Discussion of Mid-East Events First in Lecture Series at GSU

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Governors State University Honors Program is hosting “Community Teach-In: Changes and Directions in the Middle East,” on Tuesday, March 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., in E-Lounge.

The panel discussion will investigate the causes and impact of recent events in the Middle East. It is free and open to the public.

“The situation in the Middle East is changing daily. It is important to understand what is happening half a world away not only for its impact on the United States, but because it represents a major shift in the political character of a key part of the world,” says Levinson who is also coordinator of the GSU Honors Program.

Discussion panel members include Dr. Donald Culverson, Professor of Political and Justice Studies at GSU; Dr. Larry Levinson, Professor of Political and Justice Studies at GSU; Dr. Khalil Marrar, Professor of Political Science at DePaul University; Mr. Ahmed M. Rehab, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago); and Dr. Farouk Shaaban, Professor of Business Administration at GSU.

This program is part of the GSU Honors Program community lecture series, “Rhythms and Currents: Changes and Directions,” isdesigned to provide information and encourage discussion of current global and regional issues and interests.

Advance registration is not necessary. For more information, call (708) 534-4578.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park.