LEGAL EXPERT TO SPEAK ABOUT IMMIGRATION RIGHTS – David Cole, professor of law at Georgetown University, will present “Enemy Aliens: How Sacrificing the Liberty of Immigrants in the Wake of Sept. 11 Will Come Back to Haunt Us All” today at Wake Forest University. The 3 p.m. program will be held in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. It is free and open to the public. Cole will speak about the challenges immigrants face during wartime. He is the legal affairs correspondent for The Nation, a columnist for Legal Times and a commentator for National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” His 1999 book, “No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System,” was named best nonfiction book of the year by the American Political Science Association. To arrange an interview with Cole, call Vanessa Willis in the News Service.
“AIDS IN AFRICA: IS THE WORLD CONCERNED ENOUGH?” – Yomi Durotoye, senior lecturer of political science at Wake Forest, will speak about the world response to the AIDS epidemic in Africa today at 7:30 p.m. in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room A-102. This event is free and open to the public. It is part of the Great Decisions 2002 series of lectures, and is sponsored by the Wake Forest political science department. To arrange an interview with Durotoye, call Vanessa Willis in the News Service.
COLUMNIST PRESENTS ARAB PERSPECTIVE ON MIDDLE EAST CRISIS – Rami Khouri, an internationally syndicated political columnist and author from the Middle East, will present “America, Terror and the Quest for Middle East Peace and Justice: A View from the Arab World” at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. Khouri is a member of the Brookings Institution Task Force on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World and hosts a weekly current affairs talk show on Jordan Television. He was the editor of the Jordan Times for seven years, and has written for The New York Times and the Washington Post. He is frequently interviewed by the international media including the BBC and CNN. Khouri’s talk at Wake Forest is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Wake Forest religion department. To arrange an interview with Khouri, call Vanessa Willis in the News Service.
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