Jason Glaser, President and Co-Founder of La Isla Foundation will be visiting The College next week to talk about “Early Mortality and an Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease Among Latin American Cane Cutters.” His personal story and solution is very empowering especially for students who are considering international studies, political science and international business. ALL ARE WELCOME!
If you intend to study abroad in Spring 2014, please add this meeting to your calendar!
When: Monday, November 18
Where: Education Center, room 120
Who: Led by Dr. Foody and Dr. Olejniczak
Pizza will be provided, so bring your appetite for knowledge and food!
Tickets to An Evening With Sebastian Junger are now available online at junger.cofc.edu!
The Friends of the Library are proud to present
An Evening with Sebastian Junger
Acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker
When… Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Time… VIP Reception with Sebastian Junger: 6:00pm
Keynote Address: 7:00pm
Where… Rivers Green, behind the Addlestone Library
Sebastian Junger’s keynote address, entitled “War: One Year with A Platoon in the Most Dangerous Valley in Afghanistan”, will focus on his fifteen months embedded with a US Army platoon in the Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. Mr. Junger’s objective coverage of the combat experiences of soldiers and civilians has earned him respect on all sides of the political spectrum. He will touch on the reasons for, realties of, and observations gleaned from his time with our troops.
Tickets to the VIP reception at $125.00 per person and include preferential seating at the keynote address. Tickets for the keynote address only are $45.00 per person. Limited tickets will be sold, so get yours now and please spread the word!
Proceeds from An Evening With Sebastian Junger will establish the FIRST scholarship specifically for veteran students at the College of Charleston. In supporting Sebastian Junger’s visit, you’ll be supporting a soldier’s transition from military to civilian life.
Please visit junger.cofc.edu for more information or to purchase tickets!
Save the date! The 7th edition of Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival at the College of Charleston is on its way! The Opening Night Reception is November 7 at 6pm. A full schedule of events can be found at http://italianfilmfest.cofc.edu/events.html#opening-night.
Call for Papers: GET PUBLISHED!
The Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) Journal of International Relations is looking for submissions for its annual issue. The submissions deadline is January 10, 2014. Early submissions are greatly appreciated.
The Journal has a circulation of 3,000 copies, which are distributed to over 160 undergraduate international relations programs and APSIA graduate international relations schools. Each edition includes a featured article by a leading voice in international relations; previous headliners have included Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization, and Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank, among others.
Please feel free to contact the SIR Editorial Board with any questions or concerns you may have, at email@example.com.
Submissions must come from current students; must be original and previously unpublished; may include research in topics relevant to international relations such as economics, political science, history, and area studies; must be between 2,000 and 6,000 words in length; must use citations according to the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition; must be submitted in .docx format; and must include a cover page with the author’s name, telephone number, and bibliography, the article’s title, and a 200-word abstract. Please send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Article Submissions:
Submissions to the online platform can be academic articles (1,500-4,000 words), book reviews (1,000-2,000 words), or opinion-editorial columns (800-1,200 words). The remaining requirements are identical to those of print submissions. Please send all submissions to email@example.com.
Print submissions not selected for publication in the Journal will be automatically considered for publication in the online Journal.