Visiting Fellow Lecture Series


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Press release submitted by World Community Institute World Affairs Council


Visiting Fellow Lecture Series


Darfur Today

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
7 p.m.


IdressJogle
St. Ambrose University student from Sudan

This program is sponsored by the World Community Institute, the World Affairs Council of the Quad-Cities and the Bettendorf Library. The series is supported by individual contributions. For more information, call 563-355-4390 or 309-792-3131.
Visit our website at www.wacquadcities.org.


FREE ADMISSION

ALL PROGRAMS ARE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE BETTENDORF PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 7 P.M.

ALL LECTURES ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC


World Community Institute
530 6th Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722

This year's Visiting Fellow Lecture Series includes:


Politics and Civility: A Possibility or an Oxymoron?
Panel: Lisa Killinger, Mark Ridolfi, Bill Gluba, Maggie Tinsman, Jay Pearce
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Compassion and Faith
Panel: Talia Alvi, Ron Quay, Surendra Gupta, Tamar Grimm, Steve Spring
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Europe: Progress Toward Stability?
Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel, DePaul University
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

A Journey to Brazil and Turkmenistan
Black Hawk College international students
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Hajj: The Journey to Mecca
Dr. Lisa ZaynabKillinger
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Darfur Today
IdressJogle, St. Ambrose University student from Sudan
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Arab Spring Today: Lessons Learned
Local Arab Spring country representatives
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Music, Dance and Food from Around the World
Year-End Celebration
Tuesday, May 21, 2013












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