Good Reads Book Club Discussion

Winter Term's book is "The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America" by Erik Larson, and the discussion will take place on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 at 12:20 p.m.  Bring your lunch and join us in the library for an engaging conversation about the book and the author.

Speaker Series - Turning East: Reflections on China's Rise by Ezekiel Gebissa

After a decade of war and certainly after the Great Recession of 2008, the triumphal optimism of the 1990s has given way to concerns about America’s decline. The rise of China will undoubtedly be one of the great dramas of the twenty-first century but how it will be played out is far from clear. In what ways is China rising? What factors support its rise, and what factors constrain or limit it? What does China’s rise mean for China, for the rest of the world and for the US?

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