|SSU unveils speakers for War and Peace lecture series
The intelligence community in a democracy, internet technology and the new paradigm of the non-violence movement are some of the topics featured in Sonoma State University's long-running War and Peace Lecture Series this semester.
The series is free and open to the public. Lectures are held on Mondays at 7 p.m. in Warren Auditorium.
The schedule includes:
• Sept. 9: “The Intelligence Community in a Democracy: The Tension Between Open Government and Demands for Security,” Andy Merrifield, Professor of Political Science.
• Sept. 16: “State Crimes Against Democracy,” Peter Phillips, Professor of Sociology and Former National Director of Project Censored.
• Sept. 23: “Weapons of Mass Destruction,” Lynn Cominsky, Professor of Physics.
• Sept. 30: “The Media Politics of War: From the North Bay to Iraq,” Norman Solomon, author and nationally syndicated columnist.