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School of Education Announces Global Education Colloquium Series, To Debut on Nov. 19

Global Education Colloquium

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 1, 2013

The School of Education is pleased to announce the new Global Education Colloquium (GEC), a series of events that focuses on fostering dialogue on education with a global perspective. The GEC will debut at Drexel University on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 with the Brown Bag Lunch Series.

Dr. Supriya Baily Presents
 “Making Room For More Indira Gandhis: The Evolution of Women Leaders in Local Elections
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
12:00 noon
One Drexel Plaza (3001 Market Street), Room 004

Baily is assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.  Guests are invited to bring their lunch and participate in lively discussion.

Register here to secure your spot. If you require assistance with registration, contact Stephanie Boysen at or 215.895.0900.

The Brown Bag Lunch Series will be held on the third Tuesday of every month, and will feature a distinguished speaker who focuses on a wide variety of educational topics. The schedule for the 2013-14 academic year is as follows, with more dates to be added as details are confirmed.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Tied up in Knots? Gender Mainstreaming, Training and Development in Vietnam
Kristy Kelly, PhD, Drexel University, School of Education

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Growing Up Poor: The Multifaceted Reach of Poverty Into Youth’s Lives and Schooling in Rural, Northwest China
Jennifer Adams, EdD, Drexel University, School of Education

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Sowing Seeds of Change? Education for Partnership Between Jews and Palestinians in Israel
Karen Ross, PhD, Drexel University and Indiana University

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Oaxacan Ceramists and An American Author:  A Case Study of Intercultural Communication
Cynthia Weill, EdD, Columbia University, Teachers College

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