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Campus events highlights: March 9-18

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Tuesday, March 13: “Controversy and Progress in Women's Health”
Tuesday, March 13: “Language, Meaning, and Information”
Tuesday, March 13: “Secret Knowledge, Public Power: Kabbalah”
Tuesday, March 13: “Reflections from the First Year of the Chinese Bridge Project”
Wednesday, March 14: “The Story Behind the Fulbright Program”
Wednesday, March 14: “Photoredox Catalysis: Enabling Chemical Synthesis with Visible Light”
Wednesday, March 14: “Law, Language, and Legal Interpretation”
Thursday, March 15: “Modulation of Steroid Action: Importance of Coactivators”
Thursday, March 15: “The Chinese Pavilion: Structure and Context”
Thursday, March 15: “Following Your Passion Cooking Demo”
Thursday, March 15: “Confessions of a Death Penalty Agnostic”
Friday, March 16: “Quantifying the Transition from Orogen-Normal to Orogen-Parallel Crustal Flow in the Himalaya”

Tuesday, Tuesday, March 13: “Controversy and Progress in Women’s Health: From Plan B to Health Care Reform”

The Health, Medicine and Society Speaker Series presents an address by Susan F. Wood, director of the Jacobs Institute for Women's Health and associate professor of health policy at George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200 of Linderman Library. It is also sponsored by the Women's Studies program, the Women's Center, the Health and Wellness Center, and the department of sociology and anthropology.

March 13: “Language, Meaning, and Information: A Case Study on the Path from Philosophy to Science”

The department of philosophy presents a college lecture by Scott Soames, distinguished professor and director of the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Neville Auditorium 2. It is part of the philosophy department’s Selfridge Lecture series.

Tuesday, March 13: “Secret Knowledge, Public Power: Kabbalah”

The Berman Center for Jewish Studies presents an address by Hartley Lachter, assistant professor of religion studies at Muhlenberg College.

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

Tuesday, March 13: “Experiential Learning Across Cultures and Techniques: Reflections from the First Year of the Chinese Bridge Project”

The Chinese Bridge Project presents an address by Andrew Maier ’11, a graduate student in architecture at Columbia University.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in STEPS 290. It is cosponsored by ArtsLehigh, the Asian Studies program, the Global Studies program, the Humanities Center, the department of modern languages and literatures, and the department of religion studies.

Wednesday, March 14: “The Story Behind the Fulbright Program”

The Lehigh Fulbright Program presents an address by Mrs. Harriet Fulbright, wife of the late Sen. J. William Fulbright, founder of the Fulbright International Educational Exchange Program.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200 of Linderman Library. It is also sponsored by the office of international affairs.

Wednesday, March 14: “Photoredox Catalysis: Enabling Chemical Synthesis with Visible Light”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Corey R.J. Stephenson, assistant professor of chemistry at Boston University.

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

Wednesday, March 14: “Law, Language, and Legal Interpretation”

The department of philosophy presents the 28th annual Selfridge Lecture with an address by Scott Soames, distinguished professor and director of the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium.

Thursday, March 15: “Modulation of Steroid Action: Importance of Coactivators”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Thierry Charlier, research scientist at the University of Liege in Belgium.

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

Thursday, March 15: “The Chinese Pavilion: Structure and Context”

The Chinese Bridge Project presents an address by Nancy S. Steinhardt, professor of East Asian Art at the University of Pennsylvania.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Room 480 of Maginnes Hall. It is cosponsored by ArtsLehigh, the Asian Studies program, the Global Studies program, the Humanities Center, the department of modern languages and literatures, and the department of religion studies.

Thursday, March 15: “Following Your Passion Cooking Demo”

The department of industrial engineering sponsors a presentation by Whitney Chen ’05, food editor and writer and line chef at the Three Michelin Star restaurant in New York City.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Wood Dining Room of Iacocca Hall. Registration is required. Visit mylehigh.lehigh.edu/recipe4passion to register.

Thursday, March 15: “Confessions of a Death Penalty Agnostic”

The department of political science presents the annual Tresolini Lecture, featuring Scott Turow, a lawyer and the author of Presumed Innocent and The Burden of Proof.

The event begins at 8 p.m. in Baker Hall.

Friday, March 16: “Quantifying the Transition from Orogen-Normal to Orogen-Parallel Crustal Flow in the Himalaya”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by John M. Cottle, assistant professor of earth science at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, March 09, 2012

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