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Norman Miller Center Calendar of Events 2013-14

Date Event
2013-14 Academic Year

"Let us love one another" - Programming for the St. Norbert College 2013-14 Annual Theme
Thursday, Sept. 19
7:00 p.m.


Dudley Birder Hall

St. Norbert Ambassador of Peace Award Ceremony and Reception

Fr. Jack MacCarthy, Chuck MacCarthy, and Peg MacCarthy will be honored as the co-recipients of the 2013 Ambassador of Peace Award. The event will include the award ceremony and reception. 



Wednesday, Oct. 16
7:00 p.m.

Ft. Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

The Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding

Changing Seasons in the Middle East: The Impact on Human Rights"

Micheline Ishay
Distinguished Professor of International Studies and Human Rights
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

Thursday, Oct. 24
7:00 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons

"How To Be a Socially Engaged Student"

Co-sponsored by ALIVE program and the Norman Miller Center for Peace, Justice & Public Understanding. 

November 10-16

International Education Week

November 16 - 24

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Wednesday, Nov. 20
7-8:30 p.m. 

Todd Wehr Hall

"Truth 101: Just War“

When is it okay to go to war?
Where does your stance on just war derive from?
What is a justifiable cause for war?

Campus Ministry and the Norman Miller Center present a respectful, inter-religious dialogue featuring Judaism, Christianity, Muslim and Secular perspectives.  

Wednesday, Feb. 12
6:00 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons

Series on Human Trafficking

"Human Trafficking: Closer Than We Think"


Katelyn Cashman
Cabrini Mission Corps

Human Trafficking is not just an overseas tragedy. We are each more connected to this issue than we would like to think. By being aware of our own connections to trafficking we can take action that will help end this human rights abuse. 

Wednesday, Feb. 12
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Energy Independence"
 

Dr. Michael Craft
Emeritus Professor, Public & Environmentsl Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Wednesday, Feb. 19
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Islamic Awakening"
 

Dr. Robert Kramer
Professor of History, St. Norbert College

Thursday, Feb. 20
4:00 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons

"Inequality for All" - Film Screening

NASPA’s Lead Initiative is excited to share with you an opportunity to participate in a simultaneous screening of U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s film, Inequality for All at campuses across the country.  This film, honored at Sundance and other film festivals, highlights income inequality in America and challenges all of us to consider how we can protect the American worker and the middle class. 

 
Following the film, Robert Reich has agreed to do a national webcast at 5:30 p.m. and answer questions from students. 
 

Wednesday, Feb. 26
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Is China's Dream a Nightmare for America and the Rest of the World?"
 

Dr. Marty Finkler
      John R. Kimberly Distinguished Professor in American Economic System,  Lawrence University
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
SPRING 2014 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

 
  "China's Resource Quest"

Michael A. Levi
David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment
Director of the Program on Engery Security and Climate Change
Council on Foreign Relations 

Thursday, Feb. 27
7:30 p.m. 

Walter Theatre,
Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

The Norman and Louis Miller Lecture in Public Understanding

"Interfaith Leadership on America's Sacred Ground"


Eboo Patel
Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core

Tuesday, March 4
7:30 p.m. 

Ft. Howard Theater,
Bemis International Center 

Series on Human Trafficking

"Half the Sky" Documentary and Letter-writing Pledge
 

Wednesday, March 5
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Turkey's Challenges"
 

Dr. Sinan Ciddi
      Institute of Turkish Studies, Georgetown University

Monday, March 10, 2014
6:00 p.m. 

Cofrin Hall,
Rm 15

ECO FILM SERIES- Sponsored by the SNC Environmental Club


  "Trashed"

Information
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
SPRING 2014 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES


"Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't Aerican Foreign Policy Do Better?"

Stephen Sestanovich
George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian ad Urasian Studies
Council on Foreign Relations 

Wednesday, March 12
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Defense Technology"
 

Mr. Shawn Brimley
     
Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security

Tuesday, March 25
7:30 p.m.

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons

Series on Human Trafficking

"Why I Care" and Freedom Footprint
 

Human trafficking is an issues that transcends language, race, sex, gender, etc. Come learn why taking a stand on human trafficking is our responsibility. This program will conclude with the slaveryfootprint.org quiz. 

Wednesday, March 26
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Israel and the U.S."
 

Dr. Fred Kaplan
     CNN, Author of The Insurgents and the Edward R. Murrow press fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
Thursday, March 27, 2014
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
SPRING 2014 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

 
  "Update on the Congo"

Jason Stearns
Director of the Usalama Progrect and Research Program on Congolese Armed Groups
Rift Valley Institute
Monday, March 31, 2014
6:00 p.m. 

Cofrin Hall,
Rm 15
ECO FILM SERIES- Sponsored by the SNC Environmental Club


  "Sun Come Up"

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Wednesday, April 2
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"U.S. Trade Policy"
 

Dr. Art Cyr
      Director of A.W. Clausen Center for World Business, Carthage College

Tuesday, April 8
7:30 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center,
Michels Commons

Series on Human Trafficking

"Wrap Up: Fact vs. Fiction"

We will discuss fact vs. fiction on human trafficking. To facilitate positive change there will be an atmosphere of respect and time for the St. Norbert Community to take a stand against modern day slavery. 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
SPRING 2014 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

 
  "Afghanistan After the Drawdown"

Seth G. Jones
Associate Director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center

RAND Corporation 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
3:00 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
Informational Session on the Peace Corps

Brett Heimann
      Regional Recruitor - Peace Corps, Midwest Regional Office

Wednesday, April 9
7:30 p.m. 

Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center

Great Decisions Lecture

"Climate Change"
 

Mr. Eric Rutkow
      Author of American Canopy: Trees, Forests, And the Making of a Nation

Tuesday, April 22
7:30 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center,
Michels Commons

Alex Kaminski - Norman Miller Center Intern

"Human Trafficking Across the Globe"

A focus on international human trafficking policy and how other nations react to human trafficking.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Norman Miller Center, Michels Commons
SPRING 2014 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

 
  "Global Gender Gaps"

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy
Council on Foreign Relations 
Monday, April 28, 2014
6:00 p.m. 

Cofrin Hall,
Rm 15
ECO FILM SERIES- Sponsored by the SNC Environmental Club


"Vanishing of the Bees"

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E-mail: nmc@snc.edu


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