Visiting Fellow Lecture Series


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Press release submitted by World Community Institute World Affairs Council


Visiting Fellow Lecture Series


Darfur Today

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
7 p.m.


IdressJogle
St. Ambrose University student from Sudan

This program is sponsored by the World Community Institute, the World Affairs Council of the Quad-Cities and the Bettendorf Library. The series is supported by individual contributions. For more information, call 563-355-4390 or 309-792-3131.
Visit our website at www.wacquadcities.org.


FREE ADMISSION

ALL PROGRAMS ARE ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE BETTENDORF PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 7 P.M.

ALL LECTURES ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC


World Community Institute
530 6th Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722

This year's Visiting Fellow Lecture Series includes:


Politics and Civility: A Possibility or an Oxymoron?
Panel: Lisa Killinger, Mark Ridolfi, Bill Gluba, Maggie Tinsman, Jay Pearce
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Compassion and Faith
Panel: Talia Alvi, Ron Quay, Surendra Gupta, Tamar Grimm, Steve Spring
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Europe: Progress Toward Stability?
Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel, DePaul University
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

A Journey to Brazil and Turkmenistan
Black Hawk College international students
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Hajj: The Journey to Mecca
Dr. Lisa ZaynabKillinger
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Darfur Today
IdressJogle, St. Ambrose University student from Sudan
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Arab Spring Today: Lessons Learned
Local Arab Spring country representatives
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Music, Dance and Food from Around the World
Year-End Celebration
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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