WRITER: MICHELLE MONCRIEFFE
CONTACT: LOIS GRAY
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Jan. 24, 2002
Photo: UI Law Professor Jonathan Carlson.
Carlson to speak on trade at Jan. 31 Foreign Relations
of Iowa Law Professor Jonathan Carlson will discuss the legislative structure
influencing international trade at noon Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Rockwood
Fellowship Hall, Congregational Church, 30 N. Clinton St. as part of the Iowa
City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) lecture series.
Carlson, co-author of two books including International
Environmental Law and World Order, teaches international trade law and international
environmental law at the University of Iowa College of Law. He is a graduate
of McGill University and the University of Chicago Law School. He was an associate
at a Washington, D.C. law firm for three years before joining the Iowa faculty
Lunch will be catered by Taste of China. The cost
is $6 for members and $7 for non-members. The deadline to register for the
event is noon Monday, Jan. 29. Checks can be written to the Iowa City Foreign
Relations Council and mailed to ICFRC, 120 International Center, Iowa City,
Iowa 52242-1802. Although the council is unable to accept reservations by
phone, last-minute adjustments may be made by calling the organization. For
more information, call ICFRC Executive Director Tom Baldridge at 335-0351.
For those unable to attend in person, the event will
be broadcast by WSUI-AM (910 AM) on Friday, Feb 1 after the noon news. The
lecture is co-sponsored by UI International Programs with additional support
from Iowa State Bank & Trust Co. and Hand's Jewelry.
The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council is a non-profit
association of community and university people interested in learning more
about U.S. foreign policy, world affairs and current global issues impacting
world societies. The group provides members with the opportunity to hear more
than 35 experts per year who visit the UI campus and the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids
Meetings are scheduled from August to June to take
advantage of these speakers and are held at noon or in the evening to allow
wide participation from the business community, other professionals, the community
at large and students, faculty and staff from the university. Meetings are
scheduled at catered luncheons, as dinners or as evening desserts.
ICFRC is part of International Programs, which consists
of a number of offices, centers, degree programs, academic programs, research
projects and services. Organized under the associate provost and dean for
International Programs, these units serve to further internationalize the
campus and community and promote global scholarship, research and teaching.