Phyllis Bennis to Discuss New Immigration Restrictions and Rise of ISIS

WHO:

Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. A Middle East expert and activist, Bennis is the author of Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer.

WHAT:

A discussion, focused on current events involving the Middle East, including the rise of ISIS and President Trump’s recent immigration ban.

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Bush Memorial Hall, Russell Sage Campus, 55 First Street, Troy, NY

WHY:

This lecture is part of Russell Sage College’s unique general education component, Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing (WORLD), which focuses on the experiences of women as learners and doers in a multicultural society. It includes co-curricular activities such as undergraduate research, internships, and service learning, to provide students with engaging opportunities to further enhance their education.