YSU CLASS Faculty Scholars Forum starts this week

Topics ranging from laboring-class poets to socialism’s effect on Estonia will be covered in the Faculty Scholars Forum of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Youngstown State University.

The event is an interdisciplinary forum for CLASS faculty to share their ongoing research, receive feedback from peers and create opportunities for collaborations.

The forums are held 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month in the CLASS Dean’s Conference Room in DeBartolo Hall on the YSU campus. The schedule:

Sept.14
Tomi Ovaska (Economics), A Stifled Economy: A Quasi-Experimental Study on Socialism's Socio-Economic Effects on Estonia.

Sept. 28
Tiffany Anderson (English), GuiltAbility: The Power of Guilt.

Oct. 12
Diana Palardy (Foreign Languages), Spanish Anarchism and Squatter Communities.

Oct. 26
Helene J. Sinnreich (History), Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in Auschwitz: An encounter with Mengele.

Nov. 9
Deborah Mower (Philosophy and Religious Studies), Motivating Civility.

Nov. 23
Corey Andrews (English), The Unletter'd Muse: Great Unknown Laboring-Class Poets of Nineteenth-Century Scotland.