21th Annual Conference


“The Fulbright Challenge: Within & Across Borders”

Washington D.C.

October 8-11, 1998


Thursday, October 8, 1998

1:30-3:30 p.m. Legislative Briefing

  • Roosevelt Room, ANA Hotel
  • Michael McCarry, Executive Director of the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange
  • Kennon H. Nakamura, Director of Congressional Relations, American Foreign Service Association
  • Kimberly Tobin, Program Associate, Fulbright Association

4-9 p.m. Conference Registration

  • Ballroom Foyer, ANA Hotel

6:30-8:30 p.m. Arts Taks Force Slide Presentation

  • Executive Forum, ANA Hotel

Friday, October 9, 1998

8-10 a.m. & 2-6 p.m. Conference Registration

  • Ballroom Foyer, ANA Hotel

10:15 a.m. Buses Depart from ANA Hotel to State Department, 23rd St. Entrance

11 a.m.-12 p.m. J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding Award Ceremony and Lecture by 1998 Fulbright Prize Laureate, Patricio Aylwin Azócar, President of the Republic of Chile from 1990-1994

  • Dean Acheson Auditorium

12:30-1:30 p.m. Luncheon Reception with President Aylwin

1:45 p.m. Buses Depart for ANA Hotel

2:30-4:30 p.m.  Concurrent Workshops

  • Fulbright Program for Faculty
    • Ballroom Level
    • Karen C. Adams, Senior Program Officer, Western Europe and Canada, Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
    • Gary L. Garrison, Senior Program Officer, Middle East/ South Asia, CIES
    • Charles A. Reiss, Senior Program Officer, Central Eurasia, CIES
  • Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program
    • Ballroom Level
    • Eduardo Andere, Executive Director, US-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange
    • Mary Ashley, Chief of Advising, Teaching. And Specialized Programs, United States Information Agency (USIA)
    • Joy E. Buhler, Assistant Superintendent, Hudson (Mass.) Public Schools
    • Margaret Roberts, Teacher, Richland Northeast High School, Colombia, S.C.
    • Belkis M. Santos, Director, School Partners Program, Chicago Public Schools
  • Diversity and International Opportunities
    • Ballroom Level
    • Ralph Hines, Director, International Education and Graduate Programs, U.S. Department of Education
    • David Levin, Senior Program Officer, USIA

4:45-6:15 p.m. Annual Business Meeting of Members

  • Executive Forum, Ballroom Level
  • Hoyt Purvis, Chairman, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

7-9:30 p.m. 21st Annual Banquet

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Judith Siegel, Deputy Associate Director, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, USIA
  • Karl F. Inderfurth (Scotland 1973), Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs

Saturday, October 10, 1998

8:00-3:30 a.m. Conference Registration

  • Ballroom Foyer, ANA Hotel

8:45-10:15 a.m. Beyond Multiculturalism

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Pamela A. Cook (Australia 1977), Manager, Community Relations, The Clorox Company
  • Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO, IIE
  • Victor R. Savage (U.S.A. 1976), President, Fulbright Association, Singapore
  • David J. Vidal (Venzuela 1968), Director of Research, Global Corporate Citizenship, The Conference Board

10:30-11:45 a.m. Roots of Conflict

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Paul Arthur, Professor of Politics, University of Ulster
  • Barbara Crossette (India 1980), United Nations Bureau Chief, The New York Times
  • Stephen Low (France 1951), Past President, Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training; U.S. Ambassador to Zambia (1976-1979) and to Nigeria (1979-1981)
  • Warren Zimmermann (United Kingdom 1956), Kathryn and Shelly Cullom Daviofesofessor in the Practice of International Diplomacy, Columbia University; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia (1989-1992)

12:30-2 p.m. Plenary Luncheon and Address

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel

2:15-3:45 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions

  • Global Fulbright Alumni Network
    • Ballroom Level
    • Jane L. Anderson, Executive Director, Fulbright Association
    • Prakash Lohani, (U.S.A. 1962), Member of Parliament Nepal
    • Victor R. Savage
    • Joseph Straight, Vice President for International Relations, German Fulbright Alumni Association
  • Fulbright Association Chapter Development
    • Ballroom Level

2:15-3:00 p.m. Veterans Session

  • Lisa Chapin, Director of Member and Chapter Services
  • Flavia Cigliano (Italy 1977), Chairwoman, Chapter Development Committee
  • Beverly Hawk (Kenya 1993), Immediate Past President, Alabama Chapter

3:05-3:45 p.m. Newcomers Session

  • Lisa Chapin
  • Flavia Cigliano
  • David Levin
  • Thomas Saville (Japan 1996), President, Southern Illinois Chapter

4-5:30 p.m. Concurrent Fulbright Association Task Force Meetings

  • Arts Task Force
    • Ballroom Level
    • Hilda Green Demsky (The Netherlands 1992), artist
    • Sharon Girard (Venezuela 1973, 1995, Egypt 1989), Professor of Music, San Francisco State University
  • Environment and Science Task Force
    • Ballroom Level
    • Eric Howard (Germany 1989), Executive Director, Maine Wood Products Association
    • Irene Murphy , Political Scientist, Colorado State University in Fort Collings
    • Shanthu Shantharam (India 1993), Environmental Consultant
  • International Education Task Force
    • Ballroom Level
    • Doris Brody (Morocco 1994), Retired Teacher, Philadelphia School System
    • Constance Chapman (Ghana 1995), Assistant Professor of Composition, Georgia State University
    • Arthur P. Dudden (Denmark 1992), Professor in History Emeritus, Bryn Mawr College
    • Jenny K. Johnson (Nigeria 1976), Adjunct Professor of Behavioral Sciences, University of Maryland University College
    • Gerald Siegal (Yugoslavia 1988, Belgium 1997), Professor of English, York College
    • E.B. Smith (Japan 1954, U.S.S.R. 1976, 1982, Russia 1991, China 1983, 1988), Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland
    • Kent Woodrow (The Netherlands 1987, 1990), Teacher, Princeton High School, Cincinnati, Ohio

7-9 p.m.  Klemperer Trio Concert

  • Embassy of Singapore
  • Gordon Back, piano, Ronald Crutcher (Germany 1972), violoncell, Erika Klemperer, violin

Sunday, October 11, 1998

8-10 a.m. Conference Registration

  • Ballroom Foyer

9-10:30 a.m. Cultural Imperialism

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Victor A. Konrad, Executive Director, The Foundation Between Canada and the U.S.A.
  • Maurice P. McTigue, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, George Mason University; Cabinet Minister (1990-1993) and Member of Parliament (1985-1993), New Zealand
  • Sherry Mueller, Executive Director, National Council for International Visitors
  • Javier Treviño, Undersecretary for Administration, Ministry of Finance, Mexico

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Building Bridges

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Prakash Chandra Lohani
  • Timothy Kenny (Romania 1991), Senior Project Manager, Newseum, The Freedom Forum
  • Teboho Moja (U.S.A. 1982), Special Advisor to the Minister of Education, South Africa