October-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University

October 2009 ULS

Welcome to the University Lecture Series website for October.

Lectures this month include:

Oct. 1 - Gandhi Birthday Commemoration

Oct. 5 - James Ferguson, Stanford University / Humanities Center Faculty Research Colloquium Series: Declarations of Dependence: Labor, Personhood, and Welfare in South Africa and Beyond

Oct. 8 - Professor Richard Tucker, Environmental Historian / The Global Environmental Impact of the United States, in Peacetime and Wartime

Oct. 9 - International Festival / Keynote Lecture & Lunch: Dr. Jendayi Frazer, Carnegie Mellon

Oct. 12 - Janel Sutkus with Indira Nair and Karen Boyd / We asked, you answered, and we really listened: How Carnegie Mellon uses student survey data to assess and improve the student experience

Oct. 14 - Karin Zachmann, Technical University, Munich, Germany / Atomic Food: Mediating Food Iriradiation in Cold War Europe

Oct. 19* - Lilly Abreu, Soprano and Jazz Vocalist / The Many Faces of Brazilian Jazz

Oct. 19 (evening) - Andrew Sullivan, The Atlantic / American Politics: A View from Home and Abroad / International Relations Politics (IRP) Program Speaker Series

Oct. 20 - Eva Maria Höller-Cladders / Understanding Europe and the EU: Basics, Essentials, Trends / International Relations Politics (IRP) Program Speaker Series

Oct. 21 - Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations / America's Global Navy: In the Middle East and beyond / International Relations Politics (IRP) Program Speaker Series

Oct. 22 - Dickson D. Despommier / Columbia University / The Vertical Farm: agriculture for the 21st century and beyond

Oct. 23- Alex Waibel, Fakultat fur Informatik, Interactive Systems Laboratories, Carnegie Mellon / From Research lab to Jungle Ops: Computer Speech Translation for Humanitarian Relief

Oct. 24 - Alekhya: Spilling Ink by the Spilling Ink Project (Washington, DC)

Oct. 26* - Paul Goodman, Carnegie Mellon / A Film/Discussion on Life in Brazil: Escola de Samba

Oct. 28 - Great Decisions webcast by World Affairs Council / Global Food

Oct. 29 - William "Red" L. Whittaker, Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute / Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient Lecture / Robots at Work

Oct. 30-Nov. 1 - Brazil Today Weekend Course

*Special lecture in conjunction with the Oct. 30-Nov. 1 Brazil Today weekend course.