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January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

  • David Thomson, San Francisco critic
    "The Hitchcock Moments: Psycho and Other Tales of Terror"
    Special Events
    Mon., Feb. 14, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Kansas Union, Woodruff Auditorium
    Co-sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities, Student Union Activities, and the Department of Film and Media Studies
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  • Dan Rasmussen,
    "American Uprising: Unearthing the Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt"
    Special Events
    Thu., Feb. 17, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Peer Review Opportunity for 2011 NEH Fellowship Applicants
    Peer Review Opportunity for 2011 NEH Fellowship Applicants
    Special Events
    Tue., Mar. 1, 2011, 5:00pm
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  • Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts Faculty in 2010
    Special Events
    Wed., Mar. 30, 2011, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Sponsored by the Friends of the Hall enter. RSVP by March 25.
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  • Brian Boyd, Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
    "Nabokov as Psychologist"
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 31, 2011, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Malott Room, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the Hall Center, the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
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  • Program in Jewish Studies
    "Narratives of Jewish Life and Jewish Studies"
    Special Events
    Sun., Apr. 3, 2011, 9:00am - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Continues on April 4th
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  • Program in Jewish Studies
    "Narratives of Jewish Life and Jewish Studies"
    Special Events
    Mon., Apr. 4, 2011, 9:00am - 11:00am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Continued from April 3rd
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  • Mikhail Kuraev, Russian author
    "William Faulkner in Russia"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 5, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Kansas Union, English Room
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  • Michael Byers, Professor of English at the University of Michigan
    "Percival's Planet-A Novel"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 19, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Kansas Union Ballroom
    Co-sponsored by the Hall Center, the KU Bookstore, the KU Memorial Unions, the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and The Commons
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  • David Barash, Spring 2011 University Honors Lecturer & 2010-11 Peace & Conflict Studies Lecturer
    "Payback: Why We Retaliate, Seek Revenge, & Redirect Aggression...& What We Can Do About It"
    Special Events
    Wed., Apr. 20, 2011, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Hall Center, the University Honors Program, and the Humanities & Western Civilization Program
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  • Fetter String Quartet
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 21, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • International Institute for Young Musicians
    Final Honors Recital
    Special Events
    Wed., Jul. 27, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Raj Bhala, Law
    "Understanding Islamic Law"
    Special Events
    Wed., Sep. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Leslie Tuttle, History
    Byron Caldwell Smith Award Lecture:  "Making Babies, Making the Nation-State: The Case of Pre-Revolutionary France"
    Special Events
    Tue., Sep. 13, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Nawal El Saadawi, 2011 Mara Africana Lecture
    "Creativity and Dissidence"
    Special Events
    Wed., Sep. 14, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Susan Harris, English
    "Mark Twain and the Philippines: How One Major Writer Viewed America's Entry into Global Imperialism"
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 15, 2011, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Jayhawk Ink, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by KU Bookstores, the Department of English, and the Hall Center
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  • Siva Vaidhyanathan, Cultural historian & media scholar
    "Be Evil: Google and the Perils of Corporate Social Responsibility"
    Special Events – (Digital Media Lecture Series)
    Tue., Sep. 27, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Bruce Murray, History, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    "David Lloyd George, the People's Budget, and the Struggle with the House of Lords, 1909-1911: A Century's Retrospect"
    Special Events
    Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
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  • Jan Cohen-Cruz, Director, Imagining America
    "Publicly Engaged Scholarship: A Conversation with Imagining America Director Jan Cohen-Cruz"
    Special Events – (Imagining America)
    Thu., Oct. 13, 2011, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • A Musical Evening with Randy Klein
    Special Events
    Fri., Oct. 14, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • David Zarefsky, Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies, Northwestern University
    "Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam: The Rhetoric of War and Peace"
    Special Events
    Thu., Oct. 20, 2011, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Dole Institute of Politics
    Co-sponsored by the Dole Institute, the Department of Communication Studies, and the Hall Center
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  • Darlene Clark Hine, Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University
    "Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional Women's Health Care Activism before Brown"
    Special Events – (The Tuttle Lecture)
    Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the American Studies Department, the History Department, the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost, and the Hall Center
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  • "The Eberhardt Colloquium", In Honor of the Writing of Kenneth Irby.
    Special Events
    Sat., Nov. 5, 2011, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Spencer Museum of Art, and the Hall Center
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  • Bangere "Purna" Purnaprajna, Mathematics
    "Indian Classical Music: The Art of Improvisation"
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 10, 2011, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Gregory Jay, Senior Director, Cultures and Communities Program; Imagining America Campus Representative; and Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    "Scholarship, Engagement, and the Future of the University"
    Special Events – (Imagining America)
    Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Lied Pavilion
    Reception to follow
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