The “Engaging the World Series,“ a partnership Between WWAC and Marlboro College, which offered 2 talks in February, resumes in April.
These 3 talks in April will all be at the Centre Congregational Church Parlor on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm (with Coffee/Tea and Conversation from 7:00 pm.
Wednesday, April 3
“Changing Course in the U.S. Response to the HIV/AIDs Pandemic“
Sharon Stash, Georgetown University
An epidemiologist and global health expert, Sharon Stash serves on the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and teaches courses on global health policy and practice. She has extensive experience in health monitoring and evaluation in over 60 countries. She served as senior fellow and deputy director of the Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and has written or contributed to over 40 books, articles, briefs, and chapters.
Wednesday, April 10
Ethics and International Affairs
Joel Rosenthal, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs
Joel Rosenthal has served as president of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs since 1995. He is also adjunct professor at New York University and chairman of the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs (BGIA) program in New York City. As a scholar and teacher, Joel has focused on ethics in U.S. foreign policy, with special emphasis on issues of war and peace, human rights, and pluralism
Wednesday, April 17 or 24*
Congress and Engaging the World
Sam Farr, former member of Congress
Sam Farr served as a U.S. Representative for California from 1993 to 2017. A progressive Democrat, he had a strong record of supporting environmental and worker protections, human rights, and immigration rights. He had served for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer, teaching community development skills near Medellin, Colombia, and parlayed this experience to become a congressional leader on Latin America affairs. Before his national service he was elected to the California State Assembly, where he became a champion for the organics industry and wrote one of the country’s strictest oil spill liability laws.
* Date to be confirmed. Check the WWAC web site: http://www.windhamworldaffairscouncil.org