Schedule of Programs

Fall 2014 Printable Schedule

Monday, September 8, 2014

World War I: The Causes
Panel Discussion
Kamaal Haque, professor, Dickinson College
Craig Nation, professor, U.S. Army War College
Michael Neiberg, professor, U.S. Army War College
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

World War I: The Consequences
Panel Discussion
Wendy Moffat, professor, Dickinson College
Dominique Laurent, professor, Dickinson College
David Commins, professor, Dickinson College
Crystal Moten, professor, Dickinson College
Douglas Mastriano, professor, U.S. Army War College
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

** Breaking Issue **
ISIS in IRAQ: What are our Options?
Joseph R. Núñez, colonel, U.S. Army (retired)
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Buddhist Contributions to Climate Ethics
Stephanie Kaza, professor, University of Vermont
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Constitution Day Address
Government Surveillance and the Bill of Rights
Kate Martin, director, Center for National Security Studies
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ecoambiguity: Asia and the Environmental Humanities
Karen Thornber, professor, Harvard University
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Marx in Soho by Howard Zinn
Bob Weick, actor and monologist featured as Karl Marx
Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Inside the FBI’s Terror Factory
Trevor Aaronson, award-winning investigative journalist
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fighting Runaway Inequality: The Minimum Wage Controversy
Mark Price, labor economist, Keystone Research Center
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 ♦

Do Non-Linguistic Creatures Have a Language of Thought?
Susan Carey, professor, Harvard University
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Regionalism in Pennsylvania: Is Bigger Always Better?
Panel Discussion
Elam Herr, assistant executive director, Penn State Assoc. of Twp. Supervisors
Ron Bailey, executive director, Chester County Planning Comm.
Steve Kusheloff, manager, public information, SEDA-COG
Kirk Stoner (moderator), director of planning, Cumberland County
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Dickinson Debates
In a Republic Does a Citizen Have a Duty to Vote?
Participants:
Sarah Niebler, professor, Dickinson College
David O’Connell, professor, Dickinson College
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 ♦

Communicative Intentions and Origins of Meaning
Dorit Bar-On, professor, University of Connecticut
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Venezuela: The Politics of Barricades
Javier Corrales, professor, Amherst College
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 ♦

Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind
Janet Astington, professor emerita, University of Toronto
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan’s Modern World
Brett Walker, professor, Montana State University
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 ♦

Linguistic Relativism: Language, Culture, and Thought
John Baugh, professor, Washington University
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Blindfolds Off: How Judges Decide?
Judge John E. Jones III ’77, U.S. Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.

Denotes programs that are part of the semester theme: Language