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1983 - present

Alfred E. Kahn: January 10, 1983: "Regulation and Deregulation: The Lessons of Experience"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Henry A. Kissinger: May 3, 1983: "The Future Role of United States Foreign Policy"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Walter E. Williams: October 17, 1983: "Government Restraints on Economic Opportunity"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

President Jimmy Carter: April 10, 1984: "Conflict and Consensus: America Today"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Psychology and the Law:
A Conference Open to the Public
September 29, 1984
Dr. Patrick H. De Leon: "The Relationship between Psychology and the Law"
Dr. Elizabeth F. Loftus & Dr. Robert G. Pachella: "Psychologists as Expert Witnesses: Role
Conflicts & Ethical Questions"
Prof. James J. Gobert: "The Use of Social Science Research in Jury Selection & Persuasion
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Germany and the United States: Signals of Danger and Hope:
A Conference of Distinguished Scholars and Statesmen
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: April 12, 1985
Dr. Wolfhart Pannenberg: April 13, 1985
Dr. Michael Naumann: April 13, 1985
Walter J. Stoessel, Jr.: April 13, 1985
Henry H. Fowler, Moderator of Panel Discussion: April 13, 1985
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Church and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick: October 25, 1985: "The Future of the United Nations and the United States Foreign Policy"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

200 Years of Church & State Relations: 1786-1986
A Conference Sponsored By Hollins College and Roanoke College
January 14, 1986
Dr. Alan Geyer
Barry W. Lynn
Herbert W. Titus

Hollins College General Speakers' Fund
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Dr. Willard Gaylin: March 6, 1986: "The Insanity Defense"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Charles Robb: October 3, 1986: "Business and Politics: A Likely Match"
Dr. Richard Lamerton: October 16, 1986: "The Hospice: An Alternative for the Dying"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Lord Peter Bauer: October 14, 1986: "An Economists Look At Foreign Aid"

Terrorism, the New War: A Symposium on America and the Middle East:
March 3-5, 1987
Col. Charles Scott: March 3: "The Terrorist Threat"
E. Howard Hunt and Dr. Haten Hussaini: March 4: Debate "Is One Man's Terrorist Another's
Freedom Fighter"
Dr. Warshawsky, Moderator: March 5: Panel Discussion, "Reflections on the Middle East"
Dr. Janice Saunders, Dr. John Selby, Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment

A Celebration of Liberty: The Constitution, Culture and Change:
April 3-4, 1987
James Kilpatrick: "Freedom of the Press & Expression Under the Constitution"
Martin Marty: "Freedom of Religion - Back To Square One with Amendment One"
Edward Albee: "The Theatre vs. the Playwright"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Church and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment

Dr. Stephen Jay Gould: November 4, 1987: "Human Equality is a Contingent Fact of History"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The Meaning of Citizenship: Rights and Obligations in the 1990's:
April 8 -9, 1988
Featuring
Robert N. Bellah
Lawrence M. Mead
William J. Raspberry

Henry H. Fowler Public PolicyLecture Series
The Center for Church and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment

Rick Boucher: October 10, 1988: "An Inside Look at Congressional Elections"
Alex Haley: February 9, 1989: "Roots: A Saga of History"
Vladimir Sakharov: March 15, 1989: "Russia Now - 2010: Are Gorbachev and the New Economy for Real?"
Elliot L. Richardson: October 4, 1989: "Ethics in Government"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Admiral Stansfield Turner: October 26, 1989: "Terrorism and Democracy"
Ted Fiske: December, 1989: "The Role of Education in a Technocratic Society"
Andrew Young: February 21, 1990: "Civil Rights in America: Reflections on Achievements and
Unfulfilled Goals"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
C & P Telephone Company

Ellen Goodman: March 3, 1990: "Women in Politics: Today's Challenges and Tomorrow's
Opportunities"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

President Gerald R. Ford: September 27, 1990: "The President and the Congress: Can They Work
Together"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Colloquium '92 Educating the Whole Person:
January 16, 1992
Ernest Boyer: "The Importance of General Education"
Gilbert Meilaender, Jr.: "Forming Both Heart and Mind: The Role of the Church-Related College"
Robert Brustein: "Sense and Sensitivity: The Options of Multi-Culturalism"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Church and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment

Joe Clark: February 27, 1992: "Perspectives on Discipline, Citizenship, and Education"
Ralph Nader: March 19, 1992: "Earth Visions: The Citizens' Strategies to Sustain Our Environment"

The Role of Women in Public Life:
March 18, 1993
Dr. Carol Swain: "Black Faces, Black Interests"
Dr. Cecilia E. Rouse: "Women and the Labor Market: Trends, Problems and Political Solutions"
Dr. M. Christine Stansell: "Public Women and Sexual Ambiguity: A Historian's Perspective"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The Second Russian Revolution:
Evening Lecture Series
Dr. Dan Richardson: February 1, 1994: "Russia's past…. Russia's Future"
Dr. Kent Hill: February 8, 1994: "The Future of Religious Freedom in Russia - The Debate Over
Evangelizing"
Dr. Richard Stites: February 15, 1994: "Russian Popular Culture"
Dr. Vladimir Mikhalev: February 22, 1994: "Social and Political Challenges of the Russian Economic Transformation"
Dr. Igor Zevelev: March 1, 1994: "Constitutional Reform in Post-Communist Russia"
Victor Pakhomkin and Natalia Mokina: March 15, 1994: "Contemporary Art in Russia"
Secretary Lawrence Eagleburger: March 30, 1994: "The Future of United States-Russia Relations"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment
The Center for Church and Society

Reflecting, Distorting or Enlightening? The Responsibility of the Media in
American Life Community Lecture Series:

William F. Buckley: October 11, 1994: "Reflections on Current Contentions: Role of Media"
Peter Steinfels: October 26, 1994: "War of the Worldviews: Religion and the Media"
Nat Hentoff: November 10, 1994: "Violence and the Media"
Daniel Schorr: November 15, 1994: "The Effects of the Media on U.S. Politics"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Donald L. Jordan Humanities Endowment
The Center for Church and Society

Michael Dukakis: April 6, 1995: "The Future of American Social Policy"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Korea and the U.S. - Continuity and Change:
Dr. Donald Nuechterlein: October 10, 1995: "Korea and U.S. Foreign Policy"
Joel Kotkin: November 3, 1995: "Ethnic Identity in the Global Economy"
Dr. Donald Clark: November 15, 1995: "History of Modern Korea"
Chang-Rae Lee: February 16, 1996: "Chang-Rae Lee Reads From His Fiction"
Steven Scholosstien: February 23, 1996: "U.S. and Korea in the Technology Revolution"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Donald L. Jordan Endowment for the Humanities
Center for Church and Society

Shee Juan Chung, James F. Holman, Theodore R. Marmor, Laban A. Otieno, & Yurl A. Petrov:
March 29-30, 1996: "Health Care in the Sister Cities"

Three Conversations on Freedom (one cancelled):
Ronald Segal: November 4, 1996: "The Black Diasporas"
Ann Richards: March 24, 1997: "The Path Ahead for Women in Public Service"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

P. J. O'Rourke: October 31, 1997: "The Politics of Worry"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The United States and the United Kingdom: Still a Special Relationship?
Alister McGrath: March 20, 1998: "Evangelicalism and the Future of Christianity"
Martin Walker: March 20, 1998
Robert Aliber: March 20, 1998
George Stiener: March 23, 1998: "The Archives of Eden Revisited"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Church and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Endowment for the Humanities

The Role of Virtue in Public Life:
Stephen L. Carter: October 21, 1998: "Integrity and Civility"
Sam Margulies: March 17, 1999
Robert Bork: April 13, 1999
Keith Harper: November 11, 1999: "Native Americans and the Law"

Dr. Carol M. Swain: March 16, 2000: "The Path Ahead for African Americans in Politics"
Shelby Steele: March 16, 2000: "The Path Ahead for Ideological Diversity Among
African-Americans"
Dr. Cheryl Sanders: March 30, 2000: "Ministry at the Margins" and "The Future of African-American Churches"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

Robert Dole: March 25, 2001: "Leadership: Values in the 21st Century"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Oscar Arias: November 2, 2001:"A Global Vision For Peace and Development"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Dr. Edward O. Wilson: March 23, 2002: "The Future of Life"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Dr. James Q. Wilson: April 9, 2002: "The Moral Sense"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Religion and Politics in the Middle East:
Benazir Bhutto: September 17, 2002
Dennis B. Ross: September 18, 2002
Stephen P. Cohen: September 18, 2002
Edward Said: September 24, 2002
Dr. Carol Swain: October 24, 2002: "The New White Nationalism in American: Its Challenge to
Integration"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society
The Donald L. Jordan Endowment for the Humanities

Randall Robinson: January 23, 2003: "Reparations and Race in America's Future"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Cokie Roberts: October 4, 2003: "Faith in Politics"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Civil Rights: The Legacy and the Promise:
Juan Williams: September 2, 2004: "Eyes on the Prize: The Truths of American Race Relations"
Jack Greenburg: October 27, 2004: "The Meaning of the Brown vs. Board of Education Decision"
Chad Corntassel Smith: November 3, 2004: "Native American Rights and Cherokee Culture"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The Meaning of the 2004 Elections:
January 27, 2005
Fred Barnes
Peter Beinart
Henry  H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The Future of American Conservatism:
Conversations in the Public Square
October 6, 2005
David Brooks
Dr. Richard Land

Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

The Future of Liberalism in America Liberalism:
Conversations in the Public Square
January 25, 2006
Margaret Carlson
Gary Dorrien

Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

Lech Walesa: March 27, 2006: "Democracy: The Never Ending Battle"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Constitution Day Speaker 2006:
Roger K. Newman: September 19, 2006: "Original Sin and Original Intent"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Americas Global Strategy in the 21st Century:
Conversations in the Public Square
October 11, 2006
William Kristol
Anthony Lake

Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

The Meaning of the 2006 Elections:
January 31, 2007
Michael Barone
Mara Liasson
Henry H. Fowler  Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

Constitution Day Speaker 2008:
Roy Smith:
September 19, 2008: "Business, Government and the Constitution in the Twentieth
Century"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Douglas Brinkley: October 2, 2008: "President's of the Twentieth Century"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

George Nash, February 11, 2009:  "The Future of Conservatism in America"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

George Will, April 6, 2009:  "Lessons Drawn from the Twentieth Century"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

Constitution Day Speaker 2009:
Sandra Day O'Connor, September 17, 2009: "Judicial Independence"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

Nicholas Carr, November 11, 2009: "The Shallows: Mind, Memory, and Media in the Age of Information"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

Jared M. Diamond, April 7, 2010: "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series

Constitution Day Speaker 2010:
Larry Sabato,
September 22, 2010: "A More Perfect Constitution"

Matthew Continetti, Paul Glastris: November 9, 2010: "The Meaning of the 2010 Elections"
Henry H. Fowler Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

Jon Meacham, Jody Bottum: April 6, 2011: "The Next America: Is America Still Exceptional?"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Center for Religion and Society

Mystic Chords of Memory: Results of the Civil War: 2011:

Constitution Day Speaker 2011:
Doris Kearns Goodwin,
September 21, 2011: "Presidential Power after Lincoln"

Lucas E. Morel, November 2, 2011: "Lincoln and Race"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The James C. and S. Maynard Turk Pre-Law Program

Binh Danh and Robert Schultz, November 9, 2011: "Specimen Days: Walt Whitman, Virginia, and the Civil War"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series
The Copenhaver Endowment
The English and Fine Arts Departments

Mark F. Miller and Tom D. Mays, November 16, 2011: "The Role of Roanoke College during the Civil War"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Constitution Day Speaker 2012:
Stephen Carter,
September 20, 2012: "The Importance of Honesty to Constitutional Government"
Henry H. Fowler Public Policy Lecture Series

Stephen Hayes, David Gushee, November 13, 2012: "The Meaning of the 2012 Elections"
Henry H. Fowler Public Lecture Series
Robert D. Benne Center for Religion and Society