Feingold, Allen and Stossel to speak at Lakeland College

Lakeland College’s Great Thinkers Series, designed to highlight the institution’s 150th anniversary, will include lectures from national figures like Russell Feingold, Will Allen and John Stossel. The series, which begins Thursday, Aug. 30, and continues throughout the 2012-‘13 school year, will feature topics like leadership, environmental issues and business with insight from experts in each field.

The presentations, free and open to the public, will be held at 11 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Bradley Theatre on the college’s Sheboygan County campus. For reservations, call 920-565-1536. For more information, visit www.lakeland.edu.

Great Thinkers Series schedule:

  • Thursday, Aug. 30: Opening Convocation Lecture presented by Lonnel Coats, president and CEO of Eisai Inc.     
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11: Constitution Day Lecture presented by Russell Feingold, former U.S. Senator from Wisconsin
  • Thursday, Sept. 20: “Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe” presented by Alex Filippenko, professor of astronomy and Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Thursday, Oct. 11: “Good Food Revolution” presented by Will Allen, founder and executive director of Growing Power, Milwaukee
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14 ( scheduled for 7 p.m.): “The Peculiar Career of Aunt Jemima: Race and Stereotypes in U.S. Culture” presented by Emilie Townes, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19 (Founders Day): “When ‘Spiritual but not Religious’ is Not Enough” presented by Lillian Daniel, senior minister of First Congregational Church in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
  • Thursday, March 7: “We Believe” presented by Paul Adams III, founder and president of Chicago’s Providence St. Mel School
  • Thursday, April 25 (scheduled for 7 p.m.): Kohler Distinguished Business Lecture presented by John Stossel, national television reporter and commentator

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