Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

Events

Thursday, September 24th
5:30 p.m.


Director's Visiting Scholar Lecture
What is College For?
Andrew Delbanco, Columbia University
Dedman Life Sciences Building, Room 131
This lecture is co-sponsored with the Department of English


Tuesday, October 20th 
3:00 p.m.


Transnational Media, Local Meanings: Kung Fu and Urban Youth in Post-colonial Tanzania
Laura Fair, Michigan State University
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
This lecture is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "Global Africa: Between Intervention and Engagement" and the Department of History


Thursday, October 29th
5:30 p.m. Reception, 6:00 p.m. Lecture


Allman Family Lecture
Should We Trust Science? Perspectives from the History and Philosophy of Science

Naomi Oreskes, Harvard University
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall


Thursday, November 5th
5:00 p.m. Reception, 5:30 p.m. Panel


Scientific Research and Public Responses: A Faculty Panel Discussion
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall


Tuesday, November 17th
5:30 p.m. Reception, 6:00 p.m. Event


Of Murder and Art History: How a Retired Professor Turned to Crime (Writing)
An Author Event: Dr. Alessandra Comini in Conversation with Dr. Richard Brettell
Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum
This event is co-sponsored with The Edith O'Donnell Institute if Art History at The University of Texas at Dallas

Please R.S.V.P. by November 10th at http://comini.eventbrite.com or 214-768-3527

Wednesday, November 18th
4:30 p.m.


Beyond the Two Cultures: A Crisis in Data Representation?
Roger Malina, The University of Texas at Dallas
Heroy Hall 153
This lecture is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "Beyond Two Cultures: Reconciling the Sciences and Humanities"


Monday, December 7th
12:15 p.m.


Is Forensic Science an Oxymoron?
Jonathan Koehler, Northwestern University School of Law
Heroy Hall 153
This lecture is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "Law and Statistics"

Please R.S.V.P. at http://lawandstatistics.eventbrite.com or 214-768-3527

Monday, December 7th
4:30 p.m.


Can Science Really Tell Us Anything About Listening to Music?
Elizabeth (Lisa) Hellmuth Margulis, University of Arkansas
Owen Art Center 2020 
This lecture is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "Beyond Two Cultures: Reconciling the Sciences and Humanities"


Thursday, February 4th 
5:15 p.m. Reception, 5:45 p.m. Lecture


Godbey Lecture Series
The Tail of the Lion: 100 Years of General Relativity, the Scientific Theory of Space and Time

Stephen Sekula, Southern Methodist University
Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum 

Please RSVP at https://godbey2016.eventbrite.com or 214-768-3527

Tuesday, February 9th 
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Academic Publishing in the 21st Century: A Roundtable Discussion
Norman Hirschy, Senior Acquisitions Editor at Oxford University Press
Daniel Lende, Founder of the PLoS blog, Neuroanthropology, University of South Florida
Roger Malina, Executive Editor of Leonardo Publications at M.I.T. Press, University of Texas at Dallas
Moderated by Caroline Brettell, Southern Methodist University
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall 
This symposium is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "Beyond Two Cultures: Reconciling the Sciences and Humanities"

Please RSVP at https://publishingin21stcentury.eventbrite.com or 214-768-3527

Friday, February 12th 
4:30 p.m.


Representing the Self: From Literary Discourse to Visual Artifacts
Barbara Dancygier, University of British Columbia
Owen Art Center 1060 
This lecture is sponsored by the DCII Fellow Seminar, "The Situated Self"


Thursday, February 25th 
5:15 p.m. Reception, 5:45 p.m. Lecture


Godbey Lecture Series
Confucianism Then and Now

Johan Elverskog, Southern Methodist University
Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum 

Please RSVP at https://godbey2016.eventbrite.com or 214-768-3527

Tuesday, March 15th 
5:30 p.m.


Scott Hawkins Lecture Series
Sanctuary for Criminals in Medieval Europe
Karl Shoemaker, Cornell University
Hyer Hall 200 


Thursday, April 7th 
5:30 p.m.


Real and Imaginary Hazards in Writing about Science
Stephen Ornes, Vanderbilt University
Fondren Science Building 133  

Friday, April 8th 
4:00 p.m. Reception, 4:30 p.m. Panel


Teaching and Writing about Science: A Panel Discussion
Jamie Creola, Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Roman Diego, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University
Ramy Mahoud, Plano Independent School District
Moderated by Rena Pederson, Award-winning journalist and faculty member at Southern Methodist University
Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall 138 and 144