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Global & Area Studies and Center for Global Studies

Fall 2016 Events

 

ON CAMPUS

August 26
Friday, 5pm, Public Panel “American Foreign Policy and the 2016 Election” with Jean Garrison (UW), Michael Barnett (George Washington University), Stephen Krasner (Stanford) and Janice Stein (Toronto), College of Business 121

 

August 30
4:30pm, GAST/ Department of Geography, Simon Springer, University of Victoria (Canada) “Beauty through Order: The Exile and Arbitrary Detention of Cambodia’s Homeless”, A & S 210.

5:30pm, UW Earth Wind and Water Series Opening KeynoteGoing To Extremes: Encounters with Earth, Wind & Water”, Mark Jenkins, UW Writer in Residence and Correspondent for National Geographic, A&S Auditorium

 

September 13
5:30pm, UW Earth, Wind, Water presents panel discussion “Risk and Water”, Berry Center Auditorium

 

September 14
7pm, The Bridge Wyoming Interfaith Discussion, ”Between Trust and Fear: The Voice of Religion in a Noisy World” Buchanan Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall

 

September 15
9:30am, GAST, International Programs, CGS: Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States
, “A World in Turmoil – The Importance of the Transatlantic Partnership in the Context of Global Crises” Wyoming Union Family Room

 

September 17
7:30pm & Sept. 18, 2pm, The Bridge Wyoming
presents the film “Blue Like Me” about the life of a Jew in India, with film-maker Siona Benjamin, College of Agriculture Auditorium

 

September 21
7pm, The Bridge Wyoming Interfaith Discussion, “What Makes us Human- When we Come from Afar?” Buchanan Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall

 

September 23
12-1pm, Global & Area Studies Advisory Committee Meeting, Cheney 229

 

September 24
GAST Research Day, 10am-2pm, Graduate students and faculty report on summer research projects, lunch provided, guest speaker Ambassador Gary Grappo; Classroom, UW Art Museum

 

September 28
7pm, The Bridge Wyoming, Interfaith Lecture, Ambassador Gary Grappo, UW Senior Visiting Scholar in Global Studies, and Rebecca Grappo “Under A Crescent Moon: Being A US Ambassador in the Middle East”  Buchanan Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall

 

September 30
12-1pm GAST Graduate Mentoring Series:  Orientation to Research Funding as a MA Student, Ross 261

 

October 7
12-1pm, GAST Graduate Mentoring Series: From Fieldwork to Thesis Writing for Second Year MA Students, Ross 261

October 12
5:30pm, UW Earth, Wind, Water “Energy Transitions Panel”, Berry Center Auditorium

October 21
12-1pm GAST Graduate Mentoring Series: Thesis Proposal and Thesis Prospectus for First Year MA Students, Ross 261
2-4pm CGS Researcher Forum, Cheney 229

October 28
12-1pm, CGS/GAST Faculty Speaker Series, Dr. Peter Harris, Colorado State University, “The Meaning of Brexit”, Cheney 229

 

November 2
5:30pm, UW Earth, Wind, Water “Wyoming and the West:  Looking Back to Look Forward”, Dr. Patty Limerick, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West at University of Colorado-Boulder with Gregg Cawley, Political Science, Roger Coupal, Agriculture and Applied Economics, Frieda Knobloch, American Studies,  Nina McConigley, Honors Program

 

November 3
5:30pm, UW Earth, Wind, Water “From the World to the West:  Responses and Options in a Changing Resource Landscape” Andreas Kraemer Senior Fellow, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies; Founder & Director Emeritus Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Germany with Chuck Mason, Economics and Finance, James Myers, Geology and Geophysics, Mark Northam, School of Energy Resources, Sarah Strauss, Anthropology

 

November 11
12-1pm, CGS/GAST Faculty Speaker Series, Dr. Emily Van Houweling, University of Denver, “Gender and Water in Africa” Cheney 229

 

November 30
6pm, GAST, Ambassador Gary Grappo, “The Middle East and the Next US President”, room TBA

 

December 2
12-1pm, CGS/GAST Faculty Speaker Series, Dr. Carolyne Larson, History at UW, “Argentina’s Lost Genocide”, Cheney 229

 

 

OFF CAMPUS

 

October 18 Senior Visiting Scholar Ambassador Gary Grappo, “The Middle East and the Next US President”, Northwest College, Powell, WY 

 

October 19 Ambassador Gary Grappo, “The Middle East and the Next US President”, Rotary/Kiwanis Clubs, Worland, WY

 

October 25 Ambassador Gary Grappo, “The Middle East and the Next US President”, Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs, Jackson, WY.

 

November 4 Ambassador Gary Grappo, Casper College, “The Middle East and the Next US President”, Casper College and American Committee on Foreign Relations, Casper, WY


 

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