Community Conversations is a free presentation/discussion series examining a current topic each quarter. Credit is available by enrolling in Humanities 106 (Community Conversations).
Fall Quarter 2014
October 2: Mirror, Mirror: Why Heroes Make the Best Villains
Dan Schabot, Speech Instructor
October 9: Battling Monsters: The Literary Roots of Role-Playing Games
Mark Gaither, Business Technology Instructor
October 16: Dystopian Visions: Monstrous Consequences of Perceived Trends
Dennis Shaw, Social Science Instructor
October 23: Victim or Willing Participant? Vampires and Our Desire for the Sexual "Other"
Nicole DiGerlando, Language & Literature Instructor
October 30: Zombies: History and Hysteria!
November 6: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Monster in the Mirror
Joan Herman, former Language & Literature Instructor
November 13: "They called me MAD!!!": Mad Scientists as Monsters and Villains
Adam Wolfer, Chemistry Instructor
November 20: The Monsters Among Us: Narcissists, Predators and Psychopaths, Oh my!
Michael Strayer, Psychology Instructor
December 4: Making Monsters, Making War
David Benson, Social Science Instructor