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SUNDAY, JUNE 3 – CONFERENCE OPENING 

4:30 pm     Evening welcoming reception | Founders Hall

5:45 pm     Buffet Dinner

6:45 pm     Plenary Keynote I: Hiram Chodosh, President, Claremont McKenna College, The Future of Learning (PDF) | PPT

7:15 pm     Roundtable Discussion on Globalization and Liberal Arts Education


MONDAY, JUNE 4 – DAY 1 OF CONFERENCE

8:00 am     Registration & Coffee Performing Arts Center, Lobby

8:30 am     Welcome & Introduction to Soka University | Overview of the conference | Performing Arts Center, Main Hall

8:45 am     Plenary Keynote II:  Patti McGill Peterson, Senior Fellow American Council on Education  Globally Engaged Institutions: Lists of Initiatives or Institutional DNA (PDF) | PPT


9:30 am     Plenary Panel 1: “The Role of the Core and GE Curriculum in Global Liberal Arts”

Panel Chair: Bryan Penprase, Dean of Faculty, Soka University of America

Presenters:

Bryan Penprase The Soka Curriculum (PDF)   | PPT

David Helfand, Professor of Astronomy, and Chair of the Committee on Innovative Teaching and Learning, Columbia University | Essential Ingredients of a Liberal Arts Curriculum

Terry Nardin, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Common Curriculum at Yale-NUS College (Singapore) |The Common Curriculum at Yale-NUS College (PDF)  | PPT

Noah Pickus, Dean, Undergraduate Curriculum Affairs and Faculty Development Duke Kunshan University (China) | The Duke-Kunshan University Curriculum (PDF) | PPT


10:30 – 11:00 am         Coffee Break | Performing Arts Center Lobby


11:00 am     Plenary Panel 2: “Centers for Global Learning: Variations in Structure and Operations”

Panel Chair: Mary Coffey, Associate Dean, Pomona College Oldenborg Center for Modern Languages and International Relations

Presenters:

Tamar Mayer, Director of the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs and the Program in International and Global Studies, Middlebury College Expanding the Charge: Globalizing the International Center

Kate Patch, Senior Director of Global Initiatives, Grinnell College Institute for Global Engagement  Internationalizing the Liberal Arts Campus, Now What? (PDF) | PPT

Richard Detweiler, President, Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) Developing Global Education Networks (PDF) | PPT

Anne Dwyer, Associate Professor and Director, Oldenborg Center for Modern Languages and International Relations, Pomona College Rebuilding “The Borg”: Reimagining a Residential Center as a Global Hub (PDF) PPT


12:00 pm             Plenary Panel 3:  “Study Abroad in a Connected World”

Panel Chair: Jane Edwards, Dean of International and Professional Experience, Yale University  Setting the Stage for Moving the Furniture (PDF)| PPT

Presenters:

Antonio González, Professor of Spanish and Director of the Fries Center for Global Studies, Wesleyan University Replicating Intercultural Learning in the High-Tech Classroom: Unforeseen Challenges (PDF) | PPT

Vanita Shastri, Dean of Global Education & Strategic Programs Ashoka University (India) | Development and Challenges of Student Mobility for Indian Institutions

Talya Zemach-Bersin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Brown University and an instructor in Yale’s Education Studies Program | The Cultural Politics of Study Abroad 


1:00 pm     Buffet Lunch | Performing Arts Center Lobby & Patio


2:30 pm     Overview of Parallel Sessions | Pauling Hall 216

Parallel Working Group Discussions I

Theme 1 | The Role of the Core and GE Curriculum in Global Liberal Arts  Pauling Hall 216

Theme 2 | Centers for Global Learning: Variations in Structure and Operations | Maathai Hall 207

Theme 3 | Study Abroad in a Connected World | Maathai Hall 303


4:15 pm     Coffee Break | Performing Arts Center Lobby


5:00 pm     Reports from the Working Groups | Pauling Hall 216

6:00 pm     Overview of Conference and Upcoming Working Groups


6:30 pm     Buffet Dinner | Performing Arts Center Lobby


TUESDAY, JUNE 5 – DAY 2 OF CONFERENCE 

8:00 am     Coffee & Refreshments Performing Arts Center, Lobby

8:30 am     Introduction to Second Day of Conference Performing Arts Center, Main Hall

8:45 am     Plenary Keynote III | Adam Weinberg, President,  Denison University Performing Arts Center, Main Hall | Creating a Globally Engaged Campus


9:30 am     Plenary Panel 4: “The Global Liberal Arts College”

Panel Chair: Tamar Mayer, Director of the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs and the Program in International and Global Studies Middlebury College

Presenters:

Jeremy Adelman (Virtual Presentation), Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and Director of the Global History Lab Princeton University | Can We Bring the World into a Course? (PDF) | PPT

Rosetta Marantz Cohen, Professor of Education and Child Study, Smith College | The Making of a School: Global Education in the Making (PDF) | PPT

Nadia Rabesahala Horning, Director of Social Entrepreneurship Programs, Middlebury College | Increasing the Flow of Ideas and People between a College and a Continent: the Middlebury-ALU Experiment

Trisha Craig, Dean of International and Professional Experience Yale-NUS College (Singapore) In Asia, For the World: Establishing the Liberal Arts Abroad (PDF) | PPT

Kara Godwin, Research Consultant Boston College Center for the International Studies of Higher Education |  Liberal Education’s Global Trends and Critical Questions: Where to go from here? (PDF) 


10:30 – 11:00 am      Coffee Break | Performing Arts Center Lobby


11:00 am     Plenary Panel 5:  “Capturing the Global Experience”

Panel Chair: Scott Carpenter, Marjorie Crabb Garbisch Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, Director of the Center for Global and Regional Studies, Carleton College | Global Pathways

Presenters:

Eva Posfay, Professor of French, former Associate Dean, Carleton College| Who Am I? Promoting Intercultural Reflection in the Classroom (PDF)PPT

Arne Koch, Dean of Global Engagement, Associate Professor of German, Colby College | Integrating Off-Campus Study: Colby College’s Faculty Mentoring (Pilot) Program (PDF) | PPT

Eric Feldman, Program Manager, Office of Global Learning Initiative Florida International University | Prompting Reflection with ePortfolios in a Global Distinction Program (PDF) PPT

Elaine Meyer-Lee, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership, Agnes Scott College | Building on Global Immersion Experiences in the Curriculum and Co-Curriculum (PDF)| PPT


12:00 pm    Plenary Panel 6: “Globalized STEM Education”

Panel Chair: Bryan Penprase, Dean of Faculty, Soka University of America

Presenters

David Drew, Professor of Education and Joseph B. Platt Chair in the Management of Technology, Claremont Graduate University | Liberal Arts and Engineering (PDF) | PPT

Kathy Takayama, Senior Science Education Fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|  Inclusive STEM Education (PDF) | PPT

Katie Purvis-Roberts, Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science, W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges | International Environmental Chemistry (PDF) PPT

Juan Manuel Fernández-Cárdenas, Professor of Education and Director of the Master in Educational Technology, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico |  Understanding the teaching of STEM education through dialogue and transformative learning in Mexico (PDF)


1:00 pm       Buffet Lunch | Performing Arts Center Lobby & Patio


2:30 pm       Overview of Parallel Sessions | Pauling Hall 216

Parallel Working Group Discussions II

Theme 4 | The Global Liberal Arts College | Maathai Hall 207

Theme 5 | Capturing the Global Experience | Pauling 216

Theme 6 | Globalized STEM Education | Maathai Hall 303


4:15 pm        Coffee Break | Performing Arts Center Lobby


4:45 pm       Reports from the Working Groups | Pauling Hall 216

Roundtable Discussion: “What is a Global College?” | Pauling Hall 216


5:30 pm     Reception | Maathai Hall Patio

6:00 pm     Closing Buffet Dinner | Performing Arts Center Lobby

7:30 pm      Meeting Adjourns