World Oregon International Speaker Series

Since its founding as the World Affairs Council of Oregon in 1950, WorldOregon has worked to provide a platform for deeper understanding of world affairs. As stated in its mission, WorldOregon programs keep Oregonians connected to the people, places, and ideas that are shaping our shared global future.

Through Global affairs, OSU is proud to be a WorldOregon sponsor. We are pleased to share the lineup for the 21st Annual International Speaker Series. This year's theme: Changing Course.

Nikole Hannah-Jones — 1619, Race, & Democracy

February 4, 2021
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist, "1619 Project"

Maryn McKenna & Dr. Marcel Curlin — COVID-19 & the Path to Recovery

February 25, 2021
Award-winning science/medical author-journalist and OHSU infectious disease expert in conversation

Ari Shapiro — Journalism, Facts, & Other Things Considered

March 4, 2021
Cohost of NPR's All Things Considered

Tom Coliccio — Hunger, Food, & Human Rights

April 7, 2021
Acclaimed restaurateur and Top Chef lead judge

All events will stream live beginning at 7:00p.m.
Global Affairs has a few tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.
We will begin accepting requests two weeks before each event. Please submit request via email.

Additional tickets may be purchased from WorldOregon.