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Campus events highlights, Feb. 4-13

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Feb. 4: “Submarine Groundwater Discharge into a Coastal Lagoon”
Friday, Feb. 4: “Composites for Marine Energy Systems”
Friday, Feb. 4: “On the Desire for the Political”
Monday, Feb. 7: “Building Schools for Change in Cambodia”
Tuesday, Feb. 8: “Challenging Behavior and Young Children”
Wednesday, Feb. 9: “Asymptotics for Fast Mean-Reverting Stochastic Volatility Models”
Wednesday, Feb. 9: Dialogue with an Author—Prof. Kate Crassons
Friday, Feb. 11: “Hot and Cold Subducting Slabs, and Why Arc Volcanoes Are Where They Are”
Friday, Feb. 11: “From the Palm of a Woman Dressed as a Man: Figuring Poetic Excess”

Friday, Feb. 4: “Submarine Groundwater Discharge into a Coastal Lagoon”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Scott Andres ‘84 of the Delaware Geological Survey.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Friday, Feb. 4: “Composites for Marine Energy Systems”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by naval architect Eric Greene of Eric Greene Associates Inc.

The event begins at 3:45 p.m. in Packard Laboratory 466.

Friday, Feb. 4: “On the Desire for the Political”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Lauren Berlant, professor of English at the University of Chicago.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Packer Memorial Church.

Monday, Feb. 7: “Building Schools for Change in Cambodia”

The Comparative and International Education program presents an address by Jamie Amelio of the charitable organization Caring for Cambodia.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Room 200 of Linderman Library.

Tuesday, Feb. 8: “Challenging Behavior and Young Children”

The College of Education presents a discussion by five experts of the causes, treatments and prevention of childhood behavioral disorders.

The event will be moderated by COE dean Gary M. Sasso. It begins at 6 p.m. in Zoellner Arts Center Baker Hall. Admission is $10 per person.

Wednesday, Feb. 9: “Asymptotics for Fast Mean-Reverting Stochastic Volatility Models”

The department of mathematics presents an address by Rohini Kumar of the University of California at Santa Barbara.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Christmas-Saucon Hall 201.

Wednesday, Feb. 9: Dialogue with an Author—Prof. Kate Crassons

The Center for Dialogue, Ethics and Spirituality presents an address by Kate Crassons, associate professor of English, who will discuss her new book, The Claims of Poverty:  Literature, Culture and Ideology in the Late Medieval England.

The event begins at 4:20 p.m. in The Dialogue Center at 661 Taylor St.

Friday, Feb. 11: “Hot and Cold Subducting Slabs, and Why Arc Volcanoes Are Where They Are”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Terry Plank of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

The event begins at 12 p.m. in STEPS 101.

Friday, Feb. 11: “From the Palm of a Woman Dressed as a Man: Figuring Poetic Excess”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Christine Kalleeny, coordinator and professor of practice in the Arabic program.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in the Humanities Center.

 

Story by Maxine Mendelovici '11

Posted on Friday, February 04, 2011

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