Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Honors Forum Lecture Series 2010-2011

The Maricopa Community Colleges' District Honors Program will sponsor a series of six Honors Forum lectures beginning in September.

The theme for the 2010-11 series is The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril and Promise. All lectures begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

The series begins Wednesday, September 22 with i-Brain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind. Dr. Gary Small will make the presentation at Phoenix College's Bulpitt Auditorium, where a book signing with Dr. Small will also be held.

Speaker Peter Phillips will present Media Democracy in Action on Wednesday, October 20, at Glendale Community College's Student Union.

The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes our Future will be presented by Mark Bauerlein on Wednesday, November 17 at Mesa Community College's Navajo Room. A book signing with Bauerlein will also be conducted.

Speaker Sam Gosling will present Snoop: What Your Stuff Says about You on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, at PC's Bulpitt Auditorium. A book signing will also be held as part of the event.

Civil Liberties and Current Challenges for the FBI will be presented Wednesday, March 23, 2011, by National Public Radio reporter Dina Temple-Raston at Mesa Community College's Navajo Room.

Speaker Yvonne Latty will present The Griot: First Person Storytelling on Wednesday, April 13 at Glendale Community College's Student Union.

More information on the Honors Forum Lecture Series is available by calling Eric Leshinskie, District Director of Academic Affairs Support Programs & Services, at ( 480 ) 731-8300. The Honors Forum Lecture Series is coordinated by the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction ( MCLI ), a division of Academic and Student Affairs.

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