Archive | 2015 Past Events

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International Political Cartooning

Tues., Dec. 15, 6 p.m.  Members-only Annual Dinner.  Liza Donnelly, cartoonist and writer with New Yorker and Forbes.com and Cultural Envoy for the U.S. State Department, specializing in politics and women’s rights.  American Bounty Rm., Culinary Institute of America and Eco-Lab Theater. Please register for this event here. Thank you.

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Great Decisions: India Changes Course

Mon. Oct. 19, 7 p.m.  Discussion Facilitator:  M. Glen Johnson, India expert and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Vassar College.  Great Decisions discussions are a collaboration with Poughkeepsie Public Library District and are held at the Boardman Road Branch Library.

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The Life of a Cuban Exile

Mon. Nov. 2, 7 p.m.  Carlos Eire, T. Lawrence Riggs Professor of History & Religious Studies, Yale University and prize-winning author of Waiting for Snow in Havana and Learning to Die in Miami.  The Honors Center at College Hall, SUNY New Paltz.  Parking in Main Lot on Rte. 32, Lot 28.

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Great Decisions: Human Trafficking

Mon., Nov. 16, 7-8:30.  Facilitator:  Dr. Andrew Reiser, Associate Professor of History at SUNY Dutchess and President of the World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley.  Great Decisions discussions are a collaboration with Poughkeepsie Public Library District and are held at the Boardman Road Branch Library.

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Members Only Dinner

Members Only Dinner, Weds., June 24, 6 p.m. “Narendra Modi: Transforming India?”, M. Glen Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Vassar College and former WACMHV President. Caterina De Medici restaurant, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park.

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Charting a Path for US Policy toward Syria, ISIS and Across the Middle East

Ambassador Theodore Kattouf, President and CEO of AMIDEAST (America-MidEast Educational and Training Services, Inc.) Weds., Apr. 8, 7 p.m. Marist College, Hancock Rm. 2023. Ambassador Kattouf joined the Foreign Service in 1972 and from 1973 to 1975 served in Kuwait as an economic and commercial officer. Following Kuwait, he attended the Foreign Service Arabic Language […]

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