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2013-14 Programs

2013-14 Annual report

October 17

7:00 pm  - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

China’s Worldview
Joe Borich, President, Washington State China Relations Council

*part of Worldviews Series

 

 

October  18

12:30 - 1:30 pm

1508

National Identity and Modernity

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows, Evan’s School of Public Affairs

University of Washington

 

 

October 24

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

1402

The Role of the United Nations in Resolving International Conflict
Dr. Trevor McMorris-Tate, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Bellevue College

Dr. James Maynard, CLA Senior Fellow Bellevue College, and Co-President UNA-USA Seattle

 

 

Russia’s Worldview
Derek Norberg, Executive Director, Council for U.S.-Russia Relations

*part of Worldviews Series

 

 

October 24

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

 

November 1

10:30 am - 11:20am

1104

Alternative Perspectives on the Global Economy

Bob Francis, Acting Dean, Social Sciences Division, Shoreline Community College

Tim Payne, Professor of Economics, Shoreline Community College

 

 

November 7

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

 

Brazil’s Worldview
Steve Murphy, Senior Advisor, Pacific Northwest Advisors
Pedro Costa, Honorary Consul General for Brazil, Seattle

 

 

November 14

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

Iran’s Worldview
David Woodward, President, Associates in Cultural Exchange
Nader Nazemi, Professor, Cascadia College
*part of Worldviews Series

 

 

November 21

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

Turkey’s Worldview
John Gokcen, Honorary Consul General for Turkey, Seattle
Recep Demir, Commercial Attaché of Turkey in Seattle

*part of Worldviews Series

 

 

January 30

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

Jordan and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Dr. Dima N. Malhas, Esq., Managing Partner, Chung, Malhas & Mantel, Seattle

Ms. Alaa Malhas, Communication Consultant, UNICEF Jordan Office

*part of National Identities & Worldviews

 

 

February 6

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

India: The History and Culture of an Aspiring Power

Jonathan Bensky, Pacific Northwest Advisors

Anand Yang,  Jackson School of International Studies, UW

*part of National Identities & Worldviews

 

 

February 18

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

9208(QDR)

 

Nurse Volunteer Experience in Haiti and Africa

Lisa Libassi, Nursing faculty, SCC

*co-sponsored by SCC Association of Nursing Students

 

 

February 20

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

African Identities and Worldviews

Dr. Omara Benjamin Abe, Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Department,

North Seattle Community College

Mr. Onumsinachi (Onum) Abbey Esonu, Member, Africa Diaspora Advisory Committee to

the African Union Ambassador to the U.S.

Mr. Peter Gishuru, President, African Chamber of Commerce of the PNW (moderator)

*part of National Identities & Worldviews

*cosponsored by African Chamber of Commerce of the PNW

 

 

February 25

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

1010M

 

Arab-American Youth and Assimilation

Mary Toutonighi, Arab Center of Washington

 

 

February 27

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

9208(QDR)

The World’s Largest Archipelago: Indonesia’s Culture, History and Worldview

Ms. Anita Sulaiman, Consultant and Trainer, Inter-cultural Business Excellence; 

Founder and Board chair, Indonesia Business Council Greater Seattle

Ms. Diah Satya Darmawaty, Co-Founder & Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Foundation Global

*part of National Identities & Worldviews

 

 

March 5

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

1010M

Race and Humanitarian Assistance

Michelle Kleisath, Multicultural Studies Faculty, SCC

Re-engagement between the U.S. and Iran

 

 

March 13

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

9208(QDR)

Transforming Lives Through Education

Daryl Campbell, Acting President, SCC

Benson Mutua, Director, Clay International Secondary School, Ngomano, Kenya