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Monterey Institute and Peace Corps: Celebrating 50 Years of Global Engagement featuring keynote speaker Paul Theroux
Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
Join the Monterey Institute of International Studies in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps! The evening event features keynote speaker Paul Theroux, world renowned author. The talk will be followed by an international bazaar featuring food and wines from the Peace Corps regions. Tickets include admission to the talk and to the post-reception. $20 general admission / $10 MIIS students (must show valid ID). All proceeds will support the Monterey Institute's Peace Corps Scholarship Fund.
Schedule of Events
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. International Coffee and Tea reception
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Keynote speaker Paul Theroux
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. International Food and Wine Bazaar
We invite you to also join us for events held prior to the keynote speaker and reception. The events listed below are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
Schedule of Events
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Movie screening of "American Idealist: the Story of Sargent Shriver"
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Registration and Photo & Film Displays
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Opening Session: MIIS and the Peace Corps
1:45 - 4:00 p.m. Panel discussions:
Peace Corps Trailblazers
Impact on Careers
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. International Coffee and Tea Reception
For more information about the event, please visit the MIIS 50th Peace Corps Anniversary website.
In celebration of the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary, we are asking you to consider an additional charitable contribution to the Monterey Institute's Peace Corps Scholarship Fund. To learn more about the scholarship fund and make a gift, click here.