Questioning Authority

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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 10:00
Questioning Authority asked the psychology professor to comment on media reports of an epidemic of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.
September 24, 2007 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
Just back from the Conservative Political Action Conference, Jo Jensen '07 discusses the conference, presidential candidates, Ann Coulter, and the GOP.
March 9, 2007 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00
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 - 12:00

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