American Sign Language
Speaker: Dr. C. Jean Mosley Hall
Challenged, Banned, or Burned: Reactions to Controversial Books, Then & Now: Negative public reaction to controversial texts goes back centuries, even pre-dating the European printing press. This 45 minute lecture presents an overview of censorship from antiquity to the present day. It specifically explores why materials were censored, how objectionable texts and authors were dealt with throughout history, and how our reaction to controversial material has evolved over time.
Speaker: John T. Rasel
Creative Writing for Everyday Life: In this talk, Dr. Luke Schlueter draws upon his many years of experience with teaching creative writing and on his own creative work in addressing the role creative writing can have in helping persons at any level achieve a fuller, richer, more aesthetically fulfilling life through creative writing
Speaker: Dr. Luke Schlueter
Foreign Languages and Foreign Language Translation: This presentation discusses the best way to teach foreign languages to intelligence analysts, best practices in working in a diverse professional environment of non-native English speakers, and how to quickly determine the veracity of a translation. It can be customized based upon audience interest
Speaker: Jessica Nelson
Pitch Yourself - Mastering Your Professional Introduction: "So, tell me about yourself...". Don't get tongue twisted answering this question when you run into a professional you admire, in an interview, or at a career fair. Learn what answer the employer wants to hear and walk away from this workshop with your elevator ptich ready to go!
Speaker: Beth Johnson
Present like a Pro: The no fear approach to public speaking
Speaker: Delia (Dee Dee) Pfister
Share YOUR Story: We all have a story to share yet getting started can be challenging. In this workshop, you'll learn proven strategies to build confidence in your public speaking, how to craft a message, and create opportunities to share and network with others who want to share their story.
Speaker: Heather Hetchler