Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Jan 21 Scott MacDonald – N.K. Regan Professor, Philosophy & House Professor, Hans Bethe House Building a Life Worth Living
Jan 28 Steve Jackson – Associate Professor, Information Science & Bethe House House Fellow Online Privacy: Terms and Conditions May Apply
Feb 4 Maria Cristina Garcia – Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies & Bethe House House Fellow US-Cuba Relations: Now what?
Feb 11 Ed Baptist – Associate Professor, History & House Professor, Carl Becker House Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
Feb 18 Tara Holm – Associate Professor, Mathematics Dance of the Astonished Topologist (. . . or how I left squares and hexes for math)
Feb 25 Eric Jolly – President, Science Museum of Minnesota Weaving together science and Native traditions
Mar 4 Muna Ndulo – Professor of Law & Bethe House House Fellow The Use of Force in International Law: The Case of Syria
Mar 11 Gretchen Ritter – Harold Tanner Dean, College of Arts & Sciences Ruth Bader
Ginsberg: Supreme Court Justice and Cornellian
Mar 18 Rachel Bean – Associate Professor, Astronomy Cosmic Sleuthing: A Walk on the Dark Side
Mar 25 David Orr – author, poetry critic for the NY Times and NPR, Creative Writing Program Robert Frost and the Road Not Taken
Apr 1  SPRING BREAK!
Apr 8 David Pizarro – Associate Professor, Psychology & Bethe House House Fellow Moral Psychology, Character, and Trust
Apr 15
Shelley Feldman –  Professor, Development Sociology & Bethe House House Fellow
Famines, Floods, and Climate Crises: What else is there to know about Bangladesh?
Apr 22 Barry Strauss – Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies, History The Death of Caesar
Special Thursday edition – Apr 30 Isabelle Bochet – Research Scholar at Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris & Townsend Lecturer, Classics Department The Advantage of Believing according to St Augustine
May 6 Chip Aquadro, Molecular Biology & Genetics; David Feldshuh, Performing & Media Arts (and practicing Physician); Jesse Goldberg, Neurobiology & Behavior (MD/PhD) What to do with biology: MD? PhD? Research? Practice?