Fall 2010
WEDNESDAY HONORS LUNCHEON
SEMINAR SERIES

Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program
Yeshiva College

12:15 – 1:30 PM
HONORS STUDENT LOUNGE, BASEMENT OF FURST HALL

October     6      NEW DIRECTIONS FOR THE HONORS PROGRAM
An open meeting for honors students in conversation with Dr. Cwilich and the Honors Council

October    13    THE JEWISH DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Victoria Neznansky, of the Washington Heights Y, will discuss Sosua and the Dominican Republic during WWII

October    20     THE SANCTITY OF SECULAR STUDIES
With Rabbi Ozer Glickman, Rosh Yeshiva

October    27     A MATHEMATICIAN’S LIFE, OR: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A ZERO TEMPERATURE PLASMA IS SUBJECTED TO A LONGITUDINAL MAGNETIC FIELD
With Dr. Thomas Otway, Chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department

November 3     ORAL MUSIC IN SEPHARDIC DIASPORA: FROM POPULAR TO PATRIMONIAL
With Dr. Susana Asensio Llamas, CSIC Madrid

November 10   FIRST LECTURES
Honors Students present original research

November 17   THE LOST SOUL OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Dr. Ellen Schrecker, Professor of History, discusses her new book

December 1       SHAKESPEARE AND THE JEWS: THEN AND NOW
Dr. James Shapiro, Columbia University scholar, will tell us what to look for in our upcoming trip to see Merchant of Venice

December 8      THE HONORS PROGRAM AND THE NEW CURRICULUM
For faculty

December 15    FIRST LECTURES
Honors Students present original research; in partnership with USRP

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