Honors College Forum Archives

 

Current Forum Schedule

Fall 2009

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

Spring 2006

 

 

Fall 2009 Forum

Date Title Presenter
08/28/09 10th Anniversary Celebration

Cynthia Avari, Justin Pacific, Walteria Tucker

09/04/09 Discussion of Blink  Dr. Michael Harrawood
09/11/09

                  State Parks and Jim Crow, or America’s Best Idea Meets America’s Worst Idea

Dr. William O’Brien
09/18/09 Using Campus Services to Enhance Your Academic Success Student Life Staff
09/25/09 Play Nice in the Sandbox Sean Pierce
10/02/09 The Secret Literature of the Last Muslims in Spain Dr. Miguel Vazquez
10/09/09 Careers in Environmental Studies FPL Guest Speakers
10/16/09 Life After the HC

Sandra Lazo de la Vega

Jocelyn Sabbagh

10/23/09 Not Just Necessities: Making Your Internship Fun and Your Thesis Doable Katy Smith
10/30/09 Optimizing Conditions for Arson Investigations Dr. Eugene Smith
11/06/09

John Locke and the Right to Bear Arms

Dr. Mark Tunick

11/13/09 Named Scholar Ceremony Prof. Mirta Ojito
11/20/09 Retrospective: First Semester at “The HC” Dr. Jeffrey Buller

 

 

Spring 2009 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
01/09/09 When 1+1=0: An Introduction to Modern Algebra

Dr. Ryan Karr

01/16/09 John Brown, Slavery, and the Roots of the Civil War Dr. David Reynolds
01/23/09

Entrepreneurship and Risk Management

George Stamas
01/30/09 “I’ll be back”:  The Terminator and American Epic Literature Dr. Michael Harrawood
02/06/09 First Person Narrations of the Loss of Self:  War Literature and the Limits of Language  Dr. Hilary Edwards
02/13/09 Anchors & Surfboards: What makes the dynactin complex so complex? Dr. Nick Quintyne
02/20/09  The Historical Origins of Terrorism

Dr. Chris Ely

02/27/09  Ritual and Rebellion in the Colonial Andes

Dr. Rachel Corr

03/06/09 Spring Break  X
03/13/09 Vistula String Quartet  
03/20/09 From Guatemala to El Sol: Immigration and Transnational Community

Dr. Tim Steigenga

03/27/09  A Little Bit of Game Theory Dr. Kanybek Nur-tegin
04/03/09 Symposium Dr. Hans J. Czap
04/10/09 Pulling Fish from the Freezer, Recent Research in Antarctica  Dr. Jon Moore
04/17/09 Walk like an Egyptian  Dr. Jeffrey L. Buller

 

 

 

Fall 2008 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
08/29/08 Panel discussion of the FAU Freshman Reading Selection, “Nickel and Dimed” 

Dr. Keving Lanning

Dr. Christopher Strain

09/05/08

Global Warming and the Myth of Hydrogen

Dr. Michelle Ivey
09/12/08

The IRONy of Aging

Dr. Paul Kirchman
09/19/08 Freedom to Break the Laws: One solution to the “Free Will Problem” Dr. Amy McLaughlin
09/26/08 Them! Dr. Jim Wetterer
10/03/08 Some Economics of Sports Dr. Keith Jakee
10/10/08 A Brief History of Pi

Dr. Robin Jordan

10/17/08 Named Scholar Ceremony - Consumer Product Safety

Ann Brown

10/24/08 Ethnomathematics – What is this? Dr. Terje Hoim
10/31/08  Optimizing Conditions for Arson Investigations  Dr. Eugene Smith
11/07/08 An Election Post-Mortem

Dr. Martin Sweet

11/14/08 Enticing the Criminal: the problem of entrapment Dr. Mark Tunick
11/21/08 Retrospective: First Semester at “The HC” Dr. Jeffrey Buller

 

Spring 2008 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
01/11/08 The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue: a note on Shakespeare

Dr. Dr. Michael Harrawood

01/18/08

Putting Square Images through Round Wires

Dr. Eugene Belogay
01/25/08

Conservation of Gopher Tortoises and Their Habitat Along the East Coast of Florida

Dr. Jon Moore
02/01/08 Comparison of Higher Education Systems in the U.S. and France Dr. Michael Armstrong
02/08/08  Online Social Networking & College Students Dr. Sameer Hinduja
02/15/08 When 1+1=0: An Introduction to Modern Algebra

Dr. Ryan Karr

02/22/08 Consuming Caribbean Bodies: Literary Examples

Dr. Mary Ann Gosser Esquilín

02/29/08 The First Terrorists

Dr. Christopher Ely

03/07/08 Spring Break X
03/14/08 The American Identity Dr. Sheldon Hackney
03/21/08 Jim Crow and State Parks in the South, 1934-1966

Dr. William O’Brien

03/28/08 Eyewitness Memory for Events Dr. Julie Earles
04/04/08 Honors College Research Symposium TBA
04/11/08 Art in the Digital Age Dr. Dorothea Lemeh
04/18/08 What Becomes a Legend Most? Dr. Jeffrey L. Buller

 

 

Fall 2007 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
08/31/07 Panel discussion of the FAU Freshman Reading Selection, “The Orchid Thief”

Dr. Laura Barrett

Dr. Jacqueline Fewkes

Dr. Jon Moore

09/07/07

Privacy in Public Places: Does GPS Surveillance Provide a Plain View?

Dr. Mark Tunick
09/14/07

Global Warming and the Myth of Hydrogen

Dr. Michelle Ivey
09/21/07 Ernest Hemingway – Latent Feminist James McGarrah, MFA
09/28/07 The Spanish Poetry of the Last Muslims in Spain Dr. Miguel Vazquez
10/05/07 Periodic Table of the Elements

Dr. Veljko Dragojlovic 

10/12/07 Named Scholar Ceremony (1-3 p.m.)

Lucia Robson

10/19/07 Emotion: Adaptive or Maladaptive?

Dr. Laura Vernon

10/26/07 Optimizing Conditions for Arson Investigations Dr. Eugene Smith
11/02/07 Visual Ethnography Dr. Jacqueline Fewkes
11/09/07 Study Abroad and Global Citizenship

Dr. Cathy Meschievitz

11/16/07 Killing Them Softly: Ignoring, Evading, and Trumping the U.S. Supreme Court Dr. Martin Sweet
11/23/07 Thanksgiving  
11/30/07 Retrospective: First Semester at “The HC” Dr. Jeffery Buller

 

Spring 2007 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
01/12/07 Cellular Aging: Do We Burn Out or Fade Away?

Dr. Paul Kirchman

01/19/07

What I did on my Sabbatical

Dr. Stephanie Fitchett
01/26/07

Ripples in Spacetime

Dr. Mark Rupright
02/02/07

The Adaptive & Maladaptive Aspects of Emotion

Dr. Laura Vernon
02/09/07   Andean Cultural Studies at FAU Dr. Rachel Corr
02/16/07

Music Inspired by the Art of the Children of the Holocaust

Dr. Carolyn Bryan

Dr. Sandra McClain

02/23/07 Fragrances and Perfumes

Dr. Veljko Dragojlovic

03/02/07 The Three Gorges Dam: China's Modernization and Historical Heritage Preservation

Dr.  Yu Jiang

03/09/07 Spring Break

X

03/16/07 When 1+1=0: An Introduction to Modern Algebra Dr. Ryan Karr
03/23/07

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Cancer Cell Division

 Dr. Nicholas Quintyne
03/30/07 Believing is seeing, or is it?

Prof. Dorotha Lemeh

04/06/07 The Economics of Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll  Dr. Keith Jakee
04/13/07 Holy Smoke: Church Arson in the U.S. Dr. Christopher Strain
04/20/07 An Oedipus for the Rest of Us Dr. Jeffrey Buller

 

Fall 2006 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
08/25/06 Can the Study of Personality be Scientific?

Dr. Kevin Lanning

09/01/06

Playgoing in Shakespeare's London: 1574-1642

Dr. Michael Harrawood 
09/08/06

The Moral Obligation to Obey the Law

Dr. Mark Tunick
09/15/06

Lived Religion, Transnational Identity, and Collective Action among the Maya of Jupiter

Dr. Tim Steigenga
09/22/06

The Maldives Mystery

Dr. Jacqueline Fewkes
09/29/06 Image Compression: Putting Square Images through Round Wires Dr. Eugene Belogay
10/06/06

The Clandestine Literature of the Last Muslims of Spain

Dr. Miguel Vazquez

10/13/06 Castaways, Stowaways and Illegal Immigrants

Dr. Jon Moore

10/20/06 Africa: A Personal Perspective on Democracy and Education

Harry A. Johnston, former state senator, US Congressman, and Special Envoy to the Sudan

10/27/06 The War on Terror: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Prof. Donald Downs, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison

11/03/06 Optimizing Conditions for Arson Investigation Dr. Eugene Smith
11/10/06 Veteran's Day  
11/17/06

Nietzsche and the Poetry of Technology

Dr. Dan White

 

 

 

Spring 2006 Forum

Date                                                                                  Title Presenter
01/13/06 “I'll be back!”: repetition, doubling, incest and revenge in The Terminator 

Dr. Michael Harrawood

01/20/06

Transportation and Immigration in Latin American and U.S. Latino Literatures

Dr. Mary Ann Gosser-Esquilin
01/27/06

Arson Investigation – Optimizing Analysis Conditions

Dr. Eugene Smith
02/03/06

TBA

Dr. Christopher Strain
02/10/06

The Clandestine Literature of the Last Muslims in Spain

Dr. Miguel Vazquez
02/17/06 Consumer Package & Products: Reflections on a Career Ray Viault, Former Vice-Chairman of General Mills
02/24/06

 Bronze Inscriptions and Confucianism in Early China

Dr. Yu Jiang

03/03/06 TBA

Dr. Jacqueline Fewkes

03/10/06 Spring Break

 

03/17/06 Fishes and Corals on the New England Seamount

Dr. Jon Moore

03/24/06 How the World Got Rich Quick Dr. Travis Lybbert
03/31/06 The Persistence of Unconstitutional Laws Dr. Martin Sweet
04/07/06 Indescribable violence, truth, and what it means to be human: Why you should care about the literature of war Dr. Hilary Edwards 
04/14/06

When 1 + 1 = 0: A Modern Twist on Classical Algebra

Dr. Ryan Karr
04/21/06

What Can We Learn from the Post-WWII Allied Occupation of Japan?

Dr. William Lando

 

 

 



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