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November 2018

The 6th Global Oscar Film Series – The Insult (Lebanon)

November 13 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Luerssen Building, Room 5, 1801 Broadcasting Rd
Reading, PA 19610 United States

This fall, as part of the global studies degree program's "Global Oscars Comes to Berks," Penn State Berks will present several films during the fall semester continuing with "The Insult" at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6th, in room 5, Luerssen Building. All films are free and open to the public. After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention. The final film in…

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Fighting Global Fascism Today. Dr. Kirk Shaffer

November 12 @ 12:00 am
PA United States

Dr. Kirk Shaffer of Penn State Berks will be presenting 'Fighting Global Fascism Today" at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, November 12th, in room 245, Gaige Building, Penn State - Berks campus. This lecture is free and open to the public. This presentation is part of Penn State's Global Studies Discovery Week.

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October 2018

Globalization through Model UN with WAC Scholarship Winner Emma Hopler

October 24 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Inn at Reading, 1040 Park Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610 United States

Emma is a Senior in high-school at Wyomissing Area Jr/Sr High School. In her sophomore year she was accepted to the All-American Model United Nations team has since traveled to 3 different countries including Hungary, Poland and China, with the help and sponsorship of the World Affairs Council. On these trips she represents various countries while debating solutions to issues currently facing the global community. To Register: Call (610) 375-7880 or email contactus@wacreading.org Cost to attend: $10 all attendees

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How the Untapped Power of Women and Girls Can End World Poverty with Susan Markham

October 11 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Albright College, McMillan Student Center South Lounge, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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How the Untapped Power of Women and Girls Can End World Poverty Susan Markham Susan Markham most recently served at the Unites States Agency for International Development (USAID) as the Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. In this position, she advised Agency leadership on gender policy issues, led cross-sectoral program efforts in resilience, adolescent girls’ education and energy, and represented the Agency to the White House and other departments, governments, civil society organizations and private partners. Previously, she led…

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Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea: Moving Beyond Summit Diplomacy with Jenny Town

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Inn at Reading, 1040 Park Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610 United States
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Education:
Master of International Affairs from Columbia University; BA in East Asian Studies and International Relations from Westmar University...

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