BU lecture series announced

For immediate release: January 26, 2009

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's International Studies Living and Learning Community is hosting a lecture series through the spring semester.

All of the lectures will begin at 7 p.m. in the Living and Learning Community Center in Columbia Residence Hall, room 119. The series is free and open to the public. The lectures, presenters and dates are:

- "Why Study Abroad in Africa?" Ekema Agbaw, professor of English, Thursday, Jan. 29
- "The United States in the Age of the Pacific," Sheng Ding, assistant professor of political science, Wednesday, Feb. 4
- "Migrant Education Opportunities for Students," Susan Dauria, associate professor of anthropology, and Caryn Terwilliger, assistant professor of early childhood and elementary education, Wednesday, Feb. 18
- "Germany's Hauptschule: Success or Obstacle to Integration for Germany's Immigrants," Peter Doerschler, assistant professor of political science, Wednesday, Feb. 25
- "A Case Study of Ethiopian Coffee," Margaret O'Connor, associate professor of business education and business information systems, Wednesday, March 11
- "Ain't I a Human?" Diana Zoelle, associate professor of political science, Wednesday, March 18
- "Fighting for Their New Home: Immigrants in American Wars," by Nancy Gentile Ford, professor of history, Wednesday, April 1
- "Community Participation in Wetland Management in Bangladesh," by Shahalam Amin, associate professor of environmental, geographical and geological sciences, Wednesday, April 8

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.