Carol Rifelj Faculty Lecture Series 2013-2014
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, October 16, 4:30 p.m.
Gary Margolis, Executive Director Emeritus, College Mental Health Services; Department of English and American Literatures, “Wyeth's Space: Poems in Response to the Paintings and Commentaries of Andrew Wyeth.”
Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 p.m.
Andrea Lloyd, Department of Biology and Dean of the Faculty, “The Evolution of the Liberal Arts at Middlebury College.”
Wednesday, November 13, 4:30 p.m.
Heather Richards-Rissetto, Department of Geography, “A 3D GIS Exploration of an Ancient Maya Kingdom.”
Wednesday, November 20, 4:30 p.m.
Michael Kraus, Department of Political Science, “Transitional Justice and the Politics of National Reconciliation in Post-communist Europe.”
Wednesday, January 15, 4:30 p.m.
Catherine Cabeen, Program in Dance, “Embracing the Immaterial: Dancing with Nouveau Realism.”
Wednesday, February 19, 4:30 p.m.
Jonathan Miller-Lane, Program in Education Studies, “Shaping a Life of the Mind for Practice: An Inclusive Vision for a ‘Global’ Liberal Arts College.”
Wednesday, February 26, 4:30 p.m.
Greg Viterick, Department of Music, “Richard Wagner and the Revolution of Love.”
Wednesday, March 5, 4:30 p.m.
Darien Davis, Department of History “My Life with Stefan Zweig: An Exploration of the Oblique Diasporic Gaze and Scholarly Positionality.”
Wednesday, March 19, 4:30 p.m.
John Maluccio, Department of Economics, “Long-term Returns to Investment in Early Childhood.”
Wednesday, April 9, 4:30 p.m.
Joyce Mao, Department of History, “The Curious Case of Goldwater v. Carter: U.S.-China Relations and the Abnormal side of Normalization.”
Wednesday, April 16, 4:30 p.m.
Jessica Teets, Department of Political Science, “Civil Society Under Authoritarianism: The China Model.”
Refreshments will be served