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Western Civilization Lectures Series—2014

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September 18

Are We Rome or Greece? America's Infatuation with Classical Antiquity

Dr. Caroline Winterer - Lecture September 18, 2014

Featuring Dr. Caroline Winterer, Director of the Stanford Humanities Center, Anthony P. Meier Family Professorship in the Humanities, Professor of History and, by courtesy, Professor of Classics, Stanford University.

April 28

Exploring the Earth and Cosmos: A Study of Western Civilization

Dr. Hans Mark - Lecture April 28, 2014

Featuring Dr. Hans Mark, John J. McKetta Centennial Energy Chair in Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin.

March 11

Tocqueville as Prophet of Decline

Dr. Norma J. Thompson - Lecture March 11, 2014

Featuring Dr. Norma J. Thompson, Associate Director of the Whitney Humanities Center, Senior Lecturer in the Humanities, and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Humanities Major, Yale University.

February 19

Beauty and Classical Music in the Academy

Dan Asia - Lecture 19 February 2014

Featuring Dan Asia, Composer and Professor of Music, University of Arizona.

January 22

The Waning of Materialism: How the Revival of Aristotle's Philosophy Is Reshaping the Intellectual Landscape

Dr. Robert Koons - Lecture 22 January 2014

Featuring Dr. Robert C. Koons, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin.