This fall brought more provocative speakers, discussion to the Athenaum

December 4, 2013

This Fall was another great season of informative and provocative lectures from a bevy of movers, shakers, thinkers, leaders and luminaries.

In case you missed them, see video of entire talks from select Fall speakers at the Athenaeum.


admin-ajax.php Gloria Allred

Gloria Allred "Women’s Rights and Women’s Wrongs – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and Sexual Assault on College Campuses"

Charles Armstrong, "North Korea and the World, a Complicated Relationship"

Screen Shot 2013-12-04 at 3.26.51 PM Gustavo Arrellano

Gustavo Arrellano, "Ask a Mexican!"

Joanna Auron-Gorska, Piotr Stasiak, Rabbi Hiam Dov Beliak, "A Panel Discussion on Jewish Renewal in Poland"

Will Barndt, "How To Get A Job Anywhere: The Nationalization of Our Liberal Arts Colleges"

Yehuda Bauer, "The Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion- A New Look"

Roger Berkowitz, "Hannah Arendt, Eichmann, and the Holocaust"

Richard Breitman, "FDR and the Jews"

Tyler Burge, "Perception: Origins of Mind"

Thanassis Cambanis, "The Arab Uprisings Aren’t Over"

Screen Shot 2013-12-04 at 3.26.07 PM Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi, "Human Rights and the Role of Faith in World Peace"

James Fadiman, "The Psychedelic Renaissance: Promise and Pitfalls"

Screen Shot 2013-12-04 at 3.38.18 PM Dorothy Fadiman

Dorothy Fadiman, "When a Filmmaker's Passion Catches Fire: An Evening with Documentary Producer Dorothy Fadiman"

Lev Gonick, "From Digital Campus to Connected Community: The Story of NEOhio's OneCommunity"

Madeline Hsu,  "How Chinese Immigrants Became Model Minorities: Intellectuals, Refugees, and Immigration Selection, 1908-1962"

Jonathan V. Last,"No More Babies: What to Expect When No One's Expecting"

Screen Shot 2013-11-26 at 9.47.08 AM Books of poetry by Ricardo Quinones

Ricardo Quinones P'89, Todd Mandel, A. Richard Sogliuzzo, Luigi Pirandello, Rachel Vetter Huang, "The Way We Used to Be: Dreams of Americana in Verse"

Swami Sarvadevananda, "Vedanta, Vivekananda, and Human Excellence: Living a Balanced Life of Doing and Being"

Vera Schwarcz, "The Small, Still Voice of the Past: How Memory Studies Changed Historical Truth in China, and Beyond"

Kevin Tan '86, "Lunch with a Leader: Yes I Can! Short Stories of Creative Problem Solving"

Zach Wahls, "What Makes a Family?"

Jeff Wasserstrom,  "China Beyond the Sound Bites"


Also, see these one-on-one interviews with Athenaeum speakers:

Guy Sorman on "The Silent Strength of Liu Xia" photography exhibit

Bill Gross, Founder of Idealab, "Talks Business"


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