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Spring 2017, Seelye Hall 201, Noon - 1:00 p.m.


The Liberal Arts Lunch presentations are sponsored by the Committee on Academic Priorities and will begin on February 2, 2017. Lunch will be provided by the Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty. The Fall 2016 schedule is available HERE.


February 2

"So Terrific, So Terrific:" The Trump Election and Presidency
Don Baumer and Marc Lendler, Government

February 9

No LAL (College closed due to inclement weather)

February 16

Reflections on a Brazilian Fusion: Botanical Gardens and Contemporary Art at Inhotim
Marguerite Itamar Harrison, Spanish and Portuguese

February 23

No LAL (Rally Day)

March 2

Memorializing Northampton State Hospital
Tom Riddell and Barbara Blumenthal

March 9

Revisiting the Oil Curse and Gender Equality: Exploring how labor nationalization policies impact the women's economic and political opportunities in the Persian Gulf
Bozena Welbourne, Government

March 16

No LAL (Spring Break)

March 23

No LAL (NEASC Community Playback Session)

March 30

Beautiful Images from New Techniques in Neuroscience
Richard Olivo, Biological Sciences

April 6

Title TBD
Ginetta Candelario, Sociology and Latin American Latin@ Studies

April 13

Title TBD
Shannon Audley, Education

April 20

Reconstructing Mexico's First National Museum
Christen Mucher, American Studies

April 27

Minds Without Fear: Philosophy in the Indian Renaissance
Nalini Bhushan and Jay Garfield, Philosophy

May 4

Performances of Racial Democracy / Spectacles of Interracial Eros: Black-and-White Pas de Deux in the National Ballet of Cuba (1970s)
Lester Tomé, Dance


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