Texas Tech University

Western Civilization Lectures Series 2014

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November 19

China and Rome: Do their ‘cultural genes' affect us today?

Featuring Dr. Sunny Auyang, Independent Scholar.

Dr. Sunny Auyang - Lecture November 19, 2014

October 30

Their Name Liveth for Ever More: Remembering the Fallen of the Great War

Featuring Dr. Bruce Cole, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center.

Dr. Bruce Cole - Lecture October 31, 2014

October 01

The Rule of Law at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Featuring Michael Krauss, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law.

Professor Michael Krauss - Lecture October 01, 2014

September 18

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

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.

Dr. Caroline Winterer - Lecture September 18, 2014

April 28

Exploring the Earth and Cosmos: A Study of Western Civilization

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

Dr. Hans Mark - Lecture April 28, 2014

March 11

Tocqueville as Prophet of Decline

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.

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

February 19

Beauty and Classical Music in the Academy

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

Dan Asia - Lecture 19 February 2014

January 22

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

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

Dr. Robert Koons - Lecture 22 January 2014