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Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium


To suggest a speaker, please email or call our Assistant Director, Leanne Thach, at (909) 607-1159.
5C students swipe and CUC faculty and staff may sign-in for Oldenborg Dining Hall access. Community members may attend at Oldenborg’s discretion and incur a charge.

Tentative Spring 2015 Schedule

Tuesday, 5/5 TBA
TBA
Tuesday, 4/28 TBA
TBA
Thursday, 4/23 The Comparative Imperative: How Studying Ancient East Asia and Rome Can Make Us Better Global Citizens
Wiebke Denecke, Associate Professor of Chinese, Japanese, & Comparative Literature, Boston University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures and the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
Monday, 4/20 TBA
TBA
Tuesday, 4/14 TBA
TBA
Thursday, 3/12 TBA
TBA
Tuesday, 3/10 Peace Corps: The Journey of a Lifetime
Tiffany Tai, Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and the Office of International Initiatives at Pomona College
Thursday, 2/26 Failing for Good: Embracing Failure in Global Health and Development
Peter Navario, Director of Global Health Strategy and Associate Research Professor of Global Health, NYU
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and the Office of International Initiatives at Pomona College
Wednesday, 2/25 No Accounting of Taste? Writing About Food in Japanese War Diaries, 1937-1945
Aaron William Moore, Lecturer of East Asian History, University of Manchester, UK
Co-sponsored by the Department of History at Pomona College
Tuesday, 2/24 The Road to the 2015 Paris Climate Change Summit: Does Brazil Have What it Takes to Lead the World?
Binka Le Breton, Co-founder and Co-director, Iracambi Research Center, Brazil
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and Department of Politics at Pomona College
Monday, 2/23 Language Justice is Social Justice: Strategies for Building Multilingual Spaces in Los Angeles
Jen Hofer and Ana Paula Noguez Mercado, Co-founders of Antena Los Ángeles
Thursday, 2/19 Framing the Female Collaborator in Neoliberal Chile
Ksenija Bilbija, Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program at Pomona College
Friday, 2/13 The 2014 Iberian and Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grant Recipients
Alana Murphy PO ’15, and Scott Panek, PO ’15
Co-sponsored by the Iberian Grant Committee at Pomona College
Thursday, 2/12 The 2014 Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grant Recipients
Spencer Heim, PO’15, and Jared Kalow, PO’15