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Spring 2010 Lecture Series

 Spring 2010 Lecture Series

 Spring 2010
A Focus on the Middle East

Date Speaker Lecture Title
January 25 Scott Carnicom, Honors College Introduction
February 1 Karen Petersen, Political Science  Problem Solved? The Political Implications of Palestinian Statehood 
February 8 Steve Saunders, Director of McNair Program  Calamitous Clusters: The Conflict Implications of a Democratic Iraq 
February 15 Allen Hibbard, Director of Middle East Studies An American Abroad: My years in Cairo and Damascus
February 22  Amy Sayward, History  Main Themes in American Foreign Relations Toward the Middle East Since World War II
March 1 Andrei Korobkov, Political Science Chechnya: Statehood, Religion, and Nationalism
March 8 Spring Break - No Classes  
March 15 Clyde Willis, Political Science  It Is Easier to Torture the "Others"
March 22  Ron Messier, History (retired) Jihad and Holy War: Are They the Same? 
March 29 Leon Alligood, Journalism  They Were Young Once: An Examination of America's Gen Y War Veterans 
Aprill 5 Sonja Hedgepeth, Foreign Languages  Words into Swords: Frightening Attempts to Misuse the Holocaust Today
April 12 Sean Foley, History When Only Women Will Work: Gender and Social Change in the Gulf
April 19 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations
April 26 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations