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Liberal Arts & Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series

The 2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series will focus on the theme of THE HEALTH OF THE NATION. The series offers monthly, informal talks by Fredonia faculty members and guest speakers. A brief discussion follows each presentation. Food is available from 11.30am until conclusion of event.

Brown Bag talks are free and open to all campus and community members. Classes are also welcome. Lectures are held in the Williams Center, Room S204ABC, and run from noon to 1 p.m. Food is available from 11.30am until 1pm. 

This year's series is directed by Drs. Mike Aiello, Criminal Justice; Jack Croxton, Psychology; Mike Dunham, Physics; Jessica Finkeldey, Criminal Justice; Scott Medler, Biology; Roslin Smith, Communication and Ivani Vassoler-Froelich, Politics and International Affairs.

The series gratefully acknowledges the support of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dr. Joseph A Karafa, and FSA funding for our refreshments.

We also thank the Carnahan-Jackson Humanities Fund of the Fredonia College Foundation for additional financial support.

Wherever your interests may lie, there's a Brown Bag for YOU.

Theme for Fall 2020/Spring 2021: The Health of the Nation


October 7th        Medicine Abroad, Professor Ted Lee and students/Partners in Health. Opening remarks by Dr. Scott Medler


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November  4th    Health and Democracy, Professor Dave Rankin. Opening remarks by Dr. Ivani Vassoler-Froelich


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December 2nd   Mental Health Challenges in Higher Education. Opening remarks by Dr. Jack Croxton 


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March 3rd         Science Denial. Opening remarks by Dr. Mike Dunham 

April 7th            Public Health in the Prison Sector, Dr. Patrick Johnson, Criminal Justice. Opening remarks by Dr. Mike Aiello

May 5th             Substance Abuse. Opening remarks by Dr. Jessica Finkeldey 

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Theme for Fall 2021/Spring 2022: 

The Status of Education


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