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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 RoyTTU 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
Date, time, and location to be determined.  

Dr. Richard Lutjens
TTU Assistant Professor, Department of History 
Date, time, and location to be determined.

Dr. Michael Fredrick Rollin
Instructor, Department of History
Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg/Highland Lakes
Date, time, and location to be determined.

Dr. Allison Whitney
TTU Associate Professor, Department of English
Date, time, and location to be determined.  

  • 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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