Teach-Ins Fall 2004

One of the highlights of the Fall semester's teach-ins was Marine Lt. J. David Fleming's presentation on his two tours of duty in Iraq.  Over 100 people attended including the Associated Press.  The AP's report on the teach-in was published in scores of media worldwide including CNN, The Guardian, and The Washington Post. 


Bush Foreign Policy

September 10

Tom Mosher, Julia Foley, and Professor Ralph Young on “The Bush Foreign Policy and World Security.

RNC Protests

September 17

Kristen Asher, Julia Foley, Leah Hilsey, Evan Hoffman and Alison Huxta, “Report from the Republican National Convention.”

Okinawa: American Colony?

September 24

History Major Naoko Koda on “Okinawa: American Colony?



Election 2004

October 1

Professor Herbert Ershkowitz on “The Election of 2004:  A Historical Perspective.

Poetic Justice

October 8

Meredith Avakian, “Poetic Justice: Can A Poem Save the World?

Reflections of a Marine

October 15

1st Lt. J. David Fleming, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, “Reflections of a Marine Stationed in Iraq.

Pop Culture & Politics

October 22

Professor David Jacobs on “Pop Culture and Politics.

Polling, Media & Elections

October 29

Professors Michael Hagen and Joseph McLaughlin on “Polls, Campaigns, and Elections.”



Election 2004: Postmortem

November 5

Professor James Hilty, “Election Postmortem.

Rebuilding Iraq

November 12

Moving Forward in IraqReflections of a Coalition Diplomat.”

Youth, Sex & Courtship

November 19

Professor Beth Bailey on “From Calling to Hooking Up:  The History of Youth, Sex, and Courtship in America.”




December 1

Special date Wednesday, Professor Vladislav Zubok on “Chechnya: De-Colonization War or War on Terrorism?


December 8

Special date Wednesday, History Major Ryan Zastowney on “The American Indian Movement.”