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Chautauqua Dinner

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Some women attending a music class at the San Marcos Chautauqua in 1891
The inaugural Chautauqua was a night of dinner and conversation with professors and students held to benefit the Honors College. At the Chautauqua, each table consisted of an Honors College professor, a current Honors student, and six additional guests. Guests at the tables discussed exciting topics with professors who have expertise in their fields, and heard a keynote address by Dr. Sean Guillory entitled "Humor, Honors, and Neuroscience." 
When: Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.
Where: Old Main 320
Keynote Address: "Humor, Honors, and Neuroscience"
            by Dr. Sean Guillory, B.A., Texas State University, 2008

Table leaders and topics included...


Dr. Don Olson, Department of Physics
Topic: Celestial Sleuthing
Dr. Catherine Hawkins, School of Social Work
Topic: Global Spirituality and Religion
Dr. Bob Fischer, Department of Philosophy
Topic: The Trolley Problem
Dr. Ray Fisk, Department of Marketing
Topic: Serve the Customer!
Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Topic: Travels in Lima, Peru
Dr. Vince Lopes, Department of Biology
Topic: Ecohumanism
Dr. Gilbert Martinez
Topic: Free Speech, Free Press
Ms. Shannon FitzPatrick
Topic: A Legal Perspective on the Role of Government in Marriage
Ticket Prices:
Alumni within five years: $50
Single ticket: $75
Sponsor a student's ticket: $50
Table: $500
Corporate sponsorship: $1,000
For more information about attending next year's Chautauqua, please contact:
Elissa Myers, Honors College Graduate Assistant