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Campus event highlights, October 29 to November 7

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Oct. 29: “Into the Subduction Channel: Constraints from Petrology, Geodynamics and Modeling”
Monday, Nov. 1: “Our Better History: Contesting the ‘Post’ of the ‘Post-Civil Rights Era’”
Tuesday, Nov. 2: “Producing Wall Street Bubble Culture, Risk and Crises?”
Tuesday, Nov. 2: “Convictions”
Wednesday, Nov. 3: “A Sociologist’s Journey through the AIDS Epidemic”
Wednesday, Nov. 3: “One Revolution”
Thursday, Nov. 4: “Contemporary Issues of Sustainability and the Built Environment”
Thursday, Nov. 4: “Violescent Sensuality: Beyond Deleuze’s Logic of Sensation”
Thursday, Nov. 4: “Protein Folding and Protein-protein Interactions in a Cell-like Environment”
Friday, Nov. 5: “Long-term perspectives on climate and ecosystem change in western North America”
Friday, Nov. 5: “The Biopolitical Film: Michael Haneke and the Roots of Evil”


Friday, Oct. 29: “Into the Subduction Channel: Constraints from Petrology, Geodynamics and Modeling”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Philippe Agard from University P.M. Curie in Paris.

The event begins at noon in Room 101 of the STEPS building.

Monday, Nov. 1: “Our Better History: Contesting the ‘Post’ of the ‘Post-Civil Rights Era’”

The South Side Initiative presents an address by Matthew Frye Jacobson, director of American Studies and professor of history at Yale University. Dr. Jacobson will present material from his multimedia documentary on Obama’s America. The two-part event includes a lunchtime forum with Dr. Jacobson and Lehigh faculty on “The Future of Public Humanities: Out of the Classroom and Into Our Communities.” The event is co-sponsored by the Humanities Center, American Studies, the department of English and the department of history.

The forum begins at noon and the presentation begins at 4:10 p.m. in Scheler Humanities Forum in Linderman Library.

Tuesday, Nov. 2: “Producing Wall Street Bubble Culture, Risk and Crises?”

The department of sociology and anthropology presents an address by Karen Ho, professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 241 of Rauch Business Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 2: “Convictions”

The department of political science presents the 2010 Tresolini Lecture by Betty Anne Waters, whose brother was sentenced to life in prison for a murder he did not commit. She went to college and law school to work on his defense. With the help of the Innocence Project, she was able to get him released from prison and exonerated through DNA. Her story is the inspiration for the new movie Conviction starring Hilary Swank.

The event begins at 8 p.m. in Baker Hall of the Zoellner Arts Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 3: “A Sociologist’s Journey through the AIDS Epidemic”

Dr. Karolynn Siegel, director of the Center for the Psychosocial Study of Health and Illness at Columbia University and a candidate for the Presidential Endowed Chair position of professorship in health-related social sciences/humanities, will present a research talk.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 271 in Rauch Business Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 3: “One Revolution”

The Office of Student Leadership Development presents an address by Chris Waddell, who was paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a skiing accident. Chris is the most decorated male skier in Paralympic history and will speak about his journey to the summit Mt. Kilimanjaro last year as well as show portions of his One Revolution documentary which captured the climb.

The event begins at 8 p.m. in Lamberton Hall.

Thursday, Nov. 4: “Contemporary Issues of Sustainability and the Built Environment”

Friends of the Lehigh Libraries presents an address by Nikolai P. Nikolov, assistant professor of art, architecture, and design.

The event begins at noon in the Scheler Humanities Forum of Linderman Library.

Thursday, Nov. 4: “Violescent Sensuality: Beyond Deleuze’s Logic of Sensation”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Gordon C.F. Bearn, professor of philosophy.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum of Linderman Library.

Thursday, Nov. 4: “Protein Folding and Protein-protein Interactions in a Cell-like Environment”

The physics department presents an address by Jeetain Mittal, assistant professor of chemical engineering.

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

Friday, Nov. 5: “Long-term perspectives on climate and ecosystem change in western North America”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Steve Gray of the University of Wyoming.

Friday, Nov. 5: “The Biopolitical Film: Michael Haneke and the Roots of Evil”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Nitzan Lebovic, assistant professor of history.

The event begins at 3 p.m. in the Humanities Center at 224 W. Packer Ave.


Story by Deanna McLafferty

Posted on Friday, October 29, 2010

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