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Campus event highlights, September 10-19

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Monday, Sept. 13: “Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution”
Tuesday, Sept. 14: “Why Do I Exist?”
Thursday, Sept. 16: “Pennsylvania Environmental History: From Earth Day 1970 to Global Warming”
Thursday, Sept. 16: “Historical and Literary Approaches to the ‘Final Solution’: Saul Friedlander and Jonathan Littell”
Thursday, Sept. 16: “Vortex Formation in Shallow Flows”

Monday, September 13: Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution”

The Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies presents an address by Dr. Woody Holton of the University of Richmond, winner of the Bancroft Prize for his book “Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution.” The address is in honor of Constitution Day and is cosponsored by department of journalism and communication and the office of student activities.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 3 of Neville Hall. Professors Monica Najar (history) and Kathy Olson (journalism and communication) will lead a follow-up discussion on Friday, Sept. 17, at noon in Room 104 of Maginnes Hall.

Tuesday, September 14: “Why Do I Exist?”

The Lehigh/United Nations Partnership and Psi Upsilon Fraternity present an address by Marie Claudine Mukamabano, a dancer and musician who lived through the Rwandan genocide that claimed an estimated 800,000 lives in 100 days in 1994.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Room 3 of Neville Hall.

Thursday, September 16: “Pennsylvania Environmental History: From Earth Day 1970 to Global Warming”

The Friends of the Lehigh Libraries and the South Side Initiative present an address by Paul Rosier, associate professor at Villanova University. Rosier will discuss the accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, the Centralia coal fire, and Pennsylvania’s 1-percent share of the world’s greenhouse emissions.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 101 in the STEPS building.

Thursday, September 16: “Historical and Literary Approaches to the ‘Final Solution’: Saul Friedlander and Jonathan Littell”

The Humanities Centers sponsors an address by Dominick LaCapra, professor of history at Cornell University.

The event is cosponsored by the Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies and the department of history. It will begin at 4:10 p.m. in Room 200 in Linderman Library.

Thursday, Sept. 16: “Vortex Formation in Shallow Flows”

The department of physics presents an address by Donald Rockwell, the Paul B. Reinhold Professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics.

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

 

Story by Deanna McLafferty

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2010

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