Minutes

February 8, 2017 | Meeting 1456 | David Blight, Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University

January 18, 2017 | Meeting 1455 | Elliott Horch, Professor of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University

November 9, 2016 | Meeting 1454 | Vladimir Wozniuk B.A., M.A.,Ph.D., Western New England University

October 19, 2016 | Meeting 1453 | Professor Gregory Garvey, Quinnipiac University

September 13, 2016 | Meeting 1452 | Joseph LaPalombara, Yale University Professor Emeritus

May 25, 2016 | Meeting 1451 | Jason Stanley, Yale University Professor 

March 8, 2016 | Meeting 1450 | Brian Q. Torff, Professor of Music at Fairfield University and Musical Director of New Duke

February 10, 2016 | Meeting 1449 | Willie Ruff, Professor at Yale School of Music

January 12, 2016 | Meeting 1448 | Steven Judd, Professor of Middle East History, Southern Connecticut State University

November 11, 2015 | Meeting 1447 | Kai Erikson, Professor Emeritas, Yale University

October 14, 2015Meeting 1446 | Todd Ahern, Assistant Professor, Physiology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Quinnipiac University

September 16, 2015 |Meeting 1445 | Alan Trachtenberg, Professor Emeritus of English and American History

May 19, 2015 | Meeting No. 1444 | Kendall F. Wiggin, Connecticut State Librarian 

APRIL 2, 2015 | Meeting No. 1443 | Joseph Siry, Kenan Professor of the Humanities, Professor of Art History, Wesleyan University 

March 11, 2015 | Meeting No. 1442 | William Casey King, Executive Director, Yale Center for Analytic Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, “On Ambition.”

February 10, 2015 | Meeting No. 1441 | Jonathan Holloway, Dean of Yale College, Professor of History and American Studies, Professor of African American Studies, Yale University, “Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940”

January 13, 2015 | Meeting No. 1440 | Erin LarkinAssistant Professor, Southern Connecticut State University spoke on ““My Futurism:  Reflections On The Women Of Italian Futurism

November 5, 2014 | Meeting No. 1439 | Annabel Patterson, Sterling Professor Emeritus of English, Yale University spoke on “The Hussey: An Early Modern Court Case.”

October 8, 2014 | Meeting No. 1438 | Christine Kinealy,  Professor of History & Founding Director of Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University spoke on “The Great Hunger in Ireland: Memory, Myth and Memorialization?”

September 9, 2014 | Meeting No. 1437 | Linda Greenhouse, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law, Yale University and winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, who writes about the Supreme Court and the law. Ms. Greenhouse reported on the Supreme Court for The New York Times from 1978 to 2008.

April 3, 2014 | Meeting No. 1435 | Lois Brown, Class of 1958 Distinguished Professor, African American Studies Program/Department of English, “Re-Member Me: Race, Romance and the Civil War”

March 12, 2014 | Meeting No. 1434  |  Alison Stewart, journalist and author of First Class “Back to the Future-Lessons to be learned from Dunbar, America’s First Black Public High School.”

February 12, 2014 | Meeting No. 1433  |  Joanna Radin, Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine at Yale University ”What Does It Mean to Help? Medicine, Ethics and Humanitarianism.”
 

November 13, 2013  |  Meeting No. 1431  |  Anat Biletsky, the Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac “Is Religion an Obstacle to Human Rights?” 

April 4, 2013  |  Meeting No. 1427  |  Philip Resor, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wesleyan University. “Faults, Frictions and Earthquake Predictions by Studying Ancient Faults from Connecticut, Italy and Greece.”  

February 19, 2013  |  Meeting No. 1426  |  Tim White, Director of Collections and Operations, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. From New Haven to Cusco: 100 Years and the Return of the Machu Picchu Collections”  

January 29, 2013  |  Meeting No. 1425  |  Armen T. Marsoobian, Professor of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University.  “Resistance and Rescue During the Armenian Genocide; The Story Behind a Photograph, Marsovan, 1915-1918.”

December 4, 2012  |  Meeting No. 1424  |  Jaime Ullinger, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Quinnipiac. “Human Health, Agriculture, and Urbanization from an Evolutionary Perspectives.”

September 12, 2012 |  Meeting No. 1422  |  Eric Rutkow, author of American Canopy, and Ph.D. candidate at Yale University. “Proposing the Future:  Why Americans Plant Tree.”

April 10, 2012  |  Meeting No. 1420  |  Elvin Lim, Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan. “Why The Tea Party of 1773 Achieved More Than The Tea Party of 2012.”

February 15, 2012  |  Meeting No. 1418  |  Robert Stepto, Professor of English, American Studies and African American Studies at Yale University