Category Archives: Guest Authors

Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman will speak on criminal justice reform as part of the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics’ Chambers Lecture series on Feb. 19 in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kerman is the author of the best-selling memoir, Orange Is the New … Continue reading

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What would President Niebuhr do?

R. Ward Holder and Peter Josephson, both from St. Anselm’s College, will discuss their new book, Reinhold Niebuhr in Theory and Practice: Christian Realism and Democracy in America in the Twenty-First Century on Feb. 13 at noon at an event hosted … Continue reading

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Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will present “Fear, Anger, Democracy: Our Need for the Liberal Arts” on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. … Continue reading

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The gender gap in computing

Linda J. Sax, a professor of higher education in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA, will present “The Gender Gap in Computing: How Some Universities are Moving the Needle” on Feb. 7 at 2:45 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Depression: The Secret We Share

Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, will give a lecture on “Depression: The Secret We Share” on Feb. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Drawing on his own struggles with depression, Solomon examines the personal, … Continue reading

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Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy

Wake Forest University Associate Professor of English Jennifer Greiman will present “Ruthless, Militant, Round: On Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy” on Feb. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Greiman is the author of Democracy’s Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life … Continue reading

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Candlemas Lecture

Werner G. Jeanrond, a professor of systematic theology at the University of Oslo, will present the Candlemas Lecture “Hopes, Hope and Radical Hope: Christian Hope and the Praxis of Love” on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room … Continue reading

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