Autumn Lecture Series 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs will sponsor the 2017 Autumn Lecture Series with the speakers listed below.  
All lectures are free and open to the public. 

 Leyva Guiterrez

Lecture on Mexican Artist Cristobal de Villapando's Painting
"The Transfiguration/Brazen Serpent"
Dr. Niria Leyva-Gutierrez


Assistant Professor of Art History and Criticism, Long Island University
Thursday, October 12, 2:00 p.m.
Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock Center 2023)
 Robert Denemark "Another Chance at Armageddon: The Nuclear Threat,
Public Confusion, and the Korean Sideshow"
Robert Denemark

Professor of Political Science, University of Delaware
Thursday, October 12, 7:00 p.m.
Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock Center 2023)
 James Kirby Martin Annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History
"The Hudson River in the Revolution: America's Key to Victory"

James Kirby Martin

Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Professor of History,
University of Houston

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00 p.m.
Nelly Goletti Theatre
 Bob Pollin "The Green New Deal: Global Perspectives
and a New York State Program"

Robert Pollin

Distinguished Professor of Economics & Co-Director,
Political Economy Research Institute,
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Monday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock 2023)
 Manuel Vargas "Blame and Retribution"
Manuel Vargas

Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego
Friday, October 27, 5:00 p.m.
Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock 2023)
 Yitzhak Melamed "Spinoza's Transcendent God"
Yitzhak Y. Melamed

Charlotte Bloomberg Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University
Wednesday, November 1, 5:00 p.m.
Kondysar Presentation Room (Hancock 2023)
 Timothy Snyder "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century"
Timothy Snyder

Housum Professor of History, Yale University
Thursday, November 2, 7:00 p.m.
Murray Student Center, Fusco Recital Hall
 David Roskies 41st Annual William and Sadie Effron Lecture on Jewish Studies
"Litvaks in Love: The Making of a Modern Memoryscape"
David G. Roskies

Sol and Evelyn Henkin Chair in Yiddish Literature and
Culture Professor of Jewish Literature, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Monday, November 20, 7:00 p.m.
Nelly Goletti Theatre
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