Athens, Ga. – A wide cross-section of University of Georgia faculty and students will discuss their research and teaching efforts toward cross-cultural understanding and participation in global contexts during a three-day educational forum at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel March 31-April 3.
Presenters at the UGA Educational Forum for Globalization on Culture, Research and Teaching are scholars with expertise on Africa, Asia, Caribbean and Latin America, who will provide their perspectives on culture, research, and teaching as contextualized within their personal narratives and observations.
The forum also provides students with an opportunity to communicate their dissertation studies, theses or independent studies completed in diverse regions of the world.
The countries focused upon this year are Cameroon and Nigeria (Africa), Cuba and Chile (Latin America), and India and the Philippines (Asia) on the following schedule:
- Monday, March 31: Africa (Cameroon 1-2:25 p.m., Nigeria: 2:40-3:50 p.m.), Masters Hall;
- Tuesday, April 1: Latin America (Cuba 1-2:25 p.m., Chile 2:40-4:20 p.m.), Masters Hall;
- Thursday, April 3: Asia (India, 1-2:25 p.m., Philippines, 2:40-3:50 p.m.), Mahler Auditorium.
Each day, there will be student poster presentations immediately following country specific presentations. Dance performances from each region will be featured at the end of the forum.
The UGA Educational Forum for Globalization on Culture, Research and Teaching is sponsored by UGA’s African Studies Institute; Center for Asian Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute; Dean’s Office, College of Education; Dean’s Office, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Kinesiology; Department of Workforce Education, Leadership, and Social Foundations; Institute for African-American Studies and Office of Institutional Diversity.
For details on forum dates, times, and faculty, see