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2011-2012 Listing

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Reza Aslan  “Ten Years Later: Fighting Islamophobia and Understanding Muslims.”

Daniel Patrick O’Connor Memorial Lecture in Social Justice Kathy Giuffre

389-6645
Martin Amis: Legendary British novelist, author of The Pregnant Widow, Time’s Arrow, London Fields, and the Rachel Papers.  The English Dept., the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment and the Demarest Lloyd Lecture Fund for the Humanities Paula Pyne

389-6853

The Colorado River Basin: Environmental Perspectives and Action

Bart Miller, Water Program Director at Western Resource Advocates, Jennifer Pitt manages the Environmental Defense Fund’s efforts on the Colorado River. Tom Chart is the director of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. 

The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project  Brendan Boepple

227-8145
The Philosophy Colloquium Series presents Professor John Riker:  “The Death of God and the Birth of Impressionism:  Forms and Transformations of Narcissism in the 19th Century.” The Robert Lewis Endowed Fund for Philosophy  Marion Hourdequin

389-6563

The Colorado River Basin and Climate: Perfect Storm for the 21st Century?

Moderator: Beth Conover, Editor of How the West Was Warmed, Stephen Saunders, President: Rocky Mountain Climate Organization, and Jeff Lukas, Western Water Assessment

The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project 

Brendan Boepple

227-8145

Sarah Z. Wexler: Accomplished journalist and nonfiction writer, author of Livin’ Large: From SUVs to Double Ds--Why Going Bigger Isn’t Going Better. Sponsored by the English Dept. with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment

Paula Pyne

389-6853
Andrew Bacevich of Boston University, will speak on “The Sources of American Conduct.”  The William Jovanovich Lecture in Public Affairs David Hendrickson
The Philosophy Colloquium Series presents Professor David B. Wong, Duke University, "Integrating Philosophy with Anthropology in an Approach to Morality" The Robert Lewis Endowed Fund for Philosophy Marion Hourdequin

389-6563

Unheard Voices of the Colorado River Basin: Bringing Mexico and Native American Tribes to the Table

Bidtah Becker, a member of the Navajo Nation, is currently employed with the Navajo Nation Department of Justice where she focuses on pursuing and protecting the Nation's water rights.  Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta is the Director of the Water and Wetlands Program and the Associate Director of the Birds Program of Pronatura Noroeste, based in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora. 

The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project 

Brendan Boepple

227-8145

"Why China Can’t Rise Peacefully” by John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at University of Chicago.  The William Jovanovich Lecture in Public Affairs David Hendrickson
Dark Side of the Universe: Beyond Stars and the Starstuff We Are Made Of, Michael S. Turner is a theoretical cosmologist, who coined the term dark energy. He is the Bruce V. & Diane M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.  The Harold D. and Rhoda N. Roberts Memorial Lecture in the Natural Sciences

Shane Burns

389-6580

Healthy Forests for the Colorado River Basin

Harris Sherman is the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the United States Department of Agriculture. 
The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project 

Brendan Boepple

227-8145

Professor Russell Hittinger, Warren Professor of Catholic Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and Research Professor in the Law School, University of Tulsa will speak on the legacy of St. Benedict.   Paul Sheffer Memorial Fund in conjunction
with the Hanifen Center at Catholic Charities

Tracy Coleman

389-6195

Professor Russell Hittinger, Warren Professor of Catholic Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and Research Professor in the Law School, University of Tulsa will speak on John XXIII's encyclical, Pacem in Terris, and just war theory today
Paul Sheffer Memorial Fund in conjunction
with the Hanifen Center at Catholic Charities 
Tracy Coleman

389-6195

Diane Seuss: Winner of the prestigious Juniper Prize for Poetry for her book Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open. Sponsored by the English Dept. with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment

Paula Pyne

389-6853

Nature's great masterpiece: Stories of elephants, Joyce Poole, Ph.D. Psychology Dept.  

Lori Driscoll

227-8201

John Ikenberry of Princeton University

The Rise of China, the West, and the future of Liberal World Order  

The William Jovanovich Lecture in Public Affairs

David Hendrickson

 
Noel Black: Lauded poet and mastermind behind KRCC’s The Big Something, author of Uselysses. Sponsored by the English Dept. with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment

Paula Pyne

389-6853

Prof. James Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. Two cheers for anarchism W. Lewis and Helen R. Abbott Memorial Lecture Jane Murphy

389-6530

Alison Bechdel & Hillary Chute: Bechdel, acclaimed author of the bestselling graphic memoir Fun Home and the long running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, in a panel discussion about graphic narrative with Chute, scholar and author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics.

Sponsored by the English Dept. with the support of the MacLean Visiting Writers Endowment, and the D.J. MacLean Endowed Fund for English

Paula Pyne

389-6853

Economics for the Seventh Generation: The Environment, Economics, and Thinking Beyond Empire Winona LaDuke (sustainability activist, member of the Anishinaabeg tribe, and former Green Party vice-presidential candidate).

Timothy Linnemann Memorial Lecture on the Environment

Sharon Neely

389-6965