In his Athenaeum talk, Klein will address concerns about media consolidation: Does it cause "sameness" in the news and information we receive? Is it better than the family dynasties that once owned the media? Has corporate ownership changed the way copyright law is being used here in the U.S. so that it discourages competition? What has been the impact of the internet? What is the future of publishing?
Jeff Klein graduated from CMC summa cum laude and received a law degree from Stanford and master of journalism from Columbia. He is also the father of Kevyn Klein, CMC class of '08.
Professor Ilya Prizel in his address entitled "Europe- The Vulnerable Giant" breaks with the standard evaluations and reinterprets common assessments of the place of Europe in the international system. Prizel will question the force of Europe's "re-emergence" in the international arena at the end of the Cold War and in the twenty-first century. In his address. Prizel will examine the slew of both domestic and external structural challenges that Europe faces. Prizel will argue that Europe is not prepared to meet these challenges and, given its emerging political structures, these burdens ultimately will lead to Europe's accelerating decline.
Ilya Prizel is professor of political science and history at the University of Pittsburgh, and the editor of the leading journal, East European Politics and Society. He is one of the country's foremost scholars on Eastern Europe. He has published numerous articles and books, including National Identity and Foreign Policy: Nationalism and Leadership in Poland, Russia and Ukraine (1998); Postcommunist Eastern Europe: Crisis and Reform (1992); Ethnicity and Foreign Relations: The Case of Ukraine (1993); and Latin America through Soviet Eyes: The Evolution of Soviet Perceptions during the Brezhnev Era 1964-1982 (1990).
Ilya Prizel's lecture is sponsored by The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies.
Lunch 11:45 a.m., Lecture 12:15 p.m.
Walid Kazziha brings an exceptional perspective to this agonizing conflict. Educated at the American University in Beirut, the University of Edinborough and the School of Oriental and Asian Studies in London, Professor Kazziha is director of the graduate department of political science at the American University in Cairo. The main focus of his work has been the politics of the Middle East with a focus in recent years on the resurgence of Political Islam in relation to more than one region, and in relation to Muslim communities living in Western societies. Professor Kazziha is the author of numerous books and articles including Revolutionary Transformation in the Arab World (1975) and Political Consciousness and the Crisis of Political Liberalization in the Arab World (2000).
Professor Kazziha's Athenaeum address is sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights.
After first working with Star Trek: The Next Generation, Braga moved to Star Trek: Voyager when the series premiered in 1995. Currently, Braga serves as co-creator and executive producer of the UPN television series Star Trek: Enterprise. His work with Trek has not been limited to the television shows he also co-wrote two of the feature films, Star Trek: Generations (1994) and Star Trek: First Contact (1996). First Contact, which earned close to $150 million worldwide during its theatrical release, is the highest grossing of the 10 Trek movies. Braga also received a story credit for his work on Mission: Impossible 2 (2000). He is currently in the process of developing a new television series for Paramount.
A native of Bozeman, Montana, Braga attended Kent State University before studying Theater Arts and Filmmaking at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In 1990, he received a writing internship from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, which led to his writing and producing position on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
His talk is sponsored by the Gould Center as part of the series Philosophy through Science Fiction.
LUNCH 11:45 a.m., LECTURE 12:15 p.m.
Kenneth Cloke is the director of the Center for Dispute Resolution in Los Angeles. He holds a law degree from Boalt Hall and a Ph.D. from UCLA. During his long and distinguished career, he has served as a mediator and arbitrator in international, workplace, educational, commercial, and family disputes. As an international leader in the practice of alternative dispute resolution, Kenneth Cloke has worked as a consultant and trainer in Brazil, China, Cuba, Ireland. Nicaragua, Pakistan, and Thailand. He is the author of several books on conflict resolution, including, Mediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution (2001).
In 1992, as a response to the civil unrest in Los Angeles, Father Boyle formed Homeboy Industries, to create businesses that provide training, work experience, and above all, the opportunity for rival gang members to work side by side. The following economic development enterprises have been created since the first venture, Homeboy Bakery; Homeboy Silkscreen; Homeboy/Homegirl Merchandise; Homeboy Graffiti Removal, Homeboy Maintenance; and Homehoy Landscaping.
Father Boyle was born in Los Angeles. He received his B.A. in English from Gonzaga University, an M.A. in English from Loyola Marymount University, and an STM degree from the Jesuit School of Theology. Before becoming pastor of Dolores Mission, Father Boyle taught at Loyola High School and worked with Christian Base Communities in Cochabanba, Bolivia. He has also served as Chaplain of the Islas Marias Penal Colony in Mexico and Folsom Prison. Father Boyle is a nationally renowned speaker at conferences for teachers, social workers and criminal justice workers about the importance of adult attention, guidance, and unconditional love in preventing youth from joining gangs. His Athenaeum address is sponsored by the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College.
"Best Practices in Leadership"
Professor Ciulla has also held the UNESCO Chair in Leadership Studies at the United Nations International Leadership Academy in Jordan, and academic appointments at La Salle University, the Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, and Oxford University. In 2003 she received an Outstanding Faculty Award from The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia.
Ciulla writes and lectures on leadership ethics, business ethics and the philosophy of work. Her books include The Working Life: The Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work (2000), and The Ethics of Leadership (2002). She recently co-authoring a business ethics book called Honest Work: A Business Ethics Reader, which will be published by Oxford University Press (2005). Ciulla is currently writing about the origins of leadership.
Ciulla also lectures and consults with business and government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. She has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs and was featured in Bill Moyers "World of Ideas II" series. Ciulla serves on the editorial boards The Leadership Quarterly, The Business Ethics Quarterly, and Leadership. She is also on the board of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation.
Lunch, 12:45 p.m., Lecture, 1:15 p.m.
Reports of Mitch's work have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Economist, U S. News and World Report, Business Week, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. He is the author of five books, including Joining Forces: Making One Plus One Equal Three in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances (1997). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan and has lectured at the Harvard Business School and Smithsonian Institution.
Lunch 11:45 a.m., Lecture 12:15 p.m.
Paul Rusesabagina risked his life and lives of his family to turn the Rwandan hotel he managed into a sanctuary. Driven by compassion and generosity of spirit, and armed with nothing but some convincing words, Rusesabagina saved the lives of 1,268 people, most of which were children, from being savagely executed.
Rusesabagina was born June 15, 1954 to a farming family and attended 13 years of primary and secondary at a Seventh Day Adventist missionary school. In 1984 he enrolled in the Kenya Utalii College in Nairobi in the Hotel Management course, which he completed in 1984 in Switzerland. He was employed by Sabena Hotels and promoted to general manager. Rusesabagina was at the Mille Collines Hotel in Kigali for almost the entire span of the genocide. In 1996 he went to Belgium as a refugee. From that time to date, he has worked as a businessman and owns a transport company. He is also still involved in charitable organizaions aiding survivors of the Rwandan tragedy and is in the process of setting up a foundation in his name for further assistance.
Paul Rusesabagina served as special consultant to United Artists and Lion's Gate Films' production of this year's award-winning film, Hotel Rwanda (2004). His visit to CMC is jointly sponsored by the Athenaeum and the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights.
The lunch is for CMC persons only, the lecture is open to all with overflow seating in McKenna Auditorium.
Lilia Shevtsova, professor of political science at Moscow State Institute for International Relations and Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Moscow, comes to Claremont from Russia in order to analyze recent developments in Russian politics. Shevtsova has written over 400 articles in the Russian and Western press and has authored and co-authored numerous books, including Socialism and Catholicism; Inside the Russian Enigma; Democratization in Russia; Yeltsin's Russia: Myths and Reality (1999); Regime of Boris Yeltsin; Political Russia; Civil-Military Relations and Democracy; New Russia; Europe by Nature; Political Parties in Russia; Political Leadership: From Gorbachev to Putin; State Beyond Crisis: Post-Colonial Africa and Post-Soviet Eurasia in Comparative Perspective; Krieg in Kosovo.
In addition to her extensive teaching and her prolific scholarship, Shevtsova has served on many important commissions in Russia and internationally. Until the early nineties, Shevtsova worked as a department head and then the First Deputy Director of the Institute for International Economic and Political Studies at the Academy of Science. From 1991 to 1992, Shevtsova was member of the Commission investigating the activity of the Communist party of the USSR. In 19972002 she was chair of the Program on Eurasia and Eastern Europe of SSRC (New York). In 19992002 she was member of the Social Council "In Defense of Freedom of Press" headed by Mikhail Gorbachev. Since 1993 she's been member of editorial boards of the journals Polls, Pro at Contra, Journal of Democracy, Demokratizacija, Megapolis, Moscow News. She is also currently a member of Women in International Security Advising Board, and a member of the Executive Council of Russian Political Association.
Lilia Shevtsova's lecture is sponsored by The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies.
The film follows these students as they engage in intensive study of North African history, theology, and cultural studies through the American University Center of Provence. In France, they tackle internships at organizations serving Marseille's North African population, learn Arabic and belly dancing, and talk with important members of the city's Arab-Muslim community. With candid guidance from renowned Islam expert Bruno Etienne, and a pivotal two-week homestay in Fez, Morocco, the students confront their prior ignorance in order to engage with a culture that post-9/1 1 America seems increasingly willing to paint as "the other."
Lauren Weeth will introduce the film and lead the discussion following its conclusion.
Unfortunately, as is the case with many other tropical paradises, Borneo's forests are rapidly disappearing and the orangutans with it. More than 80% of the forests have already been logged. If the rate of destruction continues at its current clip, the rainforests and its orangutan residents could vanish within the next 10 years.
Scripps College graduate Debra Erickson will present an overview of the work that Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) is conducting in Central Borneo to protect the orangutan and its dwindling habitat. Erickson works with Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas, the first scientist to conduct a comprehensive study of the orangutan in the wild. Erickson is Conservation Director of OFI and has previously worked for ZILOG, Inc., Anheuser-Busch Companies, SeaWorld of California, SeaWorld of Florida. the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, and Busch Entertainment Corporation in the areas of product development, marketing, public relations, education, and conservation.
Formerly a student of professor of biology Dan Guthrie of the Joint Science Program (CMC/Scripps/Pitzer) Debra Erickson's Athenaeum presentation is sponsored by the Roberts Environmental Center at Claremont McKenna College.
TIM HAGANS, trumpet
DAVE WOODLEY, trombone
DANNY HOUSE, alto saxophone
CECILIA COLEMAN, piano
DAREK OLES, bass
JOE LABARBERA, drums
After Coleman. Redman joined Keith Jarrett's quintet where his versatility brought a unique quality to Jarrett's group. There were frequent recordings during this period that led to even greater exposure. Albums with Charlie Haden, Carla Bley, Don Cherry, Roswell Rudd, and Leroy Jenkins were the result. During the mid-1970's, Redman had the opportunity to record several albums as a leader. Two albums for the Impulse! label: Ear of the Behearer (1973) and Coincide (1974) are classics. Musics (1978) and Sound Sign (1978) were recorded for the Galaxy label. His most recent recording, In London (1996), finds him in top form.
Dewey Redman is a consummate artist in his prime. His message is clear, masterful and dynamic.