St. Norbert College, UW-Green Bay: To host virtual great decisions lectures series

De Pere, Wis.: St. Norbert College’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will host its annual Great Decisions Lecture Series via Zoom beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with subsequent lectures recurring on Wednesdays through April 14. Go to snc.edu/greatdecisions/ to register for each event in the series, which is free and open to the public.

    Each year, the lecture series focuses on critical global issues selected by the Foreign Policy Association that serve as a point of departure for dialogue and debate.

   The 2021 Great Decisions Lecture Series lineup is as follows:

Feb. 3: Amulya Gurtu, associate professor of supply chain management at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will present “Global Supply Chains and National Security.”

Feb. 17: David Fields, associate director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present “Korean Peninsula.”

March 3: Rebecca McKean, associate professor of geology at St. Norbert College, will present “Struggles Over the Melting Artic.”


March 17: Arthur Cyr, director of the International Political Economy Program
and professor of political science at Carthage College, will present “The End of Globalization?”


March 31: Neil McGarvey, senior teaching fellow at the University of Strathclyde-Glasgow, will present “Brexit and the European Union.”


April 14: Allen Xiao, geography doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present “China’s Role in Africa.”

    The CGE is the hub of all international activity at St. Norbert College. It provides global opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the community.
    For more information on the 2021 Great Decisions Lecture Series or the CGE, contact Bev Moeser at [email protected] or 920-403-3494.