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March 22, 2010

German Innovator Bodo Korsig Returns to EPI’s Artist-In-Residence Program

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He will present a public lecture and workshop for students March 23 German artist Bodo Korsig will return to Lafayette Tuesday, March 23, to present a public lecture and student workshops. Korsig previously was part of a joint artist-in-residence program between Lafayette’s Max Kade Center for German Studies and the Experimental Printmaking Institute in 2003. [...]

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March 16, 2010

Jonah Lehrer Will Present ‘The Future of Science is Art’ April 5

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The author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist will meet with students and discuss his work Jonah Lehrer, author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist, will be on campus April 5 to meet with students and discuss his work. He will present the lecture, “The Future of Science is Art: Or what we can learn about the [...]

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February 22, 2010

American Universities Confront their Past: Slavery and Racial, Ethnic, Religious, and Gender Discrimination

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Author and historian James Campbell will deliver annual Jones Visiting Lecture on Tuesday, March 23 An expert on the history of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade will discuss the entanglements of American universities with slavery and the historical exclusion of students due to ethnic, gender, racial, and religious discrimination. James T. Campbell, the Edgar [...]

Renowned Novelist and Poet Julia Alvarez Will Meet with Students and Discuss Her Work March 31

February 19, 2010

Renowned Novelist and Poet Julia Alvarez Will Meet with Students and Discuss Her Work March 31

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The author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies will present the 2010 President’s McDonogh Lecture Julia Alvarez, an award-winning novelist and poet, will be on campus Wednesday, March 31, to meet with students and read and discuss her work. Her talk, “I, too, Sing America,” will be [...]

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February 10, 2010

Is Pluto a Planet? Expert Neil deGrasse Tyson to Deliver Annual Landis Lecture Feb. 23

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Renowned astrophysicist is host of NOVA ScienceNow on PBS Neil deGrasse Tyson, a noted astrophysicist and host of the PBS series Nova ScienceNow, has been at the center of the controversy over whether Pluto is a planet for the last 10 years. As director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History [...]

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February 9, 2010

Visit by Former ACORN Chief Wade Rathke Postponed

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A rescheduled date will be announced at a later time The lecture by Wade Rathke, founder and former chief organizer of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced at a later time. Wade Rathke, founder and former chief organizer of the Association of Community [...]

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February 5, 2010

Grammy Winner Paquito D’Rivera Performs with His Quintet at the Williams Center Feb. 13

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He will give a pre-performance talk at 7 p.m. Grammy winner Paquito D’Rivera will perform with his quintet at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Williams Center for the Arts. Tickets are free for Lafayette students, $6 for students at LVAIC schools, $4 for faculty and staff, and $20 for the public. They can [...]

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February 3, 2010

French Psychoanalyst Serge Tisseron Will Discuss Famous European Comic Author Hergé Feb. 4

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His book shows that Hergé revealed family secrets throughout the 50-year run of his Adventures of Tintin comic strip French psychoanalyst, scriptwriter, cartoonist, and author Serge Tisseron will be on campus Thursday, Feb. 4, to discuss his research and book Tintin Chez le Psychanalyste (Tintin at the Psychoanalyst’s). Using clues from The Adventures of Tintin [...]

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February 1, 2010

Biographer Jack Repcheck to Speak about “Father of Geology” James Hutton on Thursday, Feb. 4

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His talk is free and open to the public James Hutton, known as the founder of modern geology for his explanations of how rocks are formed and destroyed, will be the subject of a talk at Lafayette by his biographer, Jack Repcheck, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in room 104 of Kirby Hall of Civil [...]

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November 16, 2009

Environmentalist and Author John Cronin to Speak on the Future of Water Nov. 17

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Event is part of a series on the science, policy, and art of water John Cronin, internationally renowned environmentalist and co-author of The Riverkeepers with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., will deliver the talk “Brains vs. Brawn: The Future of Water” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in Oechsle Hall room 224. An advocate, lobbyist, legislative and [...]