Liberal Arts & Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series


Noon - 1pm

Williams Center, S204ABC


October 4th - Cultural Shift

Opening remarks by Professor Roslin Smith, Communication Dept.




Guest Speaker

Rick Jemison 

Seneca Nation Councilman









The 2017-18 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series will focus on the theme of Transformations. The series offers monthly, informal talks by Fredonia faculty members and guest speakers. A brief discussion and refreshments follow each 20-minute presentation.

The talks are free and open to all campus and community members. Classes are also welcome. Lectures are held in the Williams Center, Room S204, and run from noon to 1 p.m.

This year's series is directed by Jack Croxton, Psychology; Mike Dunham, Physics; Scott Medler, Biology; Roslin Smith, Communication and Ivani Vassoler-Froelich, Politics and International Affairs.

The series gratefully acknowledges the support of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dr. Joseph A Karafa, and FSA funding for our refreshments.

We also thank the Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund for additional financial support.


Wherever your interests may lie, there's a Brown Bag for YOU.


October - Culture Shift - Rick Jemison, Seneca Nation Councilman. Asst Prof Ros Smith, opening remarks

November - Expanding Technology in the Classroom - Dr Scott Medler opening remarks

December - Transforming the Arts for the 21st Century - tba

March- Environmental Shift - Ryan McPherson, Chair, Western New York Environmental Alliance, Dr Ivani Vassoler-Froelich opening remarks

April - Cosmic Transformation - Dr. Neal Evans, University of Texas at Austin, Dr Mike Dunham opening remarks

May - Personal Transformations - L. A. Paul, Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Dr Jack Croxton, opening remarks


Conflicts - Causes and Consequences

Liberal Arts & Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series

Chair of LASBBL - Assistant Professor Ros Smith, Communication
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State University of New York at Fredonia
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