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Theme Events

Campus Theme 2005-06



Dissent In A Free Society

Key Events For The Academic Year

Please plan on participating in these special events relating to this year's campus theme, Dissent In A Free Society. Additional events will be announced later in the term.

Schedule Key:

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Events Schedule:


Monday, August 29


Convocation Speaker: Cecelia Holloway-Smith '79 

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Cecelia Holloway-Smith '79, Vice President for Diversity at Paramount Pictures, will reflect on the issue of dissent in the media.  



Monday, September 26 - Friday, September 30

Banned Books Week                                                

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Banned Books Week is sponsored nationally by the American Library Association and at Utica College by the Department of Communications. This year's events will feature participation by nationally syndicated columnist Alexander Cockburn in classroom discussions, a banned book reading, and a public forum (see below). 



Thursday, September 29



Banned Book Reading
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.         

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This event will take place in the Strebel Student Center and will feature participation by Alexander Cockburn.


Public Talk: Alexander Cockburn  This icon indicates an event that is open to the public

7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

For information on the featured speaker for this event, click here. 










Saturday, October 3 -- Thursday, October 27



Exhibit: "Faces of Liberty"
Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library

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Faces of Liberty is a photo-journal display that puts human faces on complex civil liberties issues, documenting the challenges of ordinary men, women, and students who faced unpopularity and adversity when standing up for their beliefs.

For details on this event, click here.
Presented by the New York Civil Liberties Union.



Thursday, October 6


Film: The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky and His Legacy
7:30 p.m.

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For details on this event, click here.


Tuesday, October 25

Public Talk: Barrie Gewanter  This icon indicates an event that is open to the public

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For information on the featured speaker for this event, click here.












Wednesday, October 26



All-College Discussion
1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
             
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From 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. there will be an all-college period devoted to a discussion of the role of dissent on campus. Different sessions will focus on a range of issues, including student media, academic freedom in the classroom and in print, and legislation affecting academic freedom.

 

Wednesday, November 16


High School Press Day            

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Tuesday, March 28, 2006 


                                                 
Public Talk: Bob Barr   This icon indicates an event that is open to the public

7:30 to 9:00 p.m.


For information on the featured speaker for this event, click here.