Faculty Lecture Looks at ‘Good and Evil in Arab Spring’

Timothy Dixon, J.D.
Timothy Dixon, J.D.

The second talk in the semester’s Faculty Lecture Series will include a discussion on the Arab Spring that will explore the arguably good and evil forces on both sides of the uprisings. The talk is hosted by NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

“Good and Evil in the Arab Spring”
Faculty Lecture Series | Timothy Dixon, J.D., associate professor and coordinator of history/politics
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Noon–1:00 p.m.
Alvin Sherman Library | Second Floor Gallery

About the Talk

This lecture will challenge the belief that the Arab Spring uprisings and associated changes represent good against the evil of the overthrown regimes. There are elements of evil among the forces for change and their allies, and elements of good and evil among the countries offering support for the regime changes. There are arguably some small sparks of good among the regime forces that we may overlook. Thus, this talk argues we should not view the events of the Arab Spring as entirely black or white.

About the Series

The Faculty Lecture Series draws from the knowledge and expertise of more than 140 full-time faculty members within NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. The series explores the faculty’s diverse areas of interest in the arts, humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, and biological sciences. These talks are free, and all are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact James Doan, Ph.D., professor at the college, at (954) 262-8207.

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