Thursday, November 20th

Time Event Title
9:00 am

The Scottish Referendum

Gist Hall
Born and raised within Scottish borders, Barroness Suttie has worked in British politics since 1991. Her areas of expertise are Russia, the former Soviet Republics, and the European Union where she worked for EU President Pat Cox for two years. Since her return to the UK from her studies at the University of Voronezh and early teaching career in Russia, she has run election campaigns, was employed as the press secretary to the Liberal Democratic Party leader and managed the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg’s Office from 2006, until her elevation to the House of Lords in 2013. Baroness Suttie will be discussing the Scottish referendum and what the results mean for Scotland, the UK and Europe as a whole.

Presented By: Baroness Alison Suttie

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
10:00 am

Regenerative Agroforestry in Sri Lanka

University Center Banquet Room
The topic of this discussion will include ongoing efforts by non-governmental organizations and farmers in Sri Lanka to use traditional knowledge systems combined with regenerative agroforestry and organic agriculture to provide alternatives to industrial agriculture. The presentation is based on participatory research with local Sri Lankan organizations.

Presented By: Yvonne Everett is professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Planning in the Department of Environmental Science and Management. She has been working with colleagues in Sri Lanka for 30 years.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
11:00 am

The Third World Debt Crisis

University Center Banquet Room
Join Economics 306, The Economics of the Developing World, to learn about the causes of the 1980’s Third World Debt Crisis and the emergence of the Washington Consensus and the IMF structural adjustments.

Presented By: Professor Wilson teaches in the Economics Department and is an advisor for the International Studies major. She is a return Peace Corps volunteer and teaches several international courses for Economics and International Studies.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
12:00 pm

Wanna be an International Studies Major?

University Center Banquet Room
Everyone talks about globalization, but what does it mean? Major in International Studies and find out about the political, economic and cultural diversity of our world. International Studies is also the only non-language major on campus to require both a foreign language and Study Abroad experience. Find out more!

Presented By: Dr. Alison Holmes has been the Program Leader for International Studies for the past three years. Now the first tenure track faculty member for the program, she will answer any questions about the major.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
1:00 pm-1:50 pm

Career and Internship Opportunities with the US Department of State

University Center Banquet Room
America's foreign policy is to amplify the nation's voice and extend its reach in areas critical to the daily lives of its citizens. We work to ensure our country's leadership enhances our economic, food and energy security and stability, and reflects America's values. With your diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, you can become part of America's leadership worldwide. As a US citizen, you are America and you can represent America to the world.

Presented By: Diplomat in Residence, Northwest, Amb. Lewis Lukens

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
2:00 pm

The Future We Want: Sustainability and Development in the Global South

University Center Banquet Room
The United Nations is currently negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals, a new set of development priorities intended to address inequality and development around the world. In this talk, we'll explore the progress towards agreeing on and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, and ask what obstacles remain to achieving sustainable development in the Global South.

Presented By: Noah Zerbe is Professor in the Department of Politics and teaches HSU's Model United Nations program.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
3:00 pm

The Peace Corps: Live, Learn, and Work Internationally

University Center Banquet Room
The Peace Corps pays qualified Americans to live and work for two years in one of 76 countries in the developing world. We work in Education, Health, Business Development, Agriculture, Environment, and Youth and Community Development. Volunteers gain valuable professional and personal development, using Peace Corps service to launch careers domestically or internationally, or use the many scholarships presented to returned Peace Corps volunteers to attend grad school. For over 50 years, Peace Corps volunteers have been fostering world peace and friendship through sharing culture and technical skills in the developing world, then bringing that experience back home to America to impact their communities and their engagement with politics and the world.

Presented By: Sean Michetti is a Peace Corps representative for Northern California and was previously a Peace Corps volunteer in Bulgaria, serving in Youth Development from 2012 – 2012.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
4:00 pm

How to Find Volunteer & Work Abroad Opportunities

Green & Gold Room
Interested in getting international experience but don’t know where to start? This presentation will provide you with a variety of resources and international experiences to help you research and explore the world of possibilities open for gaining valuable career related experiences overseas.

Presented By: Loren Collins and Cherry Ouellette, Career Center Advisors.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

China's Energy Future: Domestic Drivers and Global Consequences

Behavioral and Social Sciences Building
HSU's Sustainable Futures Speaker Series presents “China's Energy Future: Domestic Drivers and Global Consequences,” a free public lecture by Trevor Houser. Houser is a partner with the Rhodium Group (RHG) and leads the firm’s energy and natural resources work. RHG combines policy experience, quantitative economic tools and on-the-ground research to analyze disruptive global trends. Houser’s work supports the investment management, strategic planning and policy needs of RHG clients in the financial, corporate and government sectors.

Houser is also a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, an adjunct lecturer at the City College of New York, and a visiting fellow at the school’s Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee on US-China Relations and serves on the Advisory Board of Center for US-China Relations at the Asia Society.
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

International Dance Workshop

Kate Buchanan Room
Join the HSU Capoiera and Danza Azteca for an evening of dance. Experience the joy of cultural exchange through movement and dance. Participants will have an opportunity to learn a few dance steps as well!

Presented By: HSU Capoiera Club and Danza Azteca club.

Part of International Education Week Nov. 17-21.
8:00 pm

The Wailin' Jennys

Van Duzer Theater
The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse, three distinct voices that together create an achingly perfect vocal blend. Starting as a happy accident of solo singer/songwriters joining together for a one-time-only performance in Canada, they have become one of today’s most beloved international folk acts. The Jennys continue to create some of the most exciting music on the scene, stepping up their musical game with each critically lauded recording while thrilling audiences with their breathtaking live performances.


“The darlings of the North American roots music arena.” — The Toronto Star


Sponsored by Emerald City Laundry
8:00 pm

Brass Studio Recital

Fulkerson Recital Hall

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Nov 6th-Dec 4th

Goudi’ni Gallery: Gail Tremblay and Brian D. Tripp Exhibit

Goudi'ni Gallery
Nov 17th-Nov 21st

International Education Week

TBD

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