|Power lunch: School presents Food For Thought series
RELEASED: January 10, 2002
DANVILLE, KYCentre College invites all students, alumni, parents and the community to nourish their minds as well as their bodies during its "Food For Thought" series.
The series consists of six discussions led by Centre College professors during lunch in the Carnegie Club. Lunch is provided. The series will begin in January and run through March on every other Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. You may choose to register for the sessions at $10 per session or you may subscribe to the entire series for $50.
To register, call Jeanine Sanders of the Alumni House at (859) 238-5500 or toll-free at (877) 678-9822.
The series begins Jan. 16 with Ken Keffer's discussion "Montaigne and 16th Century Terrorism." Keffer is professor of modern languages at Centre. He will explore why Montaigne failed to mention a notorious massacre in his essay detailing the 16th Century.
Associate Professor of History Clarence Wyatt will speak on the historic preservation, heritage tourism, and economic development of the battle and the town of Perryville on Jan. 30.
On Feb. 13, Nayef Samhat, assistant professor of government and international studies, will look at the crucial issues facing Palestine.
On Feb. 27, Professor of English Milton Reigelman will discuss "The Utopian Impulse in America" and how American ideas on this subject may have changed post-Sept. 11.
"Afghanistan: A Bit About Its History and Future" will be led by Michael Hamm, professor of history, on March 13. Hamm will look at the nature of Afghan society, relations between Afghanistan and its neighbors, and will share some thoughts about the future of Central Asia.
The series will conclude March 27 with Tony Haigh's discussion "Contemporary English Theatre." Haigh, professor of dramatic arts, will speak on how the theatre is alive and well in almost every city in England.
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