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September 2019

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Digital Technology, Social Media, and Today's Political Climate

Thu, September 12th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
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Join NPR tech correspondent correspondent Molly Wood and Glenn Greenwald, co-founding editor of "The Intercept" in a conversation moderated by Aminatou Sow, co-host of "Call Your Girlfriend".

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Log Lunch: Welcome Back Log Lunch!

Fri, September 13th, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
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Introductions by Environmental Studies faculty, staff and student organizations.  (First year students free with reservation.)  Reservations $3:  https://ces.williams.  Vegetarian local food lunch.  All welcome.  Sponsored by Center for Environmental Studies.

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Gospel Thrillers: Conspiracy and the Bible in U.S. Culture (Andrew Jacobs)

Thu, September 19th, 2019
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
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What can the flurry of novels about supposedly lost gospels--books that would allegedly explode everything we know about Christ and Christianity--tell us about U.S. cultural fears and desires surrounding the Bible? (Andrew Jacobs, Harvard)

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Log Lunch: Equity, Land and Community.

Fri, September 20th, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
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Greg Watson, Director for Policy and Systems Design, Schumacher Center for a New Economics.  Reservations $3:  https://ces.williams.edu.  Vegetarian local food lunch.  All are welcome.  Sponsored by Center for Environmental Studies.

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BIMO Class of 1960 Scholar: Dr. Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern University

Fri, September 20th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:15 pm
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The Fall BIMO Class of 1960 Scholar is Dr. Amy Rosenzweig from Northwestern University. Dr. Rosenzweig will give her talk titled "Biological methane oxidation" at 1:10pm in Wege.

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Log Lunch: What does a sustainable fishery look like? Thoughts from two Alaskan fisherman.

Fri, September 27th, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
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Josh Pierson '00, Captain, F/V Full Scale & Marc Berrada '99, Deckhand F/V Full Scale, Bristol Bay, Alaska.  Reservations $3:  https://ces.williams.edu.  Vegetarian local food lunch.  All are welcome.  Sponsored by Center for Environmental Studies.

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October 2019

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Janel Martínez | Afro-Latina Visibility: When Identity Is Hashtagged

Tue, October 1st, 2019
4:15 pm
- 6:00 pm
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Janel Martinez is a multimedia journalist. The Honduran-American’s work and insights have appeared on various media sites including Cosmopolitan for Latinas, NPR’s Latino USA, HuffPost Live, Madame Noire, Black Enterprise and The Root, as well as Arise News. Ain’t I Latina? is an online destination created by an Afro-Latina for Afro-Latinas. Inspired by the lack of representation in mainstream media, … Continue reading "Janel Martínez | Afro-Latina Visibility: When Identity Is Hashtagged"

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Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds

Tue, October 22nd, 2019
4:15 pm
- 5:30 pm
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H.G. Adler (1910 - 1988) lived at the center of his times and on their margin. A survivor of Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and two other concentration camps, he chronicled his experience and the loss of others in two dozen books of seminal history, modernist fiction, formally intricate poems, and insightful essays. Yet, despite close friendship with Leo Baeck, Elias Canetti, and … Continue reading "Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds"

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November 2019

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Biology Colloquium with Dr. Lisa Leon from the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

Fri, November 15th, 2019
1:10 pm
- 2:15 pm
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Dr. Lisa Leon from the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will give her talk titled “Prior viral illness as a risk factor for heat stroke in mice” at 1:10pm today in Wege.

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Lecture on Buddhism and the Climate Emergency by Karin Meyers (Smith College)

Wed, November 20th, 2019
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
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Karin Meyers (Dept. of Religion, Smith College) will present a public lecture on the relevance of Buddhist practices to facing the ongoing climate emergency. The title of her lecture will be "Turning Towards the Truth: Buddhist Resources for Living in the Climate Emergency." All are welcome! The talk will take place in Griffin 3, at 7pm on Wednesday, November 20. … Continue reading "Lecture on Buddhism and the Climate Emergency by Karin Meyers (Smith College)"

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