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.
Syria to the Philippines:
On the Front Lines of
Director of Global Communications for International Medical Corps who spent 17 years in print and broadcast journalism—including as Executive Producer at CNN, Head Writer at Good Morning America, and reporter for The Associated Press—will discuss her travels to field programs around the world to document and speak publicly about humanitarian crises and IMC’s work.
Thu, March 13 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165
How We Forgot
the Cold War
Dr. Jon Wiener
Professor of History in the School of Humanities at UC Irvine and a contributing editor since 1984 to America’s oldest weekly, The Nation magazine, will talk about his research into how the Cold War era is being remembered, and how the immense effort to shape public memory about it failed.
Tue, March 25 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165
in Times of Conflict
Dr. Annie Bird
Policy Advisor in the US Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO)—who has taught courses on foreign policy analysis at the London School of Economics and in international organizations at UC Berkeley—will discuss her work on developing policies and strategies to promote and support transitional justice.
Tue, May 27 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165