Past Campus Talks and Events

Speaker/Presenter Topic
Laurie Garrett, one of America's leading commentators on global health issues "Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Healthcare"
Katerina Liskova, Madaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies, Sociology, Sexuality Studies, Sex and Gender, and Social History "Sexual Liberation, Socialist Style: Gender, Sex, and Politics in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1989"
Clarence Gravlee, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology "Race, Biology, and Culture: Rethinking the Connections"
Harry Gantz, Co-Director of American Winter Film screening of a documentary feature film that follows the personal stories of eight families struggling in the wake of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
Mona Eltahawy, award-winning columist and international speaker on Arab and Muslim issues "Revolution One-ism at a Time: The global fight vs sexism, racism and other-isms"
Dean Spade, Associate Professor, Seattle University School of Law, and author "Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law"
Panel Discussion: Duncan Black, Economist; Alexander Heffner, Journalist; Matt Kerbel, Professor of Political Science; and Sharon Ullman, Professor of History "The 2014 Election: Assessing the Results"
Didier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor, School of Social Sciences, Princeton Institute for Advanced Study "The Moral World of the Police"
Panel Discussion: Frances Fox Piven, Sociology; Michael Lipsky, Political Science; Philippe Bourgeois, Anthropology; co-sponsored with GSSWSR and social sciences departments "Disciplining the Poor"
Panel Discussion with Frances Fox Piven, co-sponsored with GSSWSR and social sciences departments "The Transformation of Poverty Governance"
Seth Moglen,  Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the South Side Initiative, Lehigh University "Bethlehem: American Utopia, American Tragedy"
Panel Discussion with several new media journalists "The United States Presidential Election: New Media Effects"
Judith Halberstam, USC, Gender Studies scholar "Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal"