Kosovo Culture Explored at Global Affairs Brown Bag Lunch

Posted: September 20, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich

Carlos Sluzki, acting dean for health science and research in the College of Nursing and Health Science, presents the first Topics in Global Affairs brown bag lecture of the semester tomorrow from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D5. Sluzki will speak on “Ambiguous Loss, Muslim Traditions, and Change in Kosovo 2004: The Natural Evolution of a Family Crisis.” RSVP today to Marcy Glover at mglover2@gmu.edu.

Sluzki is a research professor at George Mason with joint appointments at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the School of Public Policy. He is also editor of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry,, an interdisciplinary journal of mental health and social justice. A psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and family therapist by training, Sluzki specializes in systemic and narrative approaches to conflict resolution in families, organizations, and other larger systems, with an emphasis on human rights.

Next month’s presentation will feature Chawky Frenn, professor in Art and Visual Technology, speaking on “Art for Life’s Sake.”

The Global Affairs Program sponsors the monthly brown bag lecture as an opportunity for faculty to present their research on any global, international, or regional topic. The university community is invited to attend. For more information about the Global Affairs Program, visit its web site.

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