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Campus events highlights, April 22 to May 1

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, April 22: “Culture, Communication, China: A Symposium”
Friday, April 22: “Trading Spaces: Carving Up Events for Learning Language”
Monday, April 25: Brush with Peace Art Exhibition and Lecture
Tuesday, April 26: “Intertextual Memory in Hip Hop Culture”
Wednesday, April 27: “Artificial Photosynthesis”
Wednesday, April 27: “Traditional Chinese Wooden Structures”
Thursday, April 28: “Confessions of a Converted Lecturer”
Thursday, April 28: “Nonlinear Optics at the Nanoscale”
Thursday, April 28: “Qingming Festival and Dedication of the Lehigh Chinese Bridge”
Thursday, April 28: A screening of Race to Nowhere

Friday, April 22: “Culture, Communication, China”

The Global and Social Change Initiative presents a symposium with addresses by Liu Kang, professor of Chinese Cultural Studies at Duke University, on “Globalization and Cultural Trends in China,” and by Zhao Yuezhi, Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University, on “Communication in China: Political Economy, Power and Conflict.”

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 303 of the University Center.
 
Friday, April 22: “Trading Spaces: Carving Up Events for Learning Language”

The department of psychology presents an address by Roberta Golinkoff, the H. Rodney Sharp Chair in the School of Education at the University of Delaware.

The event begins at 3:10 p.m. in Neville Auditorium 3. It is cosponsored by the cognitive science program.

Monday, April 25: Brush with Peace Art Exhibition and Lecture

The Asian Studies Program and the Chinese Bridge Project present an address by Chinese Calligrapher Bin Zhou.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Maginnes 260. It is cosponsored by the office of interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Tuesday, April 26: “Intertextual Memory in Hip Hop Culture”

The Africana studies program presents an address by James Braxton Peterson of Bucknell University.

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

Wednesday, April 27: “Artificial Photosynthesis: A Chemical Engineering Approach to Combating Global Warming”

The department of chemical engineering presents an address by Richard I. Masel, professor of chemical engineering at the University of Illinois.

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

Wednesday, April 27: “Traditional Chinese Wooden Structures: Technical and Historical Evolution”

The Chinese Bridge Project presents an address by Jack Liu, associate professor of architecture at Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in Maginnes 480. It is cosponsored by the office of interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Thursday, April 28: “Confessions of a Converted Lecturer”

The department of physics and the faculty development program present an address by Eric Mazur, the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University.

The event begins at 11 a.m. in STEPS 101.

Thursday, April 28: “Nonlinear Optics at the Nanoscale”

The department of physics presents an address by Eric Mazur, the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University.

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

Thursday, April 28: Dedication of the Lehigh Chinese Bridge

The Chinese Bridge Project presents Qingming, the Clear and Bright Festival, and the dedication of the Chinese Bridge.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the entrance to the student art park, off Upper Sayre Drive on South Mountain. It is cosponsored by the office of interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Thursday, April 28: A Screening of Race to Nowhere

The College of Education hosts a public screening of the independent film, Race to Nowhere, followed by a panel discussion.

The evening begins at 7 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. Tickets are available online. Information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2011

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