Paine College FRN Symposium - “Understanding the New Europe: Local and Global Realities in the 21st Century”

Posted by painewebmaster | 01/29/2015 03:50 AM

This symposium lead by Dr. Lawanda Cummings, Assistant Professor and Chair of Department of Social Sciences, and Dr. Cathrerine Adams, Assistant Professor of English,  will bring together participants of the Faculty Resource Network (FRN) seminars with members of the academic and Augusta community for two timely global discussions:

- On Thursday, January 29, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Implications of how developments within the European Union impact the economic and political realities in the United States. Topics to be discussed: climate change initiatives and the global economy, global immigration and labor, and far right political ascendency.

- On Friday, January 30, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: “Athens (Greece) and Augusta as Teaching Canvases” Topics to be discussed: Digital programs and repositories for the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Both discussions will be held in Gandy Richardson Auditorium in Haygood-Holsey, 210. This event is open to the public.