Global Vision Week


Global Vision Week is September 15-19, 2014.  This year's theme is "Understanding Others to Change the World."  The topic focuses on increasing our grasp/awareness of human trafficking.  The week’s activities will engage our minds to better understand issues of contemporary slavery and child domestic servitude, and how it occurs in Iowa and the world.  
The keynote address will be Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m., in the Sisam Arena.  The address will be given by Dr. Nana Derby, associate professor of criminal justice at Virginia State University, entitled “"Human Trafficking: A Transnational Crime so Evil."
Faculty members please note that the alternative class schedule is in place on Wednesday, September 17.  The week’s schedule is filled with thought-provoking afternoon and evening co-curricular sessions; please encourage your students to attend by considering offering some sort of credit or extra credit or additional assignment.  
Global Vision Week Events:

Monday, September 15, 2014

Classroom Visits

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Hunger Banquet- 2nd Floor Rasmussen Lobby: "Crossroads Lounge"

All Week - Residential Life Fund Raising
All Week - Student Leadership Food Drive
All Week - School Supply Drive

(Drop off for school supplies at:  Luther Memorial Church (Tuesday chapel), Keynote address (Wednesday), Study Abroad Fair (Wednesday))

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Classroom Visits

11:00AM - 11:20AM Global Chapel - Luther Memorial
School Supply Drive (dropoff at Chapel)
4:00PM - 5:00PM Moving from Criticism to Critical Thinking
Conversations on Teaching - Rasm 217

7:00PM - 8:00PM Conceptualizing Human Trafficking:  Forms and Survivor Stories 
CPAL Panel with Nana Derby - Krumm 33

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (Alternate Schedule)

Classroom Visits
9:00AM - 2:00PM:  Fall Study Abroad Fair - Grand Central Plaza
School Supply Drive (dropoff at Fair)

10:30AM - 11:45AM: Global Vision Scholar Keynote - Sisam:  Human Trafficking: A Transnational Crime so Evil by Dr. Nana Derby
School Supply Drive (dropoff at Sisam)

11:30AM - 2:00PM Human Trafficking Information Fair and Fundraising - Grand Central Plaza
Tables Include: Beza Threads and Chrysalis Foundation

11:30AM - 1:30PM: Global Vision Week Lunch - Grand Central Plaza
*Sponsored by Viking Council
7:00PM - 8:30PM: National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - with Dr. Nana Derby - Rasmussen
Conceptualizing Human Trafficking:  Strategic Weaknesses in Research, Identification, and Response 
(This session will cover a conceptual framework of human trafficking including a brief examination of contemporary and old forms of slavery.  Dr. Derby will pay attention to research methods, processes of identification and rescue, and efforts to combat the incidence of human trafficking as well as discuss details of weaknesses observed with each of these subtopics and how they impact programs aimed at the eradication of human trafficking.)

9:00PM - 11:00PM: Nefarious (Film) - Russ Lackey - Bud's Place - Conversations to follow

Thursday , September 18, 2014

Classroom Visits

11:30AM - 1:00PM: Lunch and Learn - Rasmussen 208
Ken Bresnan, Parish Outreach Liaison with Catholic Charities of Des Moines
*Pizza Provided by Viking Volunteers

12:00PM - 1:00PM:  Panel on Human trafficking with Nana Derby, Albert Ravenholt Visiting Scholar, Michael J. Ferjiak, Senior Criminal Investigator, Iowa Department of Justice, Sonia Parras Konrad, Co-Director of Asista of Des Moines
Senior Criminal Investigator, Iowa Department of Justice, Moderated by Kevin Gannon, Professor of History, Grand View University - Rodholm Room, Humphrey

Friday , September 19, 2014

10:00AM - 1:30PM: and STA Travel – National Study Abroad RV Tour – corner of 13th and Grand View Ave near Krumm

4:00PM - 5:00PM:  DM Register Columnist  - Library After Hours:  Rekah Basu, Finding Her Voice: A Collection of Des Moines Register Columns about Women's Struggles and Trimphs in the Midwest