The NYU Center for Global Affairs at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies announces its November 2005 schedule of events and lectures, which includes an all-day symposium on ethics and corporate responsibility: “Who Should Profit from Corporate Profits?” as well as the “Thursday Brown Bag” lunch series, Reports from the Field.
All events are free and open to the public, and unless otherwise noted, take place at the Center’s location at the Woolworth Building, 4th Floor, 15 Barclay Street [between Broadway and Church Street]. By subway, take the R or W to City Hall; the 4, 5 or 6 to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge; the 2 or 3 to Park Place; or the A or C to Chambers Street. Reservations are required. For more information, the public may call the Center at 212-992-8380.
Wednesday, November 2, 6.00-7.15 p.m. - Panel Discussion- “America in the World: Europe,” moderated by Tony Judt, director, Remarque Institute, and Erich Remarque Professor of European Studies at NYU, considers the role of the United States in the world through the prism of the Bush Doctrine. Panelists include: Max Boot, senior fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; and Charles Kupchan, professor of international relations, School of Foreign Service and Government, Georgetown University, senior fellow & director of Europe studies, Council on Foreign Relations.
Thursday, November 3 at 6 p.m. - Film and Discussion: The Ugly American - Part of the “The Ugly American?: An American View” series, hosted by Dan Georgakas, consulting editor, Cineaste. This series examines how American film has reflected the behavior of Americans living abroad at times of political turmoil. Following the screening will be a discussion led by a moderator from Cineaste.
Tuesday, November 8 at 6 p.m. - Information Session: M.S. in Global Affairs - Note location: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 4th Floor. To learn more about how the M.S. in Global Studies can transform your future, join us for an information session. For further details, call 212.998.7200 and mention code J413, or visit www.scps.nyu.edu/global.affairs
Wednesday, November 9, 6.15-7.30 p.m. - International Careers in the Private Sector - Led by Joyce Munn, principal, Global Nonprofit Network. This popular series provides an opportunity to meet international insiders who can offer practical advice by sharing their real-life experiences. Speakers include: Kathy Egan, vice president, Communications, Ericsson North America; Mark Gross, senior vice president & director of global compensation, Lehman Brothers; and Michael Woolfolk, securities analyst, Bank of New York.
Thursday, November 10, 1-2 p.m. - Peace Corp Information Session - Part of the Thursday Brown Bag, hosted by Melissa Garba, Peace Corps regional recruiter and returned Peace Corps volunteer, Ukraine (2001-2003). Hear Peace Corps stories and learn how the Peace Corps may fit into your career path. Peace Crops volunteers are in over 70 countries around the world. Positions are available for US citizens with a wide variety of backgrounds. (www.peacecorps.gov)
Thursday, November 10, 6 p.m. - Film and Discussion: Salvador - Part of the “The Ugly American?: An American View” series, hosted by Dan Georgakas, consulting editor, Cineaste. This series examines how American film has reflected on the behavior of Americans living abroad at times of political turmoil. Following the screening will be a discussion led by a moderator from Cineaste.
Friday, November 11, 9.30 a.m.-3.30 p.m. - Special Event: Global Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility: Who Should Profit from Corporate Profits? - Three in-depth, comprehensive discussions about the role of the private sector in today’s global society, one of each moderated by Andrea Bonime-Blanc, senior vice president & chief ethics & compliance officer, Bertelsmann AG; Jacqueline E. Brevard, Esq., vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer, Merck & Co., Inc.; and James D. Berg, director, ethics & business practice, International Paper. There will also be a keynote address by Keith Darcy, executive director, Ethics Officer Association. Speakers to be announced. For updates to this program, please visit our online calendar at www.scps.nyu.edu/global.affairs.
Friday, November 15, 6.15-7.30 p.m. - International Careers with the US Government - Led by Joyce Munn, principal, Global Nonprofit Network. This popular series provides an opportunity to meet international insiders who can offer practical advice by sharing their real-life experiences. Speakers include: James Carragher, diplomat in residence, City College of New York, US Department of State; Caroline Chambre, recruitment coordinator, New York Regional Office, Peace Corps; and Gordon Olson, deputy political counselor, US Mission to the United Nations.
Wednesday, November 16, 6.15-7.30 p.m. - Conversation with The New Yorker correspondent Jeff Goldberg - Goldberg has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since October 2000, and was named Washington correspondent in January 2005. Previously, he specialized in foreign reporting with an emphasis on the Middle East and Africa, and has covered the Palestinian uprising, the Israeli settlement movement, and the war in Iraq from Kurdistan and Northern Iraq. Prior to joining The New Yorker, Goldberg served as a contributing writer reporting from Africa and the Middle East for the New York Times Magazine.
The new NYU Center for Global Affairs, within the University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies [www.scps.nyu.edu], is located in the School’s state-of-the-art facility in the Woolworth Building - one of downtown New York’s architectural treasures. The Center presents provocative and timely public events regarding the latest topics in world affairs (formerly held at the NYU Vernon Center for International Affairs), and houses a new graduate program in global studies and myriad non-degree courses in international affairs.