University of Minnesota Duluth

International Lecture Series

In addition to the Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture, forums and conferences, the Institute provides a series of international lectures by local, national and international authorities on subjects of timely interest. The Alworth Institute draws not only upon the rich store of local academics with expertise in a variety of areas, but also visiting international faculty.

Spring 2016 International Lectures

Wednesday, March 23 - 7:00 p.m. - Bohannon Hall 90

A World Disrupted: Five Global Challenges that will Shape our Future

Presented by Thomas Hanson, retired U.S. State Department Official and Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence

Wednesday, March 30 - 7:00 p.m. - Bohannon Hall 90

Turkey and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Presented by Dr. Cigdem Benem, Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College

Tuesday, April 5 - 7:00 p.m.Bohannon Hall 90

Enrique's Journey & America's Immigration Dilemma

Presented by Sonia NazarioProjects reporter, Los Angeles Times, and author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Enrique's Journey
Supported by the UMD Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Latino/Chicana Student Association and Hispanic Studies/Latin American Studies, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

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