Panel discussion on North Korea crisis, Sept. 11

The University of Maine will host a panel discussion, “Making Sense of the North Korea Crisis,” at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union.

The event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA), the panel will feature Kristin Vekasi, an assistant professor of political science and international affairs; Asif Nawaz, a lecturer in political science and international affairs; and Jiwon Nam, a SPIA graduate student.

Topics to be discussed include the politics of the Korean peninsula and North Korean nuclear program, as well as nuclear proliferation and strategy.

For more information, call Vekasi at 581.1876.