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Great Decisions Lecture Series

March 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 23, 2020

The Manitowoc Public Library is proud to present Great Decisions 2020, our thirteenth year of hosting this preeminent eight-week grassroots lecture series that provides the citizens of the Lakeshore area with the opportunity to discover, discuss and decide how to meet some of the world’s greatest challenges head-on. Increasingly, global events have become domestic concerns and Great Decisions takes you beyond the headlines with essential background information, relevant facts, ever-shifting policy options and impartial analysis.

February 3       U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle, Alise Coen, PhD, UW-Green Bay

February 10     Climate Change and the Global Order, Pablo Toral, PhD, Beloit College

February 17     Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, Beth Dougherty, PhD, Beloit College

February 24     Artificial Intelligence and Data, Matthew Friedel, Senior Lecturer, UW-Milwaukee

March 2           The Philippines and the U.S., John Katzka, Retired Diplomat

March 9           India and Pakistan, Peter Kranstover, Retired Diplomat

March 16         Red Sea Security, Daniel C. Stoll, PhD, St. Norbert College

March 23         China’s Road into Latin America, Martin Farrell, PhD, Ripon College (Retired)

Great Decisions 2020 briefing books offer background information for the entire series. They are available at the Manitowoc Public Library Service Desk for $15. A portion of the book is paid for courtesy of the Manitowoc Public Library Foundation. You need not purchase the briefing book to participate in the series.

Individuals requesting accommodations for disabilities should contact the Library’s ADA Manager at 920-686-3008. Reasonable accommodations will be made as quickly as possible, often within a week.

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March 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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