School of Liberal Arts: Recent News & Events



Wednesday, Oct. 29: Shakespearean scholar James Shapiro (Columbia University) to deliver George Sommer Lecture on Literature

Wednesday, Oct. 29: Center for Teaching Excellence event to feature talk by Associate Professor of History Michael O'Sullivan

Tuesday, Oct. 28: 38th Annual William & Sadie Effron Lecture on Jewish Studies to feature Dr. Ari Goldman on Jewish music

Monday, Oct. 27: Honors Program & English Department to host lecture by Times-Union editor Rex Smith

Friday, Oct. 24: Dr. Bernice Sandler to deliver keynote at the 23rd Annual Women & Society Conference

Tuesday, Oct. 21: Consultant Danyelle Means to discuss Native American activism and education as part of the Radical
History Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct. 15: Marist historians participate in Big Read panel discussion held at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Museum & Library

Thursday, Oct. 9: Philosopher Henry Pratt to discuss the ethics and aesthetics of facial hair as part of the Philosophy & Religious Studies Lecture Series

Thursday, Oct. 9: Bestselling author Russell Short to deliver the Third Annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History

Thursday, Oct. 2 - Sunday, Oct. 5: Marist Theatre Program and MCCTA to stage The Diviners

Thursday, Oct. 2: English Honor Society to sponsor interdisciplinary "Life Without Borders" event

Wednesday, Sept. 24: Author and Wired contributor Steven Johnson to deliver the First Year Seminar Lecture on his book The Ghost Map

Students present at first annual Student World Affairs Conference

Monday, March 31: Literary reading to feature contributors to a new Hudson River Valley anthology

Sunday, March 30: Screening and Q & A with U.S. Army veteran Brian Hauser (Clarkson University), director of the film Nontraditional

Wednesday, March 26 and Friday, March 28: Pre-Law events to include visit by Boston University Law School Dean/Marist alumna Maureen O'Rourke

Wednesday, March 26: Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society) to host Renaissance Night

Wednesday, March 26: "Understanding Race" Lecture Series to screen Latinos Beyond Reel

Students co-deliver presentation at national conference on teaching modern languages

Thursday, Nov. 14: Historian Alejandro de la Fuente to speak on Cuban racial politics

Tuesday, Oct. 29: Thirty-Seventh William and Sadie Effron Lecture in Jewish Studies to feature talk by scholar and commentator Yossi Klein Halevi

Students volunteer at UN ceremony for Franklin D. Roosevelt International Disability Rights Award

Critics praise theologian John Knight's Liberalism Versus Postliberalism: The Great Divide in Twentieth-Century Theology

Wednesday, Oct. 23: Major James Golby of the United States Military Academy to speak on generals and public opinion

Thursday, Oct. 10: Dr. Jaap Jacobs of St. Andrews University in Scotland to deliver the Second Annual Handel-Krom Lecture in Hudson River Valley History

Saturday, Oct. 5: Marist Theatre Hall of Fame to induct five new members

Thursday, Sept. 26: Lecture by philosopher Sheila Lintott (Bucknell University) to kick off Philosophy & Religious Studies Lecture Series

Monday, Sept. 24: Screening of Tim Wise's film White Like Me to launch 2013-14 Understanding Race Lecture Series

Wednesday, Sept. 18: CNN commentator and legal scholar Jeffrey Toobin to speak on law, politics, and the media

Fall 2013 Marist Theatre Program season to feature Death on Broadway and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels