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Conversations About Global Education

January 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

UPDATE: 3/18/20 We will meet over Zoom through the following link (additional Zoom details are listed below).

Join a new effort to foster conversations and connections among those on campus with interests in global/international/comparative education. All faculty, students, staff, etc. in the College of Education and beyond are welcome to attend and participate. Even if your research is primarily U.S.-based, please join us if you have an interest in thinking about issues in education globally. We are defining “global” broadly and hope that these conversations will include a broad range of voices and perspectives.

We’ve planned four meetings this semester and we welcome you all to attend any/all as you are able. Each time we meet, we’ll discuss a short article/report, podcast, or webinar pertaining to global education that is of interest to the group. Even if you’re unable able to listen/read beforehand, please come anyway!

Jan. 22 (Wednesday) 10:00 – 11:00a (+ coffee & snacks offered) | 133G Erickson Hall 

We will listen to a 20-minute podcast with Vivien Stewart, author of A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation. The podcast, in which Stewart discusses the teaching profession, is part of a series of Global Ed Talks recorded by the National Center on Education and the Economy. You can find the podcast here.

Feb. 19 (Wednesday) 12:00 – 1:00p | 133F Erickson Hall 

Mar. 18 (Wednesday) 10:00 – 11:00a | ZOOM CALL

We will meet over Zoom through the following link (additional Zoom details are listed below).

If you are able to use headphones, please do so in order to reduce audio feedback.

Apr. 15 (Wednesday) 12:00 – 1:00p | 116H Erickson Hall 

Questions? Contact Bethany Wilinski ( or Alyssa Morely (