Fall 2004

Teaching the Liberal Arts after 9/11

Moderated by President Barbara Dixon

John Ishiyama (Political Science), Lloyd Pfleuger (Philosophy and Religion), Linda Seidel (English), and Hena Ahmad (English) will present ways in which they teach to the issues of 9/11.

Thursday, September 9, 2004, VH 1000, 7 p.m.

The 2004 U.S. Presidential Election: Views From Abroad

International students at Truman will discuss how people in their countries
view the U.S. elections, and the candidates for office.

Thursday, October 7, 2004, VH 1000, 7 p.m.

Local Currencies for a Sustainable Society

Moderated by Wolfgang Hoeschele

Susan Witt, Executive Director of the E. F. Schumacher Society. If we complain that “everything revolves around money,” it may be time to rethink how money works, and how it can be redesigned to serve our purposes more effectively!

Thursday, November 11, 2004, VH 1000, 7 p.m.

Hunger and Malnutrition: Case Study, Missouri

Robin Acree, Executive Director of the Mexico, Missouri-based GRO – Grass Roots Organizing, will show that poverty, malnutrition and hunger are
not just concerns in faraway places, but also right here in Missouri.

Thursday, December 2, 2004, VH 1000, 7 p.m.