Stream the videos for free
|Climate Change||Northern Triangle|
|India and Pakistan||China in Latin America|
|Red Sea Rivalries||Duterte's Philippines|
|Human Trafficking||Artificial Intelligence|
The League of Women Voters has partnered with the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech to offer the program. Participants must join LLI ($45) and pay the LLI course fee of $35. Register at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/lifelonglearning/
Briefing books aresold out at Volume II bookstore but are available as Kindle ebooks (amazon.com) and in hard copy from the Foreign Policy Association website (www.fpa.org). A copy is also available in the Blacksburg Public Library for in-library use.
Weather policy: Unless you receive an email on the morning of the class announcing that the class has been canceled for weather, the class will meet. (Great Decisions does not follow the Montgomery County Schools closing policy.)
Schedule of topics
|Feb. 12||Artificial Intelligence and Data||Sylvester Johnson, Director, VT Center for Humanities|
|Feb. 19||Climate Change and the Global Order||Anamaria Bukvic, Asst. Professor of Geography, VT|
|Feb. 26||India and Pakistan||Priya Dixit, Assoc. Professor of Political Science, VT|
|Mar. 4||U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle of Central America||Ilja Luciak, Professor of Political Science, VT
|Mar. 11||Red Sea Security||Bill Ochsenwald, Professor Emeritus of History, VT|
|Mar. 18||China's Road into Latin America||Paige Tan, Professor of Political Science, Radford U|
|Mar. 25||Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking||Iuliia Hoban, Asst. Professor of Political Science, Radford U|
|Apr. 1||The Philippines||Tay Keong Tan, Director of International Studies, Radford U|
Videos available by streaming
You can stream the videos used for the sessions at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/gdtv47/.
Channel 2 (WTOB) has begun airing the Great Decisions videos (available to subscribers of Comcast). They will run throughout February, March, and early April.
The showing times are Sundays at 4 pm, Mondays at 6 pm, and Fridays at 11 am & 9 pm.