Spring 2006 Campus Forum Series Opens With Discussion of "Middle East and the First Amendment"


Spring 2006 Campus Forum Series Opens With Discussion of "Middle East and the First Amendment"
Beshara Doumani, author and history professor at UC Berkeley, will discuss “Middle East and the First Amendment” as part of the Campus Forum series.

The campus community is invited to attend the Campus Forum series, which bring speakers to campus to discuss topics of current and pertinent interest. These free forums are scheduled for Wednesdays, from noon to 1 p.m., in the Bronco Student Center (BSC). Beshara Doumani, author and history professor at UC Berkeley, will present “Middle East and the First Amendment” on Wednesday, April 5, in the BSC's Centaurus Room.

Other Lectures this spring include:

  • April 19 –Walden Bello, author and visiting sociology professor at UC Irvine, will discuss “What Happened to Globalization.” BSC, Ursa Minor.  
  • May 3 — Julia Sweig, author and director for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, will discuss “Why the World Hates Us.” BSC, Ursa Minor. 
  • May 10 — Francisco Aruca, commentator on Miami's Radio Progreso station and founder of Marazul Tours, the first charter company to fly from Miami to Havana, Cuba, will discuss “Cubans in Miami.” BSC, Centaurus Room. 

These events are sponsored by the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences, California Faculty Association, Student Coalition for a Just Peace and ASI BEAT.

For more information, call Saul Landau, director of digital media and international outreach programs, at (909) 869-3115.