2014 Colloquia

Month Speaker Topic
January Sidney Perkowitz Science and Art: Closer  Than You Think
February William Ransom and The Vega Quartet The String Quartet: Past, Present and Future
Sidney Kasfir Colonialism’s Acquisitive Hunger: The 19th and Early 20th Century Scramble for African Art
March Susan Youngblood Ashmore Making It Real: Alabama Women and the Third Phase of the Civil Rights Movement
Carl Hug Medical Malpractice Law—Enforcing Ethics
April Gretchen Schulz Spring Fling: Poetry Celebrating the Season
May Bradd Shore Just Fore Play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Anthropology of Love
Steve Henderson Civil War Battle Sites: The Significance of Geology for the Atlanta Campaign
June Donna J. Brogan Challenge Level Square Dancing
Gretchen Schulz Theater Excursion: Shakespeare—Antony and Cleopatra
July Andre J. Nahmias The Miracle of Birth and the Future of Child Health: Impact of Genes, Microbes and Memes
Selden Deemer and Tania Dowdy Tech Tools for Retirees IV: Social Media Toolkit—Use Smart Gadgets to Test-Drive Popular Social Networks
September Lois Overbeck and Brenda Bynum A Letter Is Not a Tweet: Emory’s Editing of the Letters of Samuel Beckett
October Ellen Idler, Ken Hunter, and Ted Johnson Religion and Public Health: Making an Invisible Determinant Visible
Brooks Holifield Why Are Americans So Religious? Or Are They?
November Jim Snyder Meat Glue and Other Interesting Ingredients in Our Meals
Alan Abramowitz Looking Back at the 2014 Midterm Election and Ahead to the 2016 Presidential Election
December Greg Berns How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain