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Two faculty members to talk at South Dakota World Affairs Council events

South Dakota State University faculty members Molly Enz and MaryJo Benton Lee will talk about their recent experiences as Fulbright Scholars in March at the Wooden Legs Brewing Company side room in Brookings. The talks are part of the South Dakota World Affairs Council’s 2018 programming.

Benton Lee, an adjunct assistant professor of sociology and rural studies, will deliver “The Tale of Four Villages: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times in Early 20th Century Yunnan,” March 12 at 7 p.m.

Enz, associate professor of French and coordinator of global studies, will talk on “Senegal’s Creative Class: Intersections of Cultural Production, Political Engagement and Social Change,” March 19 at 7 p.m.

The talks are free and open to all ages. Wooden Legs is located at 309 Fifth Street. For more information, contact Amanda Quam at (605) 691-9490.

In the 2016-17 academic year, Enz was chosen as a Fulbright Research Scholar to Senegal and Benton Lee was selected as a Fulbright Teaching Scholar to China.

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers approximately 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in more than 125 countries each year.