Stephen Dachi to Speak at St. Norbert College as Part of Great Decisions Lecture Series

Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, January 29, 2013
by Stefanie Trinkl, stefanie.trinkl@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

Stephen Dachi (pronounced Da-chee), Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University, will lecture on "Iran: Nuclear Power or Not?" as a part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Howard Theater at the F. K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus.

Dachi is an international affairs specialist who served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 30 years in India and Brazil, later teaching South Asian and Afghanistan affairs at the Foreign Affairs Institute of the Department of State. In 2007, he represented the Department of State at a discussion on nuclear policy with Iranian officials at a meeting in Tunisia.

Great Decisions is a nationwide program meant to bring together local, regional and national experts in an eight-week lecture series discussing international issues of interest to the community.

Topics for the series are selected by the Foreign Policy Association of America and are intended to provide a local forum for discussion on current political and economic issues. The speakers are selected by participating colleges and universities. St. Norbert College is one of three schools in Wisconsin that present the entire series.

Admission to individual sessions is $5 at the door, and briefing books are available for $18.The briefing book includes background information on the lecture topics and access to the association's website, http://www.fpa.org, for resources, guides to topics and online discussion forums. An advance subscription for the entire Great Decisions series is available for $50 per person. Subscription includes admission to all eight lectures and a copy of the Great Decisions briefing book.

For more information, contact the St. Norbert College Center for International Education at 920-403-4075 or go to http://www.snc.edu/cie/greatdecisions.html.