Category Social Sciences Forum

Robert Lawson

Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations

Social Sciences Forum
Monday, October 13 | 4:00 p.m.
Robert A. Lawson, Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom, The O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom, Southern Methodist University
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th floor

Dr. Lawson and his colleagues produce the annual Economic Freedom of the World Index. Dr. Lawson will discuss the Index and how economic freedom impacts the wealth and health of countries worldwide. (Click heading for full description.)

Evelynn M Hammonds

W.E.B. Du Bois and the Challenge to Scientific Racism

Social Sciences Forum
Wednesday, November 12 | 7:00 p.m.
Evelynn M. Hammonds, Director of the Program for the Study of Race & Gender in Science & Medicine at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University
University Center Ballroom

A renowned researcher and author on the history of disease, on the analysis of race, gender and science, and on African-American women and the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, Dr. Hammonds will discuss the ever evolving intersection of scientific, medical, anthropological, and socio-political concepts of race in the United States from the early nineteenth century to present day. (Click heading for full description.)

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Post-Election Forum

Social Sciences Forum
Thursday, November 13 | 4:00 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Join experienced political analysts and journalists for an engaging discussion of the 2014 Maryland Gubernatorial election – the campaigns, the candidates, the issues and, of course, the election outcomes. (Click heading for full description.)

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