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1051 RADIO BROADCAST A Public Affair Why One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    8:30-9:00 on Monday April 8, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: Sam Fuqua

1111 Immigration: My Land or Our Land


1112 Losing Faith in Science


1113 Confessions of a Cinephile


1114 Latin America: Engine of Global Economic Growth


1115 Voting Is a Right, not a Wrong


1116 Sex Sells


1117 Strategic Uses of Soft Power


1118 Growing Old: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


1119 Imported News: The Best Reporting Comes From Overseas


1350 KEYNOTE Who Stole the American Dream?

    11:30-12:20 on Monday April 8, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Phil DiStefano

1450 PLENARY Why Won’t Universities Teach Virtue


1512 Looking for God in the Particles


1513 Improvisation: Giving Fear the Finger


1514 DNR: To Be or not to Be


1515 Finding Work When Careers Are Obsolete


1516 Tweeting for Freedom or Frivolity


1517 When Binders Full of Women Vote


1518 Vampires!


1600 PLENARY Bipartisanship, Civility and Dialogue

    2:00-2:50 on Monday April 8, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Duffey Asher

1661 Arab Spring: Identities in Revolution


1701 RADIO BROADCAST Metro Legal Pot: Hemp, Hemp, Hooray!

    3:00-3:30 on Monday April 8, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: Hannah Leigh Myers

1713 U.S. Corruption: Too Big to Jail


1714 Laughter, Song and Healing


1715 Investing in Women and Girls Will Change the World


1716 This Is Your Brain on the Internet


1717 Obama’s Second First 100 Days


1718 Demography Is Destiny


1719 Middle East: Untying the Gordian Knot


1801 STORYTELLING The King of Lies

    4:00-4:50 on Monday April 8, 2013
    Visual Arts Complex 1B20
    Panelists: Moderator: Seamus Blaney

1831 EBERT UNINTERRUPTUS One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    4:00-6:00 on Monday April 8, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists:

1862 China: Banker to the World


1863 The Future: Fantasy and Nightmare


1864 Gerrymandering: When Politicians Choose Voters


1865 North Korea: A Severe Case of the Kims


1866 Creativity: Right Brain Rising


1867 Roam Around the World: Don’t Wait to Travel


1868 The Treadmill of Consumption


1869 Damn the Do-Nothing Congress


1871 So Much Noise, So Little News


1872 International Corruption Eruption


1951 RADIO BROADCAST Outsources Sex With Evelyn Resh

    6:30-7:00 on Monday April 8, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: Norman Strizek

2051 RADIO BROADCAST How on Earth Is Anybody Out There?

    8:30-9:00 on Tuesday April 9, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: James Pullen

2161 Afghanistan


2162 Success in Business: The Role of Failure


2163 The Sea Is a Deep Subject


2164 Superheroes!


2165 Conservatives Speak: “If I Were a Democrat...”


2166 Social Media Marketing: Potential in Every Pocket


2167 Disability: Finding Common Ground


2168 Climbing out of Poverty: Global Strategies


2169 Belief


2211 Healthcare: Right or Privilege


2311 Inside Iran


2312 Educating for Global Competency


2313 Earth From Space: Altering Our Views


2315 Invasion of the Privacy Snatchers


2316 Addy, Oxy and Molly: College Drug Use


2317 Making a Difference: Public Versus Private Sector


2461 Homeless, Jobless: The Waking Nightmare


2462 Poetry: Back by Popular Demand


2463 Apocalyptic Demagoguery


2464 Junk Science Policy


2465 Diplomacy When There’s No State to Talk to


2466 Women and Islam


2611 Lying as an Art Form


2612 Sino Spring: Social Media in China


2613 Paths to Addiction


2614 U.S. Budget: A Deficit of Common Sense


2615 Gender-based Violence: Disturbing Global Trends


2616 Civil Liberties: When Left Meets Right


2701 RADIO BROADCAST Metro Non-profits and Small Business Build Community

    3:00-3:30 on Tuesday April 9, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: Greg Rasheed

2711 SCREENING Shorts

    3:00-4:20 on Tuesday April 9, 2013
    Muenzinger Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Alex Cox

2761 Opiate of the Masses: Pop Culture’s Obsession With Stupidity


2762 Climate Change: Get Used to It


2763 GOP in the Wilderness


2764 Overcoming Perfectionism and Doing It Right


2765 India, Pakistan, Kashmir: The Forgotten Nuclear Hot Spots


2766 Technology: Hurting or Helping


2767 Journalism for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow


2831 EBERT INTERRUPTUS I One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    4:00-6:00 on Tuesday April 9, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists:

2861 DUET Filmmaking Truth and Consequences


2901 STORYTELLING The Ones Who Got Away

    5:00-5:50 on Tuesday April 9, 2013
    UMC 235
    Panelists: Moderator: Thomas Burke

2911 Battling the Military Budget


2971 RADIO BROADCAST Hemispheres War and Peace: From the Near East to South Asia


2999 JAZZ CONCERT


3061 LIVE RADIO BROADCAST KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM A Public Affair How America Treats the Mentally Ill


3111 When China Talks, Does Anybody Listen


3112 The Lost Art of Civility


3113 Without the Arts, It’s not Education


3114 Youth Around the World: Under-tapped Resource, Unmet Aspirations


3115 Digital Espionage, Crime and Warfare


3116 Geopolitics of Energy


3117 Jail for Journalists


3118 Revenge of the Nerd: Nate Silver Got It Right


3131 Space: The Next Giant Leap


3211 The Power of Social Enterprise


3261 UNdone: The UN is Doomed


3262 Fashion, Tattoos and Piercings: Body as Billboard


3263 My Most Disturbing Thought


3265 Resilience


3266 The Human Cost of the War on Terror


3301 PERFORMANCE Who Dat, Where Y’at?


3314 DIY: Making Stuff With Our Own Hands


3316 Miss Representation: Portrayal of Women by the Media


3361 What the Frack!


3401 DUET Ending AIDS


3411 War on Ideologies


3471 STORYTELLING What Stories Tell About Us


3511 Break out the Cheetos: Pot’s Legal!


3512 The Evolution and Devolution of TV: From Breaking Bad to Honey Boo Boo


3515 Hamlet


3516 The Income Gap and the Rise of U.S. Poverty


3561 Republicans Ravage Reproductive Rights


3601 DIGITAL SANDBOX Jazz Concert Remix


3700 HOWARD HIGMAN MEMORIAL PLENARY Piano Duet


3702 DUET Political Improv: A Black Conservative and a White Liberal Walk Into a Bar...


3711 Stop Surviving, Start Living


3712 Understanding Cultures Through Art


3713 Science Education: Big Bang for the Buck


3714 Investing in a Sustainable Future


3715 Failed States: Not Legitimate in the First Place


3717 Media Monopoly: Too Big to Fail


3718 Beyond the Glitz: The Business of Entertainment


3719 SCREENING Journey of the Universe

    3:00-4:20 on Wednesday April 10, 2013
    Muenzinger Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Susan Litt

3721 Veganism: We Have to Stop Meating Like This


3831 EBERT INTERRUPTUS II One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    4:00-6:00 on Wednesday April 10, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists:

3851 STORYTELLING Chicken Soup for the Chicken

    4:30-5:20 on Wednesday April 10, 2013
    UMC 235
    Panelists: Moderator: Judy Volc

3862 NRA: Killing Me Softly With Your Lies


3863 Our Cyborg Future


3864 Truth Decay: Hoaxes and Conspiracies


3865 The World in Africa: Developing or Looting


4051 RADIO BROADCAST A Public Affair The Future of Progressive Media


4111 Obama’s Foreign Policy: Audacity or Hope


4112 The Power of the Energy Industry


4161 Global Urbanization: What’s Lost and Found


4163 Is Childhood Trauma a Life Sentence


4164 Eureka! Creativity in Art and Science


4165 Wisdom


4166 An Expat’s Life for Me!


4171 Men and Women of the Future: Roles and Responsibilities


4250 AL SMITH MEMORIAL PLENARY DUET Nuclear Nightmares


4312 Art of Darkness: When Art Provokes


4313 Incarceration as Injustice


4314 Development: Reaching the Bottom of the Pyramid


4315 Reel History: Sorting Fact From Fiction


4316 Getting America Back to Work


4317 Si, Los Latinos Votan


4461 Three Guitars


4462 Recovered Memories of Alien Abduction


4463 ObamaCare: Countdown to 2014


4464 Diplomacy by Couples


4465 Make Love, not Porn


4466 Responsible Philanthropy


4467 Women in Science: Outnumbered and Outearned


4468 Jazz Making History


4531 The Right to Bear Arms


4600 PLENARY Security and Resilience in a Black Swan World

    2:00-2:50 on Thursday April 11, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Ron Bostwick

4611 LMAO: The Path to Sanity Is Paved With Humor


4613 Liberals Speak: “If I Were a Republican...”


4615 Syria: Why U.S. Military Intervention Is a Very, Very Bad Idea


4616 Working for Bosses, Hoping for Leaders


4617 The Nature of Dreams


4700 PLENARY My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House

    3:00-3:50 on Thursday April 11, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: Gregg Moss

4711 Infinite Growth Versus Finite Resources


4751 ARIA Why Lincoln, Why Now

    3:30-4:20 on Thursday April 11, 2013
    UMC 235
    Panelists: Moderator: Thomas Zeiler

4761 Dating for Dummies


4762 Let’s Talk About Money Like We Talk About Sex


4763 Gays, Immigrants and Women in the Military


4764 Auditions and Interviews: Selling Yourself Without Selling Out


4765 Sports Scandals: Winning at Any Cost


4767 Fathers, Sons and Manhood


4831 EBERT INTERRUPTUS III One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    4:00-6:00 on Thursday April 11, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists:

4861 Foreign Media’s Perception of American Politics


4862 Storytelling Slam


4981 RADIO BROADCAST It’s the Economy U.S. Politics and the U.S. Economy


5061 RADIO BROADCAST Connections A Banker in China

    8:30-9:30 on Friday April 12, 2013
    KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM
    Panelists: Moderator: Duncan Campbell

5111 What Makes a BFF, What Makes a Soul Mate


5112 Supreme Court: The Tyranny of the Third Branch


5113 NCAA: National Cartels of Amateur Athletics


5114 Perpetual War


5115 Raising Children in a Difficult World


5116 Music That Changed My Life


5117 Entrepreneurs: They Know What It Takes


5261 Halo and Jigsaw: Blaming Violence on the Screens


5301 DUET Cartooning


5311 The Women's Movement Stalled


5312 Armchair Activism Fads


5313 Truth, Lies and Corporate Ethics


5314 Soundwaves for the 21st Century


5316 The Dark Side of Military Life


5317 Food: Waste, Want and Culture


5318 Working Through International Crises


5511 Secession of Texas: Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out


5512 Economic Growth Versus the Environment


5513 How to Create, Find or Stumble Upon Your Dream Job


5514 Preventing Violence: It’s not Just the Gun


5515 Gay Today


5516 Confessions of a Bibliophile


5517 Racism Now


5518 Droning on and on: New Conventional Warfare


5650 MOLLY IVINS FREEDOM FIGHTIN’ MEMORIAL PLENARY

    2:30-3:30 on Friday April 12, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists: Moderator: John Winsor

5831 EBERT INTERRUPTUS IV One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    4:00-6:00 on Friday April 12, 2013
    Macky Auditorium
    Panelists:
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