CWA Keynotes
Aly Raisman, CWA keynote & major addresses announced

March 14, 2018

Aly Raisman, Tony Seba and Amanda Gorman will appear at the 2018 Conference on World Affairs Olympic gold medalist and author Aly Raisman, co-founder of RethinkX Tony Seba, and MSNBC nuclear security analyst Joe Cirincione will visit the University of Colorado Boulder during the 70th Conference on World Affairs April...

Lower the Voting Age to 16

Feb. 23, 2018

Young people who are smart enough and engaged enough to shape the debate about gun violence are smart enough and engaged enough to vote.

CU Boulder announces panelists for 2018 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 14, 2018

The nation's inaugural youth poet laureate, a New York Times food writer and a representative of Cirque du Soleil are among the panelists slated to appear at the University of Colorado's annual Conference on World Affairs this year. CU on Monday announced the 114 speakers and performers scheduled for the...

2018 Speakers
Feminists, formerly incarcerated and foodies headline the 2018 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 13, 2018

CWA 2018 speakers include Amanda Gorman, inaugural youth poet laureate of the United States and Valentino Achak Deng, former 'lost boy' of Sudan and social advocate Celebrating its 70th year on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, the Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce one of its most...

'Don’t Wait Until the Bombs Are Falling.’ Pentagon Papers Leaker Encourages More Like Him

Feb. 8, 2018

The country is currently not the closest we’ve ever come to nuclear war, says Daniel Ellsberg, but we are still likely to face annihilation. And recent false alarms in Hawaii and Japan, erroneously alerting residents to incoming missiles, do nothing to quell the anxiety. “This was a little rehearsal,” Ellsberg...