University of Washington

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington presents its fifth annual forum in Washington, D.C.:

May 7: The Future Direction of International Affairs Education and Foreign Language Study in the United States

 

Featuring: Robert Gallucci, The MacArthur Foundation

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Join us for all or part of the forum.
Free (registration required)

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Directions.)
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza – 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Due to heightened security, please allow extra time to enter the building.
A photo I.D. is required for entry.

Register for the Forum >>

Update: The Main Room is full. Guests who register now will be placed in an overflow room and every effort will be made to accommodate them in the Main Room, if space is available. Thank you for your understanding.

Please join us for an insightful discussion as three panels of academic, industry and government experts examine current developments in international affairs education and foreign language study. Topics include area studies in a globalized world, future direction of funding, and leveraging technology to teach international education.

Participate in the online discussion by including #IntlEd14 in your tweets and follow @UWJSIS and @TheWilsonCenter.

Conference partners

This conference is organized in partnership with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, the Center for Global Studies at the University of Washington Jackson School of International Studies, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Questions: Email uwieforum@gmail.com.

AGENDA

8:30-8:45 a.m. Registration with Coffee, Tea and Pastries

8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

Reşat Kasaba, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
William Pomeranz, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

9:00-10:30 a.m. Area Studies & International Affairs for the 21st Century

Moderator: Lara Iglitzin, Henry M. Jackson Foundation
James Goldgeier, American University
Saadia Pekkanen, Jackson School of International Studies
William Pomeranz, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar

10:30–10:45am Coffee and Tea Break

10:45am-12:15pm Future Funding for International Affairs and Foreign Language Education

Moderator: Reşat Kasaba, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
Anand Yang, Jackson School of International Studies
Eric Larson, United States Army
Sam Eisen, U.S. Department of Defense

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker Address

Welcome: Jane Harman, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Moderator: Don Hellmann, Jackson School of International Studies
Robert Gallucci, President, MacArthur Foundation

2:00-3:30 p.m. Creating Global Citizens for the 21st Century

Moderator: Sara Curran, Jackson School of International Studies
John T.S. Keeler, University of Pittsburgh
Vincent Gallucci, Jackson School of International Studies
Maureen McLaughlin, U.S. Department of Education
Jennifer Butte-Dahl, Jackson School of International Studies

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

The Jackson School will build a photo, quote, and video library of the 2014 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. As a participant in this event, you may be photographed in group shots. The Jackson School has the right to use group images in photographs, videotapes, and electronic reproduction. In the event that we interview, film, and record your words, the Jackson School will seek your express permission.