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Campus events highlights: Sept. 30 to Oct. 9

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Sept. 30: “Transport and mixing processes in subduction zones”
Wednesday, Oct: 5: “Carbon Management Technologies”
Wednesday, Oct. 5: “Serendipity and preserving x2
Wednesday, Oct. 5: “This Talk Contains Graphic Content”
Thursday, Oct. 6: “The Visuality of Black Political Thought”
Thursday, Oct. 6: “How Much Religion Does Political Theology Need?”
Friday, Oct. 7: “Global Neogene Erosion and Accumulation Rate Increase”

Friday, Sept. 30: “Transport and mixing processes in subduction zones—tales of melange and mantle wedge diapirs”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Horst Marschall, a scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Wednesday, Oct: 5: “Carbon Management Technologies and the Pace and Scale of Climate Change Mitigation”

The department of chemical engineering presents an address by Haroon Kheshgi, Global Climate Change Program Leader at ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 5: “Serendipity and preserving x2

The department of mathematics presents an address by Jerry King, professor emeritus of mathematics at Lehigh.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in STEPS 101.

Wednesday, Oct. 5: “This Talk Contains Graphic Content: Exploring Jewish Comics and Graphic Novels”

The Berman Center for Jewish Studies presents an address by Derek Parker Royal, chair of the department of English at the University of Nebraska and executive editor of the journal Philip Roth Studies.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in 102 Maginnes Hall.

Thursday, Oct. 6: “The Visuality of Black Political Thought: The Museum Idea and Political Aesthetics Between Slavery and Freedom”

The American studies program and the department of English present an address by Ivy Wilson, associate professor of English at Northwestern University.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in 200 Linderman Library.

Thursday, Oct. 6: “How Much Religion Does Political Theology Need?”

The Humanities Center and the Berman Center for Jewish Studies present a lecture and discussion with author Arnd Wedemeyer on “Sieyes, de Maistre, Schmitt: How Much Religion Does Political Theology Need?” and Christiane Frey, assistant professor of German at Princeton University, on “The Political Theology of Claude Lefort.”

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Humanities Center.

Friday, Oct. 7: “Global Neogene Erosion and Accumulation Rate Increase: A Critical Reevaluation”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Jane Willenbring, assistant professor of earth and environmental science at the University of Pennsylvania.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2011

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