Brown Bag sessions, presented by the School of Social Sciences, feature lunchtime lectures from faculty on interesting topics related to their fields. The discussions are open and free to faculty, staff, students. Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12-1 p.m. in Stevenson 2011.
Jan. 22- "How a Russian Scientist Imperiled French Grapes by Rejecting American Roots: A Transnational History of the Great Wine Blight in Bessarabia," presented by Stephen Bittner, History
Jan. 29- "The Religion of Democracy: The American Reformation and the Making of Modern Liberalism," with Amy Kittelstrom, History
Feb. 12- "Understanding Youth Experiences Through Photo Elicitation," with Patrick Jackson, Criminology and Criminal Justice studies.
Feb. 26- "Framing the Historic House Tour: Organizational Identities and Motivations," with sociology professor Melinda Miligan.
March 5- "The Rise of the Right in Hungary: Has Democracy Failed Eastern Europe?" presented by political science professor Diane Parness.
March 26- "Straight Identities and Post-Closeted Culture," with sociology professor James Joseph Dean.
April 9- "Wardens' Leadership Styles," with Eric Williams of criminology and criminal justice studies.
April 23- "Undercover Genius: The Creative Lives of Artists with Disabilities," with psychology professor Geri Olson.