College of Humanities

Events

Bi-Annual Men of Color Enquiry & Student Poster Session

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

World Class Wreckin' Cru

Featured Speaker: Alonzo Williams, Founder of World Class Wreckin' Cru, one of the first West Coast rap groups to do a major tour. The topic is Hip Hop Origins in the West Coast: Proxy for Collective Mobility. Read more

When Literacy Seems Difficult: Learning Differences in and out of the Classroom

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

Julie Neff Lippman

Speaker: Julie Neff Lippman, University of Puget Sound, emerita. Achieving literacy is difficult for many individuals for a plethora of reasons. For people who have learning differences like dyslexia or a non-verbal disability achieving literacy is often tortuous and frustrating even with good instruction and much hard work. We often think of learning differences as a school or classroom problem, but in fact, learning differences will follow the individual throughout his or her life. Read more

Existential Concerns: A Comparative Study of Modern Science and Chinese Science

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Wenyu Xie

Presented by Prof. Wenyu Xie,  Professor of Philosophy, Shandong University, China and Professor of Historical Theology, China Evangelical Seminary, West Covina.

Fung Yu-lan had made a strong suggestion that Chinese philosophers did not want modern science. Professor Xie will attempt to provide a justification for this statement through an existential analysis of Chinese concept of nature, and demonstration of Chinese existential concerns prevailing in Daoism and Confucianism, which distaste for scientific study in the sense of modern science.  Read more

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