Hilary Kahn, assistant dean for strategic collaborations and director of the Center for the Study of Global Change in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University, will present Diversity in the Classroom at noon Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.

Kahn will discuss the importance of intentionally integrating international students to develop more global, inclusive and diverse learning communities. Her presentation is part of Illinois State’s International Seminar Series.

The author of Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research, Kahn is the director of the Ph.D. minor in global studies at Indiana. She directs the Framing the Global Project (with IU Press) and the Voices and Visions: Islam and Muslims from a Global Perspective Project. Her research explores global teaching and learning, visual anthropology, grounded global studies, critical social theory, transnational identities, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the internationalization of higher education.

Kahn is on the executive board of the Association of International Education Administrators and the advisory board for diversity and democracy of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. She is also the author of Seeing and Being Seen: The Q’eqchi’ Maya of Guatemala and Beyond.

The talk is sponsored by the Office of International Studies and Programs. For additional information, contact 438-5276 or mlschwa@ilstu.edu.