Passport to the World Program enables the college to embark on year-long explorations of the culture and history of a particular region or country. The program engages our community in crucial global conversations through public lectures, cultural events, coursework and travel opportunities. After past programs with South Africa, China and Russia A&S is shifting its focus to Mexico for the 2013-2014 academic year with Viva Mexico!

09/30/14 START-UP ARMY: MILITARY ENTREPERNUERS AND THE EVOLUTION OF ISRAEL’S SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES By placing the Israeli experience in a comparative perspective, I explore the... @ UKAA Auditorium at WT Young Library
7:00pm
Ami Pedahzur
10/07/14 “The Lebanese Community of Mexico and the Development of Mexican Film"     Dr. Carlos Martínez Assad, Professor Emeritus, National Autonomous... @ Hardymon Theater @ the Marksbury Building
7:00pm
Dr. Carlos Martínez Assad
10/10/14 “Crossroads and Caravans: Ceramics in the Islamic World" Andrew Maske, D.Phil, Associate Professor of Art History. @ UK Art Museum Galleries
6:00pm
Andrew Maske
10/14/14 The "Arab Spring" in Social Media: Possibilities and Perils in a Networked Age   While the role of social media has been feverishly debated in fomenting,... @ UKAA Auditorium, William T. Young Library
3:30pm
Professor Todd Presner
10/20/14 “Messy Little Wars: U.S. Approaches to Iraq since 1990.” This lecture will examine the historical foundations of U.S. relations with and... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
7:00pm
Peter Hahn
10/27/14 "Pilgrimage in a Tourist Age: The Case of Birthright Israel" @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
7:00pm
Shaul Kelner
11/03/14 "How US Policy on Palestine Contributes to the Impasse." This lecture will examine American efforts to further a "peace process" that... @ Memorial Hall
7:00pm
Rashid Khalidi
11/06/14 “Islamist Thought and the Egyptian Revolution” “Political Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Politics” 7:00 pm  W.T.... @ WT Young Library Auditorium
7:00pm
Mohammad Fadel
11/07/14 “Democracy Around the World” with Amaney Jamal; co-sponsored by QPSIR @ UKAA Auditorium, WT Young Library
1:00pm
Amaney Jamal

 

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