Cultures and worldviews series continues through Shoreline CC, starting this week

noonesworldThe Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, is continuing its discussions about the cultures and worldviews, with the first event scheduled this week. The evening series, “No One’s World:  Evolving National Identities and Worldviews of people in Jordan, India, Africa and Indonesia,” take place on Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm, in Room 9208 (Pagoda Union Building). Times and locations of daytime events vary, and can be found below. The campus map is here.

Evening programs

Jan. 30
Jordan and the Syrian Refugee Crisis
Dima N. Malhas, Esq., Managing Partner, Chung, Malhas & Mantel, Seattle
Alaa Malhas, Communication Consultant at UNICEF Jordan Office (Jordanian citizen), via Skype

Feb. 6
India: The History and Culture of an Aspiring Power
Jon Bensky, Pacific Northwest Advisors
Anand Yang, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Feb. 20
African Identities and Worldviews
Onum Abbey Esonu, Department of Planning and Development, City of Seattle
Omara Benjamin Abe, Department, North Seattle Community College, emeritus
(Cosponsored by African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific NW)

Feb. 27
The World’s Largest Archipelago: Indonesia’s Culture, History and Worldview
Anita Sulaiman, Consultant and Trainer, Inter-cultural Business Excellence; Founder and Board chair, Indonesia Business Council Greater Seattle; Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Network, Greater Seattle (Indonesian citizen)
Diah Satya Darmawaty, Co-Founder & Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Foundation Global; Founder & Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Network Greater Seattle (Indonesian citizen)

Daytime programs

Wednesday, Feb. 5
12:30-1:30 p.m.
1010M (Boardroom)
Project Education Kenya
Daryl Campbell, Acting President, Shoreline Community College

Tuesday, Feb. 18
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
9208 PUB
Volunteer Experience in Haiti and Africa
Lisa Libassi, Nursing faculty, Shoreline CC

Tuesday, Feb. 25
12:30-1:30 p.m.
1010M (Boardroom)
Arab-American Youth: Self-Identity and Worldviews
Mary Toutonighi, Arab Center of Washington

Thursday, March 5
12:30-1:30 p.m.
1010M (Boardroom)
White People and Development Aid: Race and the History of Humanitarian Assistance
Michelle Kleisath, Multicultural Studies faculty, Shoreline CC

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