Common Experience

WELCOME TO THE IU SOUTHEAST COMMON EXPERIENCE
An annual program designed to cultivate a common intellectual conversation across campus, to strengthen the sense of community at Southeast and in the region, to encourage open discussion, civil discourse, and critical thinking, and to enhance the reputation of Southeast as a regional center of learning excellence.

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Prior Years Archive

Common Experience in 2006-07

Theme: Citizens making a difference in America.
Reading: Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

Common Experience in 2007-08

Theme: Identity in a Multicultural World: Who Am I?

Contest Winners:
Fall 2007
  1. Michael Maupin – Essay
  2. Desiree Tudder – Poetry
  3. Pascalle Ballard – Art
Spring 2008
  1. Jennifer Martens – Essay

Common Experience in 2008-09

Theme: Greening of Earth: Whose Responsibility?

Contest Winners:
Fall 2008
  1. Sarah Yeager – Essay
Spring 2009
  1. Michael Maupin – Essay

Common Experience in 2009-10

Theme: Health and Humanity in the New Millennium: Where Do We Go From Here?

Contest Winners:
Fall 2009
  1. Maureen Rogg – Essay
  2. Stephanie Hayes – Essay
  3. Keith Whitaker – Essay

Common Experience in 2010-11

Theme: Living in the Digital Age: Virtual Community or Real Connectedness?

Common Experience in 2011-12

Theme: Liberty and Justice for All? Social Change and Campus Action for 70 Years and Beyond

Schedule of Events

September

Research Ethics for Faculty and Students

Tue., September 3, 2013 
University Center 127, 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Drone Warfare: Legal, Ethical, and Strategic Issues

Thu., September 19, 2013 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

How to Survive a Plague

Tue., September 24, 2013 
University Center 127, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Science of HeLa Cells for Beginners

Mon., September 30, 2013 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

October

The Tinker Tour: Mary Beth Tinker and Free Speech in Public Schools

Wed., October 9, 2013 
Stem Concert Hall, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Poverty Simulation

Wed., October 23, 2013 
Hoosier Room, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

November

Enron, White-Collar Crime, and Ethics

Wed., November 6, 2013 
University Center 127, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Tue., November 19, 2013 
3rd Floor of the IU Southeast Library, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

December

January

Sportsmanship vs. Gamesmanship

Tue., January 28, 2014 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

February

The Science of HeLa Cells for Beginners

Mon., February 10, 2014 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Miss Evers’ Boys

Mon., February 24, 2014 
University Center 127, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

March

YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip

Thu., March 13, 2014 
3rd Floor of the IU Southeast Library, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Religious Discussion Forum

Fri., March 14, 2014 
University Center 127, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

April

The Media and Environmental Concerns

Wed., April 2, 2014 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Mon., April 14, 2014 
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


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