2011-12 Speaker Series
Monday, October 3, 2011
Lorraine Pangle, Professor of Government at the University of Texas
"Benjamin Franklin and the Problem of Democratic Citizenship"
7 pm in the Medical School Auditorium
Thursday, November 17
Gordon Wood, Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University
'What Made the Founders Different?"
7: pm in Willingham Auditorium
Thursday, February 16, 2012
James Ceaser, Professor of Government at the University of Virginia
"American Exceptionalism: Its Meaning and Political Significance"
6:30-7:45 pm Medical School Auditorium
March 28-30, 2012
Fifth Annual Conference on Great Books and Ideas
On the Essays of Michel de Montaigne
All events in Fickling Recital Hall
Opening Lecture: 6-7:15pm March 28
John Scott, University of California Davis
"Montaigne as Political Philosopher, Clothed and Naked"
Student Panel: 9-10 am March 29
Featuring Joey Clarke, Andaika Jean-Noel, Avani Patel, and Nand Patel
Faculty Panel I: 10:30-12 March 29
Christopher Edelman, University of the Incarnate Word
Christine Henderson, Liberty Fund
Eduardo Velasquez, Washington and Lee University
Faculty Panel II: 1:00-2:30pm March 29
Daniel Cullen, Rhodes College
Kevin Honeycutt, Sweetbriar College
Walter Sterling, St. John's College
Keynote Lecture: 6:00-7:15pm March 29
Ann Hartle, Emory University
"The Invisibility of Philosophy in the Essays of Michel de Montaigne"