A. Noam Chomsky Global Connections Awards and 2020 STAR Conference Closing Ceremony

The 2020 STAR Conference, Shaping the Humane World: Global Higher Education Perspectives, will culminate with a very special event: hosting Professor Noam Chomsky on his 92nd birthday. We will be joined by distinguished speakers from across the globe as we honor his legacy as a scholar who has shaped a humane world. A. Noam Chomsky Global Connections Awards will be announced during this event. This Conference is hosted by Nepal Open University and Kathmandu. It is co-sponsored by Advanced College of Engineering and Management and Morgan State University.

Distinguished Speakers

This special event will be moderated by Rajika Bhandari and Mousumi Mukherjee with distinguished speakers including:

Noam Chomsky, The University of Arizona
Henry Giroux, McMaster University

Lynn Pasquerella, Association of American Colleges and Universities
George Boggs, American Association of Community Colleges
Rufus Glasper, League for Innovation in Community Colleges
Henry Stoever, Association of Governing Boards

Pankaj Mittal, Association of Indian Universities
Raj Kumar, OP Jindal Global University
Tan Sri Dzulkifli bin Abdul Razak, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
Lekhnath Sharma, Nepal Open University
Paul LeBlanc, Southern New Hampshire University

Harry Bhandari, Maryland General Assembly
Arjun Karki, Embassy of Nepal, Washington DC
Darla Deardorff, The World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence
Anthony Ogden, Gateway International Group
Edward Valeau, President Emeritus, Hartnell Community College
Rosalind Raby, California Colleges for International Education
Eugene Hammond, Stony Brook University

Uttam Gaulee, Krishna Bista, Chris Glass, and Keith Wright of the STAR Scholars Network will offer remarks. We will be joined by David Wilson, President of Morgan State University, and Glenda Prime, Dean of the College of Education and Urban Studies at Morgan State University.

Dec 8, 2020 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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