Global issues

  • Global Issues Colloquium, Fall 2014

    August 26, 2014

     Thursday Sept. 4, 2014 MG 2001 7 p.m. A New Ukraine  David K. Robinson, Prof. of European History, Truman State University, Fulbright Professor, 2000-01, Kherson State University, Ukraine Dr. Robinson has made regular visits to Ukraine since 2000, when he began his year there as Fulbright Professor. He opened his sabbatical last year with five […]

  • Spring 2014 Global Issues Colloquium

    January 23, 2014

    Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 • MG 2001 • 7 p.m. Student Perspectives on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict As one of the longest ongoing international conflicts in the world, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has generated much controversy. The Global Issues Colloquium and Students for Middle East Peace bring together a student panel covering various dimensions of the conflict. […]

  • Fall 2013 Global Issues Colloquium

    October 4, 2013

    Thursday Sept. 19, 2013  MG 2001  7 p.m. The Commons Abundance Network: Towards a Global Network of Local Initiatives for Abundant Life. Wolfgang Hoeschele, Professor of Geography, Truman State University Creating a better world is difficult, but it is necessary, and so it is vital that we learn how to do it and get to […]

  • Spring 2013 Global Issues Colloquium

    December 12, 2012

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 MG 2001 7:00 pm Speaker: Jason Luscier, Assistant Professor of Biology, Truman State University Title: The Feralization of Domestic House Cats: A Global Ecological CATastrophe! Abstract: Free-roaming domestic house cats (Felis sylvestris catus) negatively impact native wildlife populations and human health around the globe. Several bird and mammal species have been […]

  • Fall 2012 Global Issues Colloquium

    May 19, 2012

    Thursday, September 20, 2012 MG 2001 7:00 pm Co-Sponsor: Department of English and Linguistics Speaker: Philip Lutgendorf, Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies, University of Iowa Title: Chai Why? The Making of the Indian “National Drink” Abstract: This presentation examines the promotion and popularization of tea drinking in 20th-century India. It is inspired in […]

  • Spring 2012 Global Issues Colloquium Schedule

    December 13, 2011

    Thursday, January 26, 2012 MG 2001 7:00 pm Speakers: Dr. Mark Appold and students from Middle East Study Abroad, Truman State University Title: Israelis and Palestinians in Deadlock or Transition? Global implications for the result Abstract: Professor of Religion Mark Appold will moderate a panel of student participants from a Summer 2011 Truman State University […]

  • Indigenous Survival in the 21st Century: A Look at the Embera-Chami Community

    October 25, 2011

    The Truman chapter of the Spanish Honorary Society (Sigma Delta Pi) and the Colombia Support Network of Kansas City together with the Global Issues Colloquium will present “Indigenous Survival in the 21st Century: A Look at the Embera-Chami Community” on Tuesday, November 1, at 7pm in the SUB Georgian Room B. Ancizar Gutiérrez and Reynelio […]

  • Hungry Planet

    October 14, 2011

    A special Global Issues lecture will be given by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Alusio on Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 pm in Violette Hall 1000. Menzel is a photojournalist known for his coverage of international feature stories on science and the environment, and D’Alusio is a former award-winning television news producer. Since 1996 they have […]

  • Fall 2011 Global Issues Colloquium

    March 14, 2011

    The following are our scheduled presentations for the Fall 2011 Global Issues Colloquium: Thursday, September 1, 2011, 7pm, MG2001 Jason Wiles, Assistant Professor, Biology, Syracuse University Evolution Education in the Muslim World and Why it Matters in the West Abstract: Evolution, the explanation of the unity and diversity of life via descent with modification from […]

  • Please Note: International Student Panel rescheduled from February 3 to February 24

    February 3, 2011

    Thursday, February 24, 7pm, BH 176 (Baldwin Little Theater) TSU International Students Cultural Perspectives on Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty in Higher Education Plagiarism, citing sources and group work are not viewed uniformly across all cultures. Depending upon where you are in the world, different ideologies persist, transforming classroom environments and student-professor relationships. In some cultures, […]