Fall 2017 Events
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Disappearing Diplomacy: Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
Robert Gelbard ’64 is an international business consultant specializing in project development and implementation, crisis management and risk analysis. During his prior career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Gelbard held numerous senior foreign policy positions, including as President Clinton’s Special Representative for the Balkans, Ambassador to Indonesia and East Timor, Ambassador to Bolivia, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (including responsibility for counter-terrorism), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for South America, Director for Southern Africa and Deputy Director for Western Europe.
From Russia with Love: Covering National Security in the Age of Trump
Journalism with Purpose: How to Write with Impact
2017 Lovejoy Student Journalism Conference
Gender and Resistance: An Evening with Jennifer Finney Boylan
climate from her position both as a writer for the op/ed page of the New York Times as well as the co-chair of the media advocacy non-profit, GLAAD. Author of the first bestselling work by a transgender American (She’s Not There), Jenny is also a longtime member of the Colby community, where she taught in the department of English for 25 years and currently serves as special advisor to President Greene. During the spring of each year she serves as the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence and Professor of English at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York.
Cotter Debate: Campus Free Speech
Jon A. Shields, associate professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College
Jon Zimmerman, professor of history of education, University of Pennsylvania
The Goldfarb Center cosponsors events and programs for departments across campus. Please consider attending the following events hosted by our partners.
Whose Streets? Film screening and discussion with director Sabaah Folayan
Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. The film is a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live. Director Sabaah Folayan will lead a discussion and question and answer session after the screening. Cosponsored by Colby Cinema Studies, Pugh Community Board, African American Studies, The Center for Arts and Humanities, and The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs