October-University Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University

October 2010 ULS

Welcome to the University Lecture Series website for October.

Lectures this month include:

TWO WEEKS OF PEACE - lectures and events from sept 21 through october 6

Oct. 1 - AB Lectures and AB Special Events Present: Big Freedia

Oct. 8 - International Festival 2010: Borders: Crossings, Conflicts, Connections / Keynote Lecture: Enrique Morones, internationally acclaimed human rights activist / Border Angels: Border Realities and Immigration Today

Oct. 11 - College of Engineering Leadership Speaker Series / Aris Candris, CEO, Westinghouse Electric Company /  Meeting the World's Energy Needs in a CO2-Constrained Environment: The Role of Nuclear Power

Oct. 14 - John Perkins, NY Times Bestselling Author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man / Economic Hit Man Details His Experiences Exploiting Latin America & the Middle East

Oct. 18 - Paul Goodman, Carnegie Mellon University / Dabbawallas (This lecture is in conjunction with the weekend course India Today Oct. 22-24)

Oct. 18 - CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SOCIETY / Adam Hodges and Andrew Johnson, Carnegie Mellon / Panel Title: Regime (of Language) Change: How to Retool the War on Terror

Oct. 19 - Karen Alderman Harbert, U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy / A National Discussion about America’s Energy Future

Oct. 21 - CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SOCIETY / James F. Brooks, President, School for Advanced Research / Connecting with Indigenous Communities through Indigenous Art Collections

Oct. 22 - Introductory Lectures for India Today: Economics, Technology and People / Sunil Wadhwani, iGATE Corporation: An Entrepreneur’s perspective on India: Industry, Innovation and Education / Nico Slate, Carnegie Mellon: India: Unity, Diversity, History

Oct. 25 - Victor M. Bearg Science and Humanities Scholars Speaker Series / Douglas Vakoch, Director of Interstellar Message Composition, SETI Institute, and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies / Aesthetics for Aliens: Art, Music, and Extraterrestrials

Oct. 25 - Center for International Relations and Politics Program / Serhiy Kudelia, National University (Ukraine) / U.S.-Russia "Reset": Trading Democracy for Security?

Oct. 26 - Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez, Harvard University Loeb Fellow'02, Chair Cuban Chapter CEU and INTBAU, Architect and Urban Planner / Sustainable Urbanism