Lunch & Learn Fall 2009

Tuesday

Wednesday

9/22

Keith Seitter, Executive Director, American Meterological Society

Global Climate Change

9/23

Alison Bass, Senior Lecturer in English (Journalism), Mt. Holyoke College & Lecturer in American Studies (Journalism), Brandeis, speaking about her book
Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial
9/29

David Hackett Fischer, Warren & University Professor, Brandeis, speaking about his latest book

Champlain’s Dream

9/30

Michael Dukakis, Former Governor of Massachusetts, former U.S. Presidential Candidate, and Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University

The Time is Now: Health Security for all Americans

SHAPIRO CAMPUS CENTER-VAN TRANSPORT PROVIDED

10/6

Wyona Lynch-McWhite, Executive Director of  the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

Celebrating the Evocative Object - A Look Inside the Fuller Craft Museum

10/7

Brandeis Undergraduate Student Group on Environmental Action
10/13

Bill Littlefield, nationally known author, veteran sports commentator, and host of WBUR and NPR’s “Only A Game”

Why It is Only a Game
10/14

Frank Villa, Director of International Faith and Science Exchange (FASE)

Modern Genetics, Ancient Humans: A Study of the Science of Human Origins

10/20

Jeanine Knox, Director of External Affairs, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy

The Emerald Necklace:  Restoring the Vision and Preserving the Olmsted Legacy

10/21

Alice Kelikian, Chair of Film & Visual Media Studies, Brandeis

The Future of Film in a Digital Age

10/27

Paul Levy, President & CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston
Health Care, The Economy, and What it Means to You
10/28

 Open Forum

11/3

Professor Devin Pendas, Director of Graduate Studies, Boston College

History and its Discontents: Reflections on the 'Logic' of Holocaust Denial

11/4

Friedrich L. Löhr, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Transatlantic Relations under New Leadership: The Obama  Administration and the New German Government

11/10

Len Lyons, Author

The Remarkable Unfinished Exodus of the Ethiopian Jews of Israel

11/11

Judge Nancy Gertner, US District Court for MA

Criminal Justice and Race: The Impact of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing on the Incarceration of African Americans

11/17

Carole Charnow, General Director, Opera Boston

Producing Opera: Challenges and Opportunities

11/18

Jytte Klausen, Professor of Comparative Politics, Brandeis, author

The 12 Little Drawings that Shook the World: the Danish Cartoons and the Clash of Civilization

12/1
Boston Conservatory of Music students will entertain you
12/2
The New England Conservatory Vocal Jazz Sextet

Schedule

Lunch

11:30 - 12:00

Gathering Place

Lecture

12:00 -1:05

Napoli Room

Announcements

1:05 - 1:15

Napoli Room