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Join us for our next campus theme event of Spring term:

Diplomacy in Turbulent Times

                                       Career diplomat and former US Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, Lewis LukensDiplomacy Turbulent Times Poster SPR 2016 1C 3 will provide an overview of current global challenges and address how the US Department of State promotes US policies and protects American interests around the world. Drawing on experiences from his 27 year career as a Foreign Service officer, Lukens will offer insights on the current international situation and challenges ahead for the next administration.

Presenter: Lewis Lukens, Former US Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau
Thursday, May 5, 2016 • 7 pm
Meese Room of the Hannon Library

Link to poster on Diplomacy in Turbulent Times 

 The Center for the Humanities at SOU consolidates the efforts of the departments of art, communication, language, literature, and philosophy, history, music, and theatre to promote the arts and humanities on the SOU campus and in the community.

The Center for the Humanities is the main organizing group for the SOU Campus Theme Activities.

Each year, the Center for the Humanities selects, with the support of other campus groups, a thematic focus for the year and coordinates lectures, courses and other events around that theme.

2015-16 Theme: Campus Theme: Exploring Reality

Previous Themes

2014-15 Revolution

2013-14, Race

2012-13,  Exploring Happiness

2011-12,  Civility

20010-11, On Being Human

2009-10, Tocqueville Imagining America