Fall 2014

Fall 2014

Sept 3 Scott MacDonald –N.K. Regan Professor, Philosophy and House Professor, Hans Bethe House Are You an Excellent Sheep?
Sept 10 Kari O’Mara –Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Africa: The Dogon of Mali – Hands-on with the Johnson Museum Collections
Sept 17 Kim Haines-Eitzen –Professor, Near Eastern Studies Listening to the Desert
Sept 24 David Hillis –Professor, Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Texas at Austin and A.D. White Professor at large
Evolution, Longhorns, and Thoughts About What We Eat:
Can We Feed Ourselves and Still Protect Biodiversity?
Oct 1 Bruce Balick –Professor, Astronomy, Univ. of Washington and 2014 Terzian Lecturer, Cornell Imagining the Promise of the Next 50 Years
Oct 8 Annetta Alexandridis – Associate Professor, History of Art Firing the Canon: Why Cornell’s plaster casts still matter?
Oct 15 Mary Beth Grant – Judicial Administrator & Bethe House House Fellow Myths & Facts: consent, drinking, and sexual assault
Oct 22 Alfonso Torres – Professor and Associate Dean, Veterinary Medicine & Bethe House House Fellow Ebola: An evolving mix of facts and fallacies
Oct 29 Rega Wood  (Professor) & Allen Wood (Ruth Norman Halls Professor) – Philosophy, Indiana University Marx and Marxist Government in East Germany
Nov 5 Yuval Grossman – Professor of Physics & Bethe House House Fellow Facts and Myths of The Big Bang
Nov 12 Tom Gilovich – Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology We’ll always Have Paris: Why Experiential Beats Material Consumption
Nov 20 – Special Thursday Night Edition Ariana Kim – Professor of Violin & Bethe House House Fellow with Jennifer Curtis, Guest Artist/Composer Moon in the Sand: Conversations for Violin and Mandolin — merging American folk music traditions with contemporary composition — with CU Professor Ariana Kim and guest artist/composer Jennifer Curtis
Nov 26
THANKSGIVING BREAK!
Dec 3 Ron Hoy – David and Dorothy Merksamer Professor of Biology Synaesthesia, Birds, and the Music of Messiaen