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What Not To Miss At CU's 2014 Conference On World Affairs

Cedar Spring Wolf
Courtesy of University of Colorado, Boulder

Billed as the conference on “everything conceivable,” the Conference on World Affairs begins Monday, April 7. The annual event at the University of Colorado, Boulder includes 200 events that pretty much cover the gamut.

“We have ambassadors, and CEOs, scientists, foreign affairs experts, political insiders, storytellers, musicians; it’s a collection of really impressive people in all fields,” said conference director and CU professor Jim Palmer.

Credit Courtesy of University of Colorado, Boulder
Courtesy of University of Colorado, Boulder
65th Conference on World Affairs; Audience; Grusin Music Hall

The 2014 keynote speaker is U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.

Here are some highlights, depending on your interests:


Crisis Diplomacy Obama Could Have Done Better

Pop Culture

Protest Music New New Golden Age of Television: How And What We're Watching


Music of the Americas Race and Gender in American Music


Shakespeare: What Would the Bard Say? Vampires and Zombies Everywhere!

Documentary Film

The Invisible War Life Itself

You can find thefull schedule here.

Can't make it? That's ok. The majority of the Macky Auditorium and UMC Center Ballroom sessions will be streamed and available as video on demand. The conference runs through Friday, April 11. All events are free and open to the public.

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