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Athenaeum Reservations for CMC Alumni and Parents

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*NOTE: Due to the limited number of seats available for Athenaeum events, each family is limited to two seats per program.*

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Cornell William Brooks (Sold Out)
2017 MLK Commemorative Speech
President and CEO of the NAACP Cornell Brooks will offer his thoughts on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

Birol A. Yesilada
Tectonic Shifts in Turkey's Domestic and Foreign Policies: How Did it Come to This?
Events in Turkey in the last decade suggest a potential nightmare for Turkish democracy, relations with Western Allies, and regional stability in the Greater Middle East. Briol Yesilada will consider how this happened and where it might lead.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

A Panel Discussion
Publishing and Diversity
Authors and CMC alumni Camille Griep ’99 and Yi Shun Lai ’96 will join executive editor Rachel Kahan of William Morrow and Company and book publicist Kima Jones of Jack Jones Literary Arts for a panel discussion regarding the state of the book publishing industry and the representation of diverse voices and genres in the field.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

Lee Jussim
Science Going Bad and How to Improve It
Is science going off the rails? Lee Jussim will review scientific failures, and their causes, across the natural and social sciences, and will argue that promising solutions to counter this trend include intense skepticism, intellectual diversity, accountability, and transparency.
Monday, January 30, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

J.T. Rogers (in conversation with Eric Helland P'20)
"Theatre is truth, journalism is not."
Internationally recognized playwright J.T. Rogers and CMC professor Eric Helland debate and discuss politics and art, and the role of the theater in shaping public policy.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

Marlon James
History of the Caribbean/Writing from History
Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Marlon James explores Jamaican history through the perspectives of multiple narrators and genres in his Booker Prize award winning novel, A History of Seven Killings.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

Phyllis Morris-Green
Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice Court System
Phyllis Morris-Green, the public defender for San Bernardino County, will examine how implicit bias can affect jury selection, negotiations, and sentencing in the criminal justice system.
Thursday, February 02, 2017 at 5:30 PM
 
Attending: 1 $20.00 ea.

R.F. "Bob" Hemphill (LUNCH)
From Jobs to Joules: The Current and Future State of Energy
As the keynote speaker for CMC's Third Annual Green Careers Conference, R.F. "Bob" Hemphill will speak about renewable energy and a sustainable future, challenges and opportunities to renewable energy job growth, and global entrepreneurship in this critical space.
Friday, February 03, 2017 at 11:45 AM
 
Attending: 1 $17.50 ea.