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Summer Seminar Series is back!

The summer seminar series features an eclectic set of topics highlighting the talent and diversity of our faculty and accomplished community members in northern Arizona. We invite you to participate and listen to the brilliant lectures lined up, all the while enjoying refreshments and good company. This event is free and open to the public. All times will be 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Thursday's with the location also remaining the same at SBS West Room 200. Free Parking is available after 4:30 pm in Parking lot P61 (Campus Map) 

Thursday, June 7, 2018
A Dangerous Path: Journalists, Political Challengers, and Traitors in Putin's Russia
Presented by: Gretchen Gee, Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Affairs, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Fake News, the Media, and the 2018 Election
Presented by: Stephen Nuño, Associate Professor, Politics and International Affairs, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Current Economic Outlook Against the Backdrop of Newly Passed Tax Cuts
Presented by: Wade Rousse, Associate Dean, Interim Director of Alliance Bank Economic Policy Institute, W.A. Franke College of Business, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Ecotoxicology, Wildlife Conservation, and Human Health
Presented by: Frank von Hippel, Professor, Biological Sciences, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Evolving Race and/or Class Inequality in America: Corollaries, Consequences, and Other Considerations
Presented by: Rodney Hero, Raul Yzaguirre Chair and Professor, Politics/Global Studies, ASU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, July 12, 2018
The 280-Character Democracy: U.S. Political Communication in the Age of Social Media
Presented by: Benjamin Krueger, Lecturer, School of Communication, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, July 19, 2018
How Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Learning and Research
Presented by: Giovanni Castillo, Lecturer, Director of the Interactive Virtual Reality Lab, School of Communication, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, July 26, 2018
China's Geo-Politics and Political Developments in the Early Twenty-First Century: Uncharted Territory or a Return to Historical Precedents?
Presented by: Derek Heng, Department Chair, Professor, History, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Why Are Liberals So Narrow-Minded
Presented by: Tom Miller, Professor of English and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, UA
5:30 - 8 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Syria: The Wars Within a War
Presented by: Faten Ghosn, Associate Professor of International Relations, UA
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200
Thursday, August 16, 2018
After Heller vs. District of Columbia: States' Rights in a Representative Form of Government and Gun Control
Presented by: Larry Gold, Emeritus Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, NAU
5:30 - 7 p.m., SBS West Room 200