Daemen College Speaker & Special Events
Monday, November 3, 2014
4:00 - 5:30 pm - Wick Center: Alumni Lounge
The History & Political Science Department will host a panel discussion on voting rights issues concerning the rights of youth and minority voters in the upcoming midterm elections and beyond. The event will be moderated by Dr. Lisa Parshall (Associate Professor of Political Science), and panelists will include Dr. Angela Diaz (Assistant Professor of History) and Dr. Jay Wendland (Assistant Professor of Political Science).
The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by the Department of History & Political Science.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
5:00 - 6:30 pm - Wick Center: Alumni Lounge
Jen Swan, the Associate Director of ASI (Arts Services Initiative of WNY ), will be discussing development and community building through cultural funding, and how ASI facilitates State funding and State priorities to be realized on the local level.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 pm - Rosary Hall: RH Reception Area
We are what we fear as much as what we desire. What can we learn about ourselves from examining our favorite monsters? Castillo will open up a conversation about vampires and especially zombies, the perfect monsters for the age of globalization, also known as the age of the post-human.
Sponsored by the Departments of English and Modern Languages and the Core Director.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
6:00 - 7:30 pm - Wick Center: Alumni Lounge
Dr. Orla-Bukowska's presentation will focus on the heroic stories of non-Jews in Poland and elsewhere who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. These people have been named as "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority).
Dr. Orla-Bukowska is a social anthropologist in the Institute of Sociology at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Her specialization is Polish Christiisn-Polish Jewish relations in the 20th and 21st centuries. She was a 1999 Koerner Holocaust Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, a 2004 Yad Vashem Fellow in Jerusalem, and a 2009 Skalny Center Fellow at the University of Rochester.
For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Kier Wise at email@example.com
Free and open to the Public.