Spring 2007

Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Dr. Keith Doubt (Wittenburg University)

Thursday, January 25, 2007 ,VH 1000, 7p.m.

During the recent war in Bosnia not only were social structures and institutions attacked, but society itself became a target. Dr. Doubt will explore the significance of sociocide as the consequence of evil in order to understand the suffering and tragedy of people and communities in Bosnia.

Globalization Comes to Dakar

Prof. Kenneth Harrow (Michigan State University)\

Thursday, February 15, 2007, VH 1000, 7p.m.

Returning from a Fullbright appointment in Dakar, Prof. Harrow will discuss his experiences with street children, illegal immigrants and higher education in crisis resulting from forces of globalization.

Analysts, Spies, Politicians and the National Intelligence Estimates

Dr. Charles Frost (Professor Emeritus)

Thursday, March 15, 2007, VH 1000,  7p.m.

Analysts from all America intelligence agencies express their differences on a specific topic and then reach a position on which they can agree when writing a NIE. How are they used? What does a declassified one look alike?

How Ethnic Conflict Expands: The Rwandan Genocide and Mobutu’s Overthrow in Zaire

Dr. John Quinn (Truman Political Science)

Thursday, April 12, 2007, VH 1000, 7p.m.