Civic Professionalism and the Pursuit of Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities

Scott Peters

Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Scott Peters current research examines the changing social, political, and cultural roles of academic institutions and their professionals, especially the nature and significance of the land grant university. Before joining the Department of Education at Cornell University, he served ten years as Program Director of the University of Illinois YMCA, where he worked on a variety of civic education and community development initiatives. Part of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Series: Sustaining the Earth.

Cosponsored By:
  • Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Stay for the entire event, including the brief question-and-answer session that follows the formal presentation. Most events run 75 minutes.

Sign-ins are after the event concludes. For lectures in the Memorial Union, go to the information desk in the Main Lounge. In other academic buildings, look for signage outside the auditorium.

Lecture Etiquette

  • Stay for the entire lecture and the brief audience Q&A. If a student needs to leave early, he or she should sit near the back and exit discreetly.
  • Do not bring food or uncovered drinks into the lecture.
  • Check with Lectures staff before taking photographs or recording any portion of the event. There are often restrictions. Cell phones, tablets and laptops may be used to take notes or for class assignments.
  • Keep questions or comments brief and concise to allow as many as possible.