Dulling or Sharpening the Horn: Global Security, Justice and the UN in the Horn of Africa

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in the Science Center room 300. Panel includes Prof. Brian Yates, Ethiopia, The Leauge of Nations, Justice and Security in the Early 20th Century, Prof. Jennifer Riggan, Arcadia University, Long Memories and Shifting Targes: The Role of UN Sanctions in the Mida War Over Representations of Eritrea, Prof. Michael Woldemariam, Boston University, African solutions to African problems: the UN and the African Union in conflict management/ resolution in the Horn and Prof. Lee Cassanelli, University of Pennsylvania, From Trusteeship to UNSOM 2015: 65 Years of UN Missions in Somalia.

The Annual David H. Burton Lecture

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the President’s’ Lounge, Campion Student Center. Dr. Erik G. Huneke, the 2013 – 2016 David H. Burton Fellow talks about rethinking German attitudes towards marriage since 1933.

Sharon Musher Lecture “Democratic Art”

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Presidents’ Lounge in the Campion Student Center. Throughout the Great Recession American artists and public art endowments have had to fight for government support to keep them afloat. It wasn’t always this way.

The Annual Francis X Gerrity Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 4 p.m. in the Presidents’ Lounge in the Campion Student Center. Renowned policy analyst, historian, and journalist Gary Bass shows how Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger’s involvement in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in its wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.