Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of Comparative Literature
Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature, and Civilization
"Underwater Modernisms: Imagining the Oceans"
Sponsor: Sarah Allison, Assistant Professor of English
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:30pm - 2pm, Bobet Hall "Publishing Across Disciplines"
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 5:30pm - 6:45pm Thomas Hall, 1st Floor, Whitney Bank Presentation Room
Dr. Michael David Viega
Assistant Professor, Music Therapy
SUNY New Paltz
"Implication and Applications of Hip Hop Culture in Music Therapy"
Sponsor: Dr. Joy Allen, Professor of Music Therapy
This workshop is designed for music therapists
Saturday, September 6, 2014 9am-5pm
"An Evening of of Improvised Music with Ken Vandermark, Alvin Fielder, James Singleton, and Jeffrey Albert"
Sponsor: Jeffrey Albert, Assistant Professor of Music Industry Technology
Monday, September 9, 2014, 8pm to 10pm
Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J.
Founder and Director of Homeboy Industries
"Tattoos on the Heart: Ignatian Values in Action
Sponsor: Naomi Yavneh Klos, Director, University Honors Program
Monday, September 15, 2014 7pm -8pm St. Charles Room, 1st Floor, Danna Center
Dr. Vijay Prashad
George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies,Trinity College-Hartford
"The Present Has Failed- Will the Global South Open a New World"
Sponsor: Sanjog Rupakheti, Assistant Professor of History
Monday, September 29, 2014 7:00p.m., Miller Hall 114
Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA
NOLA.com-Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences
"Disparities in Health Status and Healthcare for People of Color in the South"
Sponsor: Fr. Fed Kammer, Director, Jesuit Social Research Institute
Writer, Editor, Publisher
"The Transformative Incadescence of Surrealism and Its Methods"
Sponsor: Barbara C. Ewell, Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English
Dr. Ekow Yankah
Associate Professor of Law
Cardozo Law School
"Franchise as a Republican Value: Pursuing the Common Good"
Sponsor: Jonathan Peterson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Christopher Burke
Research Fellow Typography & Graphic Communication
University of Reading, England
"Modernism and "The New Typography"
Sponsor: Benjamin Benus, Assistant Professor of Art History
Daniel W. Smith
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Deleuze, Technology and Thought
Sponsors: Connie Mui, Rev. Scott Youree Watson, S.K., Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Philosophy
Josefa Salmón, Rev. Guy Lemieu, S.J., SAK Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Littauer Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy
"The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts"
Sponsor: Leonard Kahn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Robert McKim
Professor Religion and Philosophy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Religious Diversity and Shared Moral Responsibility in the Age of Climate Change"
Sponsor: Adil Khan, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies
Professor of Law
Director Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
University of California, Hastings College of Law
"Asylum and Victims of Gender Violence"
Sponsor: M. Isabel Medina, Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice
Assistant Professor of Experimental Music & Digital Media
Louisiana State University
"A Negro Speaks Rivers"
Sponsor: Artemis Preeshl, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
February 24, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Danna Center, Audubon Room