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PREFACE Events Fall 2016


Why Studying History is Important 
Thursday, August 25, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom    
Dr. Andrew Myers, Professor of History


A Palmetto Literary Evening
Tuesday, September 6, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  
URC Greatroom   

SC First Novel Prize winner Brock Adams and finalists Tom McConnell and Erika Pertell read from their works.

Exploring the World One Language at a Time: Why Studying Foreign Languages is More Important than Ever
Thursday, September 8, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Assistant Professor of French

Why Studying Art is Important

Tuesday, September 13, 6:00-7:00 p.m. 
URC Greatroom
Jane Nodine, Professor of Art   

Liberal Education and Political Empowerment: How College Prepares Active Citizens
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
CLC Ballroom 
Dr. Abe Goldberg, Associate Professor of Political Science

Why African-American Studies Are Important
Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
URC Greatroom                        
Dr. Cassandra Jones, Assistant Professor of African-American Studies

Why English Studies Are Important
Thursday, September 29, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Celena Kusch, Associate Professor of English                   


College, Culture and Class: Exploring the Role of Social Class and Liberal Education.

Tuesday, October 4, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Tukey Theater
Dr. Clif Flynn, Professor of Sociology

From Sparta to Spartanburg: The Importance of Physical Education in Forming the Mind      
Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
CLC Ballroom
Dr. Jim Kamla, Assistant Professor of Physical Education      

Education Matters: Education, HBCUs, and the Advent of Freedom
Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tukey Theater                        
Dr. Warren Carson, Professor of English

Navigating the Global Classroom: Notes from Studying Abroad
Tuesday, October 25, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.                 
URC Greatroom
International student panel, moderated by Mr. Patrick McCleary


Why Studying Sociology is Importan
Thursday, November 3, 6:00 - 7:00  p.m.
Tukey Theater
Dr. Lizabeth Zack, Associate Professor of Sociology

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