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

  • Suffer in Silence No More Art Fair for Mental Health Awareness

    Suffer in Silence No More Art Fair for Mental Health Awareness

    06/10/2014

    This special event utilized arts to express all aspects of mental health.

  • All About Bullying A Faculty Panel Presentation

    All About Bullying A Faculty Panel Presentation

    02/10/2014

    Education experts define and explore the causes and impacts of bullying.

  • Scotty Works OUT Film Screening and Conversation with the Filmmaker

    Scotty Works OUT Film Screening and Conversation with the Filmmaker

    01/10/2014

    Filmmaker and MVCC faculty member Dan Pal presents his short film Scotty Works OUT.

  • Engineering-Building, Accomplishing, Connecting

    Engineering-Building, Accomplishing, Connecting

    24/09/2014

    Presenter Michael Murphy, a LEED Green associate engineer with Thornton Tomasetti Inc., earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies and a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • What is Queer? Current and Historic Struggles of LGBTQ People

    What is Queer? Current and Historic Struggles of LGBTQ People

    23/09/2014

    Faculty member Jeffrey McCully discusses the ways that gender expression and human sexuality are socially constructed based on norms that change from one society to another and across time.

  • Board Games and Learning featuring Jason King

    Board Games and Learning featuring Jason King

    19/09/2014

    Faculty members from literature and the library will discuss James Baldwin's classic text.

  • Comic Books and the Art of Visual Story Telling Featuring Erik LaGatutta

    Comic Books and the Art of Visual Story Telling Featuring Erik LaGatutta

    18/09/2014

    Artist and Fine Arts faculty member, Erik LaGatutta discusses the art form of comic books and graphic novels.

  • Graphic Novels as Literature featuring Sheryl Bundy

    Graphic Novels as Literature featuring Sheryl Bundy

    18/09/2014

    Faculty member Sherly Bundy discusses graphic novels as a literary genre.

  • Understanding Giovannis Room A Faculty Panel Discussion

    Understanding Giovanni's Room A Faculty Panel Discussion

    09/09/2014

    Faculty members from literature and the library will discuss James Baldwin's classic text.

  • A Summer of Dumpster Diving and Sustainability

    A Summer of Dumpster Diving and Sustainability

    13/08/2014

    Three interns from the Illinois EPA present the findings from their work and offer new insight on sustainability efforts in higher education.

  • Defining Gender Identity, Sexual Identity, Gender Expression, LGBT, and Queer

    Defining Gender Identity, Sexual Identity, Gender Expression, LGBT, and Queer

    11/06/2014

    Sociologist Jeffrey McCully joins MVCC librarians, Joe, Tish and Troy to define key terms relating to LGBTQ issues relating to the themes of the One Book program.

  • Services for LGBTQ Students at Moraine Valley

    Services for LGBTQ Students at Moraine Valley

    11/06/2014

    Moraine Valley Counselor Matthew Cullen discusses college services offered for LGBTQ students.

  • James Baldwin, the Activist Voice, and Views on Privilege in Giovanni’s Room

    James Baldwin, the Activist Voice, and Views on Privilege in Giovanni’s Room

    11/06/2014

    MVCC Democracy Commitment Faculty Coordinator, Tamarra Coleman-Hill discusses James Baldwin as an activist with librarians Joe, Tish, and Troy.

  • Graphic Novels at Moraine Valley and the Graphic Novel Symposium

    Graphic Novels at Moraine Valley and the Graphic Novel Symposium

    11/06/2014

    Moraine Valley Librarians, Joe, Tish, and Troy prepare for the upcoming Graphic Novel Symposium at MVCC by discussing graphic novels in the library’s collection.

  • Visual Storytelling: A Discussion with Erik La Gatutta

    Visual Storytelling: A Discussion with Erik La Gatutta

    11/06/2014

    Moraine Valley Librarians, Tish, and Troy prepare for the upcoming Graphic Novel Symposium at MVCC by discussing the art of graphic novels and comic books with faculty member Erik LaGatutta

  • Graphic Novels as Literature and as Class Texts

    Graphic Novels as Literature and as Class Texts

    11/06/2014

    Moraine Valley Librarians, Joe, Tish, and Troy prepare for the upcoming Graphic Novel Symposium at MVCC by discussing graphic novels as literature with faculty member Sheryl Bundy.

  • Four Stories of Data The Hidden Power of Numbers

    Four Stories of Data The Hidden Power of Numbers

    10/06/2014

    Jason king will share stories and lessons about why this area, now called Palos, was vital to the settlement of Chicago.

  • Review of Giovannis Room and Discussion of James Baldwin

    Review of Giovanni's Room and Discussion of James Baldwin

    09/06/2014

    Moraine Valley Librarians, Joe, Tish, and Troy discuss the upcoming One Book text, Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

  • Beavers, Bogs, and Badlands The Site and Situation of the Moraine Valley Area

    13/05/2014
  • What Matters Films Discussion: Turning Apathy to Action (Discussion 1)

    What Matters Films Discussion: Turning Apathy to Action (Discussion 1)

    29/04/2014

    his film that tells the story of three friends—two idealistic activists and one skeptic—attempting to live across three continents in poverty on $1.25 a day.

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