It’s almost an anagram for Moravian.
The Moravian Reading Group, trying a new
tack this year, will divide itself in half, addressing
one topic in the fall semester and another in the spring.
the fall, the group will consider America’s position
as a global superpower in a series called “The
Sessions will be led by:
Jim West, professor of economics and business. A chapter of Thomas Sowell’s
A Conflict of Visions and an op-ed piece by Irving Kristol in the Wall
Street Journal called “The Emerging American Imperium.” Today.
• Gordon Williams, assistant professor of mathematics. Text by activist
historian Eqbal Ahmad. October 7.
Clarke Chapman, profesor of religion. Robert N. Bellah, “Righteous Empire”;
Theodore R. Weber, “The ‘National Security Strategy.’ Power
Play”; and Gary Dorrien, “The ‘Unipolarist’ Agenda. Axis
of One.” All are from the March 8 issue of Christian Century. November
James Johnson, visiting assistant professor of history. W.E.B. du Bois, “Of
Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others,” in The Souls of Black
Chris Jones, assistant professor of biology.
Francis Fukuyama, “The End
of History,” in The National Interest (1989). December
All sessions meet in the Snyder Room of the
HUB at 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays. Reading packets are available
from Mickey Ortiz, 206 Comenius, Ext. 1417.
information on the reading group: Heikki Lempa,
J.R. Thomas, or Carl Salter.