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Urban Violence and other Social Problems: European and American Responses
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 1:00pm
"Urban Violence and other Social Problems: European and American Responses," by Laurent Roesch, Foreign Languages and Literatures, France

The award-winning lecture series showcases many of PSU's visiting professors.

Brown-bag lecture series
Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
Smith Memorial Student Union Multicultural Center, room 228 (1825 SW Broadway).
Noon - 1:00 pm
All lectures are free and open to the public

For more information, contact Dawn White, Office of International Affairs, at 503-725-5075. Additional information is also available at

The "Tour the World" lecture series is sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Summer Session, and the Multicultural Center.

Laurent Roesch is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Avignon, France. He earned his doctorate at the University of Paul Verlaine in Metz in 2006, following graduate study at Pennsylvania State University on two occasions and a summer at George Washington University on a Fulbright scholarship. Dr. Roesch's research interests include the political, economic, and cultural history of the United States, with emphasis on social policy and the myths of the "dangerous city" and "dangerous classes."