Calendar of Events

Fall 2009

Six Degrees of Separation

  • “A Staged Reading of Six Degrees of Separation
    Directed by E. Randahl Hoey
    Produced by Angel Morales

    Hostos Repertory Theater
    Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
    Thursday, October 15, 2009, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Listening Is an Act of Love

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2009: "A StoryCorps Panel Discussion"
    Professor Robert F. Cohen, Director of the Book-of-the-Semester Project, will moderate this panel discussion.  Participants will talk about the interviews in the book that they found to be particularly moving.  They will also consider the significance of the StoryCorps Project by addressing the various issues that are being discussed in the online Discussion Board.  Individuals who have already entered the StoryCorps booth will share the experiences they had in being interviewed.*

    Savoy Multipurpose Room
    11:00 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.
      5:30  p.m. –   6:45 p.m.

  • Monday, November 23, 2009:  “The Father Who Didn’t Know My Name”
    Reverend James Sheehan, Director of the Campus Ministry, will speak about his father’s bout with Alzheimer’s disease. He will also read excerpts from his book, The Father Who Didn’t Know My Name, and show video clips about this father-son journey.

    Savoy Multipurpose Room
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Monday, December 7, 2009:  “The StoryCorps Project:  From the Past to the Present to the Future”
    Mr. Dave Isay
    , the founder of the StoryCorps Project and editor of Listening is an Act of Love, will describe his hopes and dreams about the future potential in American society of the StoryCorps Project.

    Savoy Multipurpose Room
    11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • If you wish to participate in a StoryCorps interview this semester, please contact Professor Carlos Sanabria at or 718-518-6679 to make an appointment for this interview. 

Spring 2010

            This Voice in My Heart

  • Monday, April 19, 2010:  “War and Peace in My Divided Society”
    Professor Immaculée Harushimana, a specialist in Language, Literacy, and Technology and a faculty member in Lehman College’s Department of Middle and High School Education, will speak about the civil war in Burundi, her native country, and will respond to Gilbert Tuhabonye’s account of the situation.

    Savoy Multipurpose Room
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2010: “The Readers Speak:  A Hostos Panel Discussion”
    Professor Isabel Feliz, a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Language and Cognition and coordinator of the College Enrichment Academies, will lead two panel discussions.  Participants will have the opportunity to voice their opinions about different issues surfacing in their discussions of Gilbert Tuhabonye’s memoir.

    Savoy Multipurpose Room
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.