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2002 University Symposium Schedule

October 21-22, 2002

The following events provide opportunities for students, faculty and local community members to exchange ideas with the distinguished guest speakers for the 2002 University Symposium on American Values. Some events are open to all students, faculty and community members. Others events require special reservations as noted below. There are no admission fees. Please return to this page for detailed schedule information as the date of the Symposium nears.

Monday, October 21, 2002

8:00 - 11:50 am
Class Visitations
Professors Barreca and Mintz visit with students in selected classes.

12:00 noon
Honor Society Luncheon
Professors Barreca and Mintz attend a luncheon with academic honor society members.
UC 203-204
Contact Dr. David Bixler for Reservations

1:45 pm
Opening Lecture Session
Dr. Chris Ellery, Welcome and Opening Comments
Phillip Balfanz, Alpha Chi President, Recognition of the Honor Societies
Introduction of the Speaker by Dr. Linda Kornasky
Dr. Regina Barreca Speaks
"Who's Laughing Now?"
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, UC
Open to all Students, Faculty, and Community Members

3:00 pm
Informal Reception
Professors Barreca and Mintz hold informal discussions with students and faculty.
UC Tower Lobby
Open to all Students, Faculty, and Community Members

6:00 pm
Barbecue
Professors Barreca and Mintz share autobiographical reflections with students and faculty at a barbecue.
ASU Lakehouse
For Students and Faculty, Make Required Reservations. Contact Dr. David Bixler for Reservations

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

9:45 am
Lecture Session
Introduction of the Speaker by Dr. John Wegner
Dr. Larry Mintz Speaks
"Humor and the Mediation of American Identity."
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, UC
Open to all Students, Faculty, and Community Members

7:30 pm
Panel Discussion
Dr. Chris Ellery, Welcome
Panelists Regina Barreca, Larry Mintz and James Worley respond to questions from the audience.
Moderator: Dr. John Vinklarek
C.J. Davidson Conference Center, UC
Open to all Students, Faculty, and Community Members

9:00 pm
Informal Reception
Professors Barreca and Mintz hold informal discussions with students and faculty.
UC Tower Lobby
Open to all Students, Faculty, and Community Members