Fall 2013 Biever Guest Lecture Series Events


Scott Crow, Community Organizer, Speaker and Writer 

Talk by Scott Crow “Black Flags and Windmills”
Thursday, September 26, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Miller Hall 114
Sponsored by Biever Guest Lectures Committee and Philosophy Department           

Film: “Better This World” Commentary and Discussion led by Scott Crow
Friday, September 27, 2013 @ 7:30 PM Bobet Hall 332
Sponsored by Biever Guest Lectures Committee, Philosophy Department and Film Buffs Institute


Minh Dang, M.S.W., Advocate Don't Sell Bodies, Jada Pinkett Smith Foundation

"Language that Liberates: Speaking Our Way to Freedom
Sponsor: Dr. Laura Murphy, Department of English 
October 7, 2013 @ 6:30pm, The St. Charles Room inside the Danna Center
The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor of History, University of California, Irvine
"China in Motion: A Cultural Historian's View of a Fast-Changing Land
Sponsor: Dr. Rian Thum, Department of History 
October 16, 2013 @ 7pm Miller Hall, Room 214

Dr. Judith Rock, Author, Dancer
"Learning from Muscle, Blood and Bone: The Eloquent Body and the Jesuit Ballets"
Sponsor: Fr. Sylvester Tan, Department of Languages
Thursday, October 24, 2013, A multimedia lecture will take place at 5 p.m. in the Ignatius Chapel located on the first floor of Bobet Hall
Dr. Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law, Albany School of Law
"How a Railroad Lawyer Became the Great Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln and the Constitutional Limitations on Emancipation."
Sponsor: Isabel Medina, College of Law
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 @ 7pm. College of Law, Room 308 
Lecture is free and open to the public.
Dr. Eileen Barker, Professor Emeritus of Sociology with Special Reference to the Study of Religion, London School of Economics
"Stepping out of the Ivory Tower: Social Science as a Weapon in the 'Cult Wars' "
Sponsor: Dr. Catherine Wessinger, Department Religious Studies
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 @ 7pm, Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall