Intellectual Engagment

Several times during the semester, I will post here events that you may attend and write up a brief summary. You may then use that summary (one-page) to add up to five points to your lowest quiz or exam score. You may do this up to five times.


1/31 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception and Talk, “monumental” by Doug McGlumphy, College of Wooster Art Museum.

2/5 7:30 p.m. Screening “The Unseen Enemy” Gault Recital Hall

2/7 5:00 Nicosia Shakes, “African Futures, American Legacies: An African Perspective on Marvel’s Black Panther and Luke Cage, Lean Lecture Hall, Wishart

2/7 7:30 p.m. Nathan Wolfe, “Before They Strike: Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention” Gault Recital Hall

2/7 7:30 Annual Phi Sigma Tau Lecture, Adriel Trott, “The Matter of Sexual Difference in Aristotle’s Biology” Lean Lecture Hall

2/13 7:00 p.m. James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics, J. Clifford Hudson, “Master of None: Why a Liberal Arts Education is the Best Preparation for a Satisfying Career” Ruth Williams Hall

2/13 7:30 p.m. Marcus Milwright, Before the Railway: Trade and the Syrian Hajj in the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods” Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall

2/14 11:00 Phi Alpha Theta Senior I.S. Roundtable, Kauke Tower

2/19 7:30 p.m. “The Opioid Crisis: Economic, Legal, and Clinical Perspectives” Gault Recital Hall

2/23 10:00 a.m. Tartan Talks, Gault Recital Hall. Get free tickets here

2/26 7:30 p.m., Diane Jorkasky  “The Complexities of Conducting International Clinical Research”

3/28 7:30 p.m., Robert Jeske, “Farming, Violence and Economic Interaction at the Northern Edge of the Mississippian World” Scovel Hall 105

3/29 Noon Warren Dick, “Science in the Community” Williams Hall 160

3/29 7:00 p.m. Ubuntu Gault Recital Hall

004/3 7:00 p.m. Gireesh Rajasherkara, “Superbugs: Multidrug Resistant Pathogens” Excelsior Room, Spoon Market (Downtown)

4/10 3:30 p.m. Carmen Maria Machada, “Craft Lecture and Literature Reading” Kauke 142

4/11 7:30 p.m. Spring Dance Concert, Freedlander Theater

4/17 7:00  Staceyann Chin  “Beyond Lesbian: An Evening with Staceyann Chin”  Shoolroy Theater

4/25 7:30 p.m.,  Andrew Womack, “Crafting Community in Neolithic China: A Multifaceted Analysis of Ceramic Production and Use” Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall

5/1 Doug Jackson Smith “What Motivates Environmentally-Responsible Behavior,” Excelsior Room, Spoon Market (Downtown)