Sinclair to Host Global Awareness Week

This February, Sinclair will host the 2010 Global Awareness Week that will focus on cultural diversity and global harmony. Sessions will be hosted by faculty members and will provide attendees with relevant perspectives on current international issues and concerns. All presentations are free and open to the public.  Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be held on the mezzanine level (upper level) of the library near where buildings 5 and 6 connect.

Monday, February 15
Costa Rica: Central America’s Peace Broker
10:00 a.m.
Allison Rhea, Laurel Mayer

International Showcase: Musicians, Dancers, Costumes, and Presentations from Around the World 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Building 8, Basement

Tuesday, February 16 
Constitutions Around the World

10:00 a.m.
Jennifer Sooy, Charles Curran, Derek Petrey, and Laurel Mayer

Students’ Perspectives on Issues on Civic Engagement, Cultural Understanding, and Choice to Promote Diversity and Peace
12:00 noon
Lea Ann Lucas, Student Panel

HIV/AIDS in Africa: Solutions and Answers
2:30 p.m.
Englewood Learning Center, Room 110
1150 West National Road
Clayton, Ohio 45315
Dorothy Bely

Wednesday, February 17
The Role of Language in a Global Trade: A Look at the Role of French and English in World Trade 12:00 noon
Bahar Hartmann, Sinclair, and Fall Ainina, Wright State

Exploring the Nazi Holocaust: A Study Tour of Europe
1:00 p.m.
Jamie Fries

Globalization: The Beliefs, Practices, and Opinions of Japanese and British Youth
5:30 p.m.
Katie Schlegel

Thursday, February 18
You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Thermodynamics and the Limits of Consumerism 6:00 p.m.
Leigh Waltz

Friday, February 19
Is Global Harmony Possible in Post-Conflict Guatemala?
12:00 noon
Kathy Rowell, Derek Petrey, Cecilia Bidigare, Marc Smith, Marilyn Rodney, Allison Rhea, and Linda Mowrey

The Global Recession and Environmental Issues: The Ties That Bind
1:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Christensen

Model United Nations
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Building 12, Room 12231
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Saturday, February 20
Model United Nations
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Building 12, Room 12231
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For more information on the 2010 Global Awareness Week, contact Bob Keener at (937) 512-5306.