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EUC Lecture Series and JACS Annual Lecture Series: Paul Gaston, "Bologna at 20: Choosing Between Guarded Optimism and Qualified Pessimism”

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
REEEC; European Union Center; Center for African Studies; Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801)
Date
Apr 18, 2019   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Paul L. Gaston (Trustees Professor Emeritus, Kent State University)
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
European Union Center
E-Mail
eucenter@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-7515
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Paul L. Gaston is Trustees Professor Emeritus from Kent State University where he taught English literature and higher education administration. An influential author and frequent speaker on higher education and curricular reform, he is the author of three recent works on general education: General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must (2015), General Education and Liberal Learning (2010), and, with Jerry Gaff, Revising General Education (2009). He earned his MA and PhD from the University of Virginia, where he was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Dr. Gaston’s talk on Thursday, April 18th will focus on his research from his 2010 book entitled, The Challenge of Bologna: What European Education Has to Teach Us and Why It’s Important That We Learn It (2010).

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