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EVENTS

The World Affairs Council of the Quad Cities events are dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times.
Free Admission
7:00 PM
Bettendorf Public Library

2950 Learning Campus Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722

UNKNOWN MEXICO? MEXICAN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES AND CULTURES AND HOW THEIR PRESERVATION CAN SUSTAIN LIFE

This presentation will focus on the wealth and health of Mexican indigenous languages and cultures, illustrating how maintaining linguistic and cultural diversity is key to preserving and restoring environmental health and, ultimately, life on planet earth

by Dr. Carla Paciotto, Professor of bilingual/ESL, education at Western Illinois University

SEP

24

REVISITING THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO ON THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY

This presentation will explore the history of the conquest and its lasting impact and legacy

by Amber Brian, Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Iowa

OCT

22

MIDWEST IMMIGRATION

This presentation examines the new geography of immigrant and refugee settlement in the rural Midwest in the context of the region’s long history of global connections.

by Dr. Chris Strunk, Assistant Professor of Geography at Augustana College

NOV

26

PANEL ON THE 2020 IOWA CAUCUS

The panelists will discuss what voters should know about the upcoming 2020 Iowa Caucus.

by Dr. Bill Parsons, Professor of Political Science and Leadership Studies at St. Ambrose University and Dr. David Dehnel, Professor of Political Science at Augustana College

JAN

28

CYBERSECURITY

Cybersecurity in General. How it affects us as individuals and in the community. How it affects our decisions in government policies, politics and elections and individual privacy rights.

by Dr. Sayonnha Mandal, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at

St. Ambrose University

FEB

25

CHINA AND WORLD AFFAIRS

Dr. Moline will discuss the global implications of China’s rise in the 21st century.

by Dr. Norm Moline

MAR

24

EASTERN EUROPE AND WORLD AFFAIRS

Dr. Gross presents the recent global issues in several Eastern European countries and their implications.

by Dr. Peter Gross Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism and Electronic Media

University of Tennessee

APR

28