St. Norbert College Announces Lineup for Great Decisions Lecture Series

Posted on 2-01-2024

St. Norbert College’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) will host its annual Great Decisions Lecture Series beginning Wednesday, February 7th. Lectures are presented every other Wednesday, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, through April 17th.

Each year, the lecture series focuses on critical global issues selected by the Foreign Policy Association that serve to initiate dialogue and debate.

The lecture series is free and open to the public; community members are encouraged to join accomplished experts, faculty, staff, and students in a 20-minute Q&A session following the 40-minute lecture.

All lectures — excluding those of February 7th and 21st — will take place in-person in the Fort Howard Theater of the F. K. Bemis International Center on the St. Norbert College campus. The lectures on February 7th and 21st will take place virtually. Find registration options HERE.

The 2024 Great Decisions Lecture Series Lineup is As Follows:

February 7th: Dan Stoll, interim deputy provost at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, presents “NATO’s Future.”

February 21st:  Joe Dennis, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents “U.S.-China Trade Rivalry.”

March 6th: Anindo Choudhury, professor of biology and environmental science at St. Norbert College; Adam Brandt, associate dean of natural and social sciences at St. Norbert College; and Mike Draney, professor of natural and applied sciences at St. Norbert College, present “Science Across Borders.”

March 20th: Robert Cramer, professor of history at St. Norbert College, presents “Mideast Realignment.”

April 3rd: A lecture on pandemic preparedness, with speaker to be determined.

April 17th: Nicholas Mauro, associate professor of physics at St. Norbert College, presents “Climate Technology and Competition.”

The CGE is the hub of all international activity at St. Norbert College and provides global opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community. Learn More HERE.