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Current Affairs Dinner Program with Dr. Robert Swartout

Tuesday, November 13th
Social Hour 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Program at 6:00 p.m.

The November Current Affairs Dinner Program will feature Dr. Robert Swartout, Jr., Professor Emeritus of History at Carroll College discussing the recent political history of the peninsula's two competing political regimes,  the evolution of North-South talks since the 1990s, and the possibilities of a denuclearized North Korea.

The dinner menu, inspired by Korean cuisine and created by Executive Chef Mike McWilliams, will include kimchi pancakes, sweet crispy chicken, jasmine rice, and candied sweet potato with sesame.

Reservations are required. To make your reservation, please call the Montana Club at 442-5980 or email

About the speaker: Dr. Robert Swartout is Professor Emeritus of History at Carroll College and the namesake of the Dr. Robert Swartout Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Swartout taught history at Carroll College for 36 years. He is a Fulbright scholar, served as the chair of the history department from 1988-2012, taught National Endowment for the Humanities seminars, was appointed by the Korean government as the honorary consul for the Republic of Korea in Montana, and has contributed to numerous committees, causes and boards. Dr. Swartout served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Korea and is the author of numerous publications and books. His most recent book is Montana: A Cultural Medley.