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Campus events highlights: Oct. 21-30

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Monday, Oct. 24: “Divided We Fall: Our Failure of Self-Governance”
Tuesday, Oct. 25: “Malcolm X at Oxford Union”
Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Fuel Cells, Energy Storage and Solar Hydrogen”
Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Synthesis and Functionalization of Porous Carbon Materials for Energy Applications”
Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Phillis Wheatley’s African and Ancient Worlds (and Thomas Jefferson’s)”
Thursday, Oct. 27: “Who Put the American in American Philosophy?”
Thursday, Oct. 27: “Interplay Between Static and Dynamic Polar Correlations in the Relaxor Ferroelectric Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3
Thursday, Oct. 27: “You Are What You Eat—in Utero, Nursing and Weaning”
Thursday, Oct. 27: “Pink Brain, Blue Brain”

Monday, Oct. 24: “Divided We Fall: Our Failure of Self-Governance”

The Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise presents an address by John Hilley, senior adviser and head of legislation for former President Bill Clinton.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 085 of the Rauch Business Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 25: “Malcolm X at Oxford Union—Islam and Racial Identity in a Global Era”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Saladin Malik Ambar, assistant professor of political science.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Fuel Cells, Energy Storage, and Solar Hydrogen: Toward a Safe, Clean and Sustainable Energy Future”

The department of chemical engineering presents an address Yushan Yan, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware.

The event begins at 2:30 p.m. in Iacocca Hall B-023.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Synthesis and Functionalization of Porous Carbon Materials for Energy Applications”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Sheng Dai, group leader and distinguished staff scientist in the Chemical Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 26: “Phillis Wheatley’s African and Ancient Worlds (and Thomas Jefferson’s)”

The Lawrence Henry Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies presents an address by David Waldstreicher, professor of history at Temple University.

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

Thursday, Oct. 27: “Who Put the American in American Philosophy?”

South Mountain College, the American Studies Program, the department of religion studies and the department of philosophy present an address by Bruce Kuklick, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania and author of A History of Philosophy in America, 1720-2000.

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

Thursday, Oct. 27: “Interplay Between Static and Dynamic Polar Correlations in the Relaxor Ferroelectric Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3

The department of physics presents an address by Chris Stock, staff scientist at the Indiana University Cyclotron Facility and also at the National Center for Neutron Research at the National Institute for Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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

Thursday, Oct. 27: “You Are What You Eat—in Utero, Nursing and Weaning: the Development of Obesity in the Common Marmoset”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Corinna Ross, research instructor with the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

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

Thursday, Oct. 27: “Pink Brain, Blue Brain: True, Tall Tales, and Time for a Developmental Perspective”

The Women’s Studies Program presents an address and book signing by Lise Eliot, associate professor of neuroscience with the Chicago Medical School at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and author of Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow into Troublesome Gaps and What We Can Do About It.

The event begins at 5 p.m. in Neville Auditorium 3.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011

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