Monday, March 31, 2008
The audience was captivated, engrossed and inspired by Professor Jeremy Suri’s March 29th insightful talk on Henry Kissinger’s life and times. Read more on Dr. Suri and his works at http://history.wisc.edu/people/faculty/suri.htm.
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Remarks from the March 29 "Farmington Libraries Lecture Series" Featuring Professor Jeremy Suri's latest book.
Remarks from the March 29 "Farmington Libraries Lecture Series" Featuring Professor Jeremy Suri's latest book "Henry Kissinger and the American Century".
Thank you for attending our three dimensional event on this clear, sunny, crisp March afternoon. It is wonderful to be able to have Professor Jeremy Suri here today at Farmington. Jeremy is currently professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He presents a tremendously insightful view of Henry Kissinger in his latest book Henry Kissinger and the American Century". Harvard University Press, 2007). Dr. Suri has also written The Global Revolutions of 1968 (W.W. Norton, 2006). As well as many academic papers and lectures on "international history"
Jeremy defines "international history" broadly. His research examines the interactions between states, peoples, and cultures -- especially in the twentieth century. He writes that he is interested in the decisions of leaders and institutions, as well as the influence of ideas and social movements. It addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Suri has a wife and family who are anxiously awaiting his return to Madison. Given that, I am delighted to present Professor Suri as our honored speaker today. Dr. Suri...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Saturday March 1, 2008... Snow, Snow and Snow…. It is amazing how much is involved in preparing for another day of business when the sky opens and delivers a full complement of snow. Our Lead facilities man Steve McMahon wrestles with the Snow Blower while our DPW crews are making the parking lot ready for a 1,250 visit day.