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Mastro on China’s Plans in Event of Korean War

Oriana Skylar Mastro, Assistant Professor of Security Studies, described to ABC News how special forces from China’s People’s Liberation Army could likely secure most NK nuclear sites in the event of war.

Actor in Ghanaian costume

Global Lab Hosts National Theatre of Ghana to Perform Tennessee Williams Play

The National Theatre of Ghana to campus to perform “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real,” an original Tennessee Williams play with a Ghanaian twist. The Lab for Global Politics and Performance hosted the event, which concluded with a panel featuring professors Gwen Mikell and Scott Taylor from the African Studies Program.

Centennial Fellow Launch event

SFS Hosts Launch Event for 2017-18 Centennial Fellows

SFS held a launch event to welcome our 2017-2018 SFS Centennial Fellows: Claudia Escobar; Nasser Judeh (SFS’83); and Anne Richard (SFS’82), former U.S. Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration.

CCAS and Partners Host Female Algerian Freedom Fighter for Book Talk

Zohra Drif, a key activist in the the fight for Algerian independence from France, came to campus to discuss her new book. She was joined by the book’s translator from the original French, Andrew Farrand (SFS’06), as well as Ambassador Joan Polaschik (MSFS’93), former U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, and Professor Lahra Smith.