Tag: An Enlightened Citizenry
Historian Donald J. Raleigh will consider the background to and course of Russia’s February Revolution of 1917, which ended 300 years of Romanov rule, and the October Revolution, which brought the Bolsheviks to power and gave rise to the world’s first socialist state.
Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our outstanding students in the Art Department! Eash student will be giving a brief presentation of their Honors work in the past year. Refreshments will be served.
Susan Rupp, Associate Professor of History at Wake Forest University, will discuss her paper on the experience of cholera in Russia during the first pandemic, with particular attention to the state’s interventionist measures, the response of medical personnel, and the outbreak of popular revolt.
A discussion about where linguistic standards come from.
Martha Nussbaum will give a lecture on justice and public life on Friday, April 21 as part of the First Annual Maynard Adams Symposium on the Humanities, a new initiative to bring scholars and the general public into dialogue on issues … Continued
March and April offer six chances to participate in Wikipedia edit-a-thons on a variety of topics. At each event, participants will make improvements to Wikipedia in a fun, collaborative environment.
How has Latino immigration transformed the rural South? In what ways has the presence of these newcomers complicated efforts to organize for workplace justice? Based on six years of engagement with a poultry workers’ center in Mississippi, this talk discusses the story of how Black, white, and new Latino southerners have lived and understood these transformations in the chicken plants and surrounding communities, and calls for organizing strategies that bring diverse working communities together.
The tuition is $140 ($125 by January 20). Tuition for teachers is $62.50 ($55 by January 20). Teachers can also receive a $75 stipend after attending and 10 contact hours for 1 unit of renewal credit. Lunch is included.