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2006-2007

Spring 2007

American Leadership and the Human Capital Century: Virtues of the Past

Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University

The Mullen Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Economics

Strengths of Using Mixed Methods in Evaluating a Minority Science Enrichment Program

Merna Villarejo, Professor Emerita of Microbiology, University of California, Davis

Sponsored by the NIH/Meyerhoff Evaluation Research Program

25 Years of Scholarship, Activism and Teaching in Gender & Women’s Studies

Daphne Harrison, Professor Emerita of Africana Studies, UMBC; Angela Moorjani, Professor Emerita of Modern Languages and Linguistics, UMBC; Joan Korneman, Professor Emerita of English, UMBC; and Claudia Lenhoff, UMBC Alumna, Executive Director of Champaign County Health Care Consumers

If Now, What Then, If Then, What Now?: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change

Interdisciplinary Studies Mosaic Roundtable

Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Status Without Rights: African Americans and the Tangled History of Law and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century South

Laura F. Edwards, Professor of History, Duke University

Low Lecture, sponsored by the Department of History

Fall 2006

Princess Elizabeth Travels Across her Kingdom in Life, in Text, and on Stage

Carole Levin, Willa Cather Professor of History, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

The Webb Lecture, Sponsored by the Department of History and the Center for the Humanities

Youth Mentoring, Restorative Justice, and Death Penalty Abolition: Innovations by Baltimore Community Fellow

Bernard Fayall, Lauren Abramson, and Bonnita Spikes, Open Society Institute Community Fellows

Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South

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Thomas Schaller, Professor of Political Science, UMBC

Relevance of DuBois for 21st Century Black America

Manning Marable, Professor of Public Affairs, Political Science, History and African-American Studies, Columbia University

The W.E.B. DuBois Lecture, Sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies

The Role of National Service in a Multicultural World: A History and Future of the Peace Corps

Harris Wofford, former U.S. Senator (D-Pennsylvania), and CEO of the Corporation for National Service, which administers Americorps

4th Annual Peace Corps History Presentation, Sponsored by The Shriver Center Peaceworker Program

High-Stakes Testing and the Corruption of Our Educators

David Berliner, Regents’ Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Arizona State University