Fall 2011 Schedule

September 1
A Conversation with President Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

September 8
Tenth Anniversary Commemoration of the Tragic Events of September 11, 2001

September 15
American Plastic: Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Laurie Essig ’87, associate professor of sociology and women’s & gender Studies, Middlebury College

September 22
Facing a Blank Page: How and Where Does a Composer Get Ideas?
John Carbon, The Richard S. and Ann B. Barshinger professor of music

September 29
Framing Innocence
Lynn Powell, author

October 6
The Panic Virus
Seth Mnookin. author

October 13
Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer
Sandra Steingraber, author

October 20
Corey Harris & the Rasta Blues Experience
Sound Horizons concert series

October 27
Heritage Academy: Breaking The Cycle
Kwesi Koomson ’97

November 3
America in Black and White: Lancaster Veterans and the Struggle for Racial Equality
Moderated by Maria Höhn, Marion Musser Lloyd ’32 Professor of History and International Studies at Vassar College

November 10
Preview of Fall Dance Concert

November 17
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
Michael Kimmel, author

December 1
Student event (TBD)

December 8
The Human-Environment System
Anthony P. Chemero, associate professor of psychology and scientific and philosophical studies of mind