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  • End of the Century
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    End of the Century

    Mr. Wolfe, who was working on his latest novel, A Man In Full, spoke about the intellectual environment in the United States since 1945. He emphasized that the two main influences on the…

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  • Authors Perspective
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    Author's Perspective

    Author and literary theorist Eco talked about his writing, his interpreters and his readers. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. He has written The Name of the Rose,…

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  • Literature at the End of the 20th Century
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    Literature at the End of the 20th Century

    Several authors discussed the best and worst aspects of 20th century literature and prospects for the future. They focused on several issues, including the impact of technologies such as…

    211 views
  • Freedom to Write
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    Freedom to Write

    As part of an international conference on the freedom to write, participants discussed the dangers and importance of free expression of ideas around the world. They also shared personal…

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  • Affirmative Action Issues
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    Affirmative Action Issues

    Chancellor Tien spoke in favor of affirmative action in higher education. This position has put him at odds with the California state government, which has acted to repeal affirmative…

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  • Korea The Coldest War
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    Korea: The Coldest War

    As part of a commencement conference, Senator Chafee spoke about the historical background and events of the Korean War. He outlined the events of the war with the use of overhead maps of…

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  • The Government and Families
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    The Government and Families

    Panelists from academia and the judiciary discussed public policies affecting the family and the court’s role in family issues in an era of heightened focus on family values. They took…

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  • All the News
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    All the News

    Mr. Mitchell shared his experiences in television journalism with an audience of television journalism students. He also spoke about some of the changes he has seen in all areas of…

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