January SeriesCalvin College

1999 Schedule - January 7 - 27

7 Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute
"Genes, Medicine, and Your Future"
Underwritten by
Van Andel Foundation
8 Gustav Niebuhr
National Religion Correspondent  
"The Church and the Challenge of Contemporary American Culture"
Underwritten by
Carroll and Jeanette Bos

11 Gary Schmidt, Ph.D.
Calvin College English Professor, Author and professional writer
"Of Duchesses and Sin Eaters: The Pattern of Story"
Underwritten by
Creative Dining Services
12 Scott Ritter
Former chief United Nation weapons inspector in Iraq; in charge of searching out weapons of mass destruction
"Inside the Terror: The Truth About Iraq"
Underwritten by
MACROE Properties
  13 Ellis Cose
Contributing Editor, Newsweek
"Color-Blind: Seeing Beyond Race in a Race Obsessed World"
Underwritten by
Hospice of Michigan
14 Robert D. Kaplan
Contributing Editor, Atlantic Monthly
"The United States is Born to Die"
Underwritten by
Hope Network
15 James Billington, Ph.D.
The Librarian of Congress
"The Face of Russia"
Underwritten by
Spectrum Health  

18 Garrison Keillor
Author and Storyteller, with Poet Roland Flint ( Presented in The Fieldhouse)
"An Abecedary of Poetry"
Underwritten by
Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey
19 Michael Beschloss
Presidential Historian and Author
"Presidents in Trouble: What Does History Tell Us?"
Underwritten by
Spectrum Health
20 Barbara Dafoe-Whitehead
Author of The Divorce Culture
"When Father Disappears..."
Underwritten by
Gainey Transportation Services, Inc.
21 Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D.
Dean of Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania
"Spiral of Cynicism: Press and the Public Good"
Underwritten by
Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett LLP
22 Valentina Lisitsa & Alexi Kuznetsoff
Duo Pianists
Underwritten by
Lawrence D., Sr. and Dolores Bos  

25 Peter Kreeft, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy, Boston College
"How to Win the Culture War"
Underwritten by
Sandridge Bank
26 Stuart Kingma, M.D.
World Health Organization, United Nations
"W.H.O. WARNING: Preventing Tribal Wars Reduces Risk to Health"
Underwritten by
Holland Home
27 Steven Landsburg, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics at University of Rochester, Author of The Armchair Economist
"The Economist on the Playground:
What My Ten-Year Daughter and I Taught Each Other About Economic Justice"

Underwritten by
John and Mary Loeks;
Mark and Carol Muller

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