Global Days

Schedule of Events

Feb. 24-26, 2015

Student standing underneath flags of various countries

SCC celebrates Global Days with free seminars, events and film screenings. All events take place in the Auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building (SSB) unless otherwise noted.

Understanding and Ending Gendercide in India

1 p.m. Feb. 24, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Professor Vi Rajagopalan will examine gendercide in India from the socio-economic and cultural contexts. She will also discuss possible ways to stop this horrific practice by increasing awareness and education of girls in India.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Vi Rajagopalan
vrajagopalan@stchas.edu
636-922-8624

"It's A Girl," Film

7 p.m. Feb. 24, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Every year in India and China, millions of babies are killed, neglected or abandoned simply because they are girls. Join us for this moving and eye opening documentary. Visit the film’s website for more information.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Dawn Huffman
dhuffman@stchas.edu
636-922-8574

Cultures Around the World

11:30 a.m. Feb. 25, 2015
SC Scooter's Place

Delve into other cultures by sampling ethnic fare, viewing traditional crafts and clothing, listening to other countries’ music and playing new and interesting games. SCC’s English as a Second Language and international students will explain the showcases.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Dawn Huffman
dhuffman@stchas.edu
636-922-8574

"The Muslims are Coming!" Film and Q&A

6:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 2015
SSB Auditorium

"THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING! follows a band of Muslim-American comedians as they visit big cities, small towns, rural villages and everything in-between to combat Islamophobia." For more information, visit the movie's website.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Mandi Smith
asmith@stchas.edu
636-922-9469

What is the True Price of Security? The Real-Life Questions Raised by "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

2 p.m. Feb. 26, 2015
SSB Auditorium

This panel will discuss the various real-life implications of issues brought up in the film. Possible issues will include a discussion of the U.S government's efforts after WW2 to smuggle Nazi Scientists, many of them war criminals, into the US to help kickstart various cold war programs, the geo-political consequences of the U.S' targeted Droning program, and the legality of applying said program to American Citizens.

Contact Information:

Bob Kalinowski
rkalinowski@stchas.edu
636-922-8398

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Film

7 p.m. Feb. 26, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum." But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Bob Kalinowski
rkalinowski@stchas.edu
636-922-8398

Contact Info

Kelley Pfeiffer
kpfeiffer@stchas.edu
636-922-8544

Mandi Smith
asmith@stchas.edu
636-922-8469