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Global & Area Studies|College of Arts and Sciences

Events

The Global & Area Studies Program hosts a variety of events through collaborations across campus, with the Wyoming Humanities Council, and through the support of a Department of Education grant. The Global & International Studies Scholars Lectures Series promotes discussion among Wyoming citizens of important global issues by bringing renown speakers to the UW campus and locations across Wyoming.

Global & Area Studies Program

Spring 2015 Events

 

Friday January 23, GAST Graduate Mentoring: Re-Orientation, 12noon, Cheney 229 (lunch provided)

Friday Feb. 13- GAST Graduate Mentoring: First Year MA Thesis Proposal Presentations, 12noon, Cheney 229

Friday, Feb. 27 — CGS/GAST “What in the World” Graduate Research Series:  Josh Taboga, Natalya Sharova, and John Rader, 12noon Cheney 229

Friday, April 3 — CGS/GAST “What in the World” Graduate Research Series, Chris Parsons, Adil Bentahar, Jacqueline Todak, and Ola Raddaoui 

Friday April 24, GAST Graduate Mentoring Program: Going into the Field, 12 noon, Cheney 229

 

 

Graduate Student Mentoring program

Tuesday, February 17- GAST, Presidents Office and UW Foundation Present Vice President Dick and Mrs. Lynne Cheney in Conversation about President James Madison, 4pm, Gateway Center

 

Monday Feb. 23 –Tues. Feb. 24 GAST International Workshop, “Toward a Post-Western Conception of International Relations” UW faculty and invited scholars,

 

Tuesday March 3, Mark Jenkins, UW Writer-in-Residence, “Vietnam: Exploring the World’s Largest Cave”, 7pm, Education Auditorium

 

Ahmed Rhazaoui, Senior Visiting Scholar, “The Syrian Crisis Refugees and Displaced Persons: Notes from the Field”

March 4, Worland Rotary Club, 12 noon, 1200 Culburtson Ave.

March 5, 7pm, Northwest College, Powell., 7pm Fagerburg 70

 

GAST/ Center for Global Studies World to Wyoming speaking tour

-Mark Jenkins, UW Writer-in-Residence, “Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers and the Biggest Cave on Earth”

-GAST/CGS What in the World Graduate Student Research Presentations: John Rader, Natalya Sharova, Josh Taboga 

                March 10 Gillette, WY

                March 11-12 Sheridan, WY

                March 12 Powell

                March 13-14 Cody

                March 15-16 Jackson

                March 18 Lander

                March 19 Rock Springs

                March 24 Casper

 

March 16-20 UW SPRING BREAK

 

Thurs. April 2, Ahmed Rhazaoui, Senior Visiting Scholar, “The Syrian Crisis Refugees and Displaced Persons: Notes from the Field”, Casper Foreign Relations Society, Casper

 

Monday April 13, GAST Sigma Ito Rho initiation and honors celebration, 5:30-7:30pm, Union Family Room

Faculty Meetings for Global & Area Studies

February 3, GAST Core Faculty Meeting, 12:15 Cheney 229

March 3, GAST Core Faculty Meeting, 12:15, Cheney 229

Mar. 31, GAST Core Faculty Meeting, 12:15, Cheney 229

May 5, GAST Core Faculty Meeting, 12:15 Cheney 229

May 8, Global & Area Studies Advisory Committee Meeting, 12 noon Cheney 229

 

For more events, check out the UW Center for Global Studies: http://www.uwyo.edu/globalcenter/conferences-and-events.html

Thurs., April 23, Ahmed Rhazaoui, Senior Visiting Scholar, “The Syrian Crisis Refugees and Displaced Persons: Notes from the Field” on campus, place tba

 

Saturday May 16 College of Arts & Sciences Graduation, 1:30pm

 

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