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March 27, 2009

Globalization Forum to be held at Cowley College on April 14


Cowley College will be the host of a Globalization Forum on Tuesday, April 14. Along with the forum, the film “The Listening Project” will be shown.

The event, which will take place in the Brown Center’s Earle N. Wright Community Room, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public. 

After the film, “The listening Project”, a panel of international students will talk about Globalization and what America’s role should be around the world.

The Listening Project is a captivating 84-minute cinematic journey around the world in search of the meaning of America.

The film follows four unique Americans through fourteen countries – from a Shanghai hip-hop club to a war-ravaged Kabul neighborhood to a village at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro – in each place asking “what do you think of America?”

In beautifully-photographed locales, they encounter fascinating and diverse characters who reveal not only the impact of the U.S. on their lives, but also their perspectives on crumbling empires, human fellowship, and what it means to be a citizen in a globalized world.

The event is sponsored by SHADE, BSU, and the AQIP 7 Multicultural Diversity Team.