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Campus events highlights: Nov. 4-13

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Nov. 4-12: International Week
Tuesday, Nov. 8: “A Legacy of Moral Instruction”
Tuesday, Nov. 8: “Don’t Make Me Turn This Universe Around!”
Tuesday, Nov. 8: “Soccer, Race, and the Roots of a Rivalry: Argentina and Brazil, 1919-1929”
Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Tailoring Polymer Nanocomposite Properties by Nanoparticle Assembly”
Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Living with Lynching: African-American Drama and Citizenship”
Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Alkynes: new tricks from an old functional group”
Thursday, Nov. 10: Storytelling in an Age of Technological Innovation
Thursday, Nov. 10: “Fluctuation Judo: Random Partitioning, Photobleaching and Cellular Copy Number”
Thursday, Nov. 10: “Controlling Stochastic Gene Expression in the Fly Eye”

Nov. 4-12: International Week

The Global Union and the office of international affairs present Lehigh’s annual International Week. Schedule of events.

Tuesday, Nov. 8: “A Legacy of Moral Instruction: Charlotte Smith’s Son Lionel Manages Emancipation in Barbados, 1833-36”

The Humanities Center presents an address by Beth Dolan, associate professor of English; director of the Health, Medicine and Society program; and recipient of a Humanities Center summer grant.

The event begins at noon in the Humanities Center, 224 W. Packer Ave. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, Nov. 8: “Don’t Make Me Turn This Universe Around! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Other Things You Were Warned About”

The Eckardt Scholars Program presents an address by John Scalzi, author of Old Man’s War and president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 200 of Linderman Library. It is also sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

Tuesday, Nov. 8: “Soccer, Race, and the Roots of a Rivalry: Argentina and Brazil, 1919-1929”

The Latin American Studies Program and the department of history present an address by Jeffrey Riche, a Latin American Studies pre-doctoral fellow.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 480 of Maginnes Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Tailoring Polymer Nanocomposite Properties by Nanoparticle Assembly”

The department of chemical engineering presents an address by Sanat K. Kumar, department chair and professor of chemical engineering at Columbia University.

The event begins at 2:30 p.m. in Room B023 of Iacocca Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Living with Lynching: African-American Drama and Citizenship”

The American Studies program presents an address by Koritha Mitchell, associate professor of English at Ohio State University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 200 of Linderman Library. It is also sponsored by the Africana Studies program.

Wednesday, Nov. 9: “Alkynes: New Tricks from an Old Functional Group”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Igor Alabugin, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Florida State University.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 9: “How al-Qaeda Blinds Us to Terrorism”

The City of Bethlehem and the South Side Initiative present a Town Hall Lecture with Ziad Munson, associate professor of sociology.

The event begins at 7 p.m. in Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church Street.

Thursday, Nov. 10: Storytelling in an Age of Technological Innovation

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries present an address by Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of the multimedia production studio MediaStorm.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Great Room of Lamberton Hall. It is co-sponsored by the office of faculty development, the department of journalism and communication, and the Lehigh Lab.

Thursday, Nov. 10: “Fluctuation Judo: Random Partitioning, Photobleaching and Cellular Copy Number”

The department of physics presents an address by Andrew Rutenberg, professor of physics at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 512 of Lewis Lab.

Thursday, Nov. 10: “Controlling Stochastic Gene Expression in the Fly Eye”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Robert J. Johnston Jr. of the department of biology at New York University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-023 of Iacocca Hall.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, November 04, 2011

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