CONTACT: LOIS GRAY
Iowa City IA 52242
Augustana professor to speak to foreign relations council about East
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- James A. Winship, a professor of political science
at Augustana College, will speak to the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council
Friday, Jan. 15. His presentation, "East Asia: After the Crash,"
begins at noon in the Fellowship Hall of the Congregational Church, 30
N. Clinton St., Iowa City, and is open to the public.
Winship has served as the director of Augustana's Freistat Endowment
for International Peace Studies since its inception in 1986. He teaches
courses in international relations and American foreign policy as well
as comparative politics of East Asia and the Middle East. As co-director
of Augustana's East Asian term, Winship makes frequent trips to Japan and
China. Most recently, he spent part of the summer of 1998 in Japan and
China and the fall of 1998 in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand as
leader of an Augustana study group.
Han's Cafe will cater a Chinese and Vietnamese buffet, and the cost
is $6 for members and $7 for non-members. There is no charge for those
who bring their own lunches. Checks may be written to the Iowa City Foreign
Relations Council and mailed to ICFRC, 120 International Center, Iowa City,
Iowa 52242-1802. For more information, call ICFRC Executive Director Tom
Baldridge at 335-0351. They are unable to take reservations by phone but
last minute adjustments may be made.
For those unable to attend, WSUI-AM (910) will carry this program Monday,
Jan. 18 following the noon news.
The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council is a non-profit association
of community and university people interested in learning more about U.S.
foreign policy, world affairs and current global issues impacting world
societies. The group provides members with the opportunity to hear more
than 35 experts per year who visit the UI campus and the Iowa City/Cedar
ICFRC is part of International Programs, which consists of a number
of offices, centers, degree programs, academic programs, research projects
and services. Organized under the Associate Provost and Dean for International
Programs, these units serve to further internationalize the campus and
community and promote global scholarship, research and teaching.