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Upcoming Council Events

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T - Summer Travel Ideas

Trying to figure out summer travel? For the month's C.U.L.T. event, join fellow travel enthusiasts for a discussion of past travels and ideas for the future. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

THERE WAS AND THERE WAS NOT: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond

Meline Toumani's "There Was and There Was Not" is both a transformative and controversial reflection on the complex forces of ethnicity, nationality and history that shape one’s sense of self and foster, threaten or fray the fragile tapestry of community. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2015)

The 2015 Series continues with Robin Wright addressing “Sacred Rage & Rebellion”

Having reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times of London, The New Yorker and CBS News, Robin Wright is also the author of eight books and a joint fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Theater from the Syrian Conflict: "A Chance Encounter" by Mohammed Al-Attar

A Chance Encounter by Mohammed Al-AttarWith Syrian playwright Mohammad Al-Attar's short play, A Chance Encounter, Syrian playwright Boom Arts invites us to glimpse the human side of the current Syrian conflict. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Let's Reclaim the American Dream (DATE CHANGE)

Hedrick Smith

Who Stole the American Dream (DATE CHANGE)Hedrick Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and Emmy-winning producer for discusses how seismic changes, sparked by a sequence of landmark political and economic decisions, have transformed America and its middle class over the last 40 years —becoming, in effect, two Americas. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2015)

Bill Moyers continues the 2015 Series discussing inequality, in “What’s the Situation?”

Bill Moyers speaks on inequality in “What’s the Situation?”Often called “America’s conscience,” Bill Moyers is one of the most trusted and beloved figures in American Journalism. Ordained as a Baptist pastor, Moyers has taken on subjects as diverse as income inequality, biased news reporting, Constitutional crises, and racism. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2015)

Katharine Hayhoe concludes the 2015 International Speaker Series with “Climate Change: Fact & Faith”

Katharine Hayhoe concludes 2015 Series with “Climate Change: Fact & Faith”Renowned climate scientist, and political conservative, Katharine Hayhoe was recently cited as one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” and as one of Foreign Policy’s “Leading Global Thinkers” in 2014. Read More ››