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Past EPIC Symposia

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Beyond Eurocentrism at Stanford

Keynote presentation from the 2019 symposium with Professor Richard Saller, Kleinheinz Family Professor of European Studies, Stanford University.

Three ways U.S. universities organize research and teaching about the rest of the world

Keynote presentation from the 2018 symposium with Mitchell L. Stevens, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University

Teaching Indian cinema in Trinidad: rethinking globalization paradigms

Keynote presentation from the 2018 symposium by Usha Iyer, Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies, Stanford University

View the full agenda from the 2018 Symposium.

Launching a global studies associate degree for transfer (ADT)

At the 2018 symposium, Catherine M. Eagan, English Faculty at Las Positas College, and Patricia Gibbs Stayte, Sociology Faculty at Foothill College, share their experiences developing and launching a global studies ADT.

Why global studies?

Keynote presentation from the 2017 symposium by Stanford Professor of Political Science and Global Studies Director Jeremy Weinstein.

View the full agenda from the 2017 symposium.

Developing global studies at CA community colleges

Panel from the 2017 symposium featuring Alemayehu Lirenso of Mission College; Christopher McBride of Solano College; Céline Pinet of Hartnell College; and Dulce María Gray of West Valley College

Globalism and Subversion

Keynote lecture from the 2016 symposium by Stanford Professor of History Robert Crews

View the full 2016 symposium agenda.

Internationalizing community colleges at the institutional level: challenges and opportunities

Panel from the 2016 symposium featuring Mary Conroy, Psychology and Global Studies, San Jose City College; Laura Demsetz, Dean of Creative Arts and Social Science, College of San Mateo; Chui L. Tsang, Former Superintendent and President, Santa Monica College

Critical conversations: human rights across the curriculum

Keynote lecture from the 2014 symposium by Kathryn Jolluck, Senior Lecturer, Stanford Department of History

For a list of related powerpoint presentations and handouts from the 2014 symposium, click here.

Anti-human trafficking approaches for the academic community

Keynote presentation from the 2013 symposium by Betty Ann Boeving, Founder, Executive Director, Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition

For a list of related powerpoint presentations and handouts from the 2013 symposium, click here.

Human rights education in a globalizing world

Keynote presentation from the 2012 symposium by Felisa Tibbitts, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

For a list of related powerpoint presentations and handouts from the 2012 symposium, click here.

The Education Partnership to Internationalize Curriculum (EPIC) provides professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers and community college instructors and professors and is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant. Collaborators include Stanford Global Studies Division, The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Lacuna Stories, and the Stanford Graduate School of Education's Center to Support Excellence in Teaching (CSET).  Information about our collaborators is available on the resources page.