Thursday, June 30, 2011

Week of 7/4 Events

Mon 7/4 - AC CLOSED for American Independence Day

Tue 7/5 - American Independence Day Quiz, Presentation and Yard Games in Belvedere Park (1PM)

Wed 7/6 - Conversation Hour: Freedom of Speech (1PM)

Thur 7/7 - Guest Speaker, Doug Penhallegon on Comparison and Contrast of the Arab Spring and Eastern European Revolutions (12:30)

Doug Penhallegon teaches in the History Department at Duquesne University in addition to the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement. He has two Master's degrees from Duquesne, in History and in Liberal Studies. His fields of expertise include contemporary Islamic-Western relations, Middle East politics, and peacebuilding. Doug is the 2010-2011 Commonwealth Speaker for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, where he offers public lectures on the debate over the supposed "clash of civilizations" between the Muslim and Western worlds. He also earned a Certificate in National Security and Intelligence Studies from Point Park University. He has taught history everywhere from below the flightdeck of an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to a halfway house in Harlem, NY. In the fall of 2011 he will begin a PhD in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations at Kent State University.

Fri 7/8 Film: Good Hair (1PM)

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