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...

Lodging discounts for CWA attendees

Feb. 6, 2018

Book your room for the 2018 CWA today! Thanks to our partners Hotel Boulderado and Colorado Chautauqua for offering these deals for our out of town visitors.

Book Club
CWA 2018 Book Club Selections Announced

Jan. 25, 2018

Following its inaugural year in 2017, the CWA book club committee has selected books for speakers and attendees to read ahead of CWA week to discuss together as a community, with one panel dedicated to the review of the books. This year the committee chose two books, both that address...

Candidates Who Signed Up to Battle Donald Trump Must Get Past the Democratic Party First

Jan. 25, 2018

In the wake of the 2016 election, a group of despairing Democrats in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, formed a new political group to ensure that they would never be out-organized locally again.