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Seminar Topic for 1997-98: "Civility and Censorship: Critical Conversation in a Civil Society"

Colloquium, April 16-18, 1998
British Studies Room, LIBR M549

Thursday, April 16
2:00 - 3:15 pm Civility on Campus: Examining the Albino Presidency
James Nickel (moderator)
Phillip Tompkins, William Lewis

3:30 - 5:00 pm Lecture by Barnett Pearce (held in UMC 235)
"Developing Dialogic Conversations"

6:00 - 7:00 pm Keynote address: Leslie Marmon Silko
"Sold Out: Religious Freedom’s Demise in the U.S."


Friday, April 17
10:00 - 10:30 am Coffee and Pastries

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Civility and Community: Responding to the Task Force Reports
Karen Tracy (moderator)
Elease Robbins, Rolf Norgaard, Lou Mulligan
Merrill Lessley (respondent)

12:00 - 2:00 pm Break for lunch

2:00 - 3:15 pm The Virtues of Civility
Rolf Norgaard (moderator)
James Nickel, Zala Volcic, Lou Mulligan

3:30 - 5:00 pm The Rhetoric of Civility
Chris Braider (moderator)
Sarah Peterson Pittock, Rolf Norgaard, Karen Tracy

6:00 - 7:00 pm Keynote address: Stanley Katz
"Accountability in the Arts and Sciences"


Saturday, April 18
9:00 - 10:00 am Breakfast

10:00 am - 12:00 noon Roundtable Discussion: The Future of Civility