"Sherman Alexie: A Literary Roundtable": Portland State literature professors discuss The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, as well as some of Alexie’s short fiction. Sunday, February 3, 2-3:30 pm
Amazing China is a showcase that features Chinese opera, Chinese vocal music, instrumental music, and acrobatics, performed by the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, promises to be a spectacular evening.
When: Saturday, February 9th, 2013
Location: Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King Junior BLVD, Portland, OR 97232)
John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, authored a book review of The Economies of Argentina and Brazil: A Comparative Perspective (Edward Elgar Publishing), published in the Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLIV, No. 4.
Our speakers this year are as follows:
Governor Barbara Roberts (Keynote)
Dr. Suzanne Feeney
Desiree LeFave and Jennifer Gallardo from MamaBaby Haiti
Rotary DG Deniel Banks
Former Rotary DG Dean Rohrs
Women are great contributors to peace, but historically have gone unrecognized. Portland Rotaract is providing a venue in which to learn and acquire knowledge from these women leaders, who passionately work for peace around the world. These speakers will inspire you to do the same.
The symposium has an exceptional line up of presenters, including keynote, former Governor Barbara Roberts, who will share her impressive story on how she got started in her career in Oregon politics. Additionally, Dr. Suzanne Feeney, will talk about her work with women in India and providing microcredit opportunities. Dr. Feeney previously led PSU students on study abroad to India and helped write a book entitled, Grassroots NGOs by Women for Women:
The Driving Force of Development in India. Peace through Women Symposium will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 in the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom on the Portland State University campus. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and adjourn at 3:00 p.m.
Cost is $15/student and $35/non-student. The cost includes breakfast, lunch, and a Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Social after the event is over. A limited number of scholarships are available, please contact Kari Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!