The University of Cincinnati’s popular “Life of the Mind” lecture series will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 18 with a session scheduled for 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the Russell C. Myers Alumni Center. Free and open to the UC community and the general public, “Life of Mind” features interdisciplinary conversations with UC faculty around a one-word theme followed by audience Q&A. The fall “Life of the Mind” theme is “War.”
During this month’s session, CCM Professor of Composition Joel Hoffman will discuss “War and the Music of Politics,” along with fellow thought provocateurs Stanley J. Corkin (Professor of English and Comparative Literature) and Bert Lockwood (College of Law)
About “Life of the Mind”
“Life of the Mind” is an annual lecture series that features interdisciplinary conversations with UC faculty around a one-word theme followed by audience Q&A. The series includes intriguing insights from diverse perspectives, and encourages faculty and students from across UC to engage in further discourse.
Each quarter, there are two “Life of the Mind” sessions with three “thought provocateurs” contributing to each session. In all, six distinguished faculty members will address the same theme from unique and diverse perspectives. The fall 2011“Life of the Mind” theme is “war.”