As part of Debate 2016 programming, Hofstra University’s Center for Civic Engagement and the International Scene Lecture Series will present two events on Tuesday, September 13 that examine important issues in this election cycle:
12:45 – 2:10 pm: Foreign Policy Issues for the Next President – a lecture and Q&A featuring Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, South Campus.
2:20-3:45 pm: Irrational Fears: Understanding the Impact of Islamophobia on American Muslims – a panel of students and experts discuss Islamophobia in the U.S. and its handling by both presidential campaigns. Guest speakers include Isma Chaudhry, president of the Islamic Center of Long Island and a 2015 graduate of Hofstra’s Master of Public Health program. The event is moderated by Dr. Tomeka Robinson, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Director of Forensics, Hofstra University. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, 10th floor, Axinn Library, South Campus
The International Scene Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Departments of Economics, History and Sociology in the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, in cooperation with Long Island Teachers for Human Rights and the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives.
Admission to all events is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Prof. Martin Melkonian at 516-463-5595 or Martin.Melkonian@hofstra.edu.