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Library

Faculty Author Talks

The library hosts talks by faculty authors several times a year.  Below are some featured talks. Follow us on Twitter for notifications of future author talks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor of French Cynthia Hahn
A reading from Professor Hahn’s bilingual self-translated book of poetry Co-ïncidences, including a question and answer session on the poems and book’s artwork. 
March 17, 2015


Related Publication: Co-ïncidences (alfAbarre)

 


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Assistant Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers

“The Making of Wrigley Regulars: Finding Community in the Bleachers
A book talk focusing on the development of a research idea and the use of a qualitative approach to understand how community works
in the US.
April 18, 2011


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Interdisciplinary Faculty:
Professor of French Cynthia Hahn
Associate Professor of Spanish Lois Barr
Senior Lecturer in Psychology Kathryn Dohrmann
“Inside Out: Role Reversal and Relationships with Aging Parents”
March 17, 2011

Related Publication: Outside-in-Sideout: Poems



Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology Alexander Mawyer

“Grandmothers, Sharks and Other Dangerous Things: Negotiating Anthropological Fieldwork in the South Pacific”
March 22, 2010

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Related Publication: Varua Tupu: New Writing from French Polynesia


Matt Kelley
Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew R. Kelley

“Blame My Students for This Book!”
February 16, 2010

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Related Publication: Applied Memory


Davis Schneiderman
Associate Professor of EnglishDavis Schneiderman
“The End of Publishing: Lake Forest College Press / &NOW Books”
November 18, 2009

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Related Publications: Beyond Burnham
The &NOW Awards: The Best Innovative Writing


Rob Baade
A.B. Dick Professor of Economics Rob Baade

“Should Chicago Be Careful in What It Wishes for in Pursuing the 2016 Olympic Games?”
September 30, 2009

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Related Publication: Transatlantic Sport: The Comparative Economics of North American and European Sports



James D. Vail Professor of Art Ann M. Roberts

“Religious Images for Renaissance Women”
November 10, 2008

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Related Publication: Dominican Women and Renaissance Art: The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa



Professor of Politics, Emerita Ghada Talhami

“How Does the Palestine Question Play in the Arabic Press?”
April 23, 2008

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Related Publication: Palestine in the Egyptian Press: From Al-Ahram to Al-Ahali