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Bradley Thompson

Friday, April 11, 2014

Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

C. Bradley Thompson

Is Greed Good?: Capitalism and Morality

Friday, April 11 at Noon
Sharwan Smith Theatre
Sharwan Smith Student Center

This Convocation is supported in part by SUU Convocations, Grace A. Tanner Center of Human Values, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Business, and the Institute of Humane Studies at George Mason University.

Special thanks to Michelle Orihel, SUU Assistant Professor of History.

Roger Chickering

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Roger Chickering

American Historian and
Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University

Germany’s Peculiar War, 1914-1918

Tuesday, April 1 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Special thanks to SUU faculty member Larry Ping of the
College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Robery Bennett

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

2014 HOWARD R. DRIGGS MEMORIAL LECTURE
SUU 2014 FOUNDERS CELEBRATION

Robert F. Bennett

Former United States Senator

Conflict Resolution and
the New American West

Tuesday, March 25 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

SUU gratefully acknowledges the support of Camille Bradford 
and Allen & Kathleen Christensen. We remember in a special
way a long time supporter of the Driggs Lecture,  Phillips Verner
Bradford who passed away in late 2013.

Ririe-Woodbury

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

50th Anniversary Season

Shirley Ririe & Joan Woodbury, Co-Founders
Daniel Charon, Artistic Director

A Modern Dance Creative Workshop

Special Appearance by SUU Dance Students

Featuring the Works:
Play It As It Rings (Ririe & Woodbury)
Everything That Changes (Charon)
Gravitate (Allen)

Thursday, March 6 at 11:30 AM
Randall L. Jones Theatre

Through this creative workshop we honor Cedar City native, Joan Woodbury.
Special thanks to Kay Anderson, Chair, SUU Theatre Arts and Dance.
Photo by Stuart Ruckman.

Alfie Kohn

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Alfie Kohn

Author of Feel-Bad Education

Overhauling the Transmission Model:
Creating a Learning Centered Classroom and Campus

Tuesday, March 4 at Noon
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Sponsored by the SUU Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
James H. McDonald, Dean.

Sylvia Earle

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

2014 Eccles Visiting Scholar

Sylvia Earle

National Geographic Society
Explorer-in-Residence

Mission Blue: Connecting
People with the Sea

Tuesday, February 18 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Congratulations to Dr. Sylvia Earle on having her film
Mission Blue accepted to the 2014 Berlin Film Festival.

Sylvia Earle
Sylvia Earle

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Featuring Legendary Nashville Songwriters

James House

"A Broken Wing" (Martina McBride)

Marc Beeson

"This Love" (Leann Rimes)

Lari White

"Flies on the Butter" (Wynonna Judd)

Two Special Events

Song Writers in the Round

Tuesday, February 4 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Creative Masterclass

Tuesday, February 4 at 2:30 PM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Kathryn Clark

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

2014 ECCLES VISITNG SCHOLAR

Kathryn Clark

NASA Chief Scientist
for Human Exploration

Find it, Fix it, Fly it, NASA
Leadership and Disasters

Tuesday, January 21 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

Sylvia Earle
Olene Walker

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A Conversation with Olene Walker
Utah's 15th Governor

Utah Women and College

Moderated by:
Rich Kendell
Former Commissioner
Utah System of Higher Education

Tuesday, January 14 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall
Hunter Conference Center

RDT

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Repertory Dance Theatre
Linda Smith, Artistic Director

Merce Cunningham and the Avant Garde:
How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run, and other works

Special thanks to Kay Anderson, SUU Department Chair, Theatre Arts and Dance

Photo Credit: Nathan Sweet

Tuesday, November 5
Panel Discussion at 11:30 AM in the Sterling Church Auditorium
Performance at 7:30 PM in the Auditorium Theatre

Kathryn Clark

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Craig Childs
Award-Winning Author

Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological
Plunder and Obsession

The Art of Literature:
A Celebration of Authors, Books, and Place

A partnership with the Utah Humanities Council and
Southern Utah University.

Tuesday, October 29 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Eric Liu

Thursday, October 3, 2013

2013 Eccles Visiting Scholar

Eric Liu
Former White House Domestic Policy Advisor & Author of The Gardens of Democracy

The Role of Creativity in an Animated Democracy

Celebrating the importance of EDGE,
Education Designed to Give Experience

In partnership with SUU's Engagement Centers and University College
Patrick Clarke, Dean

Thursday, October 3 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Jane Hirshfield

Thursday, September 26, 2013

2013 Eccles Visiting Scholar

Jane Hirshfield
Award-Winning Poet

Come, Thief: A Collection of Poetry

The Art of Literature:
A Celebration of Authors, Books, and Place

In partnership with the Utah Humanities Council and
Southern Utah University's Creative Writing/Creative Teaching Conference.
Danielle Dubrasky, Director

Thursday, September 26 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Patrick Tucker

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

2013 Eccles Visiting Scholar

Patrick Tucker, Author & Theatre Director

and

Christine Ozanne, Actress
A Discussion Moderated by Don Weingust

The Truth is Not Your Friend:
Stories from the British Stage and Screen

In partnership with SUU Center for Shakespeare Studies
Don Weingust, Director

Tuesday, September 24 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Christine Schweiger

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

2013 Eccles Visiting Scholar

Christine Schweiger
Professor of Science Entrepreneurship,
FHWien University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Entrepreneurship Research: Change in
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

In partnership with the SUU School of Business
Carl Templin, Dean

Tuesday, September 17 at 11:30 AM
Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center


Earl Mulderink

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

America’s Civil War: Hollywood vs. History
Earl Mulderink; SUU Professor of History
In partnership with the Grace Adams Tanner Center for Human Values
Kirk Fitzpatrick, Director

11:30 AM – Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Mark Keil; Professor of Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Transforming Healthcare in America:
The Role of Information Technology and the Challenges that Lie Ahead

Mark Keil; Professor of Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University

11:30 AM – Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Margaret Atwood; Award Winning Canadian Author

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The Futures Market: Stories We Tell About the Time to Come
Margaret Atwood; Award Winning Canadian Author
Sponsored by the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values.
11:30 AM – Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Tuesday - March 22, 2013

A Gathering of Leading Psychologists

Aaron Benjamin, Robert Bjork, Scott Gronlund, Timothy Lee, and Daniel Schacter

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Douglas Brinkley

Tuesday - March 19, 2013

Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

Douglas Brinkley; Award Winning Author & Presidential Historian

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Brandon Schrand

Tuesday - February 19, 2013

Reading in the Kindle Age: Or, Why Life-Writing Matters Now More than Ever

Brandon Schrand
Award Winning Author & SUU Alumnus

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center

John McWhorter

Tuesday - January 15th, 2013

What Language Is (And What It Isn't And What It Could Be)

John McWhorter

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Richard Oppel Jr.

Thursday - February 23rd, 2012

The Race for the Presidency

Richard Oppel Jr.

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Dustin Heuston

Tuesday - February 14th, 2012

Engaging Literacy with Technology

Dustin Heuston

11:30 PM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Jeff Lieberman

Tuesday - February 7th, 2012

Beyond Imagination

Jeff Lieberman

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Rick Berry

Thursday - February 2nd, 2012

My Work & the Creative Process

Rick Berry

7:00 PM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center

Susan Merson

Tuesday - January 24, 2012

The Artist's Voice: Writing New Plays for Today's Society

Susan Merson

11:30 AM - Sterling Church Auditorium

Rev. France Davis

Friday - January 13, 2012

The Importance of Education and Interreligious Dialogue

Rev. France Davis

11:30 AM - Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center