Dates: April 13-15, 2023
Format: In-person with some hybrid sessions
Location: GSU College of Law (one block from Peachtree Center Station MARTA)
The Atlanta Global Studies Symposium presents groundbreaking multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary, and cross-sector collaborative research and initiatives that promote global education, language learning, sustainable development, and community engagement. The in-person event welcomes partners, faculty, students, community organizers, K-12 teachers, and the public to connect, to discover the impact of collaboration, and to celebrate the diversity and global vitality of the region. All are welcome! All events are free.
Thursday, April 13th, 4pm-7pm
Keynote Address: Yehimi Cambrón and Reception
The Atlanta Global Studies Symposium will be opened by City of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens. After opening remarks, Yehimi Cambrón, a recognized Atlanta artist, will deliver a keynote address on how her artwork weaves together the story of immigrants with themes of identity, language, community, and equity. She will discuss the importance of supporting diverse perspectives in education and the arts, and the power of art to expose and address tough social and global issues. Watch the live stream here, starting Thursday, 4pm.
Friday, April 14th, 8:30am-5pm
Parallel sessions on global issues, global and language education, sustainability, and community partnerships and engagement. A showcase of “global at home” projects of the Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative will take place before an energizing networking lunch. Some sessions will be available via Zoom (TBA).
Saturday, April 15th, 9:30am-3pm
P-12 Teacher Workshop
This workshop is dedicated to P-12 teachers in the state and region interested in integrating global skills and language learning across the curriculum. Sessions will cover a variety of topics including community building, advocacy, global skills and career education, and teacher self-care.
Thank you to ATL is Global event sponsors!