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Literary lion Norman Mailer died this month in New York City at the age of 84. Questioning Authority asked English prof Donald Weber to weigh in on Mailer's life and work.

November 19, 2007 - 12:00pm

In honor of Halloween, Questioning Authority caught up with Elizabeth Young, whose forthcoming book is Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor.

October 31, 2007 - 12:00pm
The MHC professor discusses the pending Congressional resolution that would designate as genocide the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks during WWI.
October 22, 2007 - 12:00pm
Alan Pounds, resident scientist at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve in Costa Rica, discusses this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipients. Pounds will give a lecture at MHC October 24.
October 22, 2007 - 10:00am
Questioning Authority asked the psychology professor to comment on media reports of an epidemic of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.
September 24, 2007 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority checked in with Penny Gill, Mary Lyon Professor of Humanities and professor of politics, about France's recent presidential election.
May 15, 2007 - 12:00pm
The author of The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality, who spoke at MHC recently, discusses diversity and higher education.
March 19, 2007 - 12:00pm
Just back from the Conservative Political Action Conference, Jo Jensen '07 discusses the conference, presidential candidates, Ann Coulter, and the GOP.
March 9, 2007 - 12:00pm
Assistant professor of theatre arts Erika Rundle discusses her work as dramaturg for the upcoming production of Week 16 of Suzan-Lori Parks’s 365 Days/365 Plays.
March 1, 2007 - 12:00pm
Journalist and author Martha Ackmann, senior lecturer in gender studies, discusses the passing of beloved columnist Molly Ivins, who broke ground for women in journalism.
February 16, 2007 - 12:00pm
Mount Holyoke's President Joanne V. Creighton offers her thoughts on Harvard University naming its first woman president, Drew Gilpin Faust, who begins July 1.
February 13, 2007 - 12:00pm
Professor of geology Al Werner answered questions about the recent IPCC climate change report that says humans are "very likely" responsible for global warming.
February 9, 2007 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority tracked down Lee Bowie, dean of the College, philosophy professor, and die-hard football fan, to get his thoughts on this year’s Super Bowl.
February 1, 2007 - 12:00pm
Chris Benfey, Mellon Professor of English and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, discusses artist Joseph Cornell and his interest in Emily Dickinson.
January 24, 2007 - 12:00pm
The Mount Holyoke associate professor answered questions about her course, Whiteness: The Other Side of Racism, which made the Young America’s Foundation's “Dirty Dozen” list.
January 17, 2007 - 12:00pm
Criminologist Richard Moran, sociology professor and author of Executioner’s Current (2002), offered his thoughts on the recent execution of Saddam Hussein.
January 10, 2007 - 12:00pm