Feb. 25 at 7:30 pm in Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center:
“Rising Tides Lift All Boats: The Strategic Relationship Between the US and Mexico,”
a public lecture by Arturo Sarukhán, former Mexican ambassador to the United States, from 2007–2013. Currently Diplomat in Residence, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy and Metropolitan Policy programs at the Brookings Institution; and distinguished visiting professor at the Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California (USC).
March 3 at 7:30 pm in Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center:
“Border Lines and Global Flows: The Future of Border Management and Security Is Not What It Used to Be”
a public lecture delivered by Alan Bersin, former Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2012-17; currently Senior Fellow in the Homeland Security Project, Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; and global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.
April 1 at 7:30 pm in Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center:
Lifeboat – An Academy- and Emmy-Award nominated short documentary, directed by Skye Fitzgerald, which documents the plight of refugees crossing the Mediterranean from Libya to Europe, and the efforts of volunteers to rescue those refugees. Director Fitzgerald will lead a discussion immediately after the screening.
April 9 at 7:30 pm in Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall:
“How is China Coping with the Trade War?”
a public lecture delivered by Ka Zeng, a Professor of Political Science and Director of Asian Studies at the University of Arkansas, and Senior Research Fellow at the Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations. Her authored and edited publications include: Greening China (2011); China and Global Trade Governance (2013); and Handbook on the International Political Economy of China (2019). She has also published numerous articles in journals such as: International Studies Quarterly; Journal of World Trade; and Journal of Contemporary China.
April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall:
“Trade with your Neighbour: A Canadian Farmer’s Perspective on the USMCA (or new NAFTA)”
a public lecture delivered by Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel, Canadian farmer and agriculture policy advocate, who served as the first female President of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers’ Association; represented Canada at World Trade Organizations Ministerial Meetings; and serves as an International Director for the Global Farmer Network.