Proposal deadline: Monday, 17 September
The Southern Utah University Global Engagement Center is pleased to announce the call for proposals for its 3rd annual Global Engagement Academic Conference. This year’s conference will be held Friday, 8 February 2013 on the SUU campus in Cedar City, Utah. The conference will focus on various dimensions of socio-economic development on the continent with the intent to foster discussions that lead to actions resulting in positive change. Selected sessions will cover a wide range of topics, cultures, and geographic regions. Academics, activists, artists, and undergraduate and graduate students alike are encouraged to submit session proposals.
"Making Sense of the Crisis in Gaza," James A. Toronto, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies (moderator); Joshua Gubler, assistant professor of political science; R. Quinn Mecham, an assistant professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB
"Career Reflections: Business," Roger Gardiner, managing director, Credit Risk Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC
"The Meaning of the Welfare State: The Welfare State Debate and Danish Literature," Lasse Horne Kjældgaard, director, The Society for Danish Language and Literature in Copenhagen, NOON, 238 HRCB
11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M., Marigold Quad
"The Impact of Technology on International Security and Geopolitics," Jared Cohen, adjunct senior fellow; background reading; "The Future of Internet Freedom," "Web Censorship: The Net is Closing in," "The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB