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Campus events highlights, Feb. 11-20

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Feb. 11: “Hot and Cold Subducting Slabs, and Why Arc Volcanoes Are Where They Are"
Tuesday, Feb. 15: “Functional Consequences of Coupled Folding and Binding"
Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Access to Medication, Access to Knowledge"
Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Time, Modernity, Secularization: Ahmed Ali and the Progressive Writers Movement"
Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Ethnic Conflict as a Commitment Problem: Extending and Generalizing Fearon's Model"
Thursday, Feb. 17: “From the Palm of a Woman Dressed as a Man: Figuring Poetic Excess"
Thursday, Feb. 17: “Host-Microbe Symbiosis in the Zebrafish Intestine"
Thursday, Feb. 17: “We Are What We Sing: Hymns and the Diversification of American Culture, 1750-1850"

Friday, Feb. 11: “Hot and Cold Subducting Slabs, and Why Arc Volcanoes Are Where They Are”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Terry Plank of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Tuesday, Feb. 15: “Functional Consequences of Coupled Folding and Binding”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Elizabeth Komives, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California-San Diego.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Access to Medication, Access to Knowledge: Biomedicine and Ayurveda Encounter a New Patent Regime in India”

The department of sociology and anthropology present an address by Murphy Halliburton, associate professor of anthropology at Queens College at the City University of New York.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in Room 041 of the Rauch Business Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Time, Modernity, Secularization: Ahmed Ali and the Progressive Writers Movement”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Amardeep Singh, professor of English at Lehigh.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 112 of Maginnes Hall.

Wednesday, Feb. 16: “Ethnic Conflict as a Commitment Problem: Extending and Generalizing Fearon's Model”

The department of international relations presents an address by Arman Grigoryan, visiting assistant professor of international relations at Lehigh.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 102 of Maginnes Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 17: “From the Palm of a Woman Dressed as a Man: Figuring Poetic Excess”

The Center for Global Islamic Studies presents an address by Christine Kalleeny, coordinator and professor of practice in the Arabic program.

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

Thursday, Feb. 17: “Host-Microbe Symbiosis in the Zebrafish Intestine”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by John R. Rawls, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B023 of Iacocca Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 17: “We Are What We Sing: Hymns and the Diversification of American Culture, 1750-1850”

The department of American Studies presents an address by Christopher N. Phillips, assistant professor of English at Lafayette College.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 209 of Drown Hall.

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

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