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« Thursday, April 19, 2012 » Lectures & Readings
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 3:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, will address the public role of the contemporary intellectual, exploring ways in which serious thinkers engage with a range of audiences and interests. As editor at the New York Times Book Review, Tanenhaus enjoys a particularly rich perspect...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
Professor Charles M. Lieber, Mark Hyman Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Cushing 209
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ghrist, UPENN

Abstract: This colloquium surveys a surprisingly beautiful integral calculus based on Euler characteristic, with a focus on computations and applications to problems of network data aggregation....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Lecture commemorating Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

Katharina von Kellenbach is Professor of Religious Studies and former Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland, the Honors College of the State of Maryland. Her current research project

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
120 East Wing, Newton Campus
An international panel of scholars in legal and politcal thought on citizenship claims comes to BC to discuss the issue of citizenship and its interpretation across the globe. Three people who have navigated the bureaucracy claims will also present on their experiences....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 6:15 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Book signing and lecture by Marc Lynch, associate professor of political science at George Washington University, and director of the Institute for Middle East Studies and the Project on Middle East Political Science. He is the author of The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middl...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
"The Philosophical and Theological Roots of Institutional Conscience," presented by Professor Christopher Tollefsen, University of South Carolina, Visiting Fellow (2011-2012), James Madison Program, Princeton University.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room
Students selected by their professors at more than 20 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their own poetry at the annual intercollegiate poetry event. Poet Fred Marchant, professor of English and director of Creative Writing and The Poetry Center at Suffolk University, is the keynote...
 
 
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