"...The fall conference of the Alabama Environmental Educators Consortium, on October 8, will focus on environmental sustainability and the impact of Hurricane Katrina. A joint presentation by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Applebaum and scholar Radek Sikorski on October 10 will feature the topics 'Reflections on the Soviet Gulag' and 'U.S.-European Relations.' Noted Middle East expert Fawaz A. Gerges will return to Samford on October 13 to discuss 'The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.' Beeson Divinity School and Cumberland School of Law will present the 'The Ten Commandments on Display: A Discussion on Religion, Law and Public Life' on October 13..." (continued...)
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