Complex Angles on Human Trafficking
April 4 - May 2, 2013
These sessions will meet five times on Monday evenings: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2; Providence Hall Room 161, 6-10 p.m.
- April 4: The Local Angle of Human Trafficking
- 6:30 Abi McFerron - Human Trafficking - End Slavery TN
- 8:00 Elizabeth Wilson - The Market for Human Materials
- April 11: The International Angle of Human Trafficking
- 6:30 Tracey Harris - Special Agent-FBI
Prosecution of Human Trafficking Cases (TELECASTED FROM
- FILM: 8:00 Half The Sky
- April 18: The Demand Angle of Human Trafficking
- 6:30 Kenneth Baker - The Magdalene House
John School (TELECASTED FROM HENDERSONVILLE)
- 8:00 Pastor Benji Holmes - Meridian Baptist Church
The Churches Responses to Sexual Addiction
- April 25: The Survivor Angle of Human Trafficking
- FILM: 6:00 Very Young Girls
- SPEAKERS AND CLASSROOM EXERCISE: 8:30
- Rachel Summer - Operation Broken Silence
- Rachel Britton - End Slavery TN
- Abi McFerron - End Slavery TN
- Operation Broken Silence and End Slavery TN Services to Victims
- May 2: The Community Response Angle of Human Trafficking
- 6:30-8:00 Suzanne Lelaurin - International Institute
Community Response to Human Trafficking: Collaborating Across Disciplines in a Common Cause
Christian Perspectives on Death & Dying
September 10 - October 8, 2012
These sessions will meet five times on Monday evenings: Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8; Providence Hall Room 160, 6-10 p.m.
- September 10
- Scott Huelin, PhD, Director of Honors Program
"The Ars Moriendi in Literature"
- Film Showing and Discussion:
Wit with Emma Thompson
- September 17
- Justin D. Barnard, PhD, Associate Dean, Institute for Intellectual Discipleship; Associate Professor of Philosophy
"Theology/Philosophy and Death"
- C. Ben Mitchell, PhD, Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy
"Ethics in Death and Dying"
- September 24
- October 1
- Clyde E. Smith, MD, Hospice and Palliative Care
"Medical Issues in Death and Dying"
- Robert Arrington, Arrington Funeral Home
"Funerals, Cremation, Burial"
- October 8
Media, Politics & Democracy
February 6 - March 5, 2012
These lectures will examine the media environment and its role in, and effect on, the modern political process, addressing such issues as managed news,
spin and journalistic punditry in light of popular perceptions of bias in the array of media available to Americans today.
These sessions will meet five times on Monday evenings: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, Providence Hall Room 162, 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE
- February 6
- Hunter Baker, Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Union
"Falling Apart: Observations on the Current State of Media, Culture, and Politics"
- Micah Watson, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Politics and Religion at Union
"Ezekiel Bulver and Modern Media & Politics"
- February 13
- Hal Poe, Charles Colson Professor of Faith & Culture at Union
"Confessions of a Politician in Remission"
- Greg Thornbury, Dean of the School of Theology & Missions at Union
"How I feel since Clark Kent and Peter Parker lost their jobs"
- Gene Fant, Vice President for Academic Administration at Union
"Citizen Journalism: A Historic Tradition Meets Modern Technology"
- February 20
- Todd Starnes, Host of FOX News & Commentary, FOX News Network
"Campaign 2012 — Boots on the Ground"
- Tom Bohs, Editorial Page Editor, The Jackson (Tenn.) Sun
"We live in a Photoshopped world"
- Sean Evans, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science at Union
"All the News That's Fit to Read and Watch: How to be an Active, Informed Consumer of News"
- February 27
- Garrett Hubbard, Visual Journalist, USA Today
- Aaron Hardin, Photojournalist, The Jackson (Tenn.) Sun
- March 5
- Tom Cooper, author of "Fast Media/Media Fast" and
Professor of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College, Boston, Mass.
"Fast Media/Media Fast: Are the Media Democratic?"
- Steve Coffman, Executive Editor, The Jackson (Tenn.) Sun
"The Local View: 800 Miles and a World Away From the Beltway"