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Welcome to the Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia speaker series at Montgomery College. Our distinguished speakers offer timely, stimulating topics delivered by today's leading experts in international affairs, social science, the humanities, arts, politics, and economics. These events encourage meaningful conversation, critical thinking, and intercultural understanding around our collective experiences. All events are free and open to the community.

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Helon Habila
The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria
Wednesday, Feburary 14th, 11:00 AM, Germantown, Globe Hall

Craig Shirley

Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980
Tuesday, February 27th, 7:00 PM, Germantown, Globe Hall

John (Jack) Furrell

Richard Nixon: The Life
Monday, April 9th, 11:00 AM, Germantown, Globe Hall

Dr. Ilissa Ocko
Climate Change: What is Happening, and what can we do about it?
Tuesday, April 24th, 7:00 PM, Germantown, Globe Hall

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Special thanks to Montgomery College's very own classically trained pianists, Nancy Nyland, Reference Librarian, and William Chang, Professor of Music, for welcoming Athenaeum audiences with pre-event music.

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