Know Before You Vote: International Economics

Recognizing that many of our students are voting in a Presidential election for the first time, the Know Before You Vote series is intended to help voters understand the broad issues that candidates (and a new administration) will face. On Thursday, October 30th at 7 p.m. in Diamond 122, Professor Patrice Franko addressed students, local...

Racism, Sexism and Other Isms in the 2008 Presidential Election

In this talk, given on Oct. 29, 2008 in Ostrove Auditorium at 7 p.m., Dr. David Pilgrim argues, “Campaigns for the American presidency are rarely civil. This lecture will give examples of degrading images in the Presidential and Primary elections. The goal is to use these images to better understand derogatory ideas about racism, sexism...

Know Before You Vote: Foreign Policy

On Tuesday, October 28th at 7 p.m. in Diamond 122, Professor Walter Hatch addressed students, local community members and fellow professors on the major foreign policy concerns that will face our next President.

Financial Crisis Faces the Nation: Views From the Inside

On Thursday October 23rd at 7:30 p.m. in Ostrove Auditorium, Barclay’s President Bob Diamond ’73 and C.O.O of Angelo, Gordon and Company Michael Gordon ’66, joined interlocutor Professor Emeritus Hank Gemery for a panel discussion on the current worldwide financial crisis.

Know Before You Vote: Predicting Presidential Performance

Recognizing that many of our students are voting in a Presidential election for the first time, the Know Before You Vote series is intended to help voters understand the broad issues that candidates (and a new administration) will face. Professor Cal Mackenzie and his research assistant Randi Arsenault ’09 lectured in Diamond 122 on October...

Know Before You Vote: Filling Vacancies on the Supreme Court

Recognizing that many of our students are voting in a Presidential election for the first time, the Know Before You Vote series is intended to help voters understand the broad issues that candidates (and a new administration) will face. Professor Maisel initiated the series for fall 2008 with his lecture in Diamond 141 on October...

Immigration and Islam in Contemporary France, a lecture by Dominic Thomas

On Thursday Oct 2, 2008 at 7 p.m. in Diamond 122, Professor Dominic Thomas of UCLA gave a lecture titled, “Immigration and Islam in Contemporary France.” In addition to teaching courses in African literature, immigration and racism in France, and French politics, Dominic Thomas is professor of Italian and chair of the departments of French...