Global Spotlight Series begins Sept. 2 with Iraq discussion

The Global Spotlight Series sponsored by Western Carolina University’s Department of Political Science and Public Affairs will get underway Tuesday, Sept. 2, with a panel discussion on the Iraqi crisis.

Five WCU faculty members – political scientists Jackie Sievert, Jen Schiff and Niall Michelsen and historians David Dorondo and Richard Starnes – will participate in the discussion and a question-and-answer session.

Upcoming discussions in the series will focus on human trafficking, Tuesday, Sept. 30, and Ebola, Tuesday, Nov. 4.

The Sept. 2 event will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Forsyth Building. For more information, contact Michelsen at 828-227-3336.