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JUNE 25, 2013

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      • Mon 04/14/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Richard Leakey presents "Responses to Climate Change in Kenya"
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • Climate change is increasingly threatening conservation efforts to protect habitats and wild species in Africa and the Kenya case is a useful and informative example. Misuse of land, water and wildlife will be disused against a backdrop of knowledge gained from prehistory. Presented by renowned Kenyan paleontologist, conservationist, and politician, Dr. Richard E. Leakey. Reception to follow.

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        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • Thu 10/09/14
        7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Magic and the Brain
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • "Magic and the Brain" features renowned neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, the founders of the new discipline of neuromagic and authors of the book Sleights of Mind. Understanding how our minds operate with magic can reveal how our brains work in everyday situations. Early neuromagic research also points to new approaches in a wide range of disciplines, from the diagnosis ...more

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        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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      • Wed 11/05/14
        7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      • McCabe Lecture Series: Ta-Nehisi Coates
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • The McCabe Lecture Series features American writer, journalist, and educator Ta-Nehisi Coates.

        Coates is one of the most original and perceptive voices in black America—and one of our best writers, period. With rich emotional depth and a sonar sense of how pop culture, politics, and history shape discussions of diversity, Coates is “the young James Joyce of the hip hop generation” (Walter ...more

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        Host: Katzen Arts Center

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      • Sun 12/07/14
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Cross Mappings
      • Katzen Studio Theatre
      • Dancer Mirenka Cechova, computer musician/software designer William Brent, and cellist NJ Snider will discuss technological and aesthetic considerations behind their new dance theatre work entitled 1982-Myths of Escape. The piece relies on custom technology to create relationships between physical movement, acoustic/computer-generated sound, and real-time video manipulation. In parallel with the ...more

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        Host: CAS Dean's Office

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