Global Engagement Speaker Series – George Openjuru
- Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
- Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM
- Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
- Registration link: https://events.outreach.msu.edu/Registrations/Register/181
George L. Openjuru is professor of education and first deputy vice chancellor at Gulu University, Uganda. He was formerly dean of the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning at Makerere University, and head of the Department of Community Education and Extra-Mural Studies, Institute of Adult and Continuing Education. He was also an associate professor of adult and community education at Makerere University. He holds a Ph.D. in adult education from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and has published a number of articles and book chapters about lifelong learning and adult literacy education. He chairs the Uganda Adult Education Network. His specialization is adult and community education, with specific focus on adult literacy education, educational exclusion and social justice, action research, community university engagement, lifelong learning, and indigenous knowledge and knowledge democracy. He is a partner with the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. He is also a member of the International Reading Association.
Talk – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Reception – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Live-Streaming is available during the event: https://www.youtube.com/user/uoecit
The Global Engagement Speaker Series is sponsored by University Outreach and Engagement, International Studies and Programs, and the Graduate School. Learn more about the series on its website: http://gess.msu.edu/.