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St. Norbert College to Host Great Decisions Lecture Series with UW-Green Bay

From St. Norbert College, January 27, 2020
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

St. Norbert College’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) will host its annual Great Decisions Lecture Series beginning Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with subsequent lectures recurring weekly on Wednesdays and a single Thursday event through April 22. Each year, the lecture series focuses on critical global issues selected by the Foreign Policy Association that serve as a point of departure for dialogue and debate.

The lecture series is free and open to the public; community members are encouraged to join faculty, staff and students in rich conversation with accomplished experts. The Great Decisions Briefing Book is available for purchase at the lectures being held at St. Norbert College for $30 (cash and checks are accepted; no credit cards).

All lectures excluding those on March 25, April 8 and April 22 will take place in the Fort Howard Theater of the F. K. Bemis International Center on St. Norbert College’s campus. The lectures on March 25 and April 22 will take place in the Alumni Room of the University Union on UW-Green Bay’s campus; the lecture on April 8 will take place in the 1965 Room of the University Union on UW-Green Bay’s campus.

The 2020 Great Decisions Lecture Series lineup is as follows:

Feb. 5: Joel Mann, director of the Honors Program and professor of philosophy at St. Norbert College, will discuss “The Philippines and the United States.”

Feb. 12: Daniel Stoll, associate dean for global affairs at St. Norbert College, will discuss “Red Sea Security.”

Feb. 26: Anju Reejhsinghani, executive director of the Institute for Regional and International Studies at UW-Madison, will discuss “U.S. Relations With the Northern Triangle.”

March 12: Frederic Lemieux, faculty director and professor of practice for applied intelligence at Georgetown University, will discuss “Artificial Intelligence and Data.”

March 25: Daniel Mueller, associate lecturer of political science at UW-La Crosse, will discuss “Climate Change and the Global Order.”

April 8: Aparna Thomas, professor of politics and women’s studies at Cornell College, will discuss “India and Pakistan.”

April 22: Charles Irish, Bascom Distinguished Teaching Professor of Law, UW-Madison will discuss “China’s Road to Latin America.”

The CGE is the hub of all international activity at St. Norbert College and provides global opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community.

For more information on the 2020 Great Decisions Lecture Series or the CGE, go to https://www.snc.edu/greatdecisions/.

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