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Fall 2009 Speakers  

Anya Kamenetz
"What's the Economy For?"

Thursday, September 10
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Liberal Arts Forum

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John Owen
"Global Journalism: Ignoring the World at Your Peril"

Tuesday, September 15
LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center, 4:15 p.m.

Sponsored by General Studies, School of Communications, Political Science and elondocs 

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M. Ashraf Haidari
"Beyond the 2009 Elections: Time for a Renewed Partnership with Afghanistan"


Wednesday, September 16
Whitley Auditorum, 7 p.m.

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William H. Schlesinger
"Human Impacts on Global Nitrogen: The Next Big Problem?"

Voices of Discovery Science Speaker Series

Wednesday, September 16
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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C.K. Williams
"Poems Old and New"

Tuesday, September 22
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

The Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture

Admission: $12 or Elon ID. Tickets available September 1.

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Rick Halperin
"The Death Penalty in the USA: Current Trends and Realities"

Thursday, September 24
LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Non-Violence Studies,
and Students for Peace and Justice

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Stephen Greiner, Ph.D, guest lecture

Wednesday, September 30
McCrary Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

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 Orville Schell
"The Importance of China to the U.S.: From Climate Change, Trade to the U.S. Debt"

Wednesday, September 30
LaRose Digital Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Liberal Arts Forum and General Studies
 

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Giovanna Negretti
"The Importance of Political Engagement"

Monday, October 5
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Institute of Political & Public Affairs, Department of Political Science,
the National Campaign for Student Political Engagement and the Center for Civic Engagement
 

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Thorpe Moeckel, poetry reading

Tuesday, October 6
Yeager Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Department of English and the William Maness Fund

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Elon University Fall Convocation
with Khaled Hosseini

Tuesday, October 13
Alumni Gym, Koury Athletic Center, 4 p.m.

Admission: $12 or Elon ID. Tickets available September 22.

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Patrick Cook-Deegan
"Cycle for Schools"

Thursday, October 22
LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, STAND,
and Students for Peace and Justice

 

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Rebecca Brown
"India's Modern Antiquity:
An Unreadable Text, a New Ruin, and the Question of Modernity after 1947"

Monday, October 26
 Yeager Recital Hall, 6 p.m.

Art History Lecture Series

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Ann Jones, Ph.D, guest lecture

Wednesday, October 28
LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center, 7:00 p.m.

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Dr. Kimberly Jones
"Environmental Nonotechnology:
Discerning the Influence of Nanomaterials in Our World"

Voices of Discovery Science Speaker Series

Monday, November 9
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Mike Yankoski
 "Under the Overpass"

Wednesday, November 18
LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury Business Center, 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life

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Dee Dee Myers
The Isabella Cannon Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership

Thursday, January 8
Tuesday, January 19
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.