SOCCIS: Highlighs of Co–sponsored Programs

Engaging the American Mind: International Education in the Post-September Eleventh World

California State Polytechnic University Pomona
The Fifth International Research Forum
Friday, April 26, 2002
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jean Aigner, Director
International Center
Päivi Hoikkala
Interim Director
Faculty Center for Professional Development
President Bob H. Suzuki
President, Cal Poly Pomona
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jean Aigner, Director
International Center
Opening Plenary Session
Dr. W.F. Santiago-Valles
Director of the Lewis Walker Institute for Race and Ethnic Relations

"Popular Culture and Higher Education: Cultural Exchange in an International Context"

Concurrent Session 1
Session 1A

Fallout from September 11:
Impact on Media, Business, and Consumers
Coordinator: Juanita Roxas
Doubt Foreclosed: U.S. Corporate Media
and the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Oliver Boyd-Barret
Foreign Direct Investment in Eastern Europe:
A Comparison Pre and Post 9/11
Susan D. Peters
International Business and Marketing

Session 1B

Simulating International Diplomacy:
The Model United Nations Program
Coordinator: John Moore

Concurrent Session 2
Session 2A

Israeli-Palestanian Conflict
Coordinator: Mahmood Ibrahim
Update on the Current Crises
Mahmood Ibrahim
Israel and the Absence of Representation
Nitzan Lebovic
Doctorate Candidate
Closing Plenary Session
Saul Landau

Cosponsored by the International Center, Research and Sponsored Programs, Phi Beta Delta, Faculty Center