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Past Brown Bag Series Events

Speakers &Topics

Fall 2013

Feminist Intersectionality panel: Dr. Jennifer Erickson, Dr. Heather Adams, Dr. Amit Baishya, Dr. Juli Thorson from Department of Philosophy
Dr. Noman Sattar, Acting Director, Area Study Centre for Africa, North & South America-Quaid-i-Azam University (Islamabad, Pakistan): Prevailing Security Environment of Pakistan: Challenges and Responses
Mr. Muzaffar Ahmad, Treasurer, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's Indiana: "Ahmadiyya Muslims for peace, loyalty and life campaigns"
Salaam, who has delighted audiences for years with its expansive repertoire of Middle Eastern and North African music

Spring 2013

Bryan Orander: President of Charitable Advisors-Working in the nonprofit field
Mayor Dennis Tyler: Community Involvement
Tarek Kteleh, MD & Malek Sadehh, MD: The Syrian Conflict: Facts, Fiction, & Implications for US

Fall 2012 

Former Peace Corps volunteers: Peace Corps Panel about opportunities
Judi Calhoun: Domestic abuse and domestic violence
Steve Robert:2004 Genocde in the Darfur region
George Wolfe: Peacebuilding in a Pluralistic, Interfaith World

Spring 2012

Melissa Evans & Nigelle Holloway: Nature's Karma,  Fair Trade & Recycled Products

Fall 2011

Dr. Kristin McCauliff & Dr. Bradon Waite: Social Media & Activism
Dr. Theresa Kruczek: Dating Violence and Prevention

Spring 2011

Ball State's Spectrum: LGBTQ Panel
Majdi Felah, BSU Graduate Student: Revolution in Tunisia
Bibi Bahrami, Founder of AWAKEN:Education & Health for Afghan Women

Fall 2010

"Roses in December" (El Salvador Martyrs): Movie Screening & Discussion
Friends Memorial Church: Quakers: Partners in Peace
Dr. Beth Messner: Music & the Civil Rights Movement 

Other Past Speakers & Topics

Nadia Tabari, BSU Student: Iranian Culture
Ramia Badri, BSU Graduate Student & 11th Female to Enlist in Iraqi Army: Iraqi War Experiences
Dr. Yeno Matuka,: Culture of the African Congo
Lindsie Hammans, Caitlyn McCaslin, & Emily Hitchens (BSU Students): Struggle for Peace in Ireland