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« April 2012 » Lectures & Readings
 
Monday, April 2, 2012
 
 
 
Monday April 2, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 225
Andrew Rose, U.C. Berkeley

This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policymaking and/or a record of policy...

 
 
 
 
Monday April 2, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
A lecture on East Asian Philosophy and Religion in Comparative Perspective by Professor Philip J. Ivanhoe, City University of Hong Kong.

The lecture explores different ways in which people do or might claim themselves to be “one” with other parts of the world or with the universe at large and what et...

 
 
Monday, April 9, 2012
 
 
 
Monday April 9, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Dean David Quigley, College of Arts & Sciences

A historian whose writing focuses on the political and cultural evolution of urban America, Dean Quigley’s lecture will explore several key moments in the creation of modern Boston's distinctive public culture. By exploring critical junctures in the cit...

 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
 
 
 
Wednesday April 11, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Brenda Wineapple’s most recent book, White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson (2008), was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award, a winner of the Washington Arts Club National Award for arts writing, and a New York Times "Notable Book"; it was al...
 
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 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
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
John Perkins, Chief Economist and New York Times Bestseller

This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policym...

 
 
Thursday, April 19, 2012
 
 
 
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 | 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...
 
 
Friday, April 20, 2012
 
 
 
Friday April 20, 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
 
 
Monday, April 23, 2012
 
 
 
Monday April 23, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Burns Library, Thompson Room
A talk by Fintan O'Toole, Leonard L. Milberg '53, visiting lecturer in Irish Letters at Princeton for Spring 2012
 
 
 
 
Monday April 23, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 225
This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policymaking and/or a record of policy-relevant research as well as...
 
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
 
 
 
Wednesday April 25, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot has made a career of probing the intersections between hard science and human experience; the resulting stories have been as varied as cellular research and cancer, medical care for pet goldfish, and the science behind personal motivation. In her bestsellin...
 
 
Monday, April 30, 2012
 
 
 
Monday April 30, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 225
This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policymaking and/or a record of policy-relevant research as well as...
 
 
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