Synopsis

Moraine Valley Community College Library, Palos Hills, Illinois, USA. The Library Event PodCasts are intended to be a flexible, portable record of the events held within the Moraine Valley Library. As such, they are intended to enhance library programs and the larger Moraine Valley curriculum.These events are hosted by the library in the spirit of public discussion, open debate, and intellectual growth. The views expressed by panel members, lecturers, or audience members are their own and are not necessarily the official views of the Moraine Valley Community College board of trustees, staff, faculty, or administration.

Episodes

  • Symbolism of the Mandala

    Symbolism of the Mandala

    04/06/2015

    Khentul Rinpoche of the Drepung Loseling Monastery discusses the meaning of the sand manadala in Tibetan Bhuddism.

  • This Podcast is Moving!

    This Podcast is Moving!

    04/06/2015

    The Event Podcast and Check It Out Podcasts are merging into a single podcast.

  • Symbolism of the Mandala

    07/05/2015
  • Domestic Violence and LGBT Community featuring Jennifer Nye

    Domestic Violence and LGBT Community featuring Jennifer Nye

    16/04/2015

    Jennifer Nye talks about barriers the LGBT community face additional in finding resources and support when confronting domestic violence within their relationships.Members of Moraine Valley's GASP (Gender and Sexual Progress club) discuss their experiences.

  • GASP A Discussion by Gender and Sexual Minority Students

    GASP A Discussion by Gender and Sexual Minority Students

    02/04/2015

    Members of Moraine Valley's GASP (Gender and Sexual Progress club) discuss their experiences.

  • En avant les calories French fine cooking a global heritage, a taste of paradise

    En avant les calories French fine cooking a global heritage, a taste of paradise

    26/02/2015

    Culinary and cultural event featuring Michael O'Shea of MVCC's Culinary Arts program and Kevin O'Connell from the Foreign Language Department.

  • Syria and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Syria and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    26/02/2015

    Dr. Zaher Sahloul and Suzanne Akhras-Sahloul members of the Syrian American Medical Society, discuss why we should care about Syria, where more than 12 million Syrians, of which more than 75 percent are women and children, are either refuges or internally displaced.

  • Writing for Change James Baldwin and the 1960s

    Writing for Change James Baldwin and the 1960s

    23/02/2015

    MVCC faculty member Tamarra Coleman-Hill discusses the significance of literary great James Baldwin and the Civil Rights movement.

  • Women and War in the Middle East

    Women and War in the Middle East

    26/11/2014

    Dr. Nadine Naber addresses various historical and political conditions that produce violence against women in the Arab world with a focus on Palestine.

  • Am I Paranoid? Buying a Home While Black

    Am I Paranoid? Buying a Home While Black

    12/11/2014

    Delwyn Jones offers a bold but self-reflective performance piece on race and socio-economic status in suburban America.

  • Terribly Toxic to Terrifically Tranquil

    Terribly Toxic to Terrifically Tranquil

    12/11/2014

    Maryan Jatczak's story to holistic nursing.

  • Plato’s Cave and Moraine’s Core Values

    Plato’s Cave and Moraine’s Core Values

    12/11/2014

    Jeff Christ discusses the Plato's Cave and draws some philosophical lessons from it, finding interesting connections to Moraine Valley’s Core Values.

  • “To Thine Own Self Be True”: Stories from a Life of Perpetual Wanderlust

    “To Thine Own Self Be True”: Stories from a Life of Perpetual Wanderlust

    12/11/2014

    Tommy Hensel shares stories of his life of perpetual wanderlust and serial "non-belonging."

  • Numbers Push Food and Drink Choices

    Numbers Push Food and Drink Choices

    06/11/2014

    Presenter Jeff Garza, principal at Garza Consulting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, specializes in sensometrics, connecting sensory perception, mathematics and statistical methods for both product development and quality control.

  • Not Quite White: U.S. Census Race Classification and Arab-Americans

    Not Quite White: U.S. Census Race Classification and Arab-Americans

    06/11/2014

    According the U.S. Census, people of Arab descent are classified as White yet many Arab-Americans would consider themselves not quite White.

  • How did the Great War Shape the 20th Century? A Faculty Panel Discussion

    How did the Great War Shape the 20th Century? A Faculty Panel Discussion

    06/11/2014

    We will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I with a discussion of the significance of this immense and horrific global conflict.

  • More Room to the Pie. . . Living Life Beyond Slices

    More Room to the Pie. . . Living Life Beyond Slices

    05/11/2014

    Come with Jermaine Ford on a journey of discovering that “aha moment.

  • James Baldwin and the Intersection of Race, Gender and Sexuality

    James Baldwin and the Intersection of Race, Gender and Sexuality

    21/10/2014

    McBride is a world renowned scholar who specializes issues relating to race and sexual orientation issues.

  • Education in Central America Schooling as a Cause and Solution to the Child Migration Crisis

    Education in Central America Schooling as a Cause and Solution to the Child Migration Crisis

    15/10/2014

    Members of the LGBTQ community as well as LGBTQ Allies talk about sexual and gender identity and the coming out process

  • Sexuality, Gender, and the Coming Out Process

    Sexuality, Gender, and the Coming Out Process

    15/10/2014

    Debra Gittler, founder and executive director of ConTextos, an educational NGO established in El Salvador and the U.S. will explain how ConTextos, a social entrepreneurship initiative, improves education in the Northern Triangle Countries.

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