The International Scene Lecture Series will present its second event of the semester on Wed., March 5 when Pavlina Tcherneva (pictured above), professor of economics at Bard College, presents on “Rethinking Keynes: A ‘New’ Approach to Joblessness.” It will be held from 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater in Axinn Library, South Campus, and is open and free to the public.
The third and final lecture in the series will be held on Wed., March 12 as part of the Center for Civic Engagement’s (CCE) Globalization Day events: Nick Turse, editor of TomDispatch.com and author of “Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam” will speak on U.S. military policy from Vietnam to the present. Hofstra’s Carolyn Eisenberg, professor of history, and students from the CCE will serve as moderators; 12:50-1:45 pm, Plaza Rooms West and Middle, Mack Student Center, North Campus.
The series began on Feb. 19 with Heidi Boghosian, the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild and co-host of the weekly civil liberties radio show “Law and Disorder” on WBAI in New York, who spoke on issues of spying and government surveillance.
The International Scene Lecture Series is presented by the Departments of Economics, History, and Sociology in cooperation with the Center for Civic Engagement at Hofstra University, The Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Long Island Teachers for Human Rights, and the Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives.