institute for the liberal arts
Saturday, October 29, 2011
8:30 am - 5:15 pm
At this day-long symposium, four important speakers will share their views of the role of science in liberal arts education and society. This Event is free and open to the public.
Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker
Steven Pinker, Harvard University
Siva Vaidhyanathan, University of Virginia
Brian Greene, Columbia University
To RSVP required by 10/21 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding this event, call 617.552.6930.
||Registration and Continental Breakfast
||Session 1 – Man in the Anthropocene
Introduced by: Gail Kineke, Chairperson,
Earth & Environmental Sciences
||Session 2 – The History of Violence
Introduced by: Thomas Chiles, Chairperson,
||Session 3 – The Technocultural Imagination: We Can't
Understand Culture (or Anything) without Science
Introduced by: John Gallaugher, the Carroll School of
Management, Department of Information Systems
||Session 4 – Why Science Matters
Introduced by: Michael Naughton, Chairperson,