Faculty Lecture Series 2012-2013
All are welcome to attend
All lectures will be held in The Orchard (Room 103), The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, September 19, 4:30 p.m.
Jason Mittell, Department of Film and Media Culture, “Complex Television and Serial Functions of Authorship."
Wednesday, October 17, 4:30 p.m.
Caitlin Myers, Department of Economics, “Power of the Pill or Power of Abortion? The Effects of Young Women’s Access to Reproductive Control.”
Wednesday, November 7, 4:30 p.m.
Susan Burch, Department of American Studies, “Dislocated Pasts: Removals, Institutions, and Community Lives in American History.”
Wednesday, November 28, 4:30 p.m.
Patricia Saldarriaga, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, “Sacred Violence: The Virgin of Guadalupe in Contemporary Mexican Culture.”
Wednesday, December 5, 4:30 p.m.
Gary Margolis, Executive Director Emeritus, College Mental Health Services, “Seeing the Songs: A Poet’s Journey to the Shamans in Ecuador.”
Wednesday, February 20, 4:30 p.m.
Ian Sutherland, Department of Classics, “Villa Arianna – Aristocratic Roman villa on the Bay of Naples. ”
Wednesday, February 27, 4:30 p.m.
Kristin Bright, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, “A woman’s touch: science, the skin, and the state in modern India.”
Wednesday, March 6, 4:30 p.m.
Erin Sassin, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, “Housing and War Aims in Upper Silesia During the First World War.”
Wednesday, March 13, 4:30 p.m.
Robert Schine, Department of Religion, “Spinoza in Germany: The Jewish Question.”
Wednesday, March 20, 4:30 p.m.
Hang Du, Department of Chinese, “Study Abroad in China: Language, Identity, and Self-presentation.”
Wednesday, April 3, 4:30 p.m.
Michael Katz, Department of Russian, Emeritus, “The Tolstoy Family Story Contest.”
Wednesday, April 10, 4:30 p.m.
Nina Wieda, Department of Russian, “The Ethics of Spending and Wasting in Russian Culture.”
Wednesday, April 17, 4:30 p.m.
Pavlos Sfyroeras and Randall Ganiban, Department of Classics, “Statius' Achilleid: an Epic Experiment in Cross-dressing and Intertextuality.”
*Tuesday, April 23, 4:30 p.m. (please note date change)
Michael Olinick, Department of Mathematics, “Breaking the Codes: The Multiple Legacies of Alan Turing.”
Wednesday, May 1, 4:30 p.m.
Sarah Stroup, Department of Political Science, “Come Together? The Different Paths of International NGOs.”
Refreshments will be served