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“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.
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.”
Below are the lectures being held on the UW-Green Bay Campus:
March 25: Daniel Mueller, associate lecturer of Political Science at UW-La Crosse, will discuss “Climate Change and the Global Order.” Alumni Room.
April 8: Aparna Thomas, professor of Politics and Women’s Studies at Cornell College, will discuss “India and Pakistan.” 1965 Room.
April 22: Charles Irish, Bascom Distinguished Teaching Professor of Law, UW-Madison will discuss “China’s Road to Latin America.” Alumni Room.
UW-Green Bay professors David Coury, Katia Levintova and Heidi Sherman along with St. Norbert College faculty and UWGB alumni will present a panel discussion on the current state of the refugee crisis. Panelists will focus primarily on the relationship between Syria and Europe and the current reactions of the European population. The event is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 in the Christie Theatre, UW-Green Bay. Questions can be directed to Jemma Lund, Office of International Education, at email@example.com.
GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, together with St. Norbert College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, will host a Community Kwanzaa Celebration at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Phoenix Room of the University Union at UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive.
Keynote speaker for this year’s gathering is Margaret “Toni’ Lardinois, principal of Washington Middle School, Green Bay.
Kwanzaa is an African-American celebration based on the tradition of the African harvest festival, which emphasizes community and cultural pride. Attendees can enjoy music, African dancing and drumming, and food (the event at UW-Green Bay promises a taste of Caribbean cuisine) while learning about the holiday’s origins, rites and symbols.
This year’s highlighted Kwanzaa principle, or theme, is Ujima, or collective focus on building and maintaining communities.
The event is free and open to the public. Questions about Saturday’s event may be directed to the UW-Green Bay Office of Student Life at (920) 465-2720, or diversity director Justin Mallett at Mallettj@uwgb.edu
UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College will co-sponsor an address by a metropolitan governance expert at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3 at the F.K. Bemis Center on the St. Norbert Campus. Myron Orfield is a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and one of the country’s foremost authorities on metropolitan governance. His talk, titled “Consequences of Inequalities: Lessons From Across the Country,” is free and open to the public.