Core Forums are shared intellectual experiences that are open to all Elon students, faculty, and staff. They address important interdisciplinary topics and allow community conversations about key global issues. Each Forum is repeated four times to allow any Elon student to attend, and to allow COR 110 sections to attend as a class.
Forum #1: “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County,” The Elon Common Reading and Conversation with Kristen Green, author.
Thursday, Sept. 13, 8:00-9:10 and 2:20-3:30, Great Hall of Global Commons
Friday, Sept. 14, 9:25-10:35 and 12:15-1:25, Great Hall of Global Commons
Forum #1 is preceded by a reception and Author book signing in Isabelle Cannon on Wednesday, September, 12th at 5:30-7:00 and then the Common Reading Lecture in Alumni Gym at 7:30.
Forum #2: The influence of power and resistance in historical and contemporary interactions
Themes: Advocacy, civic engagement, politics and society
Co-sponsored by Study USA
Forum #3: The impact of globalization in an increasingly connected, technological, and rapidly changing world
Themes: Refugees, human trafficking, immigration
Forum #4: The impact of globalization in an increasingly connected, technological, and rapidly changing world
Themes: Technology, aid organizations
Forum #5: Diversity and Inclusion
Themes: Diversity and its relationship to intercultural competency
Forum #6: The relationship between humans and the natural world