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All Fall 2018 Events

  • SEP 06

     

    Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley

     

    Academic Director and the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education of The Fund for American Studies

    "The Political Economy of Terrorism: Economic Freedom as the Counter-Measure"

    5:30 p.m. in the Grand Auditorium of the TTU Rawls College of Business 


  • SEP 13

     

    Dr. William B. Allen

     

    Emeritus, Dean and Professor, Michigan State University
    and current Visiting Professor of Conservative Thought and Policy, University of Colorado

    "Conscience: The Basis of Liberty, Character, and Civilization"

    6:00 p.m. in the Escondido Theater of the TTU Student Union Building 


Ryan Hackenbracht
TTU Assistant Professor, Department of English
"Holy Disobedience, Compulsory Liberty: Hobbes, Locke, and the Biblical Right to Be Bad"
September 10, 5:30 p.m. - Senate Room, TTU Student Union Building 

Stacey Jocoy
TTU Associate Professor of Musicology, School of Music
"From Yankee Doodle Dandy to Hamilton: Music that Makes the Nation"
September 11, 5:30 p.m. - Lubbock Room, TTU Student Union Building

Erin Marie Legacy
TTU Assistant Professor, Department of History 
"The Dead and the Founding of the French Revolution"
September 12, 5:30 p.m. - Mesa Room, TTU Student Union Building

Sydnor Roy
TTU Assistant Professor of Classics, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
"Lawgivers or Tyrants: Plutarch's Lives and the Contested Status of the 'Founding Fathers' in Revolutionary -era America" 
September 17, 5:30 p.m. - Senate Room, TTU Student Union Building

  • SEP 19

     

    Dr. Bruce Brasington

     

    Professor of History at West Texas A&M University

     "Lost Causes and Impossible Loyalties: An Apology for the Middle Ages"

    5:30 p.m. in the Senate Room of the TTU Student Union Building


  • OCT 04

     

    Dr. Jamsheed Choksy

     

    Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington

     The Phi Beta Kappa Society Visiting Scholar Program

    6:00 p.m. in the Senate Room of the TTU Student Union Building


  • OCT 15

     

    Ambassador Chase Untermeyer

     

    Former United States Ambassador to Qatar

     "Qatar: Maverick of the Middle East"

    2:15 p.m. in the Senate Room of the TTU Student Union Building


  • OCT 24

     

    Dr. Paul Hollander

     

    Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    "Political Hero Worship: Intellectuals, Non-Intellectuals and the Problems of Modernity" 

    5:30 p.m. - Senate Room of the TTU Student Union Building


  • NOV12

     

    Dr. Jay Winter

     

    Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University

    "The Second Great War, 1917-1923"

    6:00 p.m. in the Escondido Theater of the TTU Student Union Building


Dr. Jen Shelton
TTU Associate Professor, Department of English
Thursday, November 8th
6:00-7:20 p.m.
Senate Room, TTU Student Union    

Dr. Richard Lutjens
TTU Assistant Professor, Department of History 
Wednesday, November 14th 
6:00-7:20 p.m.
Mesa Room, TTU Student Union

Dr. Allison Whitney
TTU Associate Professor, Department of English
Thursday, November 15th 
6:00-7:20 p.m.
Lubbock Room, TTU Student Union 

Dr. Michael Fredrick Rollin
TTU Instructor, Department of History
Tuesday, November 20th 
6:00-7:20 p.m.
Lubbock Room, TTU Student Union

  • NOV27

     

    Dr. Bruce Gilley

     

    Professor of Political Science at Portland State University

    "The Case for Colonialism" 

    5:30 p.m. in the Escondido Theater of the TTU Student Union Building


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