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Fall 2012 Lecture Series

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 Fall 2012

The City

Date Speaker Lecture Title
August 27 Philip Phillips Introduction
September 3 Labor Day - No Classes  
September 10 Philip Phillips, Honors College  Edgar Allan Poe and the City of Boston
September 17  Robb McDaniel, Political Science Thought Polis: Ancient Athens and the Urban Imagination 
September 24 Ron Messier, History (retired) The Islamic City Model: In Theory and on the Ground
October 1 June McCash, Foreign Languages (retired) The Strauses: An Immigrant Family in New York
October 8  Robert Bray, English  When Tom Became Tennessee: New Orleans and the Invention of Tennessee Williams 
October 15 Fall Break - No Classes  
October 22  Jonathan Thorndike, Honors Program at Belmont University  Kyoto: Saved by the Americans but 'Destroyed' by the Japanese
October 29 Laura Clippard, Honors College Applying for National Fellowships 
November 5 Roland Colson, Tennessee Department of Ciorrecions The Prison as City
November 12 David Lavery, English Doctor Who and London
November 19 Jimmie Cain, English The City of Hue and the Vietnam War
November 26 Guanping Zheng, Confucius Institute The Expansion of Chinese Cities and Its Impact
December 3 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentation