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Leadership Dinner: Isaac Stein

Leadership Dinners bring proven leaders from various arenas together with a small group of graduate students for dinner and informal discussion about what it means to be a leader and to lead organizations, movements, and people. 

Isaac Stein, founder and former president, Waverly Associates

Isaac Stein received a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Colgate University in 1968 and, in 1972, received joint JD and MBA degrees from Stanford University.

The Art and Science of High Performance Teams: Deadline

This interactive workshop brings life to powerful new research of team dynamics, with a focus on building good relationships, enhancing trust and increasing accountability.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discpline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's highly interactive format and limited spots, full participation is required. 

The Art of Inclusive Communication: Deadline

In this session, participants learn to acknowledge their cultural differences and, more importantly, learn how to find common ground with one another. Building upon their common humanity will enable participants to build more effective relationships in a respectful, inclusive environment.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discpline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's highly interactive format and limited spots, full participation is required. 

Roundtable on Asian American Literature—History, Activism, and Imagining the Future

Special guest speaker:

Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of the novel The Sympathizer (winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in fiction) and the cultural history Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (finalist in nonfiction for the 2017 National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of the René Wellek Prize). His current book is the short story collection The Refugees. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

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