Global Cultural Studies Launches Lecture Series Tuesday, November 8, 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."
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.