International Institute: Global University Symposium
10:00 AM - Introduction by Pauline Jones, II Director
10:30 AM - Education, Engagement, and Innovation: International Education at the University of Michigan. Faculty panel featuring Mark Tessler (Department of Political Science; former director of the International Institute); Nojin Kwak (Director of the Nam Center for Korean Studies; Chair, Department of Communications); Bruce Mannheim (Department of Anthropology); and Melvyn Levitsky (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy).
1:30 PM - Alumni panel, featuring Bama Athreya (PhD Anthropology, 1997; Senior Specialist, Labor and Employment Rights at USAID); Mark Matossian (BA Russian & Eastern European Studies, BSE Aerospace Engineering 1987, MSE Aerospace Engineering 1988; Head of Program Management, Satellite Production and Launch, Google); and Bonnie Dixon (BA Japanese and Political Science 1978, JD 1981; Partner at Atsumi & Sakai)
3:00 PM - Student storytelling panel
4:30 PM - Keynote: "Found in Translation: My Life, Thanks to Michigan"
Keynote speaker: Jill Dougherty (BA Slavic Languages and Literatures '70); foreign affairs correspondent for CNN, Moscow Bureau Chief from 1997-2005
|Event Type:||Conference / Symposium|
|Tags:||Alumni, Bicentennial, Graduate, International, Undergraduate|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Nam Center for Korean Studies, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Armenian Studies Program, Islamic Studies Program , African Studies Center, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Center for South Asian Studies|
International Institute Programming
The International Institute’s centers sponsor numerous conferences, lectures, exhibits, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to educate the university community and the public about global issues and inspire discussion and dialogue.
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