NWU Spring Lecture Series Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its spring lectures.

The following lectures will begin in February:

Thursday, February 3, 1 p.m., O’Donnell Auditorium
Forum Lecture
Sports-Related Brain Injury Panel
Featuring panelists Dr. Ann McKee, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine; Dr. Dan Tomes, Neurological & Spinal Surgery, LLC, Lincoln

Thursday, March 3, 1 p.m., Olin B Lecture Hall
Forum Lecture
“Discovering the Quantum Universe at the Large Hadron Collider”
Ken Bloom, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Thursday, March 10, 1 p.m., Callen Conference Center
Lambda Pi Eta Communication Lecture
“Gesundheit! Bless You! Salud! Promoting Health Across Cultures: Facilitating Intercultural Dialogue in Health Care”
Dr. Beatriz Torres, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Gustavus Adolphus College

Thursday, April 7, 1 p.m., Olin B Lecture Hall
Forum Lecture
“ICYIZERE: hope”
Patrick Mureithi, award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist in residence, Drury University and Missouri State University

Thursday, April 21, 3:30 p.m., Callen Conference Center
Kenneth Holder Memorial Lecture
“From Athens (Via Alexandria) to Baghdad: Medieval Arabic Rhetoric as Dialogic”
Dr. Maha Baddar, Writing Department, Pima Community College

Thursday, April 28, 1 p.m., Callen Conference Center
Mattingly Visiting Distinguished Scholar Series
“Islamophobia: How Muslims Became America’s Enemy”
Edward Curtis IV, Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Two other university lectures are currently being planned and details will be forthcoming.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

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