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Middle East expert to speak on Arab Spring


Contact:Kelsey Nevius

Arab spring will be the topic of a lecture from an expert on the Middle East. Professor Jamal Nassar, dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino, will deliver the lecture, “The Arab Spring: Causes and Consequences” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Old Main Room at Bone Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Nassar is an emeritus professor of Illinois State University who led the Department of Politics and Government as chair between 1998 through 2007. An accomplished author, his publications include Globalization and Terrorism: The Migration of Dreams and Nightmares; Politics and Culture in the Developing World; Intifada: Palestine at the Crossroads; The Palestine Liberation Organization: From Armed Struggle to the Declaration of Independence; and Change Without Borders: The Third World at the End of the Twentieth Century.

The program is sponsored by the Department of Politics and Government. For more information, contact the department at 438-8638.

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