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Coffee With 'The Times' Series Set

FEB 10, 2006--The American Democracy Project and the New York Times Readership Program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is sponsoring a news series on University Communications, current events and cultural topics called "Coffee with 'The Times'" in the Chalmer Davee Library Atrium on campus throughout the 2006 spring semester.

On Feb. 14 at 11:15 a.m. Wes Chapin, political science professor, will lead a discussion on "The Future of Iraq."

On Feb. 23 at 11:15 a.m. Terry Brown, interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, will talk about "Have You Seen Any Good Movies lately? Yes, and They're All About Gay People."

On March 6 at 3:30 p.m. Chancellor Don Betz will lead a discussion on the "Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East."

On March 22 at 3:30 p.m. Michele McKnelly, government documents librarian, will lead a discussion on "Obituaries in 'The Times.'"

On March 29 at 3:30 p.m. Ogden Rogers, professor of social work, will present "Katrina/Rita: Response, Recovery, Controversy."

On April 13 at 11:15 a.m. Blake Fry, dean of student development and campus diversity and member of the Center for Victims of Torture, will present "Life after Torture: Political Oppression in Africa."

The "Coffee with 'The Times'" series is open to the public. Refreshments will be available at each discussion.

For more information about the series, contact journalism department chairperson Colleen Callahan at colleen.a.callahan@uwrf.edu or 715-425-3169.

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