This spring’s International Scene Lecture Series features three talks examining “a citizen’s guide” to understanding U.S. foreign and economic policies under the Trump administration:
Tuesday, February 14: “The U.S.-Russian Relationship and Challenges Ahead” with Daniel Lazare, journalist and author of The Frozen Republic, America’s Undeclared War, and The Velvet Coup.
Thursday, March 2: “What the 2016 Election Means for Our Jobs” with Dean Baker, author, economist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (Lecture sponsored by Hofstra’s Center for the Study of Labor and Democracy.)
Tuesday, March 28: “Citizens’ Responses to President Trump’s Policies” with Medea Benjamin, writer, activist and co-founder of Code Pink, a grassroots organization aimed at ending U.S. wars and militarism.
All talks will be from 12:45-2:10 p.m. in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus. Admission is free and open to the public.
The International Scene Lecture Series is sponsored by the Departments of Economics, History and Sociology, in cooperation with the Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement, Long Island Teachers for Human Rights, and the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives.
For more information, contact Prof. Melkonian at 516-463-5595 or Martin.Melkonian@hofstra.edu