USD International Studies Hosts Documentary on Syria and Rise of ISIS
The documentary chronicles the rise of the Islamic State as a result of the chaos brought on by the Syrian civil war.
The documentary will be followed by a question and discussion time with Tim Schorn, Ph.D., an associate professor of political science, and a frequent contributor to area media on the Middle East. The event is free and open to the public.
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The Phi Beta Kappa Society at the University of South Dakota will sponsor the lecture “The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide” by Valerie M. Hudson, Ph.D., professor and George H. W. Bush Chair in the Department of International Affairs at The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 in Farber Hall, located inside Old Main on the USD campus.