Millennium Lecture Series, 2000 

Collection Overview

Title: Millennium Lecture Series, 2000 

Record Series: 03/01/15

Creator: Aaron Podolefsky

Date: 2000

Extent: 0.417 linear feet, 1 box

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

Except for the paper material in folder 1, everything in this collection was recorded in VHS format. It has not been digitized.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Millennium Lecture Series, 2000, Archives Record Series 03/01/15, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

This record series includes videotapes of nine of the ten scheduled lectures.  A videotape of the lecture by Professor William Downs is not present.  The series also includes applications from the faculty to deliver lectures and publicity material for the series.

Scope and Content

In 2000, under the auspices of Vice President and Provost Aaron Podolefsky, the University of Northern Iowa presented a series of ten lectures, delivered by members of the faculty, designed to give "a special opportunity for all of us to pause and consider our histories, our lives today, and our futures as individuals, as members of Iowa families and communities, and as members of the larger human family."


Box 1

Folder 1: Correspondence, applications, and publicity

Folders 2-10: Videotapes. (VHS format)

Folder 2: January 19, 2000 - Jerry Soneson, "Thinking About the End Times: From Ancient Israel to the New Millennium"

Folder 3: February 22, 2000 - Andrew Burstein, "A View of the Millennium from 1776"

Folder 4: March 6, 2000 - Syed Kirmani, "Statistics and the Search for Truth: The Trinity of Chance, Variability and Risk"

Folder 5: April 3, 2000 - Vince Gotera, "Jive and Kickin': The State of Poetry in the Year 2000"

Folder 6: April 25, 2000 - Susan D. Hudson, "Eight Hours for What We Will"

Folder 7: September 6, 2000 - Tom Rice, "Rebuilding Civic Society in the New Millennium"

Folder 8: September 26, 2000 - Harry Brod, "Who Will We Be?: The Future of Gender and Other Identities in the New Millennium"

Folder 9: October 16, 2000 - Martha J. Reineke, "Encounters with a Double-Faced Ghost: Feminist Scholarship in the New Millennium"

Folder 10: December 4, 2000 - Jay Edelnant, "Technology, Deconstruction and Pedagogy: A Lecture Recital"

Processing Information

Materials processed by Library Assistant Gail Briddle, July 2001; modified: September 7, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017 and February 2018. Linear Feet updated August 9, 2017.

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