On Conundrums, November 7 2013

Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Junior Fellow Lecture Series committee I would like to invite you to the third Junior Fellow Lecture of this year. Please join us at 7:45pm on Thursday November 7th in the Upper Library for three lectures and discussion under the theme “Conundrums”. Our speakers are: Anne Ahrens-Embleton (Anthropology): “Museums and […]

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On Fairness, December 7, 2011

Fairness December 7 2011 “Epidemiology: Why Bad Diseases Happen to Good People” by Diana Withrow (Epidemiology) ”Can selfishness be harnessed for common interests?” by Wes George (Computer Science) ”How the Victorians Talked about Non-British People; or, Struggling Against Being Racist When That’s All You Know How to Be” by Letitia Henville (English Literature) Moderated by […]

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On Change, October 4, 2011

CHANGE October 4 2011 “Take Your Right To The City: An Examination of Tempelhof Airport” by Elizabeth Krasner (Architecture) “Computer-aided Drug Development, or ‘How is a laptop like a test tube?’” by Abe Heifets (Computer Science) “A Narrative of the Egyptian Revolution as a Reclamation of Public Space” by Sherif Kinawy (Civil Engineering)

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On Darwin, February 11 2009

Darwin the Computer Scientist Paul Grouchy (Institute for Aerospace Studies) With the recent explosion in computational power, scientists are now able to apply evolutionary concepts in ways that Darwin himself could never have dreamed of.? This presentation will provide an overview of how computer scientists are using artificial evolution to solve a wide variety of […]

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