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    • Fascism and architecture 

      Otto, Christian (1987-10-18)
      Otto addresses the relationship between fascism and architecture, focusing on the single case study of the 1927 Stuttgart architectural exhibition. He suggests that architecture held an obsessive importance for the Nazis.
    • Feminist activism and the law 

      Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000 (1984-03-02)
      Kennedy describes the place of women in the legal profession.
    • Foucault's unmasking of the human sciences 

      Habermas, Jürgen (1984-09-12)
      Habermas examines the role of society in creating sciences' great men.
    • From Russia with laughs: Soviet underground humor 

      Draitser, Emil, 1937- (1988-09-19)
      Draitser describes Soviet humor and compares it to that of the United States.
    • Fulfilling our destiny: self-empowerment in the face of oppression 

      Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 (1989-03-29)
      Toure discusses the ties of black people to Africa, the ways in which they are discriminated against in America through capitalism and oppression, and the need for blacks to unite in a conscious effort to stop injustice.
    • Future of peace in the middle east: an arab perspective 

      Maksoud, Clovis (1988-04-18)
      Maksoud advances the notion that due to the establishment of the state of Israel, the Palestinians have ceased to be human beings and have become human obstacles. What is needed, in his mind, is a Palestinian adaptation ...
    • Gay people and civil rights: how far, how fast 

      Stoddard, Thomas B. (1983-12-08)
      Stoddard describes gay rights at both the federal and state levels, as well as at Cornell University.
    • Goals for the 21st-century 

      Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996 (1988-06-10)
      Sagan discusses the socioeconomic implications of present-day expenditures on conventional and nuclear arms as well as the hypothetical recognition of states like South Africa on the future.
    • Has the Labour Party a future in British politics? 

      Sheerman, Barry (1985-02-19)
      Sheerman discusses the British parliament, its history as it relates to the Labour party, and its possibilities for the future.
    • Has Watergate ruined Ford too? 

      Stone, I. F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989 (1974-09-30)
    • Heidegger's hand 

      Derrida, Jacques (1985-09-11)
      Derrida translates, reads, and discusses the work of Heidegger.
    • Heidegger's overcoming of occidental rationalism 

      Habermas, Jürgen (1984-09-10)
      Habermas discusses the theories of Heidegger and their relation to modernity, postmodernity and rationalism.
    • History and the novel 

      LaCapra, Dominick, 1939- (1984-11-28)
      LaCapra describes the relationship of the novel to history and briefly chronicles intellectual history, interpreting and defining the novel through its relation to history.
    • Homeless in America 

      Snyder, Mitch, Fennelly, Carol (1988-11-30)
      Snyder discusses the plight of homeless people who cannot find affordable housing in America, suggesting ways in which this problem may be alleviated.
    • Homosexuality and initiation in ancient Greece 

      Dover, K. J. (Kenneth James), 1920-2010 (1984-09-18)
      Dover discusses representations of and interest in homosexuality in ancient Greece, particularly relating to adolescent initiation into adulthood.
    • Horns, beans and insteps: guessing from Aristotle to Sherlock Holmes 

      Eco, Umberto (1981-10-23)
      A comparative discussion about semiotics and logic in Sherlock Holmes, Aristotle, and other analytical philosophers.
    • How Finland went western 

      Salo, Arvo (1987-10-06)
      Salo gives an overview of Finland's westernization.
    • How to avoid nuclear war 

      Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002 (1984-10-31)
      Weisskopf discusses nuclear war, the cold war, and the present realities of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). He describes the work of antinuclear activists and their influence on public policy.
    • How to get a job like mine 

      Vonnegut, Kurt (1993-04-20)
      Speaking to a capacity audience of over 2,000 people at Bailey Hall, a congenial and unrestrained Vonnegut expresses opinions on such varied topics as the importance of community, social justice, literature, the weather, ...
    • Human rights violations in the Soviet Union and El Salvador 

      Orlov, Yuri, 1924-; Dudley, Mary Jo, 1956- (1987-02-27)
      The speakers discussed human rights violations in the Soviet Union and El Salvador and answered questions from the audience. Orlov used an interpreter.