University of Iowa

2019 PROVOST’S GLOBAL FORUM: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, April 11 | MERGE, 136 South Dubuque St.

WorldCanvass: Why School? Education and Social Transformation 

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. - Free reception, open to the public

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. - Program

 

Friday, April 12 | Hyatt Place Hotel, 255 E. Court Street, Iowa City

6 – 7 p.m. - Reception

7 p.m. - Opening Remarks

Sue Curry, Distinguished Professor of Health Management and Policy, Interim Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Iowa

7 – 8 p.m. - Joel Barkan Memorial Lecture

Dr. Supriya Baily, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for International Education, George Mason University

 

Saturday, April 13 | 2520D University Capitol Centre (UCC)

8 - 8:30 a.m. - Registration

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. - Welcome 

8:45 – 10:15 a.m. - Panel 1: Social Values and Social Models

  • Amanda Thein, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Programs, Language, Literacy, and Culture, UI College of Education
  • Dr. Angela James, Professor, Science Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Sarah Bruch, Assistant Professor, Director of the Social and Education Policy Research Program, UI Dept. of Sociology
  • Supriya Baily, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for International Education, George Mason University

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. - Coffee break

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Panel 2: Higher Education and Social Transformation

  • David Bills, Professor, UI Dept. of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies
  • Dr. Anna Froese, Research Scientist, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • Christina Yao, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences
  • Michael Sauder, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, UI Dept. of Sociology

12 – 1:30 p.m. - Film screening of Preschool in Three Cultures

1:30 – 3 p.m. - Panel 3: Lifelong Learning & the Future Society

  • Greg Hamot, Professor, UI College of Education (Chair)
  • Dr. Yuliya Kosyakova, Senior Researcher at the Migration and International Labour Studies Department in the Institute for Employment Research, Germany
  • Linda Hagedorn, Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University College of Human Sciences
  • Rob Denson, President, Des Moines Area Community College

3 – 4 p.m. - Poster Session/Cultural Exhibition located in space outside of UCC 2520D

4 - 5 p.m. - Cross-Panel Closing Discussion

  • Lia Plakans, Chair of the Department of Teaching & Learning, and Professor of Foreign Language and ESL Education, University of Iowa (Chair)
  • Dr. Yuliya Kosyakova, Senior Researcher at the Migration and International Labour Studies Department in the Institute for Employment Research, Germany
  • Dr. Angela James, Professor, Science Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Christina Yao, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences