Spring 2011 Speaker Series
Friday, January 28th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Nathan Daschle
Former Executive Director, Democratic Governor’s Association; Founder and CEO of Ruckus, Inc
Friday, February 4th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Andy Thomas
American Artist; works include A Grand Ol’ Gang, A True Blues, and the Civil War battle series; author of The Artful Journey, a work which contains over one hundred color images of Thomas’ work and original stories by the artist
Friday, February 18th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Professor A.E. Dick Howard
White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Virginia; author of many works including The Road from Runnymede: Magna Carta and Constitutionalism in America and Commentaries on the Constitution of Virginia; Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
Friday, February 25th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Ms. Sandra Beasley
American poet; author of such works as I Was the Jukebox, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize and Theories of Falling, winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize; Winner of the 2009 Friends of Literature Prize from the Poetry Foundation
Friday, March 18th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Mr. Vlad Spânu
President, Moldova Foundation; Former Charge d’Affaires at the Moldovan
Embassy in Washington, DC.
Monday, March 21st, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Ambassador Marwan Muasher
First Jordanian Ambassador to the State of Israel; Senior Vice President
for External Affairs, World Bank; author of The Arab Center. Hosted in conjunction with the McIntire Investment Institute.
Friday, April 1st, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Reverend Dr. George Regas
Executive Director, The Regas Institute, an organization dedicated to the study and examination of Progressive Religion that seeks to counter the dominance of the Religious Right; Rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, California, for 28 years.
Hosted in conjunction with the Miller Center of Public Affairs
Friday, April 15th, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Mrs. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Author of upcoming 'Dressmaker of Khair Khana'; Fellow and Deputy Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council of Foreign Relations; Producer, ABC News Political Unit; Producer, ABC News "This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”
Friday, April 22nd, 7:29 PM
Jefferson Hall
Rear Admiral Mike Connor
Director, Submarine Warfare Division (N87), US Navy; Personal Awards include
Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (four awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), and Navy Achievement Medal (two awards).