[Non-CAS Event] Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He is the author of the new book Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats. He is a member of Secretary of State John Kerry's International Security Advisory Board and the Council on Foreign Relations.
[Non-CAS Event] AID (the Association for India's Development) is a nationwide nonprofit organization that works to fund and support grassroots projects that tackle a wide number of concerns in India. These issues range from energy and water to human rights and women's empowerment. Our support of these projects goes beyond the surface fiscal level, however. Projects supported by AID are regularly audited, so that we can achieve the maximum amount of positive impact.
The AID annual conference is this weekend (May, 24-25, 2014) on the CU campus.
[Non-CAS Event] Louisa Lim, Beijing correspondent for NPR and the BBC, will discuss her new book, The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, on May 20 from 5:30-7:00 pm in Ben Cherrington Hall, Sie 150.
[Non-CAS Event] Jongjoo Lee, Unification and Security Attaché at the Korean Embassy in D.C., will join Dean Hill and Professor Zhao, on April 29 from 5:00-6:30 pm in Ben Cherrington Hall, Sie 150 for a panel discussion on “How to Handle the North Korean Crises: Perspectives from the ROK, US and China.”
Panelists will address the North Korean situation and offer their perspectives and opinions on the role the Republic of Korea, the U.S. and China can play in the conflict.
[Non-CAS Event] Graduating next year? Got plans for the summer? Now is an excellent time to start your Peace Corps application. Learn more at the Peace Corps info. session on Tuesday, April 22, 6 - 7: 30 p.m. in Hellems 267.
[Non-CAS Event] Sip authentic Persian tea as you enjoy Persian-influenced music, poetry, and presentations by students from the Persian language program at the Asian Languages and Civilizations Department.
[CAS Speaker Series] Malek Jandali will come to CU as a visiting artist to give a lecture and a workshop in the College of Music on his work on music, cultural heritage, and peace advocacy as they related to the ongoing Syrian conflict. As a Syrian immigrant, nationalist composer, and pianist, Mr. Jandali has taken his trade as a means to highlight the atrocities in the ongoing Syrian conflict, to invoke the principles of human rights, and to advocate for international aid.
[Non-CAS Event] Timothy Weston, Associate Professor of History and the Associate Director of the Center for Asian Studies, will give a talk on his current research entitled "When the Reporter is the Story: Executing Journalists in Early Republican China."
Professor Weston will be presenting a draft of a partial chapter from his book project on journalists, journalism, and representations of society’s voice in early Republican China. This portion focuses on press discourse about the summary execution (by warlords) of two journalists, Shao Piaoping and Lin Baishui, in 1926.
[Non-CAS Event] This film screening features the work of CSU-Pueblo students who prepared short documentaries inspired by the Chairman Mao Archival Collection at the CSU-Pueblo library. The screening should last for approximately one hour.
The archive is a collection of "Maomorabilia" accumulated by Dr. Bea Spade during her trips to China. This collection was donated to the CSU-Pueblo library in 2012.