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Title: Florida-France Globalization Symposium
Date: Tue. Feb 25, 2003
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Description: Grace Allen Room of Special Collections, USF Tampa Library (4th floor) 9:30 Opening Remarks by Dr. Mark Amen of USF's Globalization Research Center 10:00 Welcome by Dean JoAnn McCarthy of the International Affairs Center 10:20 Coffee Break 10:30 Brief Introduction by Dr. Christine Probes, Co-Director of Florida-France Keynote Lecturer, Dr. Dominique Desjeux, who will speak on "Consumption as an Analyser of Globalization in Daily Life". Dr. Desjeux is Director of Graduate Studies in International Business at the Sorbonne (Paris V), Head of the Department of Consumption (CERLIS) at the CNRS in France, editor of the journal Consommations et Socits, and series editor at PUF (Presses Universitaires de France) 11:30 Question and Answer Session, facilitated by Dr. Mark Neumann, Communications (USF) 12:00 Lunch for Speakers in the WLE Conference Room, Cooper 459 (Cooper is next door to the Library) (We reconvene in the Grace Allen Room for Afternoon Session) 1:30 Panel on Globalization and Business, Associate Dean Richard Meyer, COBA of USF, Moderator. Panelists: Mr. Jean-Charles Faust of FRAMCO, Dean Earle Traynham (UNF), Dr. Lise Lawson of COBA (USF), Dr. Mark Herander of COBA (USF), Mr. Eric Palacio of Sykes, Inc., Mr. Olivier Verdier, Paris V. 3:00 Coffee Break 3:30 Panel on International Education, Architecture, Religion, Language, Literature and Culture, WLE Chair Dr. Vic Peppard, Moderator. Panelists: Dean JoAnn McCarthy (USF), Prof. Michael Halflants (Architecture of USF), Dr. Marie Bernanoce (U de Grenoble), Dr. Franois Pichette (USF), Dr. John Angell (COE at USF), Dr. Dell De Chant (Religious Studies at USF), Dr. Gatan Brulotte (USF), Dr. Roberta Tucker (USF), Dr. Eugene Scruggs (USF), Ms. Susan Ansara (IAC of USF), Dr. Jeffra Flaitz (ELI of USF), Dr. Christine Probes (USF), Prof. Lou Marcus (VPA of USF), Ms. Rose-Marie Magriby (Sister Cities), Ms. Beverly Stearns (Alliance Franaise) 5:00 Dr. Anne-Marie Demorest of Sister Cities and Les Arts Culturels will confer the Prix Emmanuel Robls. Participants will enjoy the ambiance of France, thanks to the special exhibition of paintings and drawings by Professor Eugene Scruggs of USF, Chevalier des Palmes Acadmiques. Discussants throughout the day from CAS and COBA. The Florida-France Globalization symposium is sponsored by the State Grant Program awarded by the Office of the Governor, Department of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development. We also extend our special gratitude to CAS Dean Renu Khator, IAC Dean JoAnn McCarthy, and Dr. Mark Amen of USF's Globalization Research Center; through their generosity, speakers will enjoy lunch, coffee, tea, and other refreshments.
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