The Keene State College Seminar Series
The KSC Seminar Series, presented by the School of Sciences, Sustainability, and Health and the School of Arts, Education, and Humanities, offers an opportunity to explore some of the exciting areas of research and scholarly and artistic activity taking place at Keene State College. Seminar speakers and topics change each semester and highlight the many engaging areas of study found on campus from a wide range of academic disciplines, with presentations by faculty, students, and visiting speakers. The KSC Seminar Series is free and open to the public. During the spring 2021 semester, the series is completely online, and audiences can attend live webinars or view the recorded presentations on YouTube.
To view recorded lectures, please visit the the Seminar Series YouTube Playlist
Spring 2021 KSC Seminar Series speakers and topics:
- Becky Dunn, Public Health: Evidence-based community action to support breastfeeding families in NH
- Armagan Gezici, Economics: An intersectional analysis of COVID-19 unemployment
- Meriem Pagès, English: Conversion, Race and Racialization in Late Medieval England
- Jim Waller, Holocaust and Genocide Studies: The escalating risk of mass violence in the United States
- March 24: Jonathan Gitelson, Art and Design: Jon Gitelson: Artist talk
- March 31: Bob Simoneau, Business Management: The science and technology of reclaiming raw materials
- April 7: Marie Duggan, Economics/Business Management: Piety and profits in 1690: Why the wealthiest families in Mexico wanted missions in California
- April 14: Sander Lee, Communication and Philosophy: Elia Kazan and the Hollywood blacklist: Some philosophical reflection
- April 21: Denise Burchsted, Environmental Studies, Geography, and Sustainability: Why does the environmental movement look so white? People of all races are deeply committed to protecting the environment.
- April 28: Jared Nelson, Sustainable Product Design and Architecture: Natural fibers as sustainable material alternatives for engineered industrial uses
- May 5: Tim Hastings, Graduate student, History & Archives: Getting away with murder: Violence and the construction of race in eighteenth-century New Hampshire.
- May 12: Presentations by Sustainable Product Design and Innovation students: Summer 2020 projects
- May 19: Presentations by Psychology honors students