Friday, January 27, 2012

Week of 1/30 Events

Mon 1/30 (3 pm) - Viewing and Discussion of the State of the Union Address with American Public Affairs Officer, John Berry

Tue 1/31 (4 pm) - Conversation Hour on TED Talk: "Women Entrepreneurs, Example, not Exception"

Wed 2/1 (3 pm) - Presentation on e Library as a research resource by Regional Information Resource Officer Catherine Marsicek

Thur 2/2 (4 pm) - Conversation Hour: All American Muslims (TLC Show)

Fri 2/3 (3 pm) - Film Screening: "The Secret Life of Bees"

Friday, January 20, 2012

Week of 1/23 Events

Mon 1/23 (4pm) - Conversation Hour: American Comedian, Stephen Colbert Running for President!?

Tue 1/24 (4pm) - Guest Speaker: American Street Artist, Jesse Roberts

Wed 1/25 (3pm) - The Honorable Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer holding a discussion with Tunsiian on "The Role of a Constitution and the Challenges of Interpreting it for Application in Law" NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE U.S. EMBASSY PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU WANT TO COME AND MEET AT THE AC AT NO LATER THAN 2:15pm.

Bio: Stephen Breyer was born in San Francisco, California, August 15, 1938. He married Joanna Hare in 1967, and has three children - Chloe, Nell, and Michael. He received an A.B. from Stanford University, a B.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk to Justice Arthur Goldberg of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 1964 Term, as a Special Assistant to the Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Antitrust, 1965–1967, as an Assistant Special Prosecutor of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, 1973, as Special Counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1974–1975, and as Chief Counsel of the committee, 1979–1980. He was an Assistant Professor, Professor of Law, and Lecturer at Harvard Law School, 1967–1994, a Professor at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, 1977–1980, and a Visiting Professor at the College of Law, Sydney, Australia and at the University of Rome. From 1980–1990, he served as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and as its Chief Judge, 1990–1994. He also served as a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States, 1990–1994, and of the United States Sentencing Commission, 1985–1989. President Clinton nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat August 3, 1994.

Thur 1/26 (4pm) - Presentation/Conversation Hour on Tunisian Chechia and Cultural Hertiage

Fri 1/27 (3pm) - Yosser and Randa's Cooking Club!