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Events At-a-glance

The following events offer a wide array of choices to celebrate the rich legacy of the past 150 years of Gallaudet University's history.

2013 Events

September

Visionary Leader: Jack Gannon

October

Visionary Leader: Arthur Kruger

November

Visionary Leader: Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen

December

Visionary Leader: David Peikoff

2014

January

Visionary Leader: Alice Hagemeyer

February

Visionary Leader: Glenn Anderson

March

Visionary Leader: Gertrude Galloway

April

Visionary Leader: Olof Hanson

May

Visionary Leader: Andrew Foster

June

Visionary Leader: Agatha Tiegel Hanson

July

Visionary Leader: George Veditz

August

Visionary Leader: Jerald Jordan

September

Visionary Leader: John Lopez

October

Visionary Leader: Bernard Bragg

November

Visionary Leader: Boyce Williams

Sesquicentennial
Lecture Series

Previous Lectures

Andrew Solomon

"Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity"

Andrew Solomon, award-winning author, lecturer, activist, and philanthropist

September 10, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Kellogg Conference Hotel, Swindells Auditorium
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Marilyn Smith

The Anti-Domestic and Sexual Violence Movement in Deaf America 1986-2013

Marilyn Smith, founder of Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
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Anindya Bhattacharyya

The Power of Technology Leads to Self-Success

Anindya (Bapin) Bhattacharyya, deaf-blind technology expert/consultant

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
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Andrew Manning

The Interconnectedness of Wyatt Earp, Cinderella, Gollum, Ostriches, Tobacco, Terry Pratchett, London Eye, Star Trek, Coca Cola, Socks and Jonah Lomu OR Studying Climate Change with Atmospheric Measurements of Greenhouse Gases

Andrew Manning, internationally-recognized environmental scientist

Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
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Ritchie Bryant

From Pennsylvania to Trailblazing Agent for Change: How Dr. Nathie Marbury Influenced the Course of the American Sign Language/Deaf Studies Field

Ritchie Bryant, professor in the American Sign Language and Interpreting Training Program at Austin Community College.

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Elstad Auditorium
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