International Education Week Activities November 13-17

Dear Wesleyan students,

November 13-17 marks this year’s International Education Week, an initiative that is cosponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education in order to highlight the importance of global learning on our university campuses.

The Fries Center for Global Studies staff has put together a rich agenda of week-long activities in recognition of this initiative, activities that are intended to be informative, engaging and fun! Check out what’s available by clicking on the image below.  Most importantly, mark your calendars and come celebrate with us in Fisk 201 to meet the Wes in the World Photo Contestants!

We look forward to seeing you there!  Sincerely, The FCGS Staff

CSPL Lecture: U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Trum with Prof. Thomas Nichols — Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.

Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life
RIGHT NOW!  series

US Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump

Professor Thomas Nichols, US Naval War College

Wednesday, October 25, 4:30 pm, PAC 001

The United States could be on the brink of war in Korea, and America’s commander in chief continues to bluster and threaten while lacking any coherent national security strategy. Not only have President Trump’s words and deeds severely damaged the US standing with allies around the world, but his rhetoric seems to have emboldened rather than intimidated U.S. enemies.  What are the risks of a new war breaking out under the Trump administration? Are the generals with whom Trump has packed his administration a restraining force? How serious a threat does Russian hacking and election interference constitute to US democracy? Can America can continue to lead the world under Donald Trump?

Thomas Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the US Naval War College (and a five-time undefeated Jeopardy! champion). He was a leading voice in the ‘never Trump’ movement, arguing that Trump was ‘too mentally unstable’ to serve as commander-in-chief.  He  is the author of seven books on the Russian military and US national strategy. He will be signing copies of his most recent book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (2017, Oxford University Press).

Constitution Day Lecture: “The U.S. Constitution, Puerto Rico, and the Unfinished Business of Realizing our Best Ideals” by Prof. Jose Luis Morin

The Friends of the Wesleyan Library
present
Wesleyan’s Annual Constitution Day Lecture

The U.S. Constitution, Puerto Rico, and the Unfinished Business of Realizing our Best Ideals

by

Professor José Luis Morín

Chairperson, Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 7:00 pm

Smith Reading Room, 1st floor Olin Library
Wesleyan University