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Campus event highlights, Nov. 13 to Nov. 22

Campus event highlights: Nov. 13-22, 2009

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Nov. 7-15: International Week 2009: A Celebration of Diversity
Nov. 16-22: Global Entrepreneurship Week
Tuesday, Nov. 17: “Mirror and Mask: Frida Kahlo’s Art of the Body”
Tuesday, Nov. 17: “China’s Reassurance Strategy and America’s Balancing Response”
Tuesday, Nov. 17: Innovation and Leadership Residency Program Awards
Wednesday, Nov. 18: “Hydration and Phase Behavior of Water in Nanoscale Confinement”
Thursday, Nov. 19: Entrepreneurial Innovation Open House and IBE Freshman Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 19: “DNA on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphite”

Monday, Nov. 16: Eureka! Student Entrepreneurship Competitions Winners Announced

The winners of the Joan F. and John M. Thalheimer ‘55 Student Entrepreneurship Competition and the Michael W Levin ‘87 Advanced Technology Award will be announced.

The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Its time and location will be announced.

Tuesday, Nov. 17: “Mirror and Mask: Frida Kahlo’s Art of the Body”

The Humanity Center’s Speaking Body Series presents a lecture by Danielle Knafo, professor in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Long Island University and associate clinical professor and supervisor at New York University’s postdoctoral program in psychoanalysis. Knafo is author of Unconscious Fantasies and the Relational World; Living with Terror, Working with Trauma: A Clinician’s Handbook; and In Her own Image: Women’s Self-Representation in Twentieth-Century Art.

The event is cosponsored by the Latin American Studies Program, the department of psychology and the Women’s Studies Program. It will begin at 4 p.m. in Room 200 of Linderman Library.

Tuesday, Nov. 17: “The Grand Strategies of Rising Powers: China’s Reassurance Strategy and America’s Balancing Response”

The Samuel Efron Lecture Series of the department of international relations presents an address by Michael A. Glosny titled “The Grand Strategies of Rising Powers: China’s Reassurance Strategy and America’s Balancing Response.” Glosny is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at MIT and a China Security Affairs fellow at the National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies. He will discuss China’s efforts to manage its relations with the United States in light of his theory that a rising power can mitigate the balancing response of other powers by manipulating the threat perception and cost-benefit calculus of other powers.

The event will begin at 4:10 p.m. in Room 102 of Maginnes Hall.

Tuesday, Nov. 17: Innovation and Leadership Residency Program Awards

The ceremony caps the Innovation and Leadership Program www.lehigh.edu/~inilr/index.html, in which students start and expand a business, working with real entrepreneurs and making pitches to real venture capitalists.

The event, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Victory Firehouse, 205 Webster St.

Wednesday, Nov. 18: “Hydration and Phase Behavior of Water in Nanoscale Confinement”

The Colloquium Series of the department of chemical engineering presents an address by Nicolas Giovambattista, assistant professor of physics at Brooklyn College and visiting research collaborator in the department of chemical engineering at Princeton University.

The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Room B-013 of Iacocca Hall.

Thursday, Nov. 19: Entrepreneurial Innovation Open House and IBE Freshman Workshop

At the Integrated Business and Engineering freshman innovation open house, teams of first-year students will display semester projects that focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

The event, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, will begin at 1 p.m. in the Wilbur Powerhouse at 12 E. Packer Ave.

Thursday, Nov. 19: “DNA on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphite”

The colloquium series of the department of physics presents an address by Anand Jagota, professor of chemical engineering and director of Lehigh’s bioengineering program, titled “DNA on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphite: Novel Secondary Structure and Thermodynamics of Peeling.”

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 316 of Lewis Lab.


 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2009

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