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January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008

  • Theresa Milk, Haskell Indian Nations University
    "Stories of Nineteenth Century Haskell Institute"
    Special Events
    Fri., Feb. 1, 2008, 8:30am - 10:00am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Bruce Rosenstock, Religious Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    "Closing the Circle of German-Jewish Philosophy: Moses Mendelssohn and Franz Rosenzweig" Jewish Studies Lecture
    Special Events
    Wed., Feb. 20, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Christine A. Anderson, Hall Center Sias Graduate Fellow
    "'Votes for Women!': The Birth of a Modern, Middle-Class and Female Politics in London" The Sias Graduate Fellow Public Lecture
    Special Events
    Mon., Mar. 3, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Dole Institute of Politics
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  • Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts Faculty in 2007
    Reception and Program
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 6, 2008, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • David Cateforis, Art History; Kris Imants Ercums, Spencer Museum of Art; Maki Kaneko, Art History
    "Japan and International Modernism: 1950-1970"
    Special Events
    Fri., Mar. 7, 2008, 9:30am - 12:00pm
    Kress Gallery, Asian Gallery & Central Court, Spencer Museum of Art
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  • Scott Soames, Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues Series "Interpreting Legal Texts: What Is and What Is Not Special About the Law"
    Special Events
    Tue., Mar. 11, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Stephen Neale, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Kornblith Chair in the Philosophy of Science and Value at the Graduate Center, City University of New York
    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues Series "Language, the Law, and Web Pornography"
    Special Events
    Wed., Mar. 26, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Elizabeth Broun, The Margaret and Terry Stent Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum
    The Emily Taylor & Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture "America's Art in a Global Age: New Directions in Leadership"
    Special Events
    Wed., Mar. 26, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • CANCELLED - Anthony Grafton, History, Princeton University
    "The Republic of Letters: Science, Scholarship, and Civility in Early Modern Europe"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 8, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Jerry Fodor, State of New Jersey Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Rutgers University
    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues Series "What Kind of Theory is the Theory of Evolution?"
    Special Events
    Wed., Apr. 9, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Jerry Fodor, State of New Jersey Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Rutgers University
    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Issues Series "Evolution Without Adaptation"
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 10, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Andrew Morris, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    "Olympian Desires: Building Bodies and Nations in East Asia" A Symposium at the University of Kansas "'Why Are They So Far Ahead of Us?': The National Body, National Anxiety and the Olympics in China"
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 10, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Regnier Hall Auditorium, KU Edwards Campus
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  • "Olympian Desires: Building Bodies and Nations in East Asia"
    A Symposium at the University of Kansas
    Special Events
    Fri., Apr. 11, 2008, 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • "Olympian Desires: Building Bodies and Nations in East Asia"
    A Symposium at the University of Kansas
    Special Events
    Sat., Apr. 12, 2008, 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Ruben Flores, American Studies; Maryemma Graham, English; Randal Jelks, Langston Hughes Visiting Professor of American Studies
    Public Forum on Issues of Common ConcernSpeaking about race: Obama in Text & Context
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 17, 2008, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Victor Bailey, Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of Modern British History
    Inaugural Lecture
    Special Events
    Tue., Sep. 9, 2008, 5:30pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
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  • David Roediger, History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "Will Race Survive in the U.S.?: The Possibilities and Impossibilities of the Obama Phenomenon"
    Special Events: Difficult Dialogues: Race, Education and American Politics
    Mon., Sep. 15, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    The Commons at Spooner Hall
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  • Lorin Stein, Senior Editor of publishers, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    Special Events
    Fri., Sep. 19, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Eli Horowitz, Publisher of McSweeney's
    "My Role as Publisher, Designer, and Editor at McSweeney's Publishing House"
    Special Events
    Wed., Sep. 24, 2008, 7:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Jerry Gaus, James E. Rogers Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona
    "Is Public Policy Possible?"
    Special Events: Lecture Series: What Does a Liberal Society Owe the Disadvantaged?
    Fri., Oct. 3, 2008, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • George H. Nash, Historian
    "The Post-World War II Conservative Intellectual Movement in America"
    Special Events
    Tue., Oct. 7, 2008, 6:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    CHANGE OF TIME
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  • "The Impact of Race on Education"
    An uncompetitive debate between the KU debate team and the Texas Southern University debate team
    Special Events: Difficult Dialogues: Race, Education and American Politics
    Fri., Oct. 10, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    The Commons at Spooner Hall
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  • Anna Cienciala, Professor of History, Emerita
    'KATYN - A Stalinist Crime: The Massacre of Polish Prisoners of War in the USSR, Spring 1940"
    Special Events
    Mon., Oct. 13, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Randal Johnson, Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Portuguese/Director, Center of Latin American Studies, UCLA
    "Brazilian Cinema and Global Hollywood"
    Special Events
    Tue., Oct. 14, 2008, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Ricardo Quinones, Professor Emeritus, Comparative Literature, Claremont McKenna College
    "Voltaire & Rousseau: Why They Still Matter"
    Special Events
    Tue., Oct. 14, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Pine Room, Kansas Union
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  • Charles Johnson, University of Washington-Seattle
    "The Obsolescence of the Concept of Race"
    Special Events: Difficult Dialogues: Race, Education and American Politics
    Wed., Oct. 22, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
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  • Loren Lomasky, Cory Professor of Political Philosophy, Policy & Law, University of Virginia
    "What Do We Owe the World's Poor?"
    Special Events: Lecture Series: What Does a Liberal Society Owe the Disadvantaged?
    Fri., Oct. 24, 2008, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Michael Yellow Bird, Global Indigenous Nations; Stuart Day, Spanish & Portuguese; Anita Herzfeld, Latin American Studies; & Sarah Stackhouse, Guest Artist-Music & Dance
    La Malinche Panel Discussion
    Special Events
    Mon., Nov. 3, 2008, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Julia Wright
    "Uncle Tom's Grandchildren: How My Father Taught Me About Race."
    Special Events: Difficult Dialogues: Race, Education and American Politics
    Thu., Nov. 6, 2008, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS
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  • Cynthia Carroll, CEO of Anglo American Corporation
    "The Role and Responsibility of the Multi-National Corporation"
    Special Events
    Fri., Nov. 14, 2008, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
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  • Hungkar Dorje, abbot of Thubten Chokorling Monastery in Golok China
    "Religious and Secular Education for Tibetans in China."
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 20, 2008, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Richard Arneson, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego
    "Varieties of Cosmopolitanism and the Ideal of Global Justice"
    Special Events: Lecture Series: What Does a Liberal Society Owe the Disadvantaged?
    Fri., Dec. 5, 2008, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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