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Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia Speaker Series

Watch the video on top to find out more about the Athenaeum Symposia speakers for the spring of 2016.

The following is a list of speakers for the Spring 2016 Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia.

Luis Branco Photo

Wednesday, February 3 - 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Luis Branco, co-founder of Zalgen Labs
Ebola and Other Pandemic Diseases: Their Economic, Social, and Political Impact on West African Nations.

Azar Nafisi Photo

Tuesday, February 16 - 7:00 p.m.
Azar Nafisi, author
Literature’s Place in a Free and Enlightened Society

Leonard Pitts Photo

Wednesday, March 2 - 7:00 p.m.
Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
Race and Social Justice: Why Black Lives Matter

Dervish with Cathy Jordan Photo

Monday,March 21 - 7:00 p.m.
Dervish with Cathy Jordan
Traditional Irish Music - Straight from Ireland, featuring Dervish and Brilliant Soloist, Cathy Jordan

Jennifer Lawless Photo

Tuesday, April 5 -11:00 a.m.
Jennifer Lawless, author
Running from Office: Why Young People Are Turned Off to Politics (published 2015)

Victoria Chang Photo

Monday,April 25 - 11:00 a.m.
Victoria Chang, poet
Searing Poems Ranging from Infidelity to Global Politics

Please go to the following link to learn more about each of these speakers: About Our Speakers

Free to students and public
Location: Montgomery College, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876, Germantown Campus, High Tech Building, Globe Hall

No Reservations Required.
For questions, contact Joan Naake at 240-567-1951 or Email: .

For accommodations, please call 240-567-7767 or 240-567-6967

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