2014 Schedule of Events

Please Note: All events will be held in the Pond Student Union Building Third Floor: Salmon River Suites with the exception of the Keynote Address, which will take place in Goranson Hall on the ISU campus. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - Salmon River Suites, Pond Student Union

9:00-9:15 a.m.            Welcome to the Frank Church Symposium!
                                        Introduced by:  International Affairs Council President Kimberly Green

9:15-10:15 a.m.          Joseph Hearst Memorial Lecture - Dr. Vincent Kituku

10:15-10:30 a.m.        Break

10:30-12:00 p.m.        Panel 1 - Religious Freedoms, Cultures and Human Rights

12:00-1:30 p.m.          Lunch Break

1:30-3:00 p.m.            Panel 2 - Democratization and Human Rights Abuses

6:00-7:00 p.m.            Keynote Address - Dr. Sara Roy: Without Context, Without Role: Gaza and the Israeli-                                        Palestinian Conflict

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Salmon River Suites, Pond Student Union

9:00-10:00 a.m.           Richard H. Foster Lecture - US Foreign Policy, the Arab Revolts, and the Questions of                                         Palestine

10:00-10:15 a.m.         Break

10:15-12:00 p.m.         Panel 3 - Human Rights and Activism in the 21st Century

12:00-1:45 p.m.           Lunch Break

1:45-3:00 p.m.             Panel 4 - Women and Children's Rights

3:00-3:30 p.m.             Break                            

3:30-5:00 p.m.            Panel 5 - Israel and the Palestine Question

Friday, February 28, 2014 - Salmon River Suite, Pond Student Union

9:00-10:00 a.m.           Panel 6 - 
Science Technology and Environmental Rights

10:00-10:30 a.m.          Break

10:30-11:45 a.m.          Round Table Discussion

11:45-12:00 p.m.         Closing Remarks by International Affairs Council President Kimberly Green