The Common Book Program

at Windward Community College

2006-2007

The World is Flat & Nickel and Dimed
Events

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Email the Common Book Program at commonbk@hawaii.edu or call the WCC Library at 235-7338 for more information.
Events for Fall, 2006

Spring, 2007 Events (download PDF poster)
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
4:00 p.m.
David McClain
President of the University of Hawai'i
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Tuesday, February 20, 2007
4:00 p.m.

Nickel and Dimed: Communist Manifesto?
Erik Gardner
Philosophy Instructor, Windward Community College
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public


Tuesday, March 13, 2007
4:00 p.m.

Flattened Diplomacy in Corporate Globalization
Ann Wright
Former Diplomat
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
co-sponsored by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) and the WCC Women's History Month


Tuesday, March 20, 2007
4:00 p.m.

Men, Women, and Global Capital
Professor Ruth Hsu
UH Manoa
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Suggested reading: Introduction to When Corporations Rule the World, by Korten

Co-sponsored by the WCC Women's History Month


Thursday, March 22, 2007
4:00 p.m.

The Land Has Eyes (video presentation and discussion)
Vilsoni Hereniko
Professor at Center for Pacific Island Studies at University of Hawaii
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Co-sponsored by the WCC Women's History Month


Thursday, April 12, 2007
4:00 p.m.
Training Hawaii's Young People for Leadership in a Flat World
Jay Fidell
Honolulu Attorney and Host of ThinkTech Hawaii
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
co-sponsored by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC)

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
2:30 p.m

 

 

 

 

The Climate Crises
Stuart Scott

and, beginning at 4:00,

Global Warming and Globalization
A panel discussion
Patricia Tummons of Environment Hawaii, Floyd McCoy, Sarah Hadmack and Erik Gardner of Windward Community College

Paliku Theatre, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
co-sponsored by the Hawaii Council for the Humanities and the Women's Campus Club

(download a PDF file of these Earth Day events)

Fall, 2006 Events

Tuesday, September 12, 2006
4:30 p.m
Gypsy Culture in a Global Context
Sabine Deiringer
HPU, Department of Anthropology
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public - download a flyer here
co-sponsored by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC)

Tuesday, September 19, 2006
4:30 p.m
Globalization: an Introduction and a Possible Conclusion
Deane Neubauer
UH Manoa, Department of Political Science
Akoakoa 103, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Download an introduction to globalization in PDF format
co-sponsored by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC)

Thursday, October 19, 2006
4:30 p.m

(note the presentation is
on Thursday this week)

Living in a Flat World
Peter Kay
visit FlatEarthVentures.com for more information
Akoakoa 101, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public


Tuesday, October 24, 2006
4:30 p.m
Globalization in the Pacific
Tarcisius Kabutaulaka
Research Fellow at East-West Center
Pacific Islands Development Program
Akoakoa 101, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
co-sponsored by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC)

Note that on Thursday, November 9th, U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser will be speaking at Paliku Theatre
click here for more details on the visit

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
4:30 p.m
In Defense of Free Trade and Globalization
Paul Brewbaker
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Bank of Hawaii
Akoakoa 103, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Tuesday, November 21, 2006
4:30 p.m
Social Science Panel Discussion
Paul Briggs, Pam DaGrossa, Kathleen French, and Erik Gardner
Faculty at Windward Community College
Akoakoa 103, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
4:30 p.m
Getting by in Hawai'i: WCC Research on Local Subcultures
Student Presenters from Anthropology 200
Akoakoa 103, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Email commonbk@hawaii.edu if you would like to send any comments.

This page last updated April 18, 2007