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Fall 2006 Lecture Series

Fall 2006

Natural Disasters

 Fall 2006 Lecture Series
Date Speaker Lecture Title
August 28 Honors Students Study Abroad Presentations
September 4 Labor Day - No Classes  
September 11 Clay Harris, Geosciences Angry Earth: Waiting for the Big One
September 18 Jim Henry, Geosciences Global Warming: The Facts and the Fiction
September 25 Anantha Babbili, Mass Comm New Media and Natural Disasters: Freedom and Responsibility
October 2 Cheryl Ellis, Health and Human Performance Natural Disasters: A Public Health Perspective
October 9 Gloria Hamilton, Psychology Immediate and Delayed Psychological Responses to Natural Disasters
October 16 Fall Break - No Classes  
October 23 Terry Whiteside, Psychology How Do We Decide Who is to "Blame" for Tragedies and Disasters?
October 30 Kevin Smith, Sociology and Anthropology Catastrophes and Calamities ARE Ancient History
November 6 Mark Abolins, Geosciences The Threat of Urban Earthquakes in the Southeastern United States
November 13 Mike Walsh, Military Science The Role of the Military in Natural Disasters
November 20 Will Brantley, English Celluloid Disaster in the 1970s
November 27 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations
December 4 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations