Social Sciences Events

Possible Event ChoicesHelpful Links
The Family Changes Through Television  
Economic Profile of a Country  
Planned Communities
History Museum Visit
Visit a Historic Site or Historic Home in the Region  
Children of Conflict  
Sex Education  
Iris or Eden  
A Time to Speak  
Taking Marriage Private  
Attend a Mental Health Lecture/Seminar

SCC Events on Campus

St. Charles Community College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Please email access@stchas.edu with your accommodations request. It is recommended that you contact the college 10 business days prior to the event. See Accessibility for Campus Guests.

Understanding and Ending Gendercide in India

1 p.m. Feb. 24, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Professor Vi Rajagopalan will examine gendercide in India from the socio-economic and cultural contexts. She will also discuss possible ways to stop this horrific practice by increasing awareness and education of girls in India.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Vi Rajagopalan
vrajagopalan@stchas.edu
636-922-8624

"It's A Girl," Film

7 p.m. Feb. 24, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Every year in India and China, millions of babies are killed, neglected or abandoned simply because they are girls. Join us for this moving and eye opening documentary. Visit the film’s website for more information.

This Global Days event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Dawn Huffman
dhuffman@stchas.edu
636-922-8574

What is the True Price of Security? The Real-Life Questions Raised by "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

2 p.m. Feb. 26, 2015
SSB Auditorium

This panel will discuss the various real-life implications of issues brought up in the film. Possible issues will include a discussion of the U.S government's efforts after WW2 to smuggle Nazi Scientists, many of them war criminals, into the US to help kickstart various cold war programs, the geo-political consequences of the U.S' targeted Droning program, and the legality of applying said program to American Citizens.

Contact Information:

Bob Kalinowski
rkalinowski@stchas.edu
636-922-8398

Mental Illness: Is it Just a Different Brain? Part 2

1 p.m. March 10, 2015
SSB Auditorium

The focus will be on our understanding of mental illness using new tools in genetics and neuroscience. The presentation will discuss some of the causes of mental illness.

Presentation by Vi Rajagopalan.

This Brain Week event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Marvin Tobias
mtobias@stchas.edu
636-922-8552

Little Minds, Big Impact: Early Childhood Mental Health

11:30 a.m. March 11, 2015
SSB Auditorium

Discover the impact of childhood traumatic events on brain development in children.

Presentation by Amanda Bequette.

This Brain Week event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Marvin Tobias
mtobias@stchas.edu
636-922-8552

Brainwashing and Cults

1 p.m. March 12, 2015
SSB Auditorium

The presentation will explore the tactics that cults use to influence potential members and the process involved in the brain that influence our judgments.

Presentation by Kimberlee Vaughn.

This Brain Week event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information:

Marvin Tobias
mtobias@stchas.edu
636-922-8552