Marian Miner Cook
Athenaeum

A distinctive
feature of social and
cultural life at CMC

Speakers, Fall 1989

 

Wednesday,
September 13
John Roth, Russell K. Pitzer professor of philosophy and religious studies, CMC; editor, Philosophy of Josiah Royce (1982) and author, Approaches to Auschwitz (1987); "Religious Freedom and Human Dignity in the Soviet Union"
 
Thursday,
September 14
Alicia Appleman-Jurman, Holocaust survivor; author, Alicia: My Story (1988); "Alicia Before and After World War II"
 
Monday,
September 18
Le Ly Hayslip, director, East Meets West; author, "When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace" (1989)
 
Thursday,
September 21
Michael Graber '74, alpinist; sports photographer; "The Spirit of Adventure"
 
Monday,
September 25
Lily Golden, cultural anthropologist; "A Black Soviet's View of Glasnost, Perestroika, and Ethnic Groups in the USSR"
 
Tuesday,
September 26
Stanley Karnow, columnist; author, Southeast Asia (1975) and "Vietnam: A History" (1983)
 
Wednesday,
September 27
Frances Fitzgerald, journalist; author, "Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam" (1972)
 
Thursday,
September 28
Frances Fitzgerald, journalist; author, America Revisited: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century (1979) and Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Culture (1986); "The Iran-Contra Affair" (12:00 p.m.)
 
Thursday,
September 28
Ellen Gilchrist, poet; author, In the Land of Dreamy Dreams (1981) and The Anna Papers (1988); "An Evening of Poetry"
 
Monday,
October 2
Ann Bancroft, adventurer; "First Woman to the North Pole"
 
Tuesday,
October 3
Rushworth Kidder, senior columnist, The Christian Science Monitor; author, An Agenda for the 21st Century (1987) and Reinventing the Future: Global Goals for the 21st Century (1989); "The Soviet Union and the Agenda for the Twenty-first Century"
 
Wednesday,
October 4
Carlos Fuentes, author, The Old Gringo (1985) and The Hydra Head (1978); "Literature, Politics, and International Relations" (3:00 p.m. Albrecht Auditorium)
 
Wednesday,
October 4
Carlos Fuentes, author, The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962) and The Good Conscience (1987); "An Evening with Carlos Fuentes"
 
Thursday,
October 5
Arthur Macy Cox, diplomat; author, Russian Roulette: The Superpower Game (1982) and The CIA's Tragic Error (1980); "Cooperation and Coexistence with the Soviet Union"
 
Monday,
October 9
James Joseph, president, Council on Foundations; author, The Charitable Influence: Wealth and Social Conscience in Communities and Cultures Outside the U.S. (1989); "Marx and de Tocqueville: The Emergence of a Voluntary Sector in the Soviet Union"
 
Tuesday,
October 10
Suzi Landolphi, AIDS activist; "Hot, Sexy, and Safer"
 
Wednesday,
October 11
James Blascovich, professor of psychology, SUNY Buffalo; "Physical and Psychological Stressors and Coronary Artery Disease" (12:30 p.m.)
 
Wednesday,
October 11
Brenda Major, professor of social psychology, SUNY Buffalo; "How Women Judge Their Worth"
 
Wednesday,
October 18
Seymour Hersh, journalist; author, The Target is Destroyed: What Really Happened to Flight 007 and What America Knew About It (1986) and The Prince of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House (1983); "The Uncovering of My Lai"
 
Thursday,
October 19
Shoba Srinivasan '90, violin; Elizabeth Sollie '91, violin; "Musical Tea" (3:30 p.m.)
 
Thursday,
October 19
Yoichi Funabashi, editor for economic affairs, Asahi Shimbun; author, Managing the Dollar: From the Plaza to the Louvre (1989); "The U.S.-Japan Economic Entanglements"
 
Monday,
October 23
Tim O'Brien, author, If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home (1973), Nuclear Age (1986) and "Going After Cacciato" (1978)
 
Tuesday,
October 24
Shirley Metz, adventurer; "First Woman to Ski to the South Pole"
 
Wednesday,
October 25
Ted Post, film director, Magnum Force (1973) and "Go Tell the Spartans" (1976)
 
Wednesday,
November 1
Malcolm Toon, former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union; "Managing Our Relations with Russia"
 
Thursday,
November 2
George Roberts '66 P'93, founding partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company (KKR); "The Heart of the Deal: LBO's and Corporate America" (4:00 p.m. McKenna Auditorium)
 
Thursday,
November 2
Dan Walters, journalist, Sacramento Bee; author, The New California: Facing the 21st Century (1986); Frank Del Olmo, editorial writer, Los Angeles Times; "Local Representation"
 
Monday,
November 6
Ron Kovic, Vietnam War veteran; author, "Born on the Fourth of July" (1976)
 
Tuesday,
November 7
Ray Bradbury, author, The Martian Chronicles (1950) and Fahrenheit 451 (1953); "An Evening with Ray Bradbury"
 
Wednesday,
November 8
Andrzev Korbonski, professor of political science, UCLA; "Poland 1989: Democracy Triumphant?"
 
Thursday,
November 9
Margaret Gullette, author, The Art and Craft of Teaching (1984) and Safe at Last in the Middle Years: The Invention of the Midlife Progress Novel: Saul Bellow, Margaret Drabble, Anne Tyler, John Updike (1988); "Mid-Life Revisionism and the Ideologies of Aging in Literature"
 
Thursday,
November 9
Buddy Rogers, actor and husband of Mary Pickford; "Mary Pickford as My Best Girl" (7:30 p.m. Mary Pickford Auditorium)
 
Monday,
November 13
Neil Sheehan, journalist; author, The Arnheiter Affair (1972) and "A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam" (1988)
 
Tuesday,
November 14
Robert Scalapino, Robson research professor of government, director, East Asian Studies, U.C. Berkeley; author, Asia and the Road Ahead (1975) and Major Power Relations in Northeastern Asia (1987), "Vietnam: 25 Years Later"
 
Wednesday,
November 15
Harry Jaffa, Henry Salvatori professor of political philosophy and American Constitutionalism, CMC; author, Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates (1959) and The Conditions of Freedom (1975); Clark Kucheman, professor of philosophy, CMC; "Fukuyama's- The End of History?"
 
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Unless otherwise noted, lunch begins at 11:45 a.m.; speaker presentations begin at 12:15 p.m.
Evening receptions begin at 5:30 p.m.; dinner is served at 6 p.m.; speaker presentations begin at 6:45 p.m.