Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

Events

September

“Social Identities and their Relevance to Good Healthcare”
Nancy Nyquist Potter, University of Louisville
Monday, September 8th
5:00 p.m., Heroy Hall 153
Sponsored by: “Medicine and the Humanities” Fellows Seminar

IMPACT Session I  - “The Happiness that Matters”
Dan Haybron, Saint Louis University
Thursday, September 11th
5:30 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

“Ronald Reagan and the Struggle Over Apartheid”
Piero Gleijeses, Johns Hopkins University
Rozell W. “Prexy” Nesbitt, Educator and Activist
Wednesday, September 17th
5:30 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
Sponsored by: “Global Africa” Fellows Seminar and the SMU Center for Presidential History
Register at: http://blog.smu.edu/cph/events/reaganapartheid/

IMPACT Session II - “Happiness 101 and the Law: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Legal Education, and Legal Practice”
Peter Huang, University of Colorado Law School
Friday, September 19th
5:00 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

IMPACT Session III - "The Politics and Polemics of Happiness: Back to the Postwar Future"
Mary Esteve, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada
Thursday, September 25th
5:00 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

“Field Guide for a Global Health Humanities”
João Biehl, Princeton University
Thursday, September 25th
4:00 p.m., Heroy Hall 153
Sponsored by: “Medicine and the Humanities” Fellows Seminar

October

IMPACT Session IV - “Happiness and the Brain”
Kent Berridge, University of Michigan 
Thursday, October 2nd
5:00 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

“We’re All Property Owners!”
Anne Lambert, INED, Paris, France
Wednesday, October 8th
3:00 p.m., Heroy Hall 153

Allman Family Lecture
“Social Network Interventions”
Nicholas Christakis, Yale University
Thursday, October 9th
5:30 p.m., McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
Reception to Follow Lecture

“The American Bible Society and the Creation of Christian Nationalism”
John Fea, Messiah College
Thursday, October 9th
6:00 p.m., Caruth Hall 147
Sponsored by: “Religion and American Public Life” Fellows Seminar and Simmons School of Education
Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-american-bible-society-and-the-creation-of-christian-nationalism-tickets-13131445507

“Religion and the American Founding“
Multiple Speakers - All-Day Conference
Friday, October 10th
9:00 a.m., Prothro Great Hall, Perkins School of Theology
Sponsored by: “Religion and American Public Life” Fellows Seminar and Simmons School of Education
Register at: http://smureligionandamerica.eventzilla.net

November

“Rethinking Theories of Migration and Citizenship”
Adrian Favell, Sciences Po, Paris, France
Monday, November 17th
4:00 p.m., Tower Center Board Room
Co-Sponsored by: John G. Tower Center for Political Studies

“Drinking and Alcohol-Related Problems among U.S. Hispanics”
Raul Caetano, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Wednesday, November 19th
5:00 p.m., Heroy Hall 153
Sponsored by: “Medicine and the Humanities” Fellows Seminar

For a PDF calendar of events, click here.