Dialogue and Friendship Dinner
Theme: “Extremism and a Need for Dialogue”
Keynote: Prof. John Esposito
Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University. He is Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. He has written more than 45 books and monographs. Esposito’s books and articles have been translated into more than 35 languages.
Peace & Dialogue Awards
As part of the program we are giving a Peace & Dialogue Award and Campus Achievement Award to inspiring community leaders who have made a significant contribution to multicultural understanding and dialogue in the Bay Area and beyond.
- Sally Dickson, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Advisor to the President on Campus Life. She has a long history of commitment to diversity
- KWD-Kids with Dream, an organization of Stanford students dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with special needs.
Mediterranean Food & Music
The dinner will have a good selection of Mediterranean food accompanied by live music.
Kemenche – a special instrument from Turkey/Greece – will be played by Phaedon Sinis.
Place: Oak Lounge, Tresidder Union, Stanford University, 459 Lagunita Drive Stanford, CA 94305
Date and Time: April 27, 2015, Monday at 6:00 pm
Admission Fee: $20 non-student, Free for Stanford Students and Postdoc (payable to dialogstanford.eventbrite.com) (Space is limited)
Sponsors: Haas Center for Public Service, the Bechtel International Center, the Billie Achilles fund, Stanford Speakers Bureau, ASSU, Graduate Student Council, Black Student Union, The Chicano/Latino Graduate Student Association, The Markaz
About Stanford Cultural Interactions Club (SCIC)
SCIC is a registered student organization at Stanford University. You can find more information about our activities on our webpage: http://www.culturalinteractions.org. Our mission is to serve societal peace and friendship on campus and within the Stanford community by striving to spread values such as cross-cultural understanding, tolerance, respect, and dialogue.