Dr. Karen Richman to speak at St. Norbert College as part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series

Wednesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, February 24, 2011
by Stephen Schumacher, stephen.schumacher@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Dr. Karen Richman, director of the Center for Migration and Border Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will give a lecture, "Rebuilding Haiti," as a part of the Great Decisions Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Howard Theater at the F. K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert campus.

Richman, one of the nation's premier experts on Haitian culture, language, and politics, will share her expertise and present a picture of the current status in Haiti today, as well as its prospects for the future.

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. St. Norbert Collegeis hosting the public event for its 29th year in northeastern Wisconsin.

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 of the day. The speakers themselves are selected by participating colleges and universities. St. Norbert College is one of only two schools in Wisconsin that present the entire series. (UW-Milwaukee is the other.)

An advance subscription for the entire series is available for $40 per person. Subscription includes admission to all eight lectures and a copy of the Great Decisions briefing book. The briefing book includes background information on the lecture topics and access to the association's website, www.fpa.org, for resources, guides to topics and online discussion forums. Admission to individual sessions is also available for $5 at the door, and briefing books are available for $15.

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.