Spring 2012 Lecture Series

Spring 2012

Prison Writing

Spring 2012 Lecture Series

Date Speaker Lecture Title
January 6 MLK Day - No Classes  
January 23 Philip Phillips, Honors College

Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Tradition of Prisong Writing

January 30 Philip Phillips, Honors College Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy and Philosophy's Consolation to the Prisoner
February 6 Amy Kaufman, English For This was Drawyn by a Knyght Presoner: Sir Thomas Malory and the Confined Body
February 13 Robb McDaniel, Political Science The Self-Incriminator: John Lilburne, the Star Chamber, and the English Origins of American Liberty
February 20 Brett Hudson, English John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, and Nonconformist Prison Literature
 February 27  Tom Strawman, English Thoreau and the Principle of Passive Resistance 
 March 5  Spring Break, No Classes  
March 12 Nancy Sloan Goldberg, Foreign Languages The Radicalization of Louise Michel
March 19 Jane Marcellus, Journalism Sue Shelton White, the Occoquan Workhouse, the the "Prison Special"
March 26 John R. Vile, Honors College Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers From Prison: A Twentieth-CenturyTheologian puts his Faith into Action
April 2 Laura Dubek, English The Autobiography of Malcolm X and the African American Quest for Freedom and Literacy
April 3 Mark Jackson, English Lead Belly
April 9 Kari Neely, Foreign Languages Medhi Zana and the Struggle for Kurdish Ethnic Identity
April 16 Laura Clippard, Honors College Understanding National Fellowships and Scholarships
April 23 Honors Students Honors Thesis Presentations

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