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FSU's Philosophical Forum to Present "Globalism: Progress or Peril?"

The Philosophical Forum at Frostburg State University will sponsor a panel discussion titled "Globalism: Progress or Peril?" The program will be Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Atkinson Room, Lane University Center 201. The event is free and open to the public.

Four panelists will contribute their views and Joy Kroeger-Mappes, FSU Philosophy Department, will serve as moderator. After each panelist has the opportunity to make an initial presentation, the audience will be invited to interact with the panel.

Jean-Marie Makang, from the FSU Philosophy Department, will discuss colonial and post-colonial international relationships. Joan Serafin, from the FSU Political Science Department, will discuss the politics of globalism. Fred Yaffe, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will discuss the environmental implications of globalism. Philip Allen, Liberal Studies, will discuss the human and social implications of globalism.

For more information, contact Tom Mappes in the FSU Philosophy Department at (301) 687-4262. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

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