Fall 2020 Honors Lecture Series: Images and Icons

2020 Spring Lecture Series Flyer 

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Date Lecture Title/Event
August 25

Welcome and Introduction

Rebekka King (Philosophy and Religious Studies)

September 1

"Beauty Will Save the World": Iconography as a Way of Seeing

Fr. John Oliver (St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church)

 YouTube Video

September 8

Word and Image in Medieval Jewish Manuscripts

Laura Cochrane (Art and Design)

YouTube Video

September 15

The Liberty Bell: Proclaiming Liberty Throughout All the Land

John R. Vile (Honors)

YouTube Video

September 22

Why Are These 32 Symbols found in Ancient Caves all over Europe?

TED Talk by Genevieve von Petzinger (Paleoanthropologist)

September 29

Building Self-Awareness Through the Construction of a Healthy Body Image

Barbara Turnage (Social Work)

October 6

Visualizing Violent Femininity: Race, Sex, and Femmes Fatales in Atomic Blonde and Proud Mary

Roberta Chevrette (Communication Studies)

YouTube Video

October 13

Virtual Images and Icons

Sal Barbosa (Computer Science) 

YouTube Video

October 20

Why We Black and white library. Purple Emoji, Tumblr Png, Cool Emoji, Islamic Cartoon, Heart Emoji, Emoji Stickers, Emoji Wallpaper, Heart Images, Purple Love Things: A Graphic Designer's Perspective

Sheri Selph (Art and Design)

YouTube Video

October 27

Comics: Amplification Through Simplification

Kari Neely (World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) 

YouTube Video

November 3

An Unusual Glimpse at Celebrity

TED Talk by Alison Jackson (Artist) 

November 10

Wrap-Up Zoom Meeting

Rebekka King (Philosophy and Religious Studies)

November 24

National Fellowships and Scholarships

Laura Clippard (Honors)


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