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Randolph College Professor Featured in Local Lecture Series

John Abell, an economics professor, will speak Feb. 10 on the financial and economic crisis

1/27/2011 5:55:36 AM


LYNCHBURG—John Abell, a Randolph College economics professor, will speak as part of the 2011 Great Decisions Lecture Series Feb 10. His lecture, “Responding to the Financial and Economic Crisis” will begin at 3 p.m. in the Lynchburg Public Library Community Room and is open and free to the public.

Sponsored by the Lynchburg Branch of the AAUW, the League of Women Voters of Lynchburg, the YWCA, and the Lynchburg Public Library, the Great Decisions Lecture Series features academic experts from Randolph College, Lynchburg College, and Sweet Briar College speaking about global challenges. Topics for the lecture were suggested by the Foreign Policy Association.

Light refreshments will be available at 2:30 p.m. If the Lynchburg Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the presentation for that day will be canceled and rescheduled for the first Thursday in March if possible.

Other lectures include:

Feb. 3: Marek Payerhin (Lynchburg College) “Germany Ascendant”

Feb. 17: Padmini Coopamah (Sweet Briar College) “Horn of Africa”

Feb. 24: Anne Gibbons (Lynchburg College)”Rebuilding Haiti”

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations


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