Upcoming Council Events
How can theater across cultures and borders function as a powerful tool for mutual understanding and reconciliation? Hear from U.S.-based director Emily Mendelsohn and her collaborator of seven years, acclaimed Ugandan playwright Deborah Asiimwe, as they discuss their five-year, binational creation process.
Havana is a city electric with uncertainty, yet cloaked in cliche and plagued by political stagnation. Over five years, journalist Julia Cooke witnessed the social evolution on a very human scale. How will the last generation of Cubans raised under Fidel Castro fare as the rest of the world beckons?
The China-Japan territorial dispute is becoming increasingly dangerous and the prospects rise for a confrontation. U.S. security ties to Japan put it in the middle of the situation. A panel of experts on East Asian geopolitics looks at trends in the region and offer a broader context for understanding the big picture and impending flashpoints.
Join us for the next Teach the World, a day-long conference for educators on May 17 that will focus on the theme Women in the World. Think globally, teach locally – and join us for this exciting day of resource-building and curricular enrichment.