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|3:30 pm Apr 21st||Presentation by Michael Mosier Law Hall|
Michael Mosier, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "The Rise of Detective Fiction and the Birth of the Modern Reader in Latin America." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, April 22 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Russell Classroom - Thomas Commons.
|4:00 pm Apr 22nd||Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals West Science|
Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University will present a seminar. Join us at 3:30 p.m. for a reception before the talk at 4 p.m. Talk details: From plastic bottles to chemicals used in food production, there is a growing recognition that we need to produce these materials from renewable resources and by more environmentally benign processes. In less than two decades the field of green chemistry has emerged. The guiding principles of this emerging area will be presented along with examples of successful reactions.
|4:00 pm Apr 25th||The Urgency of Narrative - Discussion with Visiting Writer Nathan Schneider at the Center for the Li Van Etten-Lacey House|
Come hear literary journalist Nathan Schneider discuss the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer.
A collaborative, interdisciplinary event sponsored by the Berry Center, the Center for the Literary Arts, and the Civic Engagement Office. Cookies, Coffee, and Lemonade!
Schneider is a journalist who has written about religion and resistance for publications including Harper's, The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The New York Times. He is the author of two books, both published by University of California Press in 2013: Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse and God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet. He is an editor for two online publications, "Waging Nonviolence" and "Killing the Buddha," and is a contributing editor for "The Immanent Frame," the Social Science Research Council's online forum on religion, secularism, and the public sphere.
Schneider has appeared as an invited speaker at institutions including Columbia University, Harvard Divinity School, New York University, UNESCO, Yale University, Haverford College, Fordham University, and the Ford Foundation. He holds a B.A. in religious studies from Brown University and an M.A. in the same subject from University of California, Santa Barbara.
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