What challenges does global interdependence pose to many of our accepted assumptions, honored values, and accustomed ways of doing things? This is the focus of “Hard Choices Ahead: Adapting to Global Interdependence,” a free conversation with Oregon State University professor emeritus Richard Clinton on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Downtown Bend Public Library
. This program is hosted by City Club of Central Oregon and Deschutes Public Library with support from the Oxford Hotel and sponsored by Oregon Humanities (formerly Oregon Council for the Humanities). The program is free and open to the public.
Clinton is professor emeritus of political science at Oregon State University, where he taught international relations, Latin American politics, American foreign policy, and alternative international futures. He currently teaches in the Honors College at OSU. For more information about this free community discussion, please contact Liz at 541-312-1032 or email@example.com
Through the Conversation Project: A New Chautauqua, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state's future. More information about Oregon Humanities’ programs and publications, which include the Conversation Project: A New Chautauqua, Think & Drink, Humanity in Perspective, Teacher Institutes, Happy Camp, Public Program Grants, Responsive Program Grants, and Oregon Humanitiesmagazine, can be found at oregonhumanities.org. Oregon Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and a partner of the Oregon Cultural Trust.
For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org
. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.