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Campus events highlights: Feb. 24 to March 4

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Feb. 24: “Recent Shift in Sources of Mud”
Monday, Feb. 27: “From Hunger Narratives to Hunger Games”
Tuesday, Feb. 28: “Estrogen Actions in the Brain”
Tuesday, Feb. 28: “The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”
Wednesday, Feb. 29:
ire@l Speaker Series
Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Functional Dendrimers, Conjugated Polymers and Organic-inorganic Hybrids”
Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Words on the Brain”
Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Making and Meaning of China’s Vernacular Architecture”

Friday, Feb. 24: “Recent Shift in Sources of Mud Challenges Upper Mississippi Cleanup Efforts”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Patrick Belmont, assistant professor of watershed sciences at Utah State University.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Monday, Feb. 27: “From Hunger Narratives to Hunger Games”

The Berman Center for Jewish Studies presents an address by Maria Tatar, the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and chair of the Folklore and Mythology program at Harvard University, and author of Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood and other books.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Room 200, of Linderman Library.

Tuesday, Feb. 28: “GPER/GPR30: a G-protein Coupled Receptor Mediator of Estrogen Actions in the Brain”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Diane Lebesgue, professor of neuroscience at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room B-217 of Iacocca Hall.

Tuesday, Feb. 28: “The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”

The Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries presents an address by Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Baker Hall of the Zoellner Arts Center. It is cosponsored by the Office of Academic Diversity, the Africana Studies program and the Weinstock Center for Journalism.

Wednesday, Feb. 29: ire@l Speaker Series

The ire@l Speaker Series and the College of Business and Economics present an address by Marc Holliday ’88, CEO of SL Green Realty Corp.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Baker Hall of the Zoellner Arts Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Functional Dendrimers, Conjugated Polymers and Organic-inorganic Hybrids”

The department of chemistry presents an address by Zhonghua Peng, professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Words on the Brain: Challenging Classical Theories of Visual Word Recognition with Event-Related Potentials and Computational Modeling”

The Cognitive Neuroscience Cluster Development Lecture Series presents an address by Sarah Laszlo, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Brain and Machine Laboratory at the State University of New York at Binghamton.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in STEPS 280. It is cosponsored by the Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience Cluster Group, the Cognitive Science Program, the department of computer science and engineering, and the department of psychology.

Wednesday, Feb. 29: “Making and Meaning of China’s Vernacular Architecture”

The Chinese Bridge Project II Lecture Series presents an address by Ronald Knapp, professor emeritus of geography at SUNY-New Paltz.

The event begins at 4:15 p.m. in Maginnes 480. 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.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012

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