Academic Affairs

Fall 2011

Faculty Seminar Series

Fall 2011


  • Tues., Sept. 20, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
    Belinda Kong (Asian Studies and English)
    "Tiananmen Fictions Outside the Square: Ha Jin and the Cultural Politics of Diaspora Literature."
  • Wed., Sept. 28, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
    Jill Smith (German)
    "Cross-Purposes: EU Politics, War Crimes, and the Gendering of Justice in Contemporary German Literature & Film."
  • Wed., Oct. 5, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
     Mark Battle (Physics and Astronomy)
    "'Drilling in Polar Snow and Finding...Methane!"
  • Tues., Oct. 18, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
     Jeffrey Selinger (Government)
    "Making Political Parties Safe for Democracy: The Development of A Party System in the United States, 1793-1829."
  • Tues., Oct. 25, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
    Natasha Goldman (Art History)
    "Figuring Memory: Nathan Rapoport and North America's First Holocaust Memorial."
  • Wed., Nov. 2, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
     Michael Franz (Government)
    "Who Will Win the Presidential Election in 2012?: A Forecast of the Outcome."
  • Tues., Nov. 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
     Christian Potholm (Government)
    "Striking the Archer, Not the Arrows: The Coming Clash Between the Chinese and American Militaries."
  • Wed., Nov. 16, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
     Megs Gendreau (Environmental Studies)
    "Whither a Rawlsian Environmentalism."
  • Tues., Nov. 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
    Mary Hunter (Music)
    "Who or What is the Composer to Classical-Music Performers?"
  • Wed., Dec. 7, 12:00-1:00 p.m.; Main Lounge, Moulton Union
    Julián P. Díaz (Economics) "Trade Integration and the Skill Premium: Evidence from a Transition Economy."
    In collaboration with Stanley Cho, University of New South Wales