UNLV Speaks

November 12, 2018: Machiavelli and the Modern Republic

Carlos Leteriely : November 12, 2018 8:00 am : UNLV Speaks

A presentation from the Forum Lecture series presented by Dr. Wayne Rebhorn, Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. His talk illustrates how Renaissance thinker,  Machiavelli, should be credited for the invention of the modern republic.


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UNLV Speaks (October 25, 2018): Growing Up with Privilege – A Talk by Dr. Margaret Hagerman

Carlos Leteriely : October 25, 2018 6:21 pm : UNLV Speaks

For this episode, a presentation from the The College of Liberal Arts’ University Forum Lecture series, presented by Dr. Margaret Hagerman. The talk goes over the contents of Dr. Hagerman’s book, White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. The book features  the voices of young, affluent white kids and their thoughts on race, racism, inequality and privilege. Dr. Margaret Hagerman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Mississippi State University.

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UNLV Speaks (October 5, 2018): A Poetry Reading by Poet Laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith

Carlos Leteriely : October 5, 2018 8:57 pm : UNLV Speaks

For this episode, a poetry reading by Poet Laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith. In 2017, Smith became the 22nd United States Poet Laureate. She has written critically acclaimed literature such as her memoir Ordinary Light and her most recent poetry book, Wade in the Water. Her 2012 collection, Life on Mars, won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.

 

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UNLV Speaks (October 2, 2018): Scaling Invisible Walls – Social Justice for People of Diverse Genders

Carlos Leteriely : October 2, 2018 6:07 pm : UNLV Speaks

This presentation explores discrimination towards people with diverse genders, how cisgenderism impacts society, as well as how you can reduce discrimination caused by cisgenderism. Markie L. C. Twist is a Professor from the University of Wisconsin-System.


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UNLV Speaks (May 14, 2018): For The Freedom of Captive Nations: Eastern European Exiles in Postwar America

Carlos Leteriely : May 14, 2018 8:30 pm : UNLV Speaks

The University Forum Lecture Series Presents a talk by independent scholar, Martin Nekola. The discussion focuses on the formation and development of organizations in the United States by political exiles from countries in East Central Europe during the early years of the Cold War.

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