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Past Council Events

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Joshua Hammer

The Bad-Ass Librarians of TimbuktuTo save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a brave band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?

Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?On Sunday, the lower house of Congress voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. Will the Senate take up the impeachment? How did this happen? Join PSU's Shawn Smallman for a discussion on what could evolve into one of the bigger dramas shaping Brazil’s future. Read More ››

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T.: King's Day at Bazi Bierbrasserie

C.U.L.T.: King's Day at Bazi BierbrasserieJoin the Young Professionals and celebrate Dutch King's Day at Bazi Bierbrasserie! Read More ››

Teach the World

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home (A Youth Forum for High School Students)

Join us for this day-long educational experience for high school students exploring both global and local perspectives and hear the human stories of families on the move. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Making of Asian America

Erika Lee

The Making of Asia AmericaAward-winning historian Erika Lee rexplores how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life in the U.S. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Reel vs. Real: Muslim Media Stereotypes & Islamophobia

Michael Cahana
Dr. Jamal Badawi

Reel vs. Real: Muslim Media Stereotypes & IslamophobiaMichael Cahana and Dr. Jamal Badawi respond to Jack Shaheen's documentary "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People" and discuss how to approach Islamophobia in our communities. Read More ››

International Speaker Series

Reza Aslan "Fear, Inc. Confronting Islamophobia"

Reza Aslan "Fear, Inc. Confronting IslamophobiaBest-selling author and scholar of religions, Reza Aslan will join us as the second speaker of the 2016 International Speaker Series. Aslan's talk, "Fear, Inc.: Confronting Islamophobia", takes place on Friday, April 1st at 7pm. Read More ››

Cultural Visitors

Pan-Africa Youth Leaders: Social Impact Fair

Pan-Africa Youth LeadersJoin us at Tabor Space and meet the Pan-Africa Youth Leaders - learn about the action projects, ideas and innovations they've developed to bring about positive social change and help shape modern Africa. Read More ››



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