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Fall 2016, Seelye Hall 201, Noon - 1:00 p.m.


The Liberal Arts Lunch presentations are sponsored by the Committee on Academic Priorities and will begin on September 22. Lunch will be provided by the Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty. The Spring 2016 schedule is available HERE.


September 22

Geo-Archaeology-History-Art Explorations in Italy
Bosiljka Glumac, Geosciences

September 29

The Anthropic Principle: Why the Physical Laws of the Universe Happen to be so Convenient
Gary Felder, Physics

October 6

The Impact of the Summer Olympics on Rio's Development
Andrew Zimbalist, Economics

October 13

An Overview of Pre-K through 12th Grade Mathematics Education in the U.S.
Katherine Halvorsen, Mathematics & Statistics

October 20

Institutional Assessment
Katherine Rowe, Provost/Dean of the Faculty, and Cate Rowen, Executive Director of Institutional Research/Educational Assessment

October 27

College and University Endowments, Divestment and Impact Investing
Mike Howard, Vice President of Finance and Administration, and Amy Rhodes, Geosciences

November 10

Ten Moons: Dignāga's Investigation of the Percept and its Indian and Tibetan Commentaries
Jay Garfield, Philosophy

November 17

Deconstructing a Photograph, Painting the Landscape: A Painter's Relationship Between Photography and Painting
Elizabeth Meyersohn, Art

December 1

Sexagon: France, Muslims, and the Sexualization of National Culture
Mehammed Mack, French Studies

December 8

A History of Activism Against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking of American Youth, 1970-2015
Carrie Baker, Study of Women & Gender


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