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Date: Sep 08, 2011
2011 ECONOMIC UPDATE
International Scene Lecture Series debuts with talk on U.S. Economy
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY -- Hofstra's International Scene Lecture Series for the Fall 2011 semester will examine a wide range of foreign and domestic policy issues, kicking off with a Sept. 14, 2011 lecture about the American economy.
The four-lecture series aims to present diverse views, and stimulate conversation and debate among students and the Hofstra community. All events will take place at the Leo A. Guthart Theater, Axinn Library, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., except as noted. Admission is free and open to the public. There will be a question and answer period following each lecture.
The Fall 2011 schedule is:
Update on the American Economy, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, with Max Fraad Wolff, economist, New School Program in International Affairs,
International Law and 21st Century Warfare, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, featuring Richard Falk, emeritus professor of international law, Princeton University; former Vermont Gov. and Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard B. Dean III and Republican strategist Edward J. Rollins, senior presidential fellows, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Hofstra University.
The International Day of Non-Violence, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with Chris Hedges, author and former New York Times reporter
Afghanistan – America’s Longest War, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 with Anand Gopal, author and former Wall Street Journal reporter.
For more information on the International Scene Lecture Series, please call (516) 463-5595. The series is sponsored by Hofstra's Departments of Economics, History and Sociology, along with the Center for Civic Engagement, and the Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. Long Island Teachers for Human Rights, the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives are also co-sponsors.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 150 graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law and the Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University.