Dr. Robert A Underwood's
Presidential Lecture Series
June 8, 2011
Dr. Tupeni Baba
Dr. Baba disucsses the coups in Fiji. Read the text.
November 10, 2010
Jon M. Van Dyke, Constitutional Law Scholar
Professor Jon M. Van Dyke, constitutional law scholar and professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s William S. Richardson School of Law, presented “The Status of Guam and Chamorro People under United States and International Law,” on Nov. 10. Click here to view his presentation slides.
Dr. Van Dyke's speech begins at the 6:24 mark on the following YouTube link labeled part 1.
July 27, 2010
The Honorable William J. Lynn, III, Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Click here to read the speech.
May 12, 2010
The Honorable Jacquelyn Pfannenstiel, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and the Environment.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCP6UDqe0-8 (Part 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1WH3WyuJZI (Part 2)
April 30, 2010
The Honorable Wallace Gregson, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asia and Pacific Security Affairs
University of Guam President Robert A. Underwood presents the 6th Presidential Lecture Series featuring Wallace Gregson
March 23, 2010
University of Guam President Robert A. Underwood presents the 5th
Presidential Lecture Series featuring Tony Aposa
Click here to view the video.
August 12, 2009
Congressman Nick J. Rahall, II
University of Guam President Robert A. Underwood presents the 4th
Presidential Lecture Series featuring Congressman Nick Rahall.
May 5, 2009
Dr. Michael Perez
Dr. Michael Perez presented "Mapping the Terrain of Chamorro Diaspora and Indigeneity" at the University of Guam on May 5, as the third in President Robert A. Underwood's Lecture Series. Dr. Perez is a Professor of Sociology at California State University, Fullerton. Click here to view the video.
April 14, 2009
Dr. Catherine Lutz
“U.S. Military Basing and its Impacts on Local Communities and Global U.S. Strategy”
Dr. Lutz, is a Professor at the Watson Institute of International Studies and Department of Anthropology, Brown University. She received her BA in sociology and anthropology from Swarthmore College and her PhD in social anthropology from Harvard University. Her most recent books include The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against US Military Posts (New York University Press, 2009),Local Democracy under Siege: Activism, Public Interests, and Private Politics (New York University Press, 2007, winner of a Society for the Anthropology of North America book award),and Homefront: A Military City and the American 20th Century (Beacon Press, 2001, winner of the Leeds Prize and the Victor Turner Prize). Others include Reading National Geographic (Chicago, 1993) with Jane Collins, and Unnatural Emotions: Everyday Sentiments on a Micronesian Atoll and their Challenge to Western Theory (Chicago, 1988). She is the immediate past president of the American Ethnological Society, the largest organization of cultural anthropologists in the United States.
February 16, 2009
Congressman Ike Skelton
Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee
In the first presentation of his Presidential Lecture Series, University of Guam President Robert A. Underwood invited Chairman Ike Skelton, Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, to speak about American military strategic policy and initiatives in the Asia Pacific region. Click here to read Chairman Skelton's speech. Click here to view the video.