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January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009

  • Henry Bial, Theater & Film; Sally Cornelison, History of Art; Stuart Day, Spanish & Portuguese & Brian Donovan, Sociology
    Getting Published - Panel Discussion
    Special Events
    Mon., Feb. 2, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Lucia Orth, Indigenous and American Indian Studies Department, Haskell Indian Nations University
    "Reading and Discussion of her new novel, Baby Jesus Pawn Shop"
    Special Events
    Thu., Feb. 5, 2009, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Azzan Yadin, Jewish Studies, Rutgers University
    "The Jewish-Pagan Dialogue"
    Special Events
    Mon., Feb. 16, 2009, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Ann Hagedorn, Author, Simons Public Humanities Fellow
    "The Art of Narrative Nonfiction: How to Enliven Your Scholarship and Attract the General Reader!"
    Special Events
    Thu., Feb. 19, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Tara McPherson, Gender and Critical Studies, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California
    "Transforming the Scholarly Imagination"
    Special Events
    Mon., Mar. 9, 2009, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Parlors A-C, Kansas Union
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  • The Emily Taylor & Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture: Donna Brazile, Veteran Political Strategist and Syndicated Columnist
    "Women in American Politics: Are We There Yet?"
    Special Events
    Mon., Mar. 9, 2009, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Alessandro Portelli
    "Working-Class Sublime: The Factory and the City"
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 12, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts Faculty in 2008
    Don Worster, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History; Margaret Marco, Music & Dance; David Perlmutter, Journalism & Mass Communications; and Laura Mielke, English
    Special Events
    Wed., Mar. 25, 2009, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Julia Wright
    "Uncle Tom's Grandchildren: How My Father Taught Me About Race"
    Special Events
    Mon., Apr. 13, 2009, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons
    EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO ILLLNESS
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  • Paul Laird, Music & Dance
    "Beyond Messiah: The Life and Music of George Frederic Handel (1685 - 1759)"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 14, 2009, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • The Opening of Western China: Problems and Prospects
    Special Events
    Fri., Apr. 17, 2009, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    This is day one of a two-day event.
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  • Susan Ferber, Executive Editor for American and World History, Oxford University Press-USA
    "Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Academic Publishing (But Were Afraid to Ask)"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 21, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Monique Laney, Richard and Jeanette Sias Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate, American Studies
    "How German Rocket Scientists Became Americans in Huntsville, Alabama"
    Special Events
    Sun., Apr. 26, 2009, 2:00pm
    Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch
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  • Leonard Zeskind, Human Rights Activist
    "Behind the Lines: What White Supremacists Think About What They Do"
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 17, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Don Worster, Hall Distinguished Professor of American History, Laura Mielke, Assistant Professor of English
    Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award Lecture
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 24, 2009, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Svetozar Stojanović
    "Lessons from the Demise of Communism and the Crisis of Capitalism."
    Special Events
    Mon., Oct. 12, 2009, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Marc Bousquet, English, Santa Clara University
    "How the University Works" - Marc Bousquet, English, Santa Clara University
    Special Events
    Wed., Oct. 28, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Marc Bousquet, English, Santa Clara University
    "Open Discussion: The Tenure System, Adjunct, and Graduate Labor"
    Special Events
    Thu., Oct. 29, 2009, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Ronald F. Ferguson, Faculty Co-Chair and Director of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University
    "Toward Excellence With Equity: How Parents and Educators Can Help Raise Achievement and Close Racial Gaps"
    Special Events
    Wed., Nov. 4, 2009, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
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  • Robert Hemenway, Hall Center Research Fellow and former KU Chancellor
    Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 5, 2009, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Peter Hessler, Journalist
    "Factory Town: Portraits from a Chinese City"
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 12, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Town & Gown Forum
    "Andy Warhol, Celebrity Culture & the 1980s"
    Special Events
    Fri., Nov. 13, 2009, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Spencer Museum of Art, Fourth-Floor Galleries
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  • Alejandro Planchart, Emeritus Professor of Music, University of California, Santa Barbara
    "Guillaume Du Fay: A Revised Portrait of a Composer's Career"
    Special Events
    Wed., Nov. 18, 2009, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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