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CIQR Presentation Archives 2008-2009

Presentation Archives

Agendas, Minutes and Notices

Academic Year 2008-2009

March 20, 2009--Special Event: Conference, "A New Democracy? Economics, Culture, and Difference"

  • Professor Franco Berardi (Bifo), Dept. of Sociology of Communication, Accademia delle Belle Arti, Milan, Italy: "Politics of Imagination: What Guattari Is Teaching Us Today"
  • Professor Clarence Sholé Johnson, Dept. of Philosophy, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN: "Democracy in a Pluralistic Society."
  • Professor David Schweickart, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Chicago at Loyola, Chicago, IL: "Reading Habermas: Legitimation Crisis During the Meltdown."

February 9, 2009--External Speaker: Raed Jarrar, Iraqi architect and journalist: "What's Really Going On in Iraq?"

January 15, 2009--Monthly Speaker: Professor Constance Fischer, Dept. of Psychology, Duquesne University: "Demystifying Qualitative Research"

November 13, 2008--Monthly Speaker: Professor Mohammed A. Bamyeh, Dept. of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh: ""Anarchist traditions and Islamic Hermeneutics"

October 23, 2008--Speaker Speaker: Professor Nancy Glazener, Dept. of English, University of Pittsburgh: " "Charting the Ethical History of U. S. Novels:  Melville's Pierre, Hamlet, and Insanity Defenses"

September 25, 2008--Monthly Speaker: Professor Eva Simms, Dept. of Psychology, Duquesne University: "Present, Future, Past: The Structure of Lived Time in the Lives of Children and Adults"