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Past Summer Seminar Series Events

Marc Chopin

August 14

Central Banks, Austerity vs. Growth, and the Worrisome Dynamic of the Global Economy Handout

Presented by Marc Chopin, Professor of Economics, The W.A. Franke College of Business
Location: Native American Cultural Center
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P13, P16 and P8 are the closest parking lots to the Native American Cultural Center and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

Matthew Goodwin

August 7

A Philosophy of Light and Space: James Turrell and the Roden Crater Art Project


Presented by Matthew Goodwin, Lecturer, Philosophy Department
Location: La Posada in Winslow, AZ
Time: 6 - 7:30 pm

Parking Information and Directions

*Parking Information: Free parking and plenty of it around La Posada 

Google Maps Directions - Type your starting location in space "A"

Venue Website: Click Here  

From the south:
Take SR87, the old “Beeline Highway,” which connects Winslow straight to Phoenix. Plan on about a 3-hour drive. As you enter town, you’ll pass under a railroad bridge and emerge downtown on Route 66. Turn right on 2nd Street and then take an immediate right into our driveway.

From the east:
Take Exit 255 on I-40 and go south (left) a short distance to 3rd Street. Turn right (west) on 3rd and go 1 mile to downtown. Turn left (south) at the light on Williamson (SR87), and then go left (east) onto 2nd Street, the next intersection. La Posada is on your right.

From the west:
Take Exit 252 on I-40 and go right at the off-ramp. At the stop sign, turn left onto 2nd Street. You’ll go about 1 mile before you reach downtown. Go through the light at Williamson (SR87) and then immediately right into our driveway. You can also take Exit 253, again going south through a residential area about a half-mile until you come to 2nd Street. Turn left (east) and continue through the light at Williamson, then take a right into our driveway.

From the north (Hopi Land):
You’ll enter Winslow on SR87. Once you cross I-40, SR87 will end at 3rd Street. Turn right (west) on 3rd and go 1 mile to downtown. Turn left (south) at the light on Williamson (SR87), and then go left (east) onto 2nd Street, the next intersection. La Posada is on your right, so just turn into any of our driveways.

Tina Mion

July 31

Tina Mion, Not Dead Yet: Thoughts and Paintings on Death and Dying


Presented by Tina Mion, Artist
Location: Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, AZ
Time: 6:30 - 8 pm

Parking Information and Directions
*Parking Information: Plenty of free parking in front of the theatre and overflow next door at the Coffee Pot Restaurant.
Google Maps Directions - Type your starting location in space "A"

Venue Website: Click Here

Address is 2030 W. 89A in West Sedona Between BMO Harris Bank and the Coffee Pot Restaurant. it is right by the Coffee Pot Restaurant and Coffee Pot Drive.

Bruce Aiken

July 24

The Aesthetics of Conservation - Another Reason Why We Preserve Our Unique and Beautiful Lands

Presented by Bruce Aiken, NAU Honors Artist In Residence
Partially funded by a gift from Arizona Public Service
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Location: Museum of Northern Arizona
Time: 6 - 7:30 pm

Parking Information and Directions

*Parking Information: Free parking: Park on the North side of the building, use the 2nd or 3rd driveway for best parking.

Google Maps Directions - Type your starting location in space "A"

Venue Website: Click Here

 

Just 3 miles north of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona on US Highway 180. On your way to or from the Grand Canyon.

Jane Ginn

July 17

Protecting Yourself from Online Cyber-Criminals: Tips and Tools Handout


Presented by Jane Ginn, Managing Director, SedonaCyberLink
Location: Mary D. Fisher Theatre in Sedona, AZ
Time: 6:30 - 8 pm

Parking Information and Directions
*Parking Information: Plenty of free parking in front of the theatre and overflow next door at the Coffee Pot Restaurant.
Google Maps Directions - Type your starting location in space "A"

Venue Website: Click Here

Address is 2030 W. 89A in West Sedona Between BMO Harris Bank and the Coffee Pot Restaurant. it is right by the Coffee Pot Restaurant and Coffee Pot Drive.

Wayne Fox and Levi Esquerra
From left to right: Levi Esquerra, Wayne Fox

July 10

The Gamble of the Casinos for the Native American Economy

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Presented by Wayne Fox, Assistant Dean, The W.A. Franke College of Business and Levi Esquerra, Program Director, Center for American Indian Economic Development

Location: Native American Cultural Center
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P13, P16 and P8 are the closest parking lots to the Native American Cultural Center and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

Paul Ferlazzo

June 26

Poetry and Poets in the White House: The Surprising Story of Literature and Power


Presented by Paul Ferlazzo, English Professor Emeritus
Location: La Posada in Winslow, AZ
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

Parking Information and Directions

*Parking Information: Free parking and plenty of it around La Posada 

Google Maps Directions - Type your starting location in space "A"

Venue Website: Click Here  

From the south:
Take SR87, the old “Beeline Highway,” which connects Winslow straight to Phoenix. Plan on about a 3-hour drive. As you enter town, you’ll pass under a railroad bridge and emerge downtown on Route 66. Turn right on 2nd Street and then take an immediate right into our driveway.

From the east:
Take Exit 255 on I-40 and go south (left) a short distance to 3rd Street. Turn right (west) on 3rd and go 1 mile to downtown. Turn left (south) at the light on Williamson (SR87), and then go left (east) onto 2nd Street, the next intersection. La Posada is on your right.

From the west:
Take Exit 252 on I-40 and go right at the off-ramp. At the stop sign, turn left onto 2nd Street. You’ll go about 1 mile before you reach downtown. Go through the light at Williamson (SR87) and then immediately right into our driveway. You can also take Exit 253, again going south through a residential area about a half-mile until you come to 2nd Street. Turn left (east) and continue through the light at Williamson, then take a right into our driveway.

From the north (Hopi Land):
You’ll enter Winslow on SR87. Once you cross I-40, SR87 will end at 3rd Street. Turn right (west) on 3rd and go 1 mile to downtown. Turn left (south) at the light on Williamson (SR87), and then go left (east) onto 2nd Street, the next intersection. La Posada is on your right, so just turn into any of our driveways.

 

Paul Lenze, Jr.

June 19

Security Challenges for US Foreign Policy: Syria, Iran and Afghanistan




Presented by Paul Lenze, Jr., Lecturer and Internship Coordinator, Department of Politics and International Affairs
Location: Native American Cultural Center
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P13, P16 and P8 are the closest parking lots to the Native American Cultural Center and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

Mohamed M. Abdel Aziz Mohamed

June 12

The Future of Arab Spring: Continuity or Change? The Case of Egypt



Presented by Mohamed M. Abdel Aziz Mohamed, Assistant Professor of Comparative Study of Religion, at the Comparative Cultural Studies Department
Location: Native American Cultural Center
Time:  5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P13, P16 and P8 are the closest parking lots to the Native American Cultural Center and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

Julie Mueller

June 7

Forest Restoration and Watershed Services: The Economic Perspective

Presented by Julie Mueller, Assistant Professor of Economics, The W.A. Franke College of Business
Location: Gardner Auditorium
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P40,  P42 are the closest parking lots to The W.A. Franke College of Business(Gardner Auditoriumis inside) and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

Lori Poloni-Staudinger

June 5

The Ongoing Threat of Terrorism from Benghazi to Boston

Additional readings

Presented by Lori Poloni-Staudinger, Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs; Statewide Coordinator, Arizona Deliberates 
Location: Native American Cultural Center
Time: 5:30 - 7 pm

*Parking Information: Parking Lots - P13, P16 and P8 are the closest parking lots to the Native American Cultural Center and are free to park in after 4:30. To see campus map click HERE.

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