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THE BARD GLOBALIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM PRESENTS THE JAMES CLARKE CHACE MEMORIAL SPEAKER SERIES THIS FALL IN NEW YORK CITY

Emily M. Darrow
845-758-7512
darrow@bard.edu
12-01-2005
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard Globalization and International Affairs (BGIA) Program will present the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series on four Thursdays this fall. The series is named in honor of the former director of the BGIA program. The lectures are free and open to the public and take place at Bard Hall, 410 West 58th Street, New York. Reservations are required, as seating is limited. The inaugural lecture of the series will be given on Thursday, September 22, at 5:45 p.m. Lt. Gen. William Odom—U.S. Army (Ret.), Senior Fellow; Hudson Institute; and author of America’s Inadvertent Empire and Fixing Intelligence for a More Secure America—will speak about “Sustaining a Liberal Empire.” The series continues on Thursday, October 27, at 6:15 p.m. with “Does Preventative War Have a Future?” Speakers are Thomas Nichols, former Chairman of Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College; and Scott Silverstone, assistant professor of social studies, U.S. Military Academy, West Point. On Thursday, November 10, at 6:15 p.m., Elizabeth Economy, director of Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, who will speak about “The Rise of Chinese Power.” The final lecture in the series is on Thursday, December 1, at 6:15 p.m. Barbara Crossette, former United Nations Bureau Chief, New York Times, and Edward Luck, professor in the practice of international affairs and director of the Center on International Organization, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, will speak about “Coming Challenges to the United Nations.” The series is named in honor of James Clarke Chace (1931–2004), who was one of America’s leading foreign policy thinkers and historians. At the time of his death, Chace held the position of the Paul W. Williams Professor of Government and Public Law and Administration and was director of the BGIA Program at Bard College. The Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program offers students in their third or fourth year of college a unique opportunity to live in Manhattan and study with eminent scholars, journalists, and leading figures in the field of foreign relations. For reservations or further information, call 212-333-7575 or e-mail cristol@bard.edu. For further information about the program, visit www.bard.edu/bgia. # # # (8/19/05)

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