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Huddle with the Faculty: Gameday Seminars 2008 Featured Two SAS Faculty

Huddle with the Faculty: Gameday Seminars

Two of our outstanding SAS Faculty gave talks before tailgating during the Gameday Seminars.

Look for information next fall for another great line up of faculty talks!

Go to Huddle with the Faculty: Gameday Seminars to find out about talks by other RU professors.
Register online, or call 732-932-4700, ext. 4215, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Click on the Gameday Seminar titles below for more information:


 September 27:

MTV as Textbook: Reading Culture through Music Videos

October 18 – Homecoming:

A Road Less Traveled: From the Senate to the White House

Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui, Associate Professor and Chair, American Studies, School of Arts and Sciences

Since its launch in 1981, MTV has helped define popular culture by showing music videos by everyone from Michael Jackson to U2 to 50 Cent. How have the look, sound, and overall vibe of music videos shaped Generations X, Y, and Z? Explore questions of identity, especially race, sexuality, and class with Professor Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui as you screen and analyze recent music videos.

Ross K. Baker, Professor, Political Science, School of Arts and Sciences

Despite their power and prominence in Congress, U.S. senators are rarely elected president. Join Professor Ross K. Baker as he examines how the Senate was affected by the large number of its members running for president this year, and why the road from the Senate to the White House is often a bumpy one.

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