Senator Bernie Sanders will lecture at Westminster College later this month. The prestigious annual Green Foundation Lecture Series puts the academic spotlight on issues of global importance. Sanders will speak about a progressive American foreign policy.
“U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, a 2016 candidate for President of the United States, will deliver the 58th Green Foundation Lecture on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, MO.
The Green Foundation Lecture Series has brought an impressive procession of illustrious world leaders to Westminster to deliver significant addresses. Sir Winston Churchill delivered his ‘Sinews of Peace’ speech, more commonly known as the ‘Iron Curtain’ speech as a part of the lecture series in 1946.
‘The Green Foundation Lecture represents all that is good about Westminster College and our nation’s role in engaging the world as Winston Churchill did here in 1946,’ says Dr. Kurt Jefferson, Director of the Churchill Institute for Global Engagement, the office at Westminster that is in charge of the lecture series. ‘It is one of the marker events in American higher learning today. Senator Sanders will now leave his stamp on post-Cold War history with his thoughts on American foreign policy today.’
Senator Sanders, an independent from Vermont, will lecture on his vision for a progressive American foreign policy at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 21, in conjunction with Westminster’s annual Hancock Symposium…
Since 2006, the Hancock Symposium has challenged students through intellectual discourse in two engaging days of lectures, panel discussions, and presentations on one particular subject of global importance.
The theme for this year’s Hancock Symposium is “Advocacy and Activism: Leading from Where You Are.” Symposium speakers will invite campus participants to consider how they can be agents for change in defining the next century and encourage them to fulfill their potential as global leaders…
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