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St. Norbert College hosts Great Decisions lecture series: "Diversity in Islam"

From St. Norbert College, February 25, 2004
by Kelsey Ebben,, (920) 403-3089

De Pere: St. Norbert College is hosting a presentation on Diversity in Islam Wednesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theatre, F.K. Bemis International Center. The presentation is the fifth lecture in the Great Decisions series. The national program is intended to bring together local, regional and national experts in an 8-week lecture series devoted to international politics, economics and culture. St. Norbert College is hosting the public event for the 18th year in northeastern Wisconsin.

The presenter is Barbara Stowasser, professor of Arabic and director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

The Foreign Policy Association of America selects topics of the series to provide a local forum for discussion on current political and economic issues of the day. Participants may purchase a briefing book that includes background information on the topics, and may visit the association's web site at to access resources, guides to each topic, and national online discussion forums.

Admission is $5 at the door, and briefing books are available for $15. For more information, call (920) 403-3955.