Conference on World Affairs

Monday, April 6


MACKY AUDITORIUM

1111 The Globalization of Terror
1350 KEYNOTE In a Single Garment of Destiny
1511 Gays Saved Marriage
1661 Life or Death Sentencing

UMC CENTER BALLROOM

1113 Obama’s Found His Mojo
1513 The Oil Aristocracy Deposed: Economic Warfare
1713 Why Men Pull Out of Reproductive Responsibility
1862 The Audacity of Audacity: Use and Abuse of Presidential Power

UMC 235

1115 Immigration as Political Football
1515 The Rise of European Ultra-Nationalism
1718 Songmaking
1866 The End of American Exceptionalism


Tuesday, April 7

UMC CENTER BALLROOM

2166 The New Civil Rights Movements
2315 Civility
2462 June 2015: A Hot Month for the Supreme Court
2612 Race in America: The Melting Pot Is Boiling Over
2766 Health Care Reform Revisited
2915 Barbarians at the Gate: Defending What Matters Most

UMC 235

2161 Our Tangled Drug Policy
2313 Democrat Comedy Hour
2463 Politics of Keystone
2613 U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Boko Haram, ISIS and...
2761 How the Authorities Lost Our Trust
2911 STORYTELLING How’re You Getting Home: Songs and Stories of Courtship


Wednesday, April 8

MACKY AUDITORIUM

3117 Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Requiem for an American Police State
3263 Anti-science: Denial in the Face of Facts (audio only at this time)
3501 HOWARD HIGMAN MEMORIAL PLENARY Do You Wish You Didn't Know: Snowden, Privacy and Democracy
3601 DUET Contacting Extraterrestrials: Beware!
3711 WALTER ORR ROBERTS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE Ways Forward on Climate and Energy: Getting Good from What We Do and Don’t Know

UMC CENTER BALLROOM

3112 Era of Perpetual War
3261 Negotiating Nukes with Iran
3516 Free Speech Comes with Responsibilities
3714 Republican Comedy Hour
3863 Moderate Versus Radical Islam in the Middle East

UMC 235

3061 LIVE RADIO BROADCAST A Public Affair Politics and the Culture of Fear
3262 When Everyone Is a Reporter, No One Is a Journalist
3411 Jazz: Still Evolving or Museum Piece
3561 It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie
3713 The New Russia Is the Old Soviet Union
3861 Creativity and Imagination: 1+1 = 3

Thursday, April 9

MACKY AUDITORIUM

4168 The Blues Saved My Life
4301 DUET Nukes in Unstable Regimes
4401 PLENARY The Age of Miracles
4511 PERFORMANCE Hot Licks with Guitar Picks
4614 Radical Islam and Women

UMC CENTER BALLROOM

4161 Cyber Security and Privacy: We’re All H@cked
4317 Gerrymandering, Filliblustering and Citizens United: Our System Is All F*#%ed Up
4464 GOP Congress Is the New Norm
4612 Media: Merchants of Doom and Gloom
4767 Conflict Resolution with Iran, Ukraine and Russia
4911 The Myth of Equality in the U.S.

UMC 235

4111 Earth-like Planets, Earthling-like Aliens
4312 Religion and/in/with Science
4462 Science: Surviving the Future
4611 Energy from Fossil Fuels: Yay, We’ve Got Gas!
4801 PERFORMANCE Brass and Ivory
4901 STORYTELLING All for the Dead Man’s Penny


Friday, April 10

MACKY AUDITORIUM

5111 Jon Stewart and the End of a Colb-era
5315 Conspiracy Theorists Make the Best Storytellers
5650 MOLLY IVINS FREEDOM FIGHTIN’ MEMORIAL PLENARY Walk the Talk: Everyday Leadership
5831 CONFERENCE INTERRUPTUS A Public Discussion on Conference on World Affairs Going Forward

UMC CENTER BALLROOM

5112 Cuba’s Coming out Party
5311 Tales from the Peace Corps
5512 Changing the World Through Service

UMC 235

5121 Music as Sacred Ground
5251 DUET How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
5515 Multilingual Story Jam