Fall 2014 Events
Sept. 11: Richard A. Settersten, Jr. Lecture
6:30 p.m., Kennedy Center Ballroom
Settersten is the Hallie Ford Endowed Chair and Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, and Director of the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, Oregon State University. A sociologist of aging and the life course, Dr. Settersten will participate in two age-related courses (Erin Lamb’s “Aging, Sex and the Body” and Robin Shura’s “Sociology of Age, Aging, and the Life Course”) and will deliver an evening public lecture, likely related to his latest book, Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood and Why It’s Good for Everyone.
Oct. 13: Margaret Morganroth Gullette Lecture
Margaret Morganroth Gullette is a Resident Scholar in Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. Cultural critic and prize-winning writer of nonfiction, she is an internationally known age critic, essayist, and activist. She will be speaking to some of the material from her latest book Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America.
The Careers in Healthcare Series continues in 2014 with Mark Mettler, MBA '88, who works at Great Lakes Medical Research, LLC in Willoughby, OH. He will talk to students about his career in healthcare and how he came to be there.