The Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, directed by Edmonds resident Larry Fuell, has announced its spring quarter Great Discussions schedule, starting with a program on South Africa’s Fragile Democracy Thursday, April 12.
All programs will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, April 12-May 31 in Room 1010(M).
The programs are:
April 12 South Africa’s Fragile Democracy
April 19 Russia’s foreign policy,
April 26 China and America
May 3 Global health: progress and challenges
May 10 Media and foreign policy
May 17 U.S. global engagement and the military
May 24 Turkey: a partner in crisis
May 31 The waning of Pax Americana?
Attendance is limited, and there is a small registration fee that covers the cost of briefing materials received by the participants. Register online at www.shoreline.edu/GD18.
The center is also hosting the following single events during spring quarter:
Tuesday, April 17, 12:30-1:20 p.m Room 9208 PUB
Taiwan: whose narrative has not been told? Christianity as the Ethnic Identity of Indigenous Peoples
Speaker: Mayumi Steinmetz, Faculty, Shoreline CC (Japanese Language and Asian Studies)
Tuesday, April 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Room 9208 PUB
Nuclear Power Waste and Accidents
Speakers: Dr. James Conca, Senior Scientist at UFA Ventures, Inc; Reid Tanaka, Senior Consultant, Areion LLC
Tuesday, May 1, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Room 9208 PUB
A Journalism Career in an IT World, A Personal Story of Perseverance, Luck, and Flexibility
Speaker: Dan DeMay, Business, transportation and Seattle culture reporter for SeattlePI.com; Shoreline CC, class of 2011
Tuesday, May 8, 12:30-1:20 p.m, Room 9208 PUB
Mindfulness in the Classroom
Speaker: Mimi Harvey, Faculty, Shoreline CC (Communications Studies)
Thursday, May 10, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Room 9208 PUB
“Down Under” – Exploring Australia
Speaker: Chip Dodd, Faculty, Shoreline CC (Geography)
Tuesday, May 29, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Room 9208 PUB
Smiles Forever IV, Continuing the Tradition of Service-Learning in Bolivia
Speaker: Maryrose (Rosie) Bellert, Faculty, Shoreline CC (Dental Hygiene)