor of Law, UNM 2:00-2:45

3:00-4:00 (Dane Smith Hall 332)
“War and Slavery: (Re)Imagining ‘Modern Africa’”
Ian Stewart
, Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellow, University of British Columbia, 3:00-3:45

Thursday, October 23rd: 5:15—8:00 pm

5:15-6:15 (College of Education Classroom 103)
"Walking to the Edge: Power, Resistance, and Change in Cuba"

Margaret Randall, poet, activist and academic.

6:30-7:30 (College of Education Classroom 103)
“Paths to Women's Global Leadership in the U.S., the EU, and Africa"

Martha Burk, Ph.D., Director, Corporate Accountability Project, National Council of Women’s Organizations.

Refreshments and discussion: 7:30—8:00

Friday, October 24

12:00-1:15 pm (College of Education Classroom 103)
“Ukraine in Crisis: From Revolution to War”

Nadiya Kravets, Ph.D.,Postdoctoral Fellow, Ukrainian Research Institute & Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University.

2:00-3:00 pm (College of Education Classroom 103)
“Ebola virus--past, present, and future”
Steven B. Bradfute, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Global Health, UNM

Monday, October 27

12:00—1:15 (College of Education Classroom 103)

“Status of Women and Domestic Violence”
Adelamar (Dely) N. Alcantara, Ph.D., Director, UNM Geospatial and Population Studies.

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