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Global & Area Studies|College of Arts and Sciences

Global & Area Studies Events

Fall Semester 2015

On Campus Events

September 10th

Reunification Lecture Series: Gary Bruce, University of Waterloo (Canada), "The Stasi Files and Reconciliation in United Germany" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Program, The Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. 4:00 pm (place TBA)

September 11

Center for Global Studies Student Presentations: CGS funded students discuss their research, hosted by CGS Associate Director Stephanie Anderson. 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm (place TBA)

September 18

Human Rights, Justice, and Ethics Seminar: David Messenger, University of Wyoming, "Representing Nazism and the Holocaust at the Spanish Civil War Museums" Sponsored by the Center for Global Studies. 12:00 pm, Cheney International Center Room 229

September 22

Center for Global Studies Faculty Lunch (Invitation Only!): Discussions about grants and reporting. Also a discussion on volunteers for the World Cafe. 12:00pm, Cheney International Center Room 229

September 23

Reunification Lecture Series: Public Viewing of the Film The Lives of Others. Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Program, The Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. (place and time TBA)

September 24

FIG's Luncheon and Speaker: Sam Mihara, Heart Mountain Internee speaks to freshman. Co-sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Program. 9:00 am- 2:00 pm (place TBA)

September 30

GAST Graduate Mentoring Series: Orientation to Research Funding as an MA Student. 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm, Ross Hall Room 261

October 2

Reunification Lecture Series: Andrew Denison, Transatlantic Network, "The United States and German Reunification: Hopes and Fears in Retrospect" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Program, the Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. (time and place TBA)

October 6

Guest Lecturer: Mohan Das Manandhar, MIT, "The Politics of Exclusion and Issues of Development in Nepal" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Department. 4:00 pm (place TBA)

October 14

Lecture Series: Tom Frawley, Former Ombudsmen of Northern Ireland, and Rev. John Dunlop, Belfast, "The Resolution of the Conflict in Ireland" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Department and the UW College of Law. 12:00 pm, College of Law Room 186

October 15

Reunification Lecture Series: Ulrich Adelt, University of Wyoming American Studies, "Struggle with a Foreign Tongue: David Bowie in Berlin" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Department, the Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. (time and place TBA)

October 19

The Official Launch of the High Plains American Indian Research Institute (HPAIRI): " Internationalization of Indigenous Peoples' Rights" in Sponsorship the Center for Global Studies. 12:00 pm-3:00pm, Wyoming Union Ballroom

 October 21

GAST Graduate Mentoring Series: Thesis Proposal and Thesis Prospectus for First Year MA Students. 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Ross Hall Room 261

October 22

Guest Lecturer: C.G. Han, Republic of Korea Consul-General in San Francisco, "Vision for US-Korean Relations" 11:00 am (place TBA)

October 23

Center for Global Studies Faculty Brownbag Lunch, TBA

October 28

GAST Graduate Mentoring Series: From Fieldwork to Thesis Writing for Second Year MA Students. 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Ross Hall Room 261

October 29

Guest Lecturer: John Paul Lederach, Kroc Institute University of Notre Dame, "Conflict Transformation, Peacebuilding, and Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Program. 12:00 pm (place TBA)

November 6 (tentative)

Human Rights, Justice, and Ethics Research Cluster Seminar: Nevin Aiken and Julia Obert, University of Wyoming, "Examining the Legacy of Genocide in Contemporary Namibia: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" Sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR). 12:00 pm, (place TBA)

November 11 

Center for Global Studies World Cafe 2015: feautures faculty researchers funded by CGS speaking about their summer 2015 research, open discussion to follow. Open to the Public. 4:00 pm-5:30 pm (place TBA)

November 18

Reunification Lecture Series: Annegret Staiger, Clarkson University "From Nudity Cultures in East and West to Sauna Club Mega Brothels in Reunified Germany" Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Department, the Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. 6:00 pm (place TBA)

December 1

Reunification Commemoration Concert: The Brandenburg Concerti of J.S. Bach, performed with violinist John Fadial and the UW Chamber Orchestra, Sponsored by the Global & Area Studies Department, the Center for Global Studies, the UW International Programs Office, and the German Embassy. Buchanan Fine Arts Building Concert Hall, (time TBA)

December 4

Center for Global Studies Research Brownbag Lunch: Andrew Price-Smith, Colorado College, "Oil, Illeberalism, and War." Cheney International Center 229 (time TBA)

Off Campus Events

September 15-16

Center for Global Studies World to Wyoming Series: Mark Jenkins "Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers, and the Biggest Cave on Earth". September 15- Torrington, WY EWC-Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:00pm. September 16- Cheyenne, WY LCCC Center for Conferences and Institutes, Union Pacific Ballroom at 5:30 pm. 

September 21-23

Visiting Scholar Geroge Varughese "Nepal's Earthquake, Development, and Reconstruction" September 21- Cody, WY (time and place TBA), and September 23- Worland, WY (time and place TBA).

October 17

Guest Speakers: Tom Frawley (former ombudsmen of Northern Ireland) and Rev. John Dunlop, Belfast, "The Resolution of the Conflict in Ireland" Jackson, WY (time and place TBA)

October 20

Visiting Scholar George Varughese "Nepal's Earthquake, Development, and Reconstruction" UW Casper Campus, 6:00 pm, Union/University Building Room 420.

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