Voices") is Mission College's Scholars Speaker Program which
offers faculty, staff, students, and the community an opportunity
for cultural, intellectual, and spiritual enrichment beyond the
classroom. The Scholars Speakers Program offers the students
expanded opportunities to gain greater insights and depth of
understanding of important issues, and to interact personally
with a wide range of men and women who are shapers and critics
of our society. At least two major speakers are hosted by the
Diversity Committee each semester.
Fall 2001: Armenian
Poet Shahe Mankerian
- October 25, 2001 - "Acclaimed
poet Shahe Manerkian is a talented and versatile poet. The topics
he writes about range from unrequited love to the Armenian Genocide.
The evening will be an introduction to his poetry."
November 26th: Wanda
Coleman, American Academy of Poets author of Bathwater
Wine , winner of the 1999 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize.
A former medical secretary, magazine editor, journalist and scriptwriter
"- after Robert Duncan" (by Wanda Coleman)