Mad Max

2018 Ebert Interruptus features Mad Max: Fury Road

March 19, 2018

The Ebert Interruptus series is one of the most beloved and popular Conference on World Affairs tradtions, a four-part event showcasing a film along with in-depth analysis over 3 sessions with the host. Film critic Josh Larsen will travel to Boulder again for the 2018 CWA to host Ebert Interruptus...


CWA Speaker Story: April Rinne

March 19, 2018

April Rinne is a global citizen and advisor. As the founder of April Worldwide, April prides herself on bringing a global perspective to advising businesses and organizations around the world in their endeavors to succeed.

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...


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...


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...


Hawaii’s Nuclear Wakeup Call (and Why We Should Take MLK’s Advice)

Jan. 16, 2018

The Cold War brought plenty of false alarms — but nothing like the situation we face today. We are closer to a nuclear disaster than at anytime since 1995. And it is going to get worse.


30+ Things to Do in Boulder in 2018

Jan. 11, 2018

2018 is promising to be a year full of AWESOME! With over 30 events celebrating every season, check out festivals and fairs, games and races, and fun for all. Happening this year in and around Boulder. Happy 2018!


The Great Awakening: How our thinking about technology fundamentally changed in 2017 and where we go from here.

Jan. 11, 2018

In the past few decades, the year-end tech discussion has focused on the year in gadgets – what the new releases were, and how much faster and better and filled with more bells and whistles they are. But 2017 was different – the discussion zoomed out and became much larger...