Rogers Smith, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania.
"On a Mission from God? The Story of American Peoplehood Today"
Helen Ladd, Associate Director, Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy; Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics, Duke University.
"Race and Education Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa"
Meredith McGehee, Executive Director, Alliance for Better Campaigns.
“Our Democracy, Our Airwaves”
Interdisciplinary Studies Mosaic Roundtable, featuring UMBC faculty Tom Schaller (Political Science), Chris Corbett (English), Jason Loviglio (American Studies), Moderator Susan Dwyer (Philosophy) and Terry Eastland, publisher of The Weekly Standard.
“Bias and the Media”
Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Studies Program.
“Community Building by Design: Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization in the Baltimore-Washington Area”
Sponsored by the Center for Art and Visual Culture, the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems and the Neighborhood Design Center of Baltimore.
Azar Nafisi, Author and Visiting Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.
“Reading Lolita in Teheran”
Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, the Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program, the Women's Studies Program, and the Department of English.
Sheryll Cashin, Professor of Law, Georgetown University, and author of The Failures of Integration: How Race and Class Are Undermining The American Dream.
“W.E.B. DuBois Lecture”
Sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies
William Baumol, Professor of Economics, New York University and Emeritus Professor of Economics, Princeton University.
“Independent Entrepreneurs and Giant Enterprises: The David-Goliath Partnership"
Mullen Lecture. Sponsored by the Department of Economics.
Scott Stossel, Senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly
"Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver"
Sponsored by the Shriver Peaceworker Program.
Ron Andersen, Professor of Health Services and Sociology, UCLA School of Public Health.
"The Ethnicity of Patients and Their Doctors: Implications for Access to and Quality of Care"
Co-sponsored by the Department of Public Policy and the Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research.