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Campus events highlights, November 5-14

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Nov. 4-13: International Week 2010
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”
Saturday, Nov. 6: “Enlightened Sexism”
Monday, Nov. 8: “Simulations of Folding and Interactions of Proteins”
Monday, Nov. 8: “The Meaning and End of Time: Comparing the ‘Historical’ Thought of Sayyid Ahmad Khan and Reinhold Niebuhr”
Wednesday, Nov. 10: “Dealing with the Real: Promoting Mental Health Intervention Effectiveness in the Real World”
Wednesday, Nov. 10: “Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn”
Wednesday, Nov. 10: “Catalysis with Nanoparticles: A Golden Frontier?”
Wednesday, Nov. 10: “The First Moments of Word Production”

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.

Saturday, Nov. 6: “Enlightened Sexism”

The Women’s Center presents an address by Susan Douglas, professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan. Douglas is the keynote speaker of the Feminism in Practice Conference.

The event begins at 3 p.m. in Room 101 of Packard Auditorium.

Monday, Nov. 8: “Simulations of Folding and Interactions of Proteins”

The distinguished lecture series of the department of physics presents an address by Dr. Ulrich Hansmann, professor of physics at Michigan Technological University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 101 of the STEPS building.

Monday, Nov. 8: “The Meaning and End of Time: Comparing the ‘Historical’ Thought of Sayyid Ahmad Khan and Reinhold Niebuhr”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Khurram Hussain, a visiting scholar at the center.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in the Scheler Family Humanities Forum of Linderman Library.

Wednesday, Nov. 10: “Dealing with the Real: Promoting Mental Health Intervention Effectiveness in the Real World”

Thomas J. Power, professor of school psychology in pediatrics and director of behavioral health in primary care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will present a research talk. Power is a candidate for the Presidential Endowed Chair in health-related social sciences and humanities.

The event will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 161 of Rauch Business Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 10: “Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn”

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies presents a talk by Ayala Fader, author of Mitzvah Girls: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 102 of Maginnes Hall.

Nov. 10: “Catalysis with Nanoparticles: A Golden Frontier?”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Robert Scott, professor of chemistry at the University of Saskatchewan.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Auditorium 3 of Neville Hall.

Nov. 10: “The First Moments of Word Production”

The cognitive science program presents an address by Pat O’Seaghdha, associate professor of psychology.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 111 of Maginnes Hall.


Story by Deanna McLafferty

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2010

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