Program Summary

Spring 2023 Chronological Program Summary

(as of January 23, 2023)
(Check back for additional event information)

 

January 

Wednesday, January 25 – 12:00 pm – KAM Library 4th Floor Rotunda – International Brown Bag –War & Drought: Norway’s Role in the 2022 European Energy Crisis – Presented by Dr. Afton Clarke-Sather, Associate Professor, Geography, UMD

February 

Thursday, February 2 – 12:00 pm – KAM Library 4th Floor Rotunda – International Brown Bag – Stories about the Beauty and Diversity of Morocco - Presented by UMD Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, February 8 – 7:00 pm – KAM Library 4th Floor Rotunda – International Lecture – The Struggle for Democracy in Iran – Presented by Dr. Khalil Dokhanchi, Professor, Political Science, Department of Social Inquiry

Thursday, February 9 – 12:00 pm –  International Brown Bag – Tutoring Without Borders – Helping to Educate Kids in Time of War– Presented by Dr. Michael Waxman, Professor, Natural Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin Superior and co-founder, Tutoring without Borders - Register before or sign in at z.umn.edu/TutoringS23

Thursday, February 16 – 7:00 pm – WorldQuest – International Trivia Competition – played virtually via Kahoot! – Griggs Center will be available for teams that want to gather on campus – Register by February 13 at z.umn.edu/WorldQuest2023 – there is no charge to play

March

Thursday, March 2 – 12:00 pm – Room to be announced – International Brown Bag - The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra – Presented by Alex Messenger, Communication Specialist, UMD Marketing & Public Relations, and author of book by the same title

April

Monday, April 3 - 12:00 pm – KAM Library 4th Floor Rotunda - International Brown Bag – The Battle for Thermopylae between Modern Historians and the International Far Right - Presented by Dr.Jeffrey Rop, Associate Professor of History, UMD - Cosponsored by the Department of History, Political Science and International Studies 

Thursday, April 13 – 12:00 pm – Room to be announced – International Brown Bag - The Irish Origins of North American Catholic Education – Presented by Dr. Elizabethada Wright, Professor, Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies