Great Decisions Global Discussions
Mondays, starting January 29, 2018
The series has concluded. Check out our
Media Library for archives of the programs.
Context for a complex world
The World Affairs Council's Great Decisions series features diplomats, policy makers and practitioners, think tank specialists and others...
Educating West Michigan about critical global issues
Come to Dialogue
Mondays January 29 through March 26, 2018
Two options to attend:
12-1 p.m.: Recital Hall in the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College
Parking recommended next to the De Vos Communication Building or the Prince Conference Center, with covered access across E. Beltline taking you directly to the Covenant Fine Arts Center
6-7:15 p.m.: Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
$10 admission per discussion; a new topic and speaker each week.
Free admission to WACWM corporate members and their employees; Senator members; and the faculty, staff and students of our educational partners.
No reservations needed. Free, convenient parking.
Click on titles below for more information on topics and speakers
Dr. Amitav Acharya, UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Distinguished Professor of International Relations, School of International Service American University, Washington, D.C.
Spring break on March 5: No programs
Susan B. Glasser, chief international affairs columnist, POLITICO and co-author of Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin and the End of Revolution, Washington, D.C.
Aquinas College Calvin College Davenport University Ferris State University
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Valley State University
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University Montcalm Community College
Northern Michigan University Western Michigan University
Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning (CALL)
Cultural Intelligence Center
Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum
Kent District Library
Kent Intermediate School District
La Isla Network
Turkish Resource Center of North America