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2016 Community College Master Teacher Institute, July 14th and 15th

June 10, 2016

2016 Community College Master Teacher Institute

Global Tourism: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Co-Sponsored by the Center for West European Studies and European Union Center

On December 4, 2015, the UN declared 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”.  In recognition of this designation, please join The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at University of Washington for a two day curriculum development workshop on tourism, globalization, communities, and sustainability. We are thrilled to be able to welcome our keynote speaker Crispin Thurlow, Professor of Language and Communication in the Department of English at the University of Bern (Switzerland), and author of “Tourism Discourse: Language and Global Mobility”.

We will examine global tourism and the tourism industry today through the disciplinary perspectives of economics, communications, anthropology, environmental studies, business, geography, cultural studies, sociology, and other frameworks. Community College instructors will earn how to incorporate these topics into their existing curricula, develop activities to bring back to the classroom, and connect with colleagues.