April-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University

April 2011 ULS

Lectures this month include:

April 1 - CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS LECTURE: Three Big Players Out of Sync: The United States, China and Germany in the Economic Crisis

April 4 - Fritjof Capra, Center for Ecoliteracy / A Science for Sustainable Living

April 5 - D. Soyini Madison, Northwestern University / Staging Water Rites

April 6 - CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SOCIETY / Fire in My Belly: Art, Censorship & Controversy

April 6 - D'Wayne Edwards, former Design Director, Jordan Brand, and Elliott Curtis, sneakerology CoFounder, SDS Alum '09 / 1st Annual Sneakerology Spring Lecture Series

April 7 - Robert Farris Thompson, Journalist, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and Colonel John Trumbull Professor of the History at Art at Yale University / Kongo Carolina Kongo New Orleans: Where the High-Five Came From

April 7 - HUMANITIES CENTER LECTURE: Ali Behdad, University of California Los Angeles / Moslem Immigrants, Inhospitable Europeans

April 8 - CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SOCIETY / Saviana Stanescu, prize-winning playwright and performer

April 11 - HUMANITIES CENTER LECTURE: Riva Kastoryano, SciencesPo, Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France / Limits to the Negotiation of Identities

April 12 - Bill Shore, Author / Heinz College Alt. Convocation: The Imaginations of Unreasonable Men: Inspiration, Vision, and Purpose in the Quest to End Malaria

April 21 - CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SOCIETY /Roger Rouse, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University / Pirates of the Caribbean: What have they brought us? What does it mean?

April 25 - CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS / Debora Spar, President of Barnard College / Why Women Matter

April 25 - Nancy Klancher, Doctoral candidate, University of Pittsburgh / A Massacre Averted: An Armenian Town, An American Nurse, and the Turkish Army They Resisted

April 26 - CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS / Blake Hounshell, Managing Editor, Foreign Policy / America and the Arab Revolutions

April 29 - 2011 BUHL LECTURE / Scott Aaronson, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT / Quantum Computing and the Limits of the Efficiently Computable