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


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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