Join Professor McLuskie for a brief presentation summarizing his experience with Georgian university reform in the field of communication and media studies. The presentation will stress issues and debates concerning the emerging influence of U.S. models of media education and practices, based on his 2005 Fulbright experience teaching at the Tbilisi State University journalism department and the Georgian Institute for Public Affairs graduate program in media management.
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 12:30-1:30p.m.
Location: Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell Room.
A discussion will follow on the more general question of cultural exports of university education as a theoretical and practical issue. He will be joined for the discussion by a Georgian native living in Boise, Lika Alaverdashvili, who has experienced Georgian and American education systems.
Feel free to bring your own lunch and light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Albertsons Library and BSU International Programs. For more information, call 426-3652.