Discussion Book Events 2005

 

August 15 10:00- 11:30 am
EB 147 and EB 148

Training session for Freshman Discussion Group facilitators


August 15 6:00-7:30 pm
LRC 135

Training session for School Discussion Group facilitators

August 16 10:00-11:30 am
EB 151

Training session for Freshman Discussion Group facilitators
August 17 1:30-3:30 pm
Multiple locations

Freshman Discussion Groups
September 7 12:00-1:00 pm
WP Conference Room E
Brown Bag Panel Discussion #1 for faculty, staff, and students
  • Carol Dashiff, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Graduate Studies in Nursing
  • Kathleen Nelson, M.D., Professor and Sr., Associate Dean, Pediatrics
  • Gregory Pence, Ph.D., Professor, Philosophy, and SOM (ethics)
  • Ferris Ritchey, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Sociology

 

September 15 - October 15 Multiple times
Residence Halls

Dorm Discussion Groups for freshman students
September 30 12:00-1:30 pm
HUC Auditorium
Film: The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America followed by
discussion led by Michele Forman, documentary filmmaker and program administrator, Center for Urban Affairs

October 11 12;00-1:00 pm
HUC Auditorium
Brown Bag Panel Discussion #2 for faculty, staff, and students:
  • Theodore Benditt, Ph.D., Professor, Philosophy
  • William Cockerham, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
  • Marilyn Crain, M.P.H., M.D., Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Claire Lenker, MSW, LCSW, CCM, Social Worker, Pediatrics

 

October 12 6:00-7:30 pm
HC Recital Hal
Film: The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America followed by
discussion led by Mifchele Forman, documentary filmmaker and program administrator, Center for Urban Affairs
November 7 7:00-8:30 pm
ASC

Public presentation by Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You
and You Fall Down

November 8 -
November 23
Multiple times
Residence Halls

Dorm Discussion Groups for all students
February 2 7:00-8:00 pm
Spence Honors House
First Thursday Lecture Series, "Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Treatment," by
Dr. Raymond Faught, Professor of Neurology and Director, UAB
Epilepsy Center

February -
March
n/a Essay contest for students, staff, and faculty.
Guidelines and prizes TBA