Global Connections Lecture Series
global connections lecture series
Join us for this informative series of free lectures on the effects, benefits, and drawbacks of globalization. For additional information, please call (310) 434-4303. This series is sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates), SMC Office of Public Programs, and SMC Global Citizenship Council.
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Dr. Benjamin Bowser:
It Is Bigger Than Ferguson
Sociologist and CSU East Bay Professor Emeritus Dr.
Benjamin Bowser will provide a historical context to the nationwide outrage
about the racial profiling of African American men. Join us for this extremely
important discussion, as each one of us plays a role in how this country defines
race relations. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates)
SMC English Department, and SMC’s Black Collegians Program. Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis. Part of the SMC Global Connections Series and the SMC Literary Series.
February 26 | 11:15am | Free | Art 214
Ebola and Infectious Diseases:
A Local and International Perspective
Disaster-relief specialist Steve McAndrew, Head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Emergency Operations for the Ebola Virus Response–Sierra Leone, will discuss his work in fighting the frightening illness. Part of the Global Connections Series. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates), SMC Office of Public Programs, and SMC Global Citizenship Council
Tue, March 10 | 11:15am | Free | Art 214
Global Citizenship Symposium 2014-2015
Join us for our sixth consecutive year investigating and
celebrating the ideas and practices of global citizenship. All SMC students are
invited to submit their work from the 2014-15 academic year (see the Global Citizenship
website for details on how to submit a project for review). Awards will be
given for the best examples, and students will present their projects and
receive campuswide recognition for their achievement.
Fri, May 8 | Free
See www.smc.edu/GlobalCitizenship for