2019 Speakers

'The Simpsons' writer, soccer star Hope Solo, and more join the 2019 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 20, 2019

2019 CWA speakers include Mike Reiss, writer and producer of The Simpsons, and Hope Solo, World Cup and Olympic soccer champion and gender equality advocate A diverse group of more than 100 speakers from 19 countries are coming to the University of Colorado Boulder campus April 9-13, 2019 for the...

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Chautauqua serves as CWA's Official Lodging Partner

Jan. 31, 2019

Chautauqua offers exclusive lodging discounts for CWA attendees that let you experience Boulder's only national historic landmark for less. Reserve your room today!

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CWA student ambassadors gain real world connections

Join the CWA Student Committee for the chance to network with experts in their field from around the world during the Conference on World Affairs on the CU Boulder campus (April 9-13, 2019).

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Our Woman in Havana

Jan. 3, 2019

Vicki Huddleston, five-time CWA speaker and CU alumna, was the top U.S. diplomat in Cuba from 1999 to 2002. Her new memoir offers a window into the forward-backward nature of U.S.-Cuba relations over the past two decades.

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What Happened When A White Cop Decided Not to Shoot a Black Man

Nov. 30, 2018

CWA speaker and CU alum Joe Sexton has our complete attention reading his intense and compelling feature for Pro Publica.

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What Would Wonder Woman Say About Justice Today? Ask G. Willow Wilson

Nov. 14, 2018

G. Willow Wilson's new Wonder Woman arc is "a meditation on violence" and "whether there is such a thing as a just war anymore."

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How to Fight Back Against Election Meddling Before the Midterms

Nov. 6, 2018

2019 CWA speaker, Berit Anderson shares her thoughts on how to fight misinformation and voter suppression in the lead-up to the midterms.

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CWA Speaker Series with Colorado Law

Oct. 26, 2018

Watch the recording of our Oct 26 CWA Speaker Series with the University of Colorado Law School "Foreign Policy and the Rule of Law".

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What Would Eleanor Do? 'If You Ask Me' Revisits Roosevelt's Advice Columns

Oct. 18, 2018

"Advice columnist" is not a role that is usually listed under former first lady and CWA speaker Eleanor Roosevelt's long list of achievements, but for over 20 years she wrote a popular write-in column, first for Ladies Home Journal and then McCall's magazine.

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Meet the 2019 CWA Student Volunteer Coordinators

Sept. 18, 2018

The Conference on World Affairs annual program is designed by volunteers and student involvement is crucial to its success. Each year two Student Volunteer Coordinators (SVC) are selected to lead the CWA student committee (a group of close to 100 CU Boulder students). This year, CU Boulder seniors Izzy Boes...

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