Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs Sponsored Events Calendar

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2015-2016 EVENTS

SEPTEMBER
Tuesday, 9/8, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
MiddView Open House
 
Friday, 9/18, 11:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Ill Fares the Land: Inequality in the Twenty-First Century

12:00-5:15 p.m. Three Panel Discussions
(Buffet lunch will be available starting at 11:45 a.m.)

12:00-12:15 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Will Pyle, Director of International Politics and Economics

12:15-1:45 p.m. Panel One:
“Inequality from 1650-2050”
Peter Lindert, Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of California-Davis
Moderator: Leticia Arroyo Abad, Economics
Student Chair: Grecia De La O Abarca

1:45-2:00 p.m. Coffee Break

2:00-3:30 p.m. Panel Two:
"Who Wants What? Insider-Outsider Politics and Redistribution Preferences in Comparative Perspective”
David Rueda, Professor of Comparative Politics, Oxford University
Moderator: Adam Dean, Political Science
Student Chair: Joseph Leavenworth Bakali

3:30-3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45-5:15 p.m. Panel Three:
"American Amnesia: The Forgotten Sources of our Shared Prosperity”
Paul Pierson, John Gross Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Moderator: Allison Stanger, Political Science
Student Chair: Brian Rowett

5:30-6:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
Peter Lindert, Paul Pierson, and David Rueda
Chair: Will Pyle, Director, International Politics and Economics
 
Monday, 9/21, 4:30 p.m.
Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Interpreting the Mahabharata: A Conversation with Laurie Patton and Abhishek Singh
 
Monday, 9/28, 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Dana Auditorium
Documenting China's Great Famine Part I: A Talk by Filmmaker Wu Wenguang and a Screening of "Because of Hunger: Diary I"
 
Tuesday, 9/29, 7:00-9:00p.m.
Warner Hemicycle
Documenting China's Great Famine Part II: A Screening of "Self-Portrait: At 47 KM" and a Conversation with Director Zhang Mengqi
OCTOBER

Friday, 10/2, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room

International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Schooling, Learning, and Earnings: Effects of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after Ten Years
by John Maluccio, associate professor of economics, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 9/28 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Friday, 10/2, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
China and the Global Economy, 
a panel discussion with Richard Hornik of Stony Brook University and former China Bureau Chief of Time Magazine; Tom Hout of MIIS and former China specialist for Boston Consulting Group; and Markus Rodlauer P’16, International Monetary Fund Deputy Director and China Mission Chief.

Monday, 10/5, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Politics of Homophobia in Africa: Lessons from Uganda,
a lecture by Joshua B. Rubongoya, professor of political science at Roanoke College.

Thursday, 10/8, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Aftershock: Post Earthquake Nepal,
a symposium featuring Kevin Bubriski, documentary and fine art photographer, Sweta Gurung and Adrian Smith ’97.5 of Himalayan Crossroads, and Sarah Stroup, professor of Political Science, Middlebury College.

Celebrating 50 Years of Environmental Education and Leadership
Thursday, 10/8, 7:00 p.m.
Mead Chapel
Keynote Address
by Van Jones, CNN Political Contributor

Friday, 10/9, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Mead Chapel
Keynote Conversation moderated by Bill McKibben with guests
William Cronon, Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor of Environmental Health Science
Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley; Gernot Wagner, Lead Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund, Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, Research Associate, Harvard Kennedy School.
2:15–4:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center
World Cafe: Our Environment, Our Future, an inclusive group dialogue for students, staff, and faculty.
4:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center
Reception

Tuesday, 10/13, 12:20 p.m.
Axinn 219
European Traders and Indian Textiles in the Seventeenth Century: A Study of Eastern Peninsular India 
by Sonali Mishra, professor at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

Tuesday, 10/13, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
¡Muy Pop!: Meditations on Film, Television, Comics and Latino/ a Popular Culture in the 21st Century,
a lecture by Frederick Luis Aldama, professor of English at Ohio State University, and founder and director of LASER and SÕL-CON.

Friday, 10/16, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Presentation
by recipients of Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Davis Projects for Peace summer grants in 2015. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/12 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Saturday, 10/17, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Environment and Society in the Middle East: A Collaborative Workshop with Robert Greeley, visiting professor of Arabic, Middlebury College; Hande Ozkan, assistant professor of anthropology, Transylvania University; Chris Gratien, PhD candidate, Georgetown University; and Graham Pitts, PhD candidate, Georgetown University.

Monday, 10/19, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Food and Power: Meat and Contested Masculinity in Israel
by Nir Avieli, Israel Institute Visiting Professor, Middlebury College.

Monday, 10/19, 7:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Reel Indians to Real Indians: Imagining and Representing Native Americans
by Edison Cassadore, professor at Tohono O'odham Tribal College, Arizona.

Tuesday, 10/20, 12:30 p.m.
Hillcrest 103
Peaceful Narratives: Inside and Outside the Tunisian National Dialogue,
by Mabrouka M'barek, former Tunisian MP.

Thursday, 10/22, 4:30 p.m.
Axinn Center Abernathy Room
Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft, and World Order
by Charles Hill, diplomat in residence and lecturer in international studies, Yale University.

Monday, 10/26, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
When Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction: On Being a Writer in Contemporary China,
a talk by Ning Ken, novelist, essayist, editor, and blogger.

Tuesday, 10/27, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Bridging Differences: Creating Lasting Social Change through Youth-led Street Sports 
by Simon Prahm, co-founder and current managing director of GAME, a Danish sports program NGO.

Thursday, 10/29, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ‘59 House Conference Room
The Refugee Crisis in Europe: Global Responses, a panel discussion with
Jennifer Hyndman,
director, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Toronto: "Fleeing Syria: Global Responses to and Silences in the Crisis"
Judith Kumin, former UNHCR director for Europe: "The Rise and Fall of the Common European Asylum System"
Alison Mountz, visiting professor of Canadian studies, Harvard University: "Crossing the Mediterranean: Understanding the Crisis from Land and from Sea"
and Roman Graf, professor of German and Comparative Literature, Middlebury College: "The Current Situation in Germany."

Friday, 10/30, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Dancing the National Idea: The Reception and Appropriation of the Lezginka in Russia
by Tatiana Smorodinska, professor of Russian, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/26 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

NOVEMBER

Monday, 11/2, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
From Post-racialism to Black Lives Matter: Waking Up in the Obama Age,
by Michael Jeffries, associate professor of American studies, Wellesley College.

Tuesday, 11/3, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The PIIGS and the EU: the Politics of Debt and Migration Pressure, a lecture by David Leblang, professor of politics, University of Virginia.

Wednesday, 11/4, 7:00 p.m.
Mead Chapel
Becoming American: An Inaugural Poet's Journey, a talk by Richard Blanco, Latino poet.

Friday, 11/6, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Panel
with Hannah Reeve ’15, winner of the International and Global Studies Award for her thesis "Soccer of the Secluded: Race, Triumph, and Tragedy in the 1950s World Cup in Brazil." Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 11/2 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 11/9, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Taming of Democracy Assistance,
a lecture by Sarah S. Bush, Temple University.

Tuesday, 11/10, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Future of the Past Series:
A Century of Relativity: A Global Perspective,
featuring Middlebury College faculty Rich Wolfson, Benjamin F. Wissler Professor of Physics (presentation on "Special Relativity: Einstein's Simple Truth"), Noah Graham, professor of physics (presentation on "General Relativity Traffic Jam"), and Tamar Mayer, Robert R. Churchill Professor of Geosciences and director, Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Wednesday, 11/11, 6:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Leveraging Technology to End Street Harassment,
a lecture by Debjani Roy, Interim Executive Director of Hollaback New York, a non-profit and movement to end harassment in public spaces.

Wednesday, 11/11, 7:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Translating Evidence and Interpreting Testimony at a War Crimes Tribunal: Working in a Tug-of-War,
a lecture by Ellen Elias-Bursac, former Reviser for the United Nations, War Crimes Tribunal, English Language Unit.

Thursday, 11/12, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Greek Crisis from a European and Italian Perspective, a lecture by Sara Lagi, University of Turin.

Friday, 11/13, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Familial Capital and the Education of Refugee-Background Youth: A Local Case Study with Global Implications
by Shawna Shapiro, assistant professor of writing and linguistics, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 11/9 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 11/16, 4:30 p.m.
Axinn 229
Threading Lines, Pieces, and Selves: A Bilingual Poetry Reading
by Uruguayan poet Laura Cesarco Eglin

Tuesday, 11/17, 4:30 p.m.
Dana Auditorium
The Paris Attacks in Context, a panel discussion with Middlebury Faculty from the Department of Political Science, featuring Erik Bleich, Jeff Cason, Sebnem Gumuscu, and Nadia Horning, and moderated by Tamar Mayer, director, Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Thursday, 11/19, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Mystery of the Israeli Detective
by Israeli author Dror Mishani, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Friday, 11/20, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Let Freedom Ring? Ethnic Diversity and the Politics of Values in Today’s Europe 
by Erik Bleich, professor of political science, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 11/16 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

DECEMBER

Thursday, 12/3, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House conference room
"Daughter of the Bedouin’s Chief: Writing Female Identity in the Land of Prohibitions” 
by Miral Mahgoub, associate professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies at Arizona State University.

Friday, 12/4, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Ethnobotany and Culture from Tropical Africa into the African Diaspora: Implications for Area Studies by Michael Sheridan, associate professor of anthropology, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 12/1 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.  

Thursday–Friday, 12/10–11
Amnesty International Write for Rights Event

Participants can write letters to support six different victims of human rights injustices around the world. Tables at locations as follows:
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Proctor and Atwater Dining Halls
5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Proctor and Ross Dining Halls
7:30 p.m., Dana Auditorium (Friday only, at Film Society Screening)
7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Wilson Hall (Friday only, at RIDDIM performances)

JANUARY

Thursday, 1/14, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
All the King's Horses, All the President's Men: The Transnational Politics of Yemeni Disintegration,
a lecture by Stacey Philbrick Yadav, professor of political science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Friday, 1/15, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
The Magnetic North and the Southern Gardens in the Poetry of Cesário Verde
by Mario Higa, Assistant Professor of Portuguese, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 1/12 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 1/18, 7:00 p.m.
Mead Chapel
Anderson Freeman Center Grand Opening
and MLK Keynote Speech by Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, and an authority on Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, racism, and the law.

Thursday–Friday, 1/21–22
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Third Annual Student Global Affairs Conference:
Power and Protest: Global Responses to Atomic Energy
Convened by Timothy Fraser '16, Mohamed Hussein '17, Eunice Kim ’17, and Dan Bateyko ’16.

Tueday, 1/26, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
When and why should the United States use military force? Some lessons from American interventions since 1965,
a lecture by Tom Timberman, retired senior Foreign Service Officer who specialized in political-military affairs at the policy level in Washington, D.C. and in senior positions abroad.

Wednesday, 1/27, 4:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Middle East: How to Think About It; What to Do about It,
a lecture by Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.

FEBRUARY

Tuesday, 2/2, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Cursed Paradise: The Russian Annexation of Crimea,
a lecture by Dimiter Kenarov ’03, freelance journalist and poet.

Thursday, 2/18, 12:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Fulbright Experience: A First-hand Account,
with Forest Jarvis ’15, current Fulbright Scholar in the Philippines, and Maddie Gilbert ’14, English teaching assistant in Brazil.

Friday, 2/19, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Thesis in Dialogue Series
with Forest Jarvis ’15, winner of the International Politics and Economics Award for his thesis "Information and Exclusion as Barriers to Development in the Peruvian Andes," with commentary from Sarah Pearlman, associate professor of economics at Vassar College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 2/16 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Friday, 2/19, 7:30 p.m.
Dana Auditorium

Screening of Frame by Frame, a documentary that follows 4 photojournalists through the dangerous reality of media in Afghanistan, where taking a photograph used to be a crime. It exposes the growth of free press, a fundamental aspect of a new-born democracy after the 9/11 attacks. Refreshments will be provided. Co-sponsored by International Students’ Organization (ISO), Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs (RCGA), and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

Tuesday, 2/23, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Screening
of the documentary 18 IUS SOLI, followed by Q&A with director Fred Kuwornu.

Wednesday, 2/24, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Screening
of the documentary Inside Buffalo, followed by Q&A with director Fred Kuworno.

Thursday, 2/25, 12:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Future of Europe,
a Hot Topics in Global Affairs lunch with Guntram Herb, professor of geography. RSVP to rcga@middlebury.edu by 2/22 for lunch.

Monday, 2/29, 12:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Europe and the Migration Crisis: Humanitarian, Security and Political Challenges
, a talk by Jaques Rupnik, Professor of Political Science & Director of Research, CERI, Sciences Po, Paris.

MARCH

Thursday, 3/3, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Healing the Body, Healing the Islamic Umma:  Medicine and Bodies Politic in the Middle East and North Africa 
by Ellen Amster, Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine at McMaster University and an Associate Professor in McMaster’s Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of History, specializing in Islamic and French medicines.

Thursday, 3/3, 7:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Gallery Opening and Reception
featuring the photography of Sarah Corsico ’18 and Hannah Blackburn ’17.

Friday, 3/4, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
A Short History of the East India Company (1600–1858)
by Ian Barrow, professor of history, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 2/29 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Thursday–Saturday, 3/10–3/12
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
RCGA Conference on Food Insecurities

To watch the livestream of this conference, please click here.

Tuesday, 3/15, 7:30 p.m.
Hillcrest 103
Translation Theory and Practice: Instrumental vs. Hermeneutic Models,
a talk by Lawrence Venuti, Professor of English and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University.

Thursday 3/17, 12:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Hot Topics in Global Affairs Lunch,
focusing on Politics in East Asia, with Jessica Teets, associate professor of political science at Middlebury.

Thursday, 3/17, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Can Russia Ever Become Modern?, 
a lecture by Clifford Gaddy, senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program's Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, and co-founder and senior scientific advisor of the joint Russian-American Center for Research on International Financial and Energy Security, based at Penn State University.

Friday, 3/18, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium
Jesus, Football, and the Apocalypse: A History of Christian Television in the Middle East by Febe Armanios, associate professor of history, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 3/14 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 3/21, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Myth of French Republican Universalism,
a lecture by French journalist, writer and filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo.

APRIL

Tuesday, 4/5, 4:30 p.m.
Mahaney Center for the Arts 125
Culture at Hand: The Anthropology of Creativity and the Making of a Divine Craftsman in India,
a talk by Kirin Narayan, Professor, School of Culture, History and Language, Australia National University College of Asia and the Pacific.

Tuesday, 4/5, 7:00 p.m.
Axinn 103
Gender and Sex in the Arab Winter: Human Rights and LGBT Rights in Egypt,
a talk by Scott Long, LGBT rights activist.

Friday, 4/8, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium
Cannibalizing the Cannibals: The Consumption and Circulation of Brazilian "Culture" in France in the 1960s,
by Darien Davis, professor of history, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 4/5 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 4/11, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
A Fresh Start in Latin America? Drug War Policy Reform and Cuba-US Relations,
a panel with Adam Schaffer ’12, Program Officer for Drug Policy at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), and Dan Egol ’13, Chief of Staff at Ross Cook, Inc.

Tuesday, 4/12, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Future of the Past Series

Hello, World: Computers and the Dawn of a New Human Era
—From Clockwork to Twitter: How Did We Get Here? by Christopher Andrews, assistant professor of computer science, Middlebury College
—Democratization and Inequality in the Computer Age, with Brian Fung ’10, reporter, Washington Post.

Wednesday, 4/13, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Survivors into Minorities: Armenians in Postgenocide Turkey,
a lecture by Lerna Ekmekcioglu, associate professor of modern Middle Eastern History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Thursday, 4/14, 12:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Discussion Lunch
on the Kurds and the Middle East with Sebnem Gumuscu. RSVP to rcga@middlebury.edu by 4/11 for Sabai Sabai.

Thursday, 4/14, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Beyond Hebrew: The Politics of Multilingualism in Israel and Palestine
a lecture by Liora Halperin, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Monday, 4/18, 12:15 p.m.
Sunderland 110
Translation and Activism: Emancipatory Perspectives
, a talk by Michaela Wolf of the University of Graz, Austria.

Monday, 4/18, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Let them Eat Grape Leaves: Food and Moral Economies in Greece, a lecture by David Sutton, professor of anthropology, Southern Illinois University.

Tuesday, 4/19, 4:30 p.m.
McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219
Exploding Canons: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Caribbean Poetic-Political Tradition,
a lecture by David Austin, Professor of Humanities, Philosophy, and Religion at John Abbott College, Montreal.

Tuesday, 4/19, 7:00 p.m.
Warner Hemicycle
In Fear of Queer: "Traditional Values" and Homophobia in Russia and Kyrgyzstan,
a talk by Cai Wilkinson, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

Friday, 4/22, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room

International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Donner sa langue au chat: Animal Voices and Tragedy in Wajdi Mouawad’s Novel Animawith Julien Weber, assistant professor of French, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 4/19 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 4/25, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Understanding 'Mis-' and 'Problematic' Communication in Intercultural Interactions,
by Lynn Goldstein, Program Chair of TESOL/TFL at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Friday, 4/29, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Arribada—Short Fiction, a talk by Gloria Gonzalez Zenteno, associate professor of Spanish, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 4/25 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

MAY

Monday, 5/2, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
History in the Making,
a lunch and talk with Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's grandson.

Monday, 5/2, 7:30 p.m.
Mead Chapel
Responsibility, Reconciliation, and the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs,
with Shigeko Sasamori, Hiroshima survivor and Hiroshima Maiden, and Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of President Harry Truman and author of a forthcoming book on the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan. They will be joined by their sons, Norman Cousins Sasamori, and Wesley Daniel.

Thursday, 5/5, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
The Second Intifada:  An Empirical Retrospective,
a lecture by David Jaeger, professor of economics at City University of New York.

Friday, 5/6, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
International and Global Studies Colloquium
The United Tables of Italy: Pellegrino Artusi and the Unification of Italy in the Kitchen,
by Sandra Carletti, professor of Italian, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 5/2 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 5/9, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Rohatyn Center Research Grant Presentations
with Brennan Delattre ’16, Helena Hlavaty ’16, and Esmé Valette ’16.

Wednesday, 5/11, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
Rohatyn Center Research Grant Presentations
with Timothy Fraser ’16 and Wan Ning Seah ’16.

Thursday, 5/12, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room
17th & 18th Century Yemen: The Age of Religious Liberalism,
a talk by Mohammed Sharafuddin of Sana'a University & the Center of Middle East Studies, Harvard University.

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