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Can We Handle the Truth?

After months of planning, Project Dialogue has chosen a theme for the upcoming 2011-2012 academic year. Can we Handle the Truth? “The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.”                                                                                                                                                                   -Winston Churchill Truth arises...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 in Events, News | Comments Off


Strong, Smart and Nice

Friday, September 25 Branscomb Rec. Room, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Workshop – Dr. Pier Forni lunch provided Restricted to Vanderbilt students, faculty & staff Dr. Forni presented in a more interactive way the fundamental information conveyed in his lecture. This workshop was geared toward the dynamics of workplace and campus interaction. Dr. Forni believes...... KEEP READING

Posted on Saturday, September 25th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


Civility in Decline? The View from the American College Campus

Dr. P.M. Forni, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, co-founded the Johns Hopkins Civility Project in 1997. An aggregation of academic and community outreach activities, the JHCP aimed at assessing the significance of civility, manners and politeness in contemporary society. The JHCP has been reconstituted as The Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins, which Dr. Forni...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


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Rescuing our Bankrupt Health Care System: Looking for answers around the world

Friday, November 13 Student Life Center’s Board of Trust Meeting Room 11 AM – Lecture – T.R. Reid Did you know that in 2007 it was estimated that nearly 60% of all bankruptcies in America were a result of medical bills? In contrast, The United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and Switzerland did not report a...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


Common Ground

Common Ground: Being Muslim in the Military

Muslim Student Association and Army & Navy ROTC team up to presents This event sought to acknowledge and create a dialogue about the relationship between Muslims and the Military. Professor Awadh A. Binhazim spoke generally about Islam and touch on fundamental misunderstandings that saturate the media and general society. Captain Darryl Cox, an active military...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


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Sibling Rivalry: Can the religious offspring of Abraham get along?

Wednesday, March 17, 7 PM The Commons Center, Multi-Purpose Room Reception to Follow Robert Wright is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Evolution of God. His previous books include The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life (named by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best 10 books of the...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


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The Doyle and Debbie Show

Monday, March 22, 7 PM Sarratt Cinema Performance & Panel Discussion Project Dialogue presented the greatest country music duo ever to appear on Vanderbilt’s campus during this particular week of March in 2010.  Performing their top 20 hits (within minor radio markets) like, “Barefoot and Pregnant” and the lonesome wails of promise discovered in the lyrics of, “When...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Comments Off


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An Evening with Elie Wiesel: Civility and Justice for Whom?

Monday, April 12, 7 PM Langford Auditorium Project Dialogue and the Office of Religious Life present Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Holocaust survivor and author of numerous books, Elie Wiesel spoke on Civility and Justice for Whom? This lecture was the concluding event in Project Dialogue’s year-long examination of the themes of,...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2010 in Civility: And Justice for Whom?, Events | Tags: Comments Off


WHY WE HATE

“In the name of hate, human beings carry out the most shocking and repulsive acts imaginable. These unspeakable acts go by many different names: oppression, torture, genocide,–and terrorism.” -Rush Dozier, Jr. “He insulted me, he hurt me, he defeated me, he robbed me.” Those who think such things will not be free from hate. -Buddha Why do we hate?...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, February 9th, 2007 in Events | Comments Off