Middlebury

September 19, 2001

Contact: Sarah Ray
802-443-5794
sray@middlebury.edu
Posted: September 19, 2001

MIDDLEBURY, VT - Middlebury College will hold a public forum titled "The Terrorist Attacks: Understanding What Happened and Where We Go From Here" beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, in the Concert Hall of the Middlebury College Center for the Arts on South Main Street (Route 30). Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

The forum will consist of two sessions of brief lectures by faculty and students of Middlebury College, followed by a general discussion. The first session will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the second from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The speakers for the first session, "Terrorism: The American Ordeal," will include Michael E. Geisler, professor of German and associate dean of the faculty; Walid Saleh, assistant professor of religion; and Eli Sugarman, a member of the Middlebury class of 2002. The discussion will be moderated by Kate Sonderegger, professor of religion. Dean of the Faculty Robert Schine will open the session.

The evening session, "Terrorism and the Global Community," will include speakers David Stoll, assistant professor of sociology/anthropology, and Russell Leng, the James Jermain Professor of Political Economy and Political Science. The evening session will be moderated by Madeleine Kunin, Middlebury College Bicentennial scholar-in-residence, former United States ambassador to Switzerland, and former governor of Vermont.

Events Calendar Listings:


Friday, Sept. 21


3:30-5:30 p.m., "Terrorism: The American Ordeal;" lectures followed by general discussion and refreshments; speakers are Middlebury College faculty and students; free and open to the public; Concert Hall, Middlebury College Center for the Arts, Route 30 (South Main Street)


7:30-9:30 p.m., "Terrorism and the Global Community," lectures followed by general discussion and refreshments; speakers are Middlebury College faculty and students; free and open to the public; Concert Hall, Middlebury College Center for the Arts, Route 30 (South Main Street)

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