Ina E. Gordy Honors College

Forum Series

 

 

The W's Ina E. Gordy Honors College presents the Forum Series each semester, hosting national, regional, and local speakers and offering films and other special presentations.  

All events are free and open to the public and, unless otherwise noted, begin at 6 p.m. in Parkinson Hall's Nissan Auditorium.   

 

Fall 2017

August 31

MUW Goes Global: Travel for Study, Service, and Adventure

Student Presentations and Panel Discussion

 

September 14

 

Women’s Rights Movements In Pre- And Post-Revolutionary Iran 

Dr. Mona Tajali

Assistant Professor, International Relations and Women's Studies, Agnes Scott College 

co-sponsored by The W's Common Reading Initiative

  

September 28

Film Screening: Gringo Trails (2014)

award-winning documentary on the cultural, economic, and environmental impact of global tourism

 

October 19

Daniel Wallace

Keynote Address, Welty Writers' Symposium

The Forum Series joins the Symposium for a reading by the award-winning author of the bestselling Big Fish, which was adapted into a hit film and Broadway musical, as well as five other novels, including his most recent release Extraordinary Adventures.

Kossen Auditorium, Poindexter Hall

7:30 p.m.

 

November 2

Living Abroad for Service

L. Patricia Ice

Director, Legal Project, Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance 

 

November 16

Fault Lines: Living in Two Cultures

Seetha Srinivasan

Director Emeritus, University Press of Mississippi

 

November 30

Gordy Honors College Undergraduate Research Symposium (Part I)

 

December 7

Gordy Honors College Undergraduate Research Symposium (Part II)