Programs

Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division 1944-45

When: September 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Essex Meadows, Hamilton Hall, 30 Bokum Rd, Essex, CT 06426, USA

Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and Essex Meadows Community Partnership present Syndey Williams, local author, discussing his new book ‘Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division, 1944-1945’ at 3:00 p.m.[…]

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America's Grandest Wager: China

When: September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320, USA

Join us Tuesday, September 17, 2019, in the Crozier Student Center at Connecticut College for a presentation by Gordon Chang titled, “America’s Grandest Wager: China.” Chang last spoke at SECWC in June 2017,[…]

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Great Decisions: Coming to America - a Refugee Story

When: September 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Essex Meadows, Hamilton Hall, 30 Bokum Rd, Essex, CT 06426, USA

Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and Essex Meadows Community Partnership Program presents “Coming to America: A Refugee Story” from Great Decisions, America’s World Affairs Discussions, with Will Kneerim of IRIS New Haven[…]

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About Us

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs through study, debate, and educational programming.  SECWAC’s principal activity is to sponsor a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings annually.  Through the Series, we achieve our mission by providing a forum for nonpartisan, non-advocacy dialogue between our members and U.S. policymakers and other experts on foreign relations.

The Board of Directors of SECWAC is a volunteer organization committed to hosting the widest possible range of views while advocating none.  By maintaining a reputation for impartiality, we facilitate serious and civil debate and discussion on issues that bear directly on the United States of America’s vital global interests.

Featured Speaker

Gordon Chang

Gordon Chang is an author, columnist, and regular guest on various news broadcasts as an expert on Asia (mostly China, North Korea, and South Korea). He has spoken at the Council on Foreign […]

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.

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