School of Arts and Sciences

Global Cultural Studies Launches Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

The global cultural studies program at Point Park University is hosting a lecture series featuring faculty members from the Department of Humanities and Human Sciences giving dynamic presentations on a variety of topics.

The following presentations will take place at 6 p.m. in the JVH Auditorium on the Point Park campus.  Attendance is free and open to students, faculty, staff and the general public.

  • Nov. 8, 2011

    Robert Ross, Ph.D., assistant professor of global cultural studies: "Waiting for War (and other Strategies to Stop Gentrification): The Case of Ras Beirut."

  • Feb. 7, 2012

    Dwight Hines, Ph.D., assistant professor of global cultural studies: "The Anthropology of Modernity: The Colonization of Consciousness and the Consciousness of Colonization."

  • March 13, 2012

    Channa Newman, Ph.D., professor of french and cultural studies and coordinator of the modern languages for the humanities: "The Genealogy of the Honors Movement in American Higher Education."

Previous lectures:

  • Robert Fessler, Ph.D., acting dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology: "Why Can't You See Things My Way?: The Psychological Dynamics Underlying the Development of Cultural Worldviews."

For more information, contact Kris Julian in the Department of Humanities and Human Sciences at 412-392-3480 or kjulian@pointpark.edu.

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