Activities for Fall 2007
Friday, October 12
9:00 - 10:15 am in University Hall Room 170
"Nazi Race Policies"
The forum will feature Dr. Angela Bratton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Augusta State University and Dr. Yvonne Rieker, Associate Professor of History at The University of Muenster, Germany.
The forum moderator is Dr. Ray Whiting, Professor of Political Science.
Dr. Bratton will open with the following lecture: Crafting Racial Identity: Understanding U.S. Eugenics and Nazi Policies as Pseudoscience
Dr. Bratton's lecture will be followed by Dr. Rieker, who will give the following talk: "Destined to Witness: Growing up Black in Nazi, Germany - The Story of Hans Juergen Massaquoi"
Massaquoi's story is especially compelling: After the war Massaquoi immigrated to the U.S. on a student-visa, was drafted in the U.S. Army, and upon his honorable discharge pursued a career in journalism eventually becoming the managing editor of Ebony Magazine.
Each presenter will speak for approximately 20 minutes after which they will answer questions from the audience.
The forum is free and open to the public. Please encourage your students, family and friends to attend.
For additional information, contact Paul Harris at 706-737-1710.
Friday, October 19
The first program in Phi Kappa Phi’s Arsenal Speaker Series, The Five Minute University: The Value and Purpose of the University, will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. in 170 University Hall. Presenting at this session will be ASU faculty members Jurgen Brauer, professor in the Hull College of Business, Wally Evans, professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, and Ray Whiting, professor in the Department of Political Science.
The year-long focus of the series will be Learning in the 21st Century: Educational Fast Food. For more information, call the Office of Public Relations and Publications at 706-737-1444.
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