October 11–21

University of Michigan
National symposium on the future of international service and a commemoration of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech on the steps of the Michigan Union the night of October 14, 1960.
Events at a Glance
, Details, Schedule Update, More, Tom Hayden Speech, Article - JFK at UM, Jack Hood Vaughn speech.

October 11–21

Harvard University/John F. Kennedy School of Government — The John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
“50 years of the Peace Corps: Answering President Kennedy’s Call to Service”
A conversation with Peace Corp Directors.

October 14 , 2010

University of Nevada/Las Vegas — Black Mountain Institute
“Writing the World: American Authors Looking Outward”
Panel consisting of Peter Hessler (China 1996–98), Mary-Ann Tirone Smith (Cameroon 1965–67), Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963–65), moderated by Marnie Mueller (Ecuador 1963–65), organized by Richard Wiley (Korea 1967-69).
, Report in UN/LV Student Paper

October 26 – November 21, 2010

University of California/Santa Barbara — Davidson Library
“Fifty Years of Peace Corps: A Multi-Media Anniversary Celebration”
Full details

November 4–5, 2010

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Colombia I Volunteers, the first Peace Corps group to assemble celebrate the moment at their training site when the idea of a Peace Corps became a reality.
Announcement, Press Release, Plaque unveiling

February 26, 2011

NorCal Peace Corps Association  50th Anniversary Celebration
International House, University of California/Berkeley

March 24–26, 2011

University of Wisconsic/Madison—African Studies Program
Conference to explore the impact of the Peace Corps in Africa and elsewhere, and on the lives of those Americans who have served as Volunteers or have been otherwise touched by the Peace Corps.
Conference description, Schedule, Call for papers