Shoreline CC’s Global Affairs Center to present programs on Cuba, human rights

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CubaThe Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, has two presentations scheduled in the next two weeks — Oct. 14 on Cuba and Oct. 22 on human rights. Both are free and open to the public (small fee to park on campus during the day; evenings are free). The location is Room 9208 in the PUB at Shoreline CC, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline.

Tod Driscoll
Tod Driscoll

Oct. 14: Learn about daily life in Cuba with Tim Payne, who teaches economics at Shoreline, and Tod O’Driscoll, a freelance photographer who lives in Edmonds. The event takes place at 11:30 a.m.

John Driscoll
Bill Talbott

Oct. 22: At a time when human rights violations seem to be occurring with greater frequency, University of Washington Philosophy Professor Bill Talbott will discuss “How to Believe in Universal Human Rights,” at 7 p.m.

Future programs this quarter include:

Oct 28 A Multicultural South Africa, Ernest Johnson, Shoreline Community College [12:30 p.m.]
Oct 29 Cuba-U.S. Relations, Marc McLeod, Seattle University [7 p.m.]
Nov 4 Women and Social Protest, Rachel David, Shoreline Community College [11:30 a.m.]
Nov 5 Guatemala-U.S. Relations, John Hamilton, U.S. Ambassador (retired) [7 p.m.]
Nov 12 Canada-U.S. Relations, James Hill, Consul General of Canada [7 p.m.]
Nov 18 Cambodia, Diana Knauf, Shoreline Community College [12:30 p.m.]
Nov 19 Mexico, Eduardo Baca Cuenca, Consul General of Mexico [7 p.m.]
Nov 24 Service-Learning in Bolivia, Katie Fleming, and Lisa Libassi, Shoreline CC [10:30 a.m.]

For more information about the Global Affairs Center, visit the GAC website.

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