The Department of Journalism and Public Relations Hosting Two Lectures on March 17

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations and the Peace and Conflict Studies Program are excited to announce to important lectures on March 17.

In the afternoon Dr. Charles Kimball, director of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma, will present the second annual Hiroko Nakamoto Peace Lecture: “ Turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa: Things that Make for Peace-Building”  — the lecture will take place in Olscamp 11 from 2:30-3:45.

In the evening–at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theater– for “Media Coverage of Terror in the Name of Religion” Dr. Charles Kimball will be joined by Salam Al-Marayati, president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Jamie Tarabay, National Correspondent, and former Baghdad Bureau Chief, for NPR. The experts’ discussion will be followed by an opportunity for audience questions. And, there will be refreshments and book sales in the second floor lobby by the theater before and after the panel discussion.

Both events are free and open to the public. Please support these lectures and encourage your student to attend.

Your students can find more information on Facebook at: “Media Coverage of Terror in the Name of Religion”

The evening event is co-sponsored by the United Muslim Association of Toledo.

Other important event sponsors include: Hiroko Nakamoto, the BGSU College of Arts & Sciences, the Honors Program, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the departments of Sociology and Political Science, the American Culture Studies Program, the International Studies Program, and the School of Media & Communication.

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