UNCA to hold World Affairs Council talk on Feb. 4

Press Release

University of North Carolina Asheville

“Economic Statecraft and Trade,” a talk by Debra Sabia, will be the first event in the “Great Decisions 2014” series, sponsored by the WNC chapter of the World Affairs Council. Sabia’s talk, co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville, and the university’s Department of Political Science, takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the Reuter Center on campus.

Sabia, professor of political science at Georgia Southern University, has written two books on American politics while on the faculty there: Imagining Democracy (Great River Technologies, 2012) and The American Myth of Democracy: A Crisis of Consciousness (Cognella, 2010). She is also the founder and former director of her university’s Center for Latino Outreach and Research Services and has written a variety of scholarly articles on community development, immigration, and democratization in Latin America.

Admission to World Affairs Council presentations at UNC Asheville is $10 for the public; free to members of the World Affairs Council and UNC Asheville students. For more information, visit olliasheville.com/special-programs#world-affairs-council or call 828.251.6140.

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