Charles Dunbar, former ambassador to Qatar, Yemen, and former charge d’affairs at the American Embassy in Kabul during the occupation of the former Soviet Union, will be giving a talk, the contents of which will depend on the results of the 2004 election.

Ambassador Dunbar’s speech is titled “The War on Terror 2005-2008: Possible coming attractions.”

The talk will be held on Tuesday, November 9. There will be a 7:00 a.m. coffee and a 7:30 a.m. breakfast, with the talk followed by a Q & A period from 8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact Rob Triffin at 780-5383 or [email protected]

Dr. Mark A. Hicks will be presenting a free public lecture as part of his visit as the 2004-2005 Libra Scholar for USM’s College of Education and Human Development.

Dr. Hicks is an assistant professor of educational transformation at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia. He has been recognized for his work in transformative thinking and teaching, most recently being honored as a finalist for a university Teaching Excellence award at George Mason University.

His talk is titled “Illuminating Shadows: Barriers to Effective Transformative Collaboration,” and will take place at 4:30 p.m. on the seventh floor of the Glickman Library. No RSVP is needed. Light refreshments will be served.

To place a listing in Demosthenes Corner please e-mail Joseph R. Thompson at least 2 weeks in advanced with the word “Demosthenes” in the subject. Joseph R. Thompson can be contacted at [email protected]

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