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Political Science BSA Merit Badge College Sessions 1 and 2

Date(s)
1/30/2016 AllDay
3/5/2016 AllDay
Description
Patrick Van Inwegen will be hosting a merit badge college for Boy Scouts Spokane. The event is sponsored by the Political Science Department.
Location
Dixon Hall 102, 103, 104, 105a, 105b, 106, 107, 108, 204, 206, 208
Fee
None
Contact
Stephanee Newman, (509) 777-3834 or snewman@whitworth.edu
 
 

Violence in the Name of Religion: ISIS and the Contemporary Muslim Community

Date(s)
2/15/2016 7:00 p.m.
Description
Jessica Mecellem, a 2008 Whitworth alumna, is a doctoral candidate in comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa at Loyola University Chicago. After growing up in the Christian faith, Mecellem converted to Islam as an adult. Her lecture will focus on recent events in the US and abroad regarding Muslims and the use of violence in the name of religion.
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theatre
Fee
None
Contact
Stephanee Newman, (509) 777-3834 or snewman@whitworth.edu
 
 

York, African-American slave on the Lewis-Clark Expedition

Date(s)
2/17/2016 7:30 p.m.
Description
York is a one-man show performed by David Casteal. The show focuses on the life of York who was the only African American slave on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theatre, 107
Fee
None
Contact
Jennifer Lorenz, (509) 777-3270 or jlorenz@whitworth.edu
 
 

Middle East Refugee Crisis Lecture & Panel Discusion

Date(s)
2/24/2016 6:00 p.m.
Description
The world is currently experiencing the largest refugee crisis since WWII. How will the Spokane community respond? Come be a part of an engaging conversation in order to learn about the Middle Eastern crisis and conflict and to ask questions to a panel of international and local experts
Location
Weyerhaeuser Hall Robinson Teaching Theater (RTT)
Fee
None
Contact
Marianne Sfeir, (509) 777-0000 or msfeir18@my.whitworth.edu