2010 Great Decisions Series Hosts MacKinnon

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The 2010 Floyd Hoskins Great Decisions Series continues on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. with guest moderator Dr. Elaine MacKinnon in the Tracy Stallings Community Center. The League of Women Voters-Carroll County/Carrollton sponsors the Decision Series.

MacKinnon, professor of history at the University of West Georgia, will present a lecture on “Russia and Its Neighbor.”

MacKinnon’s current research interests include Stalinism, Soviet historians and the reinterpretation of Stalin, and forced labor in the former USSR.

Great Decisions Series is a two-month annual lecture series that feature programs on current foreign policy issues each Thursday evening through March 25. The series hosts outstanding scholars or practitioners in their fields.

The events are free and the community is invited to attend.  For a schedule of guest speakers and topics, go to http://www.westga.edu/index_2493.php.  For more information on the graduate and undergraduate history degree programs, go to http://www.westga.edu/~history/.