Two prominent environmental thinkers and activists will address climate change, biodiversity and pollution during a lecture at 7 p.m. April 10 in Whitaker Hall Auditorium at Washington University in St. Louis. The lecture titled “To Hell in a Handbasket?: The Global Environment and Sustainability” is free and open to the public. The primary sponsors are University College — the adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences — and the International Affairs program in University College.
The eighth annual African Film Festival at Washington University in St. Louis will feature award-winning African films and filmmakers March 22-24. Organizers say the festival exposes the St. Louis community to “African stories as told by Africans,” helping to dispel stereotypes about Africa. All film showings, which are free and open to the public, take place in Brown Hall, Room 100, on the university’s Danforth Campus.
Six staff members will be traveling to Santiago, Chile, June 10-14 as part of the second annual Global Diversity and Overseas Seminars (GDOS) Program.
Cindy Brantmeier (left), associate professor of applied linguistics and Spanish in Arts & Sciences, has been collaborating with scholars from China to study the best methodologies and techniques for native Chinese speakers to learn English.